American Blues Scene
In the world of blues, George “Buddy” Guy reigns supreme. At 81 years old he has seen and done it all. Jimmy Page has called him “an absolute monster,” and Stevie Ray Vaughan said, “Without Buddy Guy, there would be no Stevie Ray Vaughan.”
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Blues legend Bobby Rush spoke to Lois Reitzes about his career in advance of his performance for the Royal Blues Holiday Celebration for Prostate Cancer Awareness at the Vista Room.
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Prostate cancer is a disease that impacts Black men at a higher rate than other races. According to medical experts, Black men are 28 to 56 percent more likely to develop preclinical — or asymptomatic — prostate cancer than men of other races.
Making a Scene
Naming your album after a song entitled “Porcupine Meat” may seem a little unusual unless you’re Bobby Rush, who earned his first gold record in 1971 with a hit entitled “Chicken Heads.” He elaborates on his recent composition: “If a lady won’t treat me right, but she doesn’t want anyone else to have me, that is hard to digest.” Hence the lyric, “too fat to eat, too lean to throw away.”
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