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Charlie & The BluesCats – Live at Stª Maria Açores 2007

Posted in BLUES, Charlie & The BluesCats on November 25, 2010 by whoisthemonk

Charlie & The BluesCats – Live at Stª Maria Açores 2007
July 20 2007

Blues

If you think blues does not exist in a country like Portugal you are wrong. Charlie & The Bluescats are lead by 43 year old singer and guitar player Carlos Pereira who has become a real reference to all portuguese blues lovers. When he was only a teenager he was strongly impressed by Jimmy Page, Eric Clapton and Jimmy Hendrix but soon totally got into the blues world when he discovered Muddy Waters, Little Walter, Howlin’ Wolf and other blues icons, although in this cd his real sound influences can be found in B.B. King, Freddie King and Albert King. If you want to discover the best blues that is being made in Portugal do not hesitate and get a cd copy. You will be surprised.
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Charlie and the Bluescats is much more than just another Blues band.
From the origins in the southern states of the U.S., deeply rooted in Africa and crossing the european scene, their’s is an unique perspective over old and contemporary Blues.
For nearly a decade, Carlos and his band mates have played in several european stages developing their own sound and were lucky enough to cross paths with B.B. King, Carey Bell and Eddie Clearwater as well as with a number of relevant european musicians. They are the most representative, experienced and international Blues band from Portugal.
In 2005 the band released their first cd but live is their natural habitat so expect the unexpected when you hear and see them perform.
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Carlos Pereira- Guitar and Vocal
João Luís Lobo- Drums
Fernando Sousa- Bass
Tiago Machado- Piano and Hammond
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01 Messin With The Kid
02 Two To None
03 Corina Corina
04 Fine As You Are
05 Woke Up This Morning
06 Long Time No See Blues
07 Pipeline
08 Love in Vain
09 Lucky Star
10 Going Down
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