Can’t Stop The Music
Joe Bonamassa is one heck of a Do-it-yourself, constantly creating, Musical, Workaholic. “I got the Blues bug early on,” says Joe Bonamassa, whose life changed when he heard John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers Featuring Eric Clapton as a kid. Early indeed. The Utica, New York-born Bonamassa was taken under Danny Gatton’s wing long before he was a teenager, and often performed with the late redneck jazzer and his band when they hit New York. At age 12, Bonamassa opened for B.B. King, prompting the Blues Legend remark, “this kid’s potential is unbelievable.”
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