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“We sing the blues because our hearts have been hurt, our souls have been disturbed.” – Alberta Hunter

“I think the blues will always be around. People need it.” – Johnny Winter

“The blues is life.” – Brownie McGhee

Larry, Gary, Dave, and Wil

Dave’s friends and family, 1979
Larry, Gary, Dave and Wil

Special audio and photographic materials: © Wilford L. Stich

All textual content not otherwise attributed: © Gary Redeker

Web design: Lee Roberson of Lee Graphic Design

Digital format transcriptions from tape courtesy of Dean Brown at Homeboy Studio, Houston, Texas,

Photo restorations by Legacy Multimedia at

Equipment photography by Sylvester Garza at

Special promotional materials by Lisa Lane at

Wil and Gary wish to acknowledge:
Kenny Lund; D. Patrick; Gail Roehling and Michelle Davis; Gene Thomas; Billy Pyle; Johnny Spain; David Dunn; Widdy McClain; Joel Johnson; Tommy Cox; Wayne Talbert; Rod Prince; Alleen P.; Stewart Mason; Jesse Martinez; Beth and Larry Burrow; Roky Erickson; Mel Douglas; Rick Davis; Woody Perry; Jerry Woods; Bob Simmons; Pat McClain; Bobby and Tommy Jett; Adrian Folk; Joe Sanchez; Link Davis; Mark Layne; Andrew Dansby; Cliff Dane; Dr. Roger Wood; Roy Head; Trent Poole; Mayo Thompson; Jimmy Rogers; Charles Ellison; Johnny Winter; Jerry Lee Lewis; Mickey Gilley; Mac Rebennack; Barbara Rodriguez Redeker; and Roark Smith.