Miserable – official video out now!

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It’s a cartoon. It tells it all. Simple story. Happens so many times. Here’s the official videoclip for the first official release of the Solid Rock Blues Band, “Miserable”.  To read more about the release, the recording and links where to buy or stream click here.   Miserable – Solid Rock Blues Band. Download the  … Read more

New (first) single release Solid Rock Blues Band!

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Today we’ve released our first, official, single at BandCamp, Audiomack and SoundCloud. The single, an original song written bij Rudy & James, is available for download for only US$ 0.70. You can stream it for free on all sites mentioned of course. The song is a more-or-less acoustic folk-rock song, recorded at the ZolderStudio. The  … Read more

Recording using Linux is not professional!

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Some time ago I was discussing recording software with an online friend of mine. He stated that “none of the professional studios uses Linux”. Or similar words. Is that so? Is recording using Linux not professional?  I happen to have a ‘recording career’ at my home studio using Windows software. I’ve used many programs over  … Read more

Every Guitar has it’s own song .. SAMICK Greg Bennett GD-101

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Some time ago I heard a guitarplayer say, when he got a new guitar, “I’m curious what songs this guitar will teach me”. I happen to agree with that. Everytime I pick up another guitar, songs come out that couldn’t have happened on a different guitar.. This week I’ve bought a new guitar at an  … Read more

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Amazing Grace (Gospel Country Rock Hymn) – Free Download

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I “grew up in church” (Reformed Church) and love these old hymn’s. I’m still a believer. Though some of my opinions have changed over the years. I’ve left the church of my youth and am visiting another church (Baptist) these days after wandering trough some different directions. In Baptist chruches they play and sing more  … Read more

Newspaper (Sucker for a Sad Story)

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We’ve released a new song this week: “Newspaper (Sucker for a Sad Story)”. The song is based on some real life encounters with people “living on the streets”. It’s a free download. Some details about the instruments and recording: – Drums: FXpansion ECO Drums – Guitars: Gretsch g5420t Electromatic – Bass: Harley Benton MM 84A  … Read more

People from Russia seem to like us a lot, …

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The past few days this website was having a lot of interest from Russia. Over 4,000 “visits” from our friends in Eastern Europe. I think perhaps a blog wrote a raving review about our songs, .. or, .. erhm,.. no. It seems most hits came from a series of ip-adresses to some specific page. The  … Read more

Playing in a band

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Today I’ve been playing at a show in a village close to us where a band (formed by several people rotating on stage playing coversongs) – the picture above was taken earlier. I’m at the right, playing the green Gretsch. The concept is rather unique. Pupils of a local music teacher play songs they learned  … Read more

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Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door

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One of my all-time favorite songs by Bob Dylan that I’ve played many, many times. On stage, but in the studio also. I’ve recored a few versions of it in the past, but never felt really happy about them. This next sunday I’ll be playing with a few other (young) musicians and this is one  … Read more

Welcome to the new website!

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Welcome to the all new Solid Rock Blues Band website! On this site we’ll post a bundle of songs, video’s, news and updates about this ongoing project.  The Solid Rock Blues Band is, for the time being, a studioproject. All songs are recorded at the ZolderStudio (“Loft Studio”) in Gronngen, the Netherlands.