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Tommy Castro | Live | Ron Thompson Memorial Concert



Tommy Castro performs at the Ron Thompson Memorial Concert July 31, 2021.

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Gary Smith | Junior Watson | Live | Ron Thompson Memorial Concert



Gary Smith and Junior Watson perform at the Ron Thompson Memorial Concert July 31, 2021.

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Special Guest: Curtis Salgado



Mark talks with long time friend and Harmonica Blowout veteran Curtis Salgado.  They talk about starting out in music, their influences, and Curtis bringing John Belushi & The Blues Brothers their biggest hit; “Hey Bartender”. Please like and subscribe and consider joining us on Patreon . Mark Hummel’s Website Produced by Accidental Productions Please check out our sponsors and affiliates. Seydel Harmonicas Electro Fi Records


Mark talks about & plays Jimmy Reed



Mark sits down and discusses Jimmy Reed’s influence and plays a couple JR tunes.

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East Bay Blues Vaults: The musicians, clubs and characters.



Mark tells his story of arriving in Northern California and his journey into the San Francisco Bay Area Blues scene. Mark talks about the musicians, clubs and colorful characters that populated the area and how a young harmonica player from Southern California was able to enter and thrive in this vibrant scene. Mark’s new CD is culled from his extensive collection of recordings from 1976-1988. With contributions from Brownie McGhee, Sonny Rhodes, Boogie Jake, JJ Malone, Cool Papa, Mississippi Johnny Waters and many more.

Now Available from Mark Hummel  & Electro-Fi Records

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Mark Hummel Live: The Ron Thompson Memorial Concert



Mark Hummel performs at the Ron Thompson Memorial Concert July 31, 2021. As a longtime friend of Ron’s, Mark organized and performed at this ALL-STAR tribute to legendary blues performer Ron Thompson.

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Special Guest Wes Starr Pt 2



In part 2 of Mark’s discussion with legendary drummer Wes Starr, they talk about Bob Dylan, Jimmy Buffet, The Flatlanders, reuniting with Omar and The Howlers and recording with Anson Funderburgh and forming the Golden State Lone Star band.

Wes also hosts “Wes Starr’s “Deep Blues and Beyond” each week on The Rock 97.3 in Morro Bay, California and can be heard on demand at Wes Starr’s Deep Blues and Beyond

Special Thanks to Alan Grossman, Rachel Kumar, Bob Hakins, MJ Stringer for their photographs. Mark Hummel https://markhummel.com

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Steve Freund Performs at Ron Thompson Memorial Concert



Steve Freund performs at the Ron Thompson Memorial Concert July 31, 2021. As a longtime friend of Ron’s, Steve performed at this ALL-STAR tribute to legendary blues performer Ron Thompson. Please SUBSCRIBE to Mark Hummel’s Harmonica Party YouTube Channel.

Steve Freund

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Road Dogs



Mark talks about life on the road for blues musicians, and his book Big Road Blues: 12 Bars on I-80 and plays music from his new CD The Wayback Machine with Deep Basement Shakers

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Remembering James Harman



Mark talks about the roots of blues and his friend James Harman.

James Gary Harman (June 8, 1946 – May 23, 2021) was an American blues harmonica player, singer, and songwriter. The music journalist Tony Russell described Harman as an “amusing songwriter and an excellent, unfussy blues harp player”.

James Harman’s CD “Fineprint”

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