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Papa King and friends get people moving to the blues

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Papa King, Darryl Düus and Dil Jopp had a good sized crowd up on their feet for an energetic and enjoyable set of acoustic blues Papa King playing the blues. Photo by Richard Amerymusic at the Owl Acoustic Lounge, March 8.

 they played a lot of blues classics and numerous originals in the set I caught.

Everyone was singing along with “I’m Ready,” and Duus sang lead vocals for the tortured and catchy “Using Me.”Darryl Düus and Dil Jopp discuss the next song. Photo by Richard Amery
 Papa King sat crouched over his acoustic guitar and pounding out rhythm on a special machine. As always he sounded like Dr. John with his gravelly voice. Dil Jopp added solid rhythm as she stood back and plucked her fretless bass.

— by Richard Amery, L.A.  Beat Editor
Last Updated ( Wednesday, 19 March 2014 10:28 )  
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