Mick Jagger, live bootlegs, and a farewell: London’s Borderline club is a key part of The Red Devils’ story.
The Red Devils “pitch an incendiary sound mix” in this classic Lester Butler interview from San Diego, 1993.
Papa Lightfoot recorded only a handful of singles, and missed out on the blues revival era. But this obscure bluesman’s slashing style made an impression on Lester Butler. #KingKingXXX
Check out some of the earliest Red Devils/Lester Butler fliers.
“Headed straight for the ceiling,” Lester Butler and The Red Devils look forward to a 1993 festival gig at the Mississippi Valley Blues Festival.
An appreciation of “special guest” Gene Taylor’s contribution to a legendary blues recording. #KingKingXXX
Listen as The Red Devils play a live set at Tower Records in Piccadilly Circus, London, on July 16, 1993.
Happy 30th birthday to The Red Devils’ “King King,” July 28, 1992. #KingKingXXX
Joe Hill Louis and Willie Nix may not be famous pillars of Sun Records, but their songs were proto-versions of “Automatic” and “Goin’ to the Church,” respectively, some 40 years earlier. A deep dive into the Memphis influence on “King King.” #KingKingXXX
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