More just lately, Lowery’s status as an genuine Delta blues musician has taken him far past California. He performed the Monterey Jazz Festival in 2006, New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival in 2007, Philadelphia Blues Festival, Eureka Springs Festival in Arkansas, the San Remo Blues Festival in Italy and the North Sea Jazz Festival within the Netherlands. He recorded a tv industrial for MCI Inc., singing about how his phone invoice was too excessive.
Lowery made his first main live performance look in 1974, on the San Francisco Blues Festival, and appeared there once more in 1976 and 1984. Since then, he has traveled worldwide, and carried out at many blues festivals and concert events, together with a particular look of fellow Arkansas native President Bill Clinton’s 1993 inauguration.
Lowery has launched many recordings on numerous report labels, a few of that are presently out there.
As a teen, he picked up blues tunes from data by Robert Johnson, Lightnin’ Hopkins, Blind Boy Fuller, Arthur “Big Boy” Crudup, and others, finally creating his personal distinctive type. After transferring to Santa Cruz, California in 1957, he backed up Big Mama Thornton.
Robert Lee Lowery (April 8, 1931 – October 25, 2016) was an American blues singer and guitarist.
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