Episode 396, 21 August 2013
I'll never forget hearing the sound of Rich DelGrosso's blues mandolin at Byron Bay's Bluesfest in 2007. This was the first time I had heard someone playing live blues mandolin. I had heard it on record before, Johnny Young was the very first, but I had never heard it played live at a concert. As I stood in awe listening to Rich DelGrosso, Mookie Brill and Fiona Boyes' performance at Bluesfest that year I never dreamed I'd have Rich as a special guest on The Blues Room. Nor did I realize that I'd never see another performance featuring blues mandolin as good as that.
Rich is such a wonderful guy whose full of musical experience and talent. Here I interview him from his home in Houston, Texas. What a privilege for me! Please check him out at http://www.mandolinblues.com/ and be sure to see him perform if you ever get the chance. I guarantee you will not be disappointed. Enjoy.
1. Yank Rachell - Early In The Morning
2. Rich Delgrosso and Jonn Del Toro Richardson - Baby Please
3. Rich Delgrosso and Jonn Del Toro Richardson - A Gig Is A Gig
4. Rich DelGrosso, Mookie Brill and Fiona Boyes - Live from Bluesville - Hard To Live With
5. Rich Delgrosso and Jonn Del Toro Richardson - Good Rockin' Johnny
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