The podcast that provides profiles of great harmonica players and technicians from around the world
Oct. 27, 2022

Paul Reddick interview

Paul Reddick interview

Paul Reddick joins me on episode 72.

Paul is a singer, songwriter and harmonica player based in Toronto, Canada. He rose to prominence with his band: Paul Reddick and the Sidemen in the 1990s. Paul describes himself as not a typical blues harmonica player, often using his sparse notes with heavy delay, while also making the use of complex patterns to build interesting rhythms. 

Paul developed his songwriting approach using the structure of poetry, and his insightful and thoughtful blues lyrics have earned him the title of the Poet Laureate of the Blues, including winning the Maple Blues Award for songwriter of the year for his album Sugarbird in 2009.

 
Links:

Paul's website:
https://paulreddick.ca/

Lyrics:
https://paulreddick.ca/lyrics

Styrmon El Capistan delay pedal:
https://www.strymon.net/product/elcapistan/


Videos:

Blue Eventide (Official Music Video):
https://youtu.be/GpYU91lmS2Y

Mourning Dove:
https://youtu.be/eOrFt-aCbXU

Luna Moth and Butterfly:
https://youtu.be/HwrF_cd38aY

Paul Reddick & The Gamblers - One More Day:
https://youtu.be/V1QF8LMeXT4


Podcast website:
https://www.harmonicahappyhour.com

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Spotify Playlist:
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