Author Archives: peterblowry

BACKWARD GLANCES: #6

“Backward Glances” – #6             All my LP records were in storage in NJ (beginning in 1994), and I have recently been reunited with the survivors here in Oz after a depressing trip to The States (NW NJ) in … Continue reading

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BACKWARD GLANCES: #5

“Backward Glances” – #5   All my LP records were in storage in NJ beginning in 1994, and I have recently been reunited with the survivors here in Oz after a depressing trip to The States (NW NJ) in late … Continue reading

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ODDENDA & SUCH: #104

“An accidental folklorist!” During my decades in the blues trenches, as it were, I was able to accomplish a number of admirable things over that time beginning in the mid-sixties, things of which I am extremely proud. The record label … Continue reading

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ODDENDA & SUCH: #103

The work of others: occasionally taking advantage of…!   OK, first I must confess that I did not do ALL of the recordings that I have accumulated over time from my decade (+) spent in-the-field. This includes all my various … Continue reading

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ODDENDA & SUCH: # 102

Such a life!? A collection of shorter rambles by a field recordist at the end of his travels (part two)   If there ever was a method to my researching methodological madness, it was to do nothing but record whatever … Continue reading

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ODDENDA & SUCH: #101

Such a life!? A collection of short rambles by a field recordist at the end of his travels (part one)   I’ve been “doing” something musically appropriate with these various pages since the early sixties with little to no remuneration … Continue reading

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ODDENDA & SUCH: #100

 a/k/a James Calvin Speed             Roy Sydney Dunn was introduced to us[1] ca. 1971 by Cora Mae Bryant as a guitar-playing friend of her late father, Curley James Weaver. She also introduced us to others who no longer played (Son … Continue reading

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