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Eric Bibb talks new album with musicradar

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"I have plenty of musical goals left... I am not bored or burned out!"

The master of acoustic blues talks about his innovative new album, and how he stays creative after 40 glorious years of making music. Professional guitarists almost always start with cheap, hard-toplay guitars, and Eric Bibb was no exception.  "I was around seven or eight when I started out," he recalls as we chat in his hotel, before his performance at the Cheltenham Jazz Festival. "I remember that the guitar was old and the action was rough: it had steel strings and it was very frustrating because the rough action was painful to play with. I had a teacher who tried to teach me some stuff, but I was not too attentive."