The 1990’s

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1990

Eric Clapton wins a Grammy Award, for Best Rock Vocal Performance, Male, with his song Bad Love. His previous win was in 1972 as part of the recording the Concert For Bangladesh, but in the nineties Clapton enjoys a run of Grammy Award wins, in 1992, 1994, 1996, 1998, and 1999, as well as 2000 (album Riding With The King, with BB King), 2001 and 2007.

1991

The Manfreds are formed, bringing together members of the former 1960’s group Manfred Mann.

1994

Former Hackensack, Samson and Mammoth vocalist Nicky ‘The Voice’ Moore founds the band Nicky Moore’s Blues Corporation, which goes on to be together for 20 years, a highlight being voted favourite British live Blues act by BBC Radio 2 listeners.

1998

July- the first issue of Blues Matters magazine was published.

 

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