Jun 10, 2011

Featured Artist interview: SharBaby (E74)

About: SharBaby from Birmingham, Alabama

"Sharbaby has always loved music from the age of 5 years old, her first talent show!!! Shar got really inspired by Hubert Sumlin, who played with Howlin Wolf. Shar was 11 years old when she started to take guitar lessons. Shar's Dad bought her first electric guitar (a Harmony Rocket) in the early 60's, which she still plays today at times on stage. Shar's Dad was a gospel singer in the 50's and early 60's. Shar's Dad opened for other gospel singers such as Sam Cooke & the Soul Stirrers, The Dixie Humming Birds, The Alabama Blind Boys to name a few. Shar's Aunt Marie gave her the name SharBaby at the age of 6 years old. Shar has played in many festivals both in the US and Europe. Shar can also be heard on many radio stations in the US and Europe. Shar has recorded many CD's over the years with both herself and other Blues Artists. Shar is currently ranked #1 in Birmingham, Alabama for reverbnation's Blues Chart. Shar has a single, "Crazy About A Mercury" that hit #1 in May, 2010 on Cashbox Top Roadhouse Boogie Blues Charts. Shar sells CD's in 15 Stores including CD Baby, Tuncore, Digitdoc Records in the UK. Shar has appeared in Blues Matters UK magazine, Rhythm & Blues Magazine UK, Big City Blues Magazine Detroit Michigan and many others. Shar will be touring the UK again in 2012."

1). Name 5 most important things in your life?
My Family Husband, Children, Parents, My siblings

2). Lets assume that in 2012 will be the end of the world.. what do you have to do till that time? Is bundle up the most important things to me like personal things and then look for the safest place that I could hide!!!!

3). What fiction character would you like to be?
I would love to be Spiderman.

4). If Elvis was still alive, will he still be the king?
No, I think some more Kings and Queens have been on the Scene.

5). Gather your dream band of the best musicians. Who would play guitars, bass, drums etc? 
I would love to have Eric Clapton and BB King on Guitars, Bill Wyman of the Rolling Stones on Bass, On Drums I would like Charlie Watt of the Rolling Stones.

Listen to: SharBaby - The Stalker

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