Ain't Nothin' but the Blues!

News about the Dicky Neely Blues Band and his buddies. Schedules as they develop, photos, old and new and maybe a few odd things here and there. I have recorded with several local artists; Jimmy Trout,Jesse Bishop,Woody Ray Lawson,Dennis Gilley,and others.

Friday, July 21, 2006

Sam Neely Passes,
July 19, 2006
Sam Neely died Wednesday evening at his home on Padre Island. Sam was well known and loved by thousands of music lovers here in Corpus Christi and literally all over the world.
He had a fantastic career and wrote some of the great hits known by fans of popular music and country music too.
Some of his songs:
Blue Time
Long Road To Texas
You Can Have Her
Loving You Just Crossed My Mind

Rest in peace Sam.

Wednesday, July 19, 2006

Sam Meyers Passes Away
The great harmonica player, singer and long time front man for Anson Funderburgh and the Rockets died on Monday, July 17, of throat cancer in his home town, Dallas, Texas.
Meyers had been unable to speak or perform for the past two years.
Meyers was a nine time W.C. Handy Award winner and last February received the Blues Ambasssador award in his former home state of Mississippi.
Meyers career reaches back into the fifties when he was a drummer with Ellmore James. Posted by Picasa