Friday, November 17, 2006

Delbert McClinton and the blues

For blues legend, the song never ends

McClinton still enjoys telling 'stories'; concert is hot ticket among peers

Sunday, November 12, 2006


Times Entertainment Writer,

In 1962, during a concert tour of England, Delbert McClinton showed some of his harp licks to an unknown rhythm guitarist in a young band that was opening the show.

A year or so later, John Lennon bought a harmonica and used it for the Beatles hit "Love Me Do."

In the mid-'70s, McClinton appeared on "Saturday Night Live" in its heyday and performed with the Blues Brothers - Dan Aykroyd and John Belushi - who idolized McClinton, and performed one of his songs in their "Blues Brothers" movie. More

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