Thursday, June 14, 2007

But that ain't all, I lost my mind in Oregon

Kevin Hayden from American Street sends us some videos, music and otherwise, from beautiful Oregon:
It’s time I grant the lesser world a glimpse of that which we get to enjoy in the former USA state now known as the Independent Ecoverse of Oregon.

Let’s begin our tour with one of Oregon’s greatest bands, Dahlia. The videos I could find are shot at a distance, but the music offsets that weakness. The first is from a show at The Ohm, one of Portland’s premier clubs.

But here's the coolest part:
I should have included this official link to the Country Fair. And t this Portland event on Fourth of July weekend…. WOW! Look at all the big names!

Koko TaylorPinetop PerkinsSavoy Brown Joan Armatrading

Celebrate 20 years of the Blues: July 4-8, 2007

The Neville Brothers * Koko Taylor * Joan Armatrading * The Blind Boys of Alabama * Pinetop Perkins * Marcia Ball* James Cotton Band with special guest Hubert Sumlin * Mavis Staples * The Dirty Dozen Brass Band * Voice of the Wetlands Allstars (Tab Benoit, Cyril Neville, Anders Osborne, Johnny Sansone) * Eric Burdon and the Animals * Savoy Brown * Steve Lucky and the Rhumba Bums * J.J. Grey and Mofro * Watermelon Slim ... Dan Hicks and the Hot Licks ... and much more!

Sounds like a great time! Excspt, I wonder who is in Savoy Brown after all this time. Still, rock on! Check out Kevin's post, some great YouTube videos.

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