Definition of bluesman
: a man who plays or sings the blues
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Taylor, 69, duck-walked across the stage to catch guitarist Michael Landau uncork a stinging solo, then goofily improvised lyrics and pulled a few bluesman faces to end the song.
In Mississippi’s Delta, a distinctive sign marks the spot of the Devil’s Crossroads in Clarksdale, where bluesman Robert Johnson supposedly sold his soul to the devil in exchange for supernatural guitar licks.
Monday, July 3, 5:30 p.m., Oregonian Front Porch Stage Oregon's premiere bluesman has vocal chops for days—and might be even fiercer on the harmonica.
Concerts in the Park Local bluesman Tom Larsen and his band kick off the outdoor concert series with live blues and funk music.
But the bluesman's larger-than-life sound isn't solely for the classic rock and punk crowds - he's even spent time opening for teen dream Ed Sheeran.
At 18, Ell toured with legendary bluesman Buddy Guy.
Portland bluesman Curtis Salgado took his place on the bill.
Lost without his grandfather and powerless to unlock both his mother’s anger and his own grief, Clayton heads out on his own in search of some bluesmen.
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