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  • Every period-relative Chess single is included (especially "It Wasn't Me" with guests Mike Bloomfield and Paul Butterfield), plus we get complete albums such as Chuck Berry In London (recorded December 15, 1964 and January 9, 1965), his 1964 collaborative release, Bo Diddley/Chuck Berry: Two Great Guitars (featuring the ten minute workout, "Chuck's Beat," and their over fourteen minute marathon, "Bo's Beat"), and 1966's Fresh Berrys.

    Mike Ragogna: HuffPost Reviews: Chuck Berry His Complete Chess Recordings 1960 - 1966 / Steve Forbert The Place And The Time / A.J. Croce Cage Of Muses

  • As part of the Chicago blues mafia of the 1960s, he ran with the late string king Mike Bloomfield.

    Michael Simmons: Barry Goldberg & Bob Dylan's Secret Gem

  • It's actually about Dylan's decision to break away from the limitations of the folk music scene--when Dylan played it live, accompanied by Mike Bloomfield--it blew the crowd away because it was played as loud as possible and caused a huge backlash against Dylan.

    The Bob Dylan song that turned on Jimmy Carter is the one that Barack Obama calls a favorite.

  • Mike Bloomfield was our connection to the blues musicians, who'd taken him up.

    This Was Maxwell Street

  • The film's novice sound man Gordon Quinn (later the producer of the 1994 hit documentary "Hoop Dreams," among many others) recalled, in a separate phone interview, how the blues side of the story became such a focus of the film, thanks to the assistance of Mr. Shea's then-21-year-old friend Mike Bloomfield:

    This Was Maxwell Street

  • The Paul Butterfield Band with Mike Bloomfield on guitar, which also had relocated from Chicago, was there too, and Mr. Miller felt it and the first incarnation of the Steve Miller Band were "musically tighter and better" than the local groups.

    Steve Miller Still Sings the Blues

  • It's flown by astronaut Mike Bloomfield in Los Angeles -- excuse me.

    CNN Transcript Aug 9, 2005

  • And whatever you think of that particular group of musicians (Nashville†™ s finest session men, Mike Bloomfield and Company, The Band formerly known as the Hawks), that†™ s all your going to get on that album.


  • Clark walked out and nodded to Mike Bloomfield, who was leaning on the railing talking rapidly with a group of people, loosely clustered about.

    Buried Alive, The Biography of Janis Joplin

  • Albert had called on guitarist Mike Bloomfield, Elliot Mazer, and Nick Gravenites to help find the musicians and assist at rehearsals.

    Buried Alive, The Biography of Janis Joplin


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