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Playlist of William Clarke (musician)

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  • William Clarke - Lonesome bedroom blues

    4:05

    From VA - Blues live from Mountain Stage....Just a tribute...RIP William....

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  • William Clarke on Bro Matts Bluez Shift

    8:45

    Blues harmonica legend, William Clarke (1951--1996) is Brother Matt's guest on this 1985 edition of The Bluez Shift (2of5). The William Clarke band is: Jeri Monti, drums; Willie Brinlee, bass; Joel Foy & *Steve Samuels, guitars.

    It was an honor to have Bill as my guest. I'd been going to the Starboard Attitude on the Redondo Beach Pier to see him for years ... for FREE!

    Here's a funny little history behind this episode of The Bluez Shift: The public access studio undeniably had crappy gear, mostly broken & salvaged equipment. It's amazing Dave Hammers, the Director & Jury-Rig Wizard, somehow got the stuff to work & that we produced any shows at all. Bill & I watched a few minutes of playback on a funky monitor ... & it didn't look so good. (But it was great compared to some of our others!). Bill was kinda disappointed - I was kinda embarrassed. He said, Brother Matt, you gotta promise me that nobody will ever see that. I promised. I put it away. It was stashed away and nobody ever saw except for me & Hammers for over 20 years! Over that time span,
    William Clarke, who had started his career in the South Bay, So Cali, signed to major Alligator Records, and he blew his harp all the way to the very top of the blues harmonica world. He became one of the all-time greats, before he got a chance to finish. Tragically, William Clarke died in 1996. He was only 45. Nobody would get to ever see Bill work his magic & mastery ever again. Generations of future fans would not get to see that cool cat in his shades & suit boogie down flat on his back on the stage rockin' his spin & blowin' minds.
    ... but I had this unknown hidden gem. I respected Bill's wishes & kept my word for over 20 years - I did not ever show this performance - THEN /20th century. Now, someone might like to see this. I gave the tapes of the show to Bill's wife, Jeannette, she would be a better keeper of this legacy. (YouTube had not quite started yet). One night in early 2014, I was surprised by a posting on Facebook for William Clarke on Brother Matt's Bluez Shift from Thomas. Thomas is a fan & harmonica player in the Netherlands who got the show from Jeannette, and he sent it back to me - completing the full circle, spreading the music & magic of William Clarke around the world and into the future.

    (*Steve Samuels is amazing and can also be found playing on other Bluez Shift episodes with Johnny Dyer & the LA Jukes).

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  • William Clarke Plays Guitar

    2:56

    The late William Clarke was a true musician. Before he picked up the harmonica, he played drums, and for a brief time, guitar. This rare home video shows him playing guitar. used by permission of video owner.

  • Rick Holmstrom - The William Clarke Band - 1990

    2:11

    Live from The Bucks County Blues Society Picinic in Levittown PA on July 21st 1990

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  • William Clarke Band 1993 Byron Bay Part 2.

    10:54

    From ABC TV 'Blues Moon Over Byron' series . If any copyright holder objects to this video I will remove on request.

  • Rick Holmstrom on William Clarke Band

    4:33

    Opening William Clarke show in November 24 - 1990.

    L.A. Holmes plays with Zach Zunis, Eddie Clarke and Buddy Clark on the bass.

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  • K02John Marx William Clarke Band So Many Roads

    5:34

    September 15, 1991; 19th Annual San Francisco Blues Festival; Great Meadow, Fort Mason

  • William Clarke Band 1993 Byron Bay. Pt 1

    13:31

    William Clarke Band with Kenny Sutherland sitting in at 1993 Byron Bay Blues Festival . From ABC TV 'Blues Moon Over Byron' series . If any copyright holder objects to this video I will remove on request.

  • Greasy Gravy - William Clarke Band - LIVE at Larry Blakes circa 1990 - musicUcansee.com

    9:36

    Another song from the 1990 album 'Blowin' Like Hell' here the guys kill it LIVE at Larry Blake's in Berkeley CA.
    Discography:
    Hittin' Heavy (1978)
    Blues from Los Angeles (1980)
    Can't You Hear Me Calling (1983)
    Tip of the Top (1987)
    Rockin' the Boat (1988)
    Blowin' Like Hell (1990)
    Serious Intentions (1992)
    Groove Time (1994)
    The Hard Way (1996)
    Smokey Wilson and The William Clarke band (1997)
    Deluxe Edition (1999) (best of compilation)
    Now that you're gone (2000)
    The early years, vol 1-2 (2005)
    live in Germany(2006)
    One more again (2008)
    Double Dealin'(2012)

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  • William Clarke DVD - TheRealDeal1Demo 2010

    9:53

    Due to unseen circumstances, this dvd series has been cancelled

  • William Clarke live in Helsinki, Finland in 1988

    6:44

    Kick Ass version of Lollipop Mama..

  • Smokey Wilson, William Clarke and Hollywood Fats

    17:39

    William Clarke-Harmonica
    Hollywood Fats-Guitar
    Richard Innes-Drums
    Fred Kaplan-Piano
    Jerry Smith-Bass

  • William Clarke DVD - TheRealDeal2Demo 2010

    9:52

    due to unseen circumstances, this dvd series has been cancelled

  • K03William Clarke Band Lollipop Mama

    6:05

    September 15, 1991; 19th Annual San Francisco Blues Festival; Great Meadow, Fort Mason

  • SHAWN WILLIAM CLARKE Live @Cologne Melodica Festival #7 – I Blame The Loyalist Ghost

    3:42

    Great performance of SHAWN WILLIAM CLARKE at the Melodica Festival 2019 at the Weltempfänger Backpacker Hostel & Café in Cologne, Germany.
    The Melodica Festival celebrates local music scenes around the world with the aim to provide in invaluable platform for emerging artists to network and develop new creative relationships.
    Melodica Festival was born in December 2007 by Pete Uhlenbruch, a passionate musician who simply wanted to create a genuinely attentive space for other artists to perform and interact in, and foster a sense of community in an increasingly challenging industry.
    Further information:

    SHAWN WILLIAM CLARKE: Shawn Clarke is a folk singer/ songwriter from Toronto Ontario. As a songwriter, his goal has been to simplify music and melodies, bringing the subjects of his lyrics to the foreground.
    Further information:

  • William Clarke Band 1993 Byron Bay Part 3

    10:35

    From ABC TV 'Blues Moon Over Byron' series . If any copyright holder objects to this video I will remove on request.

  • Shes Dynamite

    6:35

    Provided to YouTube by CDBaby

    She's Dynamite · William Clarke

    Live in Germany

    ℗ 2005 Clarke,Eyeball Music

    Released on: 2005-01-01

    Auto-generated by YouTube.

  • Dennis Gruenling doing a tribute to William Clarke & Howlin Wolf

    12:12

    at the 2017 Tampa Bay Blues fest - with Tad Walters on guitar

  • William Clarke: Blues Harmonica Ace , Friends of the Sixties

    23:53

    More from this site:

    Note: A a rough draft of a 3-segment, 24-minute, video on William Clarke, Chicago-style blues singer and amplified harmonica player as featured on Alligator Records. This is from the Friends of the Sixties channel with Michael Erlewine. Michael Erlewine is the founder of the All-Music Guide, an award winning archivist, musician, photographer, and astrologer.

  • William Clarke-Lamars Records

    9:24

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  • William Clarke - My Last Goodbye

    10:14

    Two nice one's here. First a clip from the Aligator Release Party, then one from Larry Blake's Club in Berkley CA, Lonesome Bedroom Blues. Enjoy, and please contact Jeannette if you want to buy the DVD on: JLodovici@aol.com

  • William Clarke At Larry Blakes Club

    5:51

    The late & great Bill Clarke At Larry Blake's Club in Berkley CA. Some serius groove here! Listen to the great guitarist's, John Marx to the right of Bill, one arm Steve Samuels to the left..

  • William Clarke-1984

    7:27

    Live William Clarke recorded in Whittier, California
    Steady

  • William Clarke Plays Guitar

    2:48

    The late William Clarke was a true musician. Before he picked up the harmonica, he played drums and for a brief time played guitar. This rare home video shows him playing guitar.

  • Tony Holiday sings William Clarke

    3:08

  • William Clarke - Pawnshop Bound

    8:52

    Listen up all you William Clarke and West Coast Blues fans! I got this DVD from Jeannette Clarke (Lodovici), and I can tell'ya that it's serious business on this one! William Clarke is in great shape, outstanding harmonica, talking to the audience and singing. The band is awesome. Buddy Clark and Eddie Clark lays a SOLID ground for this steaming train of B L U E S! Both Zach Zuniz and Rick Holmstrom swings as hell, trading licks, double stops and you name it! I'm really impressed with Zach Zunis, what a guitarist, awesome timing! Then William calls up Alex Schultz and Bill Stuve from the audience (see Must Be Jelly video) and the band takes off into next gear, man, can it get any better? All in all its 1 hour of steaming hot jumping blues. Alex and Bill plays on several songs in the middle of the set. Mail Jeannette at: JLodovici@aol.com I f you want it!

    I can also recommend the new William Clarke cd called, One More Again. Great harp work as usual from William. And for all you jumpguitaraddict's out there it's a must! Alex Schultz on 7 of 10 tracks!



    The Band
    Vocals & Harmonica: William Clarke
    Guitar: Zach Zunis
    Guitar: Rick Holmstrom
    Double bass: Buddy Clark
    Drums: Eddie Clark

  • William Clarke - Must Be Jelly

    7:37

    This is another one from the Alligator Record Release Party DVD. William Clarke calls up Alex Schultz and Bill Stuve from the audience on this one, and the band takes off into next gear! All in all its 1 hour of steaming hot jumping blues on this DVD. Alex and Bill plays on several songs in the middle of the set. Mail Jeannette at: JLodovici@aol.com I f you want it!

    I can also recommend the new William Clarke cd called, One More Again. Great harp work as usual from William. And for all you jumpguitaraddict's out there it's a must! Alex Schultz on 7 of 10 tracks!



    The Band
    Vocals & Harmonica: William Clarke
    Guitar: Zach Zunis
    Guitar: Alex Schultz
    Double bass: Bill Stuve
    Drums: Eddie Clark

  • William Clarke live at Oshkosh Sawdust Days

    6:14

    I've taken many videos over the years of my favorite blues performers. William Clarke played in Wisconsin many times and I'm sure glad he did.

  • Smokey Wilson, William Clarke, Hollywood Fats

    4:36

    Night Time Is The Right Time
    Smokey Wilson-Vocals and Guitar, William Clarke-Harmonica, Hollywood Fats-Guitar, Fred Kaplan-piano, Richard Innes-drums, Jerry Smith-Bass ...Recorded in Solana Beach, California

  • William Clarke-Deal the Cards

    8:40

    live in New Mexico

  • William Clarke live in New Mexico

    7:02

    footage taken from 1990. The late William Clarke and his band. Band members are Eddie Clark, Buddy Clark, Rick Holmstrom and Zach Zunis.

  • Zach Zunis - The William Clarke Band 1990 - Zachs Thang!

    5:36

    Live from Bucks County Blues Society Picinic, Levittown PA. July 21, 1990

  • Interview with William Clarke

    5:07

    Here is a interview with Bill from the DVD MY LAST GOODBYE. E Jeannette for more.

  • William Clarke

    7:34

    Recorded in 1984 Whittier, California
    No Lie

  • William Clarke, Goin Steady

    2:54

    From the 1987 Handy Award Nominated LP, Tip of the Top

  • K01John Marx William Clarke Band title unknown

    5:15

    September 15, 1991; 19th Annual San Francisco Blues Festival; Great Meadow, Fort Mason

  • WILLIAM CLARKE INTERVIEW

    5:07

    INTERVIEW AT ROSAS IN CHICAGO

  • William Clarke

    4:53

    How Come My Dog Don't Bark

  • WILLIAM CLARKE THE EARLY YEARS ~EARLY IN THE MORNING~

    3:52

    ~WILLIAM CLARKE~

  • William Clarke - Telephone Is Ringing

    5:38

    The Harmonica Playing in this is off the charts for sweetness!

  • William Clarke - Blowin The Family Jewels

    2:30

    Trying to play it live for the first time : William Clarke - Blowin' The Family Jewels

  • William Clarke - Germany 1988 - Chromatic Crumbs - unreleased

    4:12

    This is a live cut from September 28, 1988 from Dix Bramen.
    This track is not on the Live in Germany CD... so ENJOY!

  • Im A WIld Man

    3:57

    Provided to YouTube by CDBaby

    I'm A WIld Man · William Clarke

    Double Dealin

    ℗ 2010 Watch Dog Records

    Released on: 2010-06-01

    Auto-generated by YouTube.

  • William Clarke -Lonesome In My Bedroom

    5:57

    Recorded by Per-Olof Lofberg in Helsinki-Finland 1988

  • William Clarke - Blowin Like Hell

    4:56

    From the album 'Live in Germany' with John Marx Markowski. Release in 2005, recorded live on September 18, 1988 in Bremen, West-Germany, Europe.

    Vocals & harmonica - William Clarke
    Guitar - John Marx Markowski
    Bass - Willie Brinlee
    Drums - Eddie Clark

  • The Jay Edward Band Pawnshop Bound- William Clarke cover

    5:47

    Big Bull Falls Blues Festival at Wausau WI Aug 17/2018

  • The William Clarke Band - The Pat Sajek Show 1989 - Im An American

    4:22

    Here's a rare clip that not many people
    have ever seen. The William Clarke Band
    backing up Soap Opera star Steven Nichols
    on the Pat Sajek TV Show in 1989.
    Steven is the older brother of guitar
    player - Zach Zunis.

    The band here is Rick Holmstrum
    & Zach Zunis on the Guitars.
    Ron Maldonado & Eddie Clarke
    on Upright Bass & drums.
    And of course, the Great William
    Clarke on harmonica!
    Check out his killer 12 bar solo in
    this clip man...RIPPING!!!!

    Jeannette Lodovici, William Clarke's Widow,
    has another great new CD on Bill that she is
    almost ready to release! This one is another
    Live CD...and the title for this one is:
    ~LIVE BOOTLEG CASSETTE ANTHOLOGY~

    It features 12 great cuts caught on the road
    from 2 different time periods. Some of the cuts
    are from 1991 and some are from 1996....just
    a few weeks before Williams passing.

    These is all previously unreleased material....
    I've heard all the tracks...and it's some real
    Heavy Weight stuff!!!!

    You can email Jeannette directly to order
    your reserved CD, or to get any of the 6 CD's
    that she has put out on William Clarke. Her
    email address is: JLodovici@aol.com

    Enjoy this rare clip of the Great Band
    and the Master Blaster! William Clarke!

  • Greasy Gravy - William Clarke - Simone Nobile Blues Band

    4:52

  • Cash Money - William Clarke

    4:00

    One man band . Armónica en G . Base en D

  • William Clarke Tribute Blowin Like Hell - Dennis Gruenling with The Nick Moss Band

    8:54

    Live at the HOME at the BOB in Grand Rapids, MI as part of the 2016 Grand Rapids Harmonica Summit -Tribute to William Clarke featuring Dennis Gruenling (vocals/harmonica), and the Nick Moss Band (Nick Moss - vocals/guitar, Michael Ledbetter - guitar/vocals, Nick Fane - bass, Patrick Seals - drums, Taylor Streiff - piano)

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