Big Bo



February 7, 2016: Heading back home and suffering jet lags It is strange, being in Missississppi for just two weeks makes you don’t want to leave forever. We had a hard time saying goodbye and we felt like we didn’t want to go back to the country we live in. In the Netherlands we can imagine ourselves we have a “good life” (though I am not pretty sure about that anymore over the last 15 years), and although Mississippi is poor, we felt in some way that the people are more easy going, and that there is a lot of hope and happiness. The flight back home was long but pretty ok. It was nice to see a warm welcome from our parents and family there at the[…]

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BIG BO - General information - short biography


Dutch bluesman Bo Brocken (stage name: Big Bo) plays his Blues from the heart and soul. He has been around for quite a while now, touring Europe and the world for almost 30 years, playing his traditional style Blues. Performing as a one-man-band, using a full foot-operated drum set, acoustic and electric guitars, resonator guitars, Cigar Box Guitars and harmonica, he plays traditional blues in Delta, Piedmont, Misissippi Hills and Ragtime style. (Photo: Jos de Jong) Solo: 1987-now: Big Bo: vocals, guitars, harmonica, foot-drums Bands: 1990-1999: Big Bo and Mr. Bas 1998-2008: Slow Blow Fuse 1999-2010: The Mercymen 2000-2002: Bo and Boiré 2016- now: Big Bo and his Voodoo Machine

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