From Bamako to Bonn

It’s a funny old World where Blues gets attributed so readily to Mega-money musicians like Eric Clapton and The Stones and ‘authenticity’ means Joe Bonamassa and Walter Trout. The Blues sprang in reality from many thousands of Black People out of a spiritual need, and whilst  there are few Artists around today who fill that description,  two of the best were In Bonn at the Harmonie on Sunday: Eric Bibb and Habib Koité:

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