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Interview: Ronnie Earl - Blues Shaman

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Interview: Ronnie Earl - Blues Shaman

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Taken from a 1996 performance in Germany, Earl and the classic Broadcasters lineup tear through their classic shuffle, “Blues for the West Side.” Watch Earl bring the band down to a whisper at 3:05.

After telling a touching story about Hubert Sumlin, Earl dives into a tribute to the late, great blues master. The double-stops at 2:53 pay fitting homage.

Jimmie Vaughan invited Earl to sit in with his band during a stop in Lowell, Ma. Both guitarists take extended solos over the slow blues made famous by Jimmie’s younger brother.

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