Philipp Fankhauser

Well no three-peat for Jarekus Singleton – this week it’s Chicago Bluesman Johnny Drummer who holds the top spot with his release ‘Bad Attitude’ Congrats! In the #2 spot we have Walter Trout from his ‘The Blues Came A Calling’ release and a song he wrote this song while waiting for the transplant to happen. Here is the latest video update from…

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This is the third edition of the Blues411 Annual Awards, somehow they seem to have taken on the name of ‘The Jimi’s“ which is fine with me. Yet whatever we call them, they serve as a vehicle to pay tribute to all the fine musicians and friends that have come into contact with Blues411 this past…

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What a great site for a festival, right on the Maryland shore in a state park with beach front and facilities a plenty, why is this the first time we’ve attended ? I dunno –  but we will return like the proverbial locusts (‘cept every year not seven). These are snaps from Sunday which started…

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Philipp Fankhauser (Funk-howser) is from Switzerland, yep Swiss cheese, yodeling and milk chocolate – Blues, eh not so much. Well whoda thunk it? These cats get it, and lay it out with a feel for the music that reaches out into the audience in a wonderful symbiotic relationship I first met them on the Legendary…

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