Ryszard Riedel

Ryszard Riedel

Real Name:
Ryszard Henryk Riedel
b. September 7, 1956 in Chorzów - d. July 30, 1994 in Chorzów

Lead singer of the blues-rock band Dżem (Jam in English), one of the most charismatic artists in the history of Polish rock. He is considered one of the most influential Polish vocalist ever, and has been known to influence artists today with his rough stage presence.

Riedel's direct cause of death was cardiac insufficiency due to long time drug abuse (especially heroin).

Riedel's life story, including his drug abuse and band, can be seen in the Polish movie <i>Skazany Na Bluesa</i>.
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Ryszard Riedel Discography Tracks


060 Various Hotelowy Blues Various - Antologia Polskiego Bluesa (5xCD, Album, Comp) 4everMUSIC 060 Poland 2008 Sell This Version
MMP CD 0640 DG Various Blues Dla Dzidka Various - Kawa Blues(CD, Comp) Metal Mind Productions MMP CD 0640 DG Poland 2008 Sell This Version
PRK CD014 Various Puść Mnie Matko and 2 more… Various - Pozłacany Warkocz - Śpiewnik Śląski Katarzyny Gaertner(CD, Comp) Polskie Radio Katowice PRK CD014 Poland Unknown Sell This Version