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Michael Bloomfield An American Guitarist Mike Bloomfield

Michael Bloomfield: An American Guitarist

His Life and Legacy, Parts 1-4

This series was a four-hour radio broadcast originally heard over WJFF 90.5 FM, Jeffersonville, NY, on July 27, 2008, in celebration of Michael Bloomfield's 65th birthday anniversary. The program was produced and hosted by David Dann and featured the voices of Allen Bloomfield, Toby Byron, Norman Dayron, Mark Naftalin and others, plus hard-to-find performances by Bloomfield, the Paul Butterfield Blues Band, Bob Dylan and others.

To read an interview with David Dann on the program done by Mark Gould of Sound Waves Magazine, visit the magazine's site here.

Download the show from the RapidShare urls below or listen to it on the Web by visiting the WJFF Archive or by connecting directly by using these links:

Part I: http://www.wjffradio.org/parchive/m3u.php?mp3fil=5259725

Part II: http://www.wjffradio.org/parchive/m3u.php?mp3fil=5260052

Part III: http://www.wjffradio.org/parchive/m3u.php?mp3fil=5260002

Part IV: http://www.wjffradio.org/parchive/m3u.php?mp3fil=5260325

 


*PART I THE EARLY YEARS
1. Introduction
2. Beginnings: Allen Bloomfield / “Roy’s Blues”
3. Meeting Mike: Norman Dayron / “Bullet Rag”
4. John Hammond: Norman Dayron / The Group /
“I’ve Got You in the Palm of My Hand”
5. Butterfield: Mark Naftalin / “Nut Popper #1” / “Thank You Mr. Poobah”
6. Dylan: Michael on Bob Dylan / “It Takes a Train to Laugh”
7. Newport: “Born in Chicago” / “Like a Rolling Stone”
8. Joining Butter: “I’ve Got a Mind to Give Up Living”

Find it here: http://rapidshare.com/files/133965098/mb_show_hr_1.rar

*PART II BUTTERFIELD & THE FLAG
1. Introduction
2. Creating East-West: Mark Naftalin / “East-West”
3. Michael on East-West: Michael Bloomfield / Toby Byron
4. San Francisco: Toby Byron / “Willow Tree”
5. Leaving Butterfield: Forming the Electric Flag
6. The Flag: Norman Dayron / “Peter’s Trip”
7. Monterey: Norman Dayron / “The Night Time Is the Right Time” / Toby Byron
8. A Long Time Comin’: Toby Byron / “Texas”

Find it here: http://rapidshare.com/files/133965099/mb_show_hr_2.rar

*PART III GUITAR GOD NO MORE
1. Introduction
2. Another Country: “Another Country”
3. Super Session: Toby Byron / “Albert’s Shuffle”
4. Leaving the Flag: Toby Byron / Michael Bloomfield
5. Fillmore: Forming & Friends / “Born in Chicago”
6. Fathers & Sons: “Blow Wind Blow” / “The Ones I Loved Are Gone”
7. Getting Rusty: Michael Bloomfield / Mark Naftalin
8. MB & Friends: “Sweet Little Angel”

Find it here: http://rapidshare.com/files/133970660/mb_show_hr_3.rar

*PART IV • THE LAST YEARS

1. Introduction
2. Side Projects: Triumvirate / Flag Reunion
3. Try It Before You Buy It: Toby Byron / “When It All Comes Down”
4. Duets: Mark Naftalin / “At the Cross”
5. If You Love These Blues: Michael Bloomfield / “Death in My Family” /
“Thrift Shop Rag”
6. Takoma Sessions: Norman Dayron / “Mr. Johnson & Mr. Dunn”
7. Old Waldorf: Michael Bloomfield / Norman Dayron / “Kid Man Blues”
8. Acoustic Playing: “I’m Glad I’m Jewish” / “Greatest Gifts from Heaven”
9. Bloomfield / Harris: “Have Thine Own Way”
10. Dylan Calls: “Like a Rolling Stone”
11. Farewell: “Nobody Knows You When You’re Down and Out” / Allen Bloomfield

Find it here: http://rapidshare.com/files/133970662/mb_show_hr_4.rar
 

© 2008 David Dann

Michael Bloomfield Discography & Performance History

1958-1965

1966-1967

1968-1969

1970-1974

1975-1978

1979-1981

Sources

Printable version


A selection of remembrances of Michael Bloomfield from contributors to this site


A detailed look at the studio and live versions of the Butterfield Blues Band's "East-West"


An interview with producer Norman Dayron by Ralph Heibutzki


A check list of currently available recordings by Michael Bloomfield


© 2008 David Dann

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