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« En musique, l’essentiel, c’est le chemin emprunté » (interview Dauphiné Libéré)

Le Dauphiné Libéré, ce n’est pas seulement une course cycliste mais aussi un journal de Grenoble qui parle de nous. Avec le journaliste Christophe Cadet, nous causons Telecaster, pétarade, rock’n’roll, radio et country hors-la-loi. Cliquer sur l’image afin de pouvoir lire l’article paru dans l’édition du samedi 4 août 2018 :


History of country music industry / Histoire de l’industrie de la country-music

History of country music industry « The country music industry traces its roots to 1927 and the “Bristol Sessions” where artists the Carter Family and Jimmie Rodgers were discovered. From the start, the industry played on race divisions, creating the illusion that the music was very segregated even though it was not really the case. And […]

Beer drinkers and hell raisers / Buveurs de bière et fouteurs de merde

Beer drinkers and hell raisers / Buveurs de bière et fouteurs de merde

« Beer Drinkers and Hell Raisers », that’s the title of a ZZ Top song. That shambolic atmosphere is also well accounted in such classics as Carl Perkins « Dixie Fried » and Johnny Burnette « Rockabilly Boogie ». The rock’n’roll basis. It’s music of beer drinkers, whether they stand on stage or in the room. The hops-based beverage refreshes and […]


Rockabilly A cold winter day in Tupelo He was born who would become the King Hillbilly music and songs from the Negro He married them with his pelvis shaking On the 5th of July 1954 Rock is exploding with the damned hillbilly cat Bill slappin’ the big standin’ up bass Scotty picking the guitar with […]


Blues What does the Blues tell ? The singer tells he’s walking to hell To those who were born with a silver spoon He answers, howlin’ to the moon, That he was born with a fork in his teeth Everyday he’s falling below his feet Blues is not sad, it’s true Blues is an incantation […]

La Country, une musique de cowboys, de bikers et de flics / Country music is for cowboys and bikers but also cops

Ce soir de mai 1999, je suis sur la scène du Zapping à Angers avec Martin, guitariste allemand, et Coen, harmoniciste hollandais. Notre trio, les European Cosmic Cowboys, balance des morceaux sortis des marais de Louisiane comme s’ils sortaient de la vase des bords de Loire. Nous ne sommes peut-être que trois, sans bassiste ni […]