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Gravelin’ the blues

DNMUM431561 | 2/10/2019 | Author : Ornella D’Souza | WC :831

Tunes and tales from the Mahindra Blues Festival
You can get a slice of the versatility that San Diego’s singer-songwriter Sugaray Rayford brings to the electric blues scene, by browsing through his live gigs and music videos. Let’s study two. At the 2017 Ottawa Bluesfest Bluesville Stage, Rayford was ‘in the mood’. Sporting his signature look - waistcoat, jangling metal bling, and cowboy hat, his pre-gig talk reeked with Casanova swag. ‘I’m a big man, I got big hands, I need something to hold on to baby... 36, 24, 44...’, began Rayford and suddenly hollered his first number, “Let me tell you about my baby! my baby! my baby! my baby!” accompanied by rigorous shimmy. But in the live-gig for his song Death Letter Blues at 2016 Megève Blues Festival, Rayford, covered in beads o
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