Richard  Ray  Farrell

"The blues will never die, because it's not a fad, it's a way of life."

I sing the blues electric, Blue Beet Records (By Terry Clear)

Here's the latest offering from a man who really knows how to play the blues, and every album he produces is totally different from the last. This latest CD has twelve original tracks, all of them written by Richard Ray, and all of them excellent. The album opens with "Ol' Man Blues'" a slow blues with a bit of New Orleans flavour to it - in fact in the opening…

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I Sing The Blues Eclectic Blue Beet (By Slim Lively)

From the very first lines of "Ol' Man Blues" on Richard Ray Farrell's latest CD, delivered by the slow beat of sousaphone player Brian Cox and shortly joined in by Farrell on harmonica, you can just tell that this is not going to be your standard blues CD. And if you've ever listened to any of his discs in the past, you know that Richard Ray Farrell is capable of…

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I Sing The Blues Eclectic (By Rene Malines)

Richard Ray Farrell's good natured figure keeps strutting the blues international paths. This Pennsylvania resident started busking Paris streets and "Metro" back in the 70's, he lived in Spain, Germany, he was part of different bands including one or two with the late Jimmy Carl Black, ex-Frank Zappa's Mothers Of Invention drummer or the leader of other Mannish Boys by Gary Primich's side, sowing along the way sometimes electric, sometimes…

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