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Just after the announcement that he would be leaving Royal Southern Brotherhood, Zito sat down with ABS to discuss in detail what really happened, moving forward, and knowing himself.

EXCLUSIVE: Mike Zito Opens Up About Leaving Royal Southern

Just after the announcement that he would be leaving Royal Southern Brotherhood, Zito sat down with ABS to discuss in detail what really happened, moving forward, and knowing himself.

Today in September 16, 1925, B.B. King was born in the rural Mississippi Delta. The king of the blues is 86 years young today, and still touring and entertaining crowds across the world.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY B.B. KING

Today in September 16, 1925, B.B. King was born in the rural Mississippi Delta. The king of the blues is 86 years young today, and still touring and entertaining crowds across the world.

In 2008, the B.B. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center, a striking 20,000 square foot, $14 million tribute to the revered bluesman, was opened to the public with great fanfare.

B.B. King Week: B.B. King Museum & Delta Interpretive Center

In 2008, the B.B. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center, a striking 20,000 square foot, $14 million tribute to the revered bluesman, was opened to the public with great fanfare.

Today's B.B. King video is his live performance, on stage at the B.B. King Blues Club, of the song that brought him to widespread fame in 1952, "Three O'Clock Blues".

B.B. King Week: King Plays His First Hit, “Three O’Clock Blues”

Today’s B.B. King video is his live performance, on stage at the B.B. King Blues Club, of the song that brought him to widespread fame in 1952, “Three O’Clock Blues”.

In honor of B.B. King's birthday on Thursday, we're talking about the king of the blues all week. Today, B.B. King's beloved guitar, his Lucille, is

B.B. King Week: in Honor of Lucille

In honor of B.B. King’s birthday on Thursday, we’re talking about the king of the blues all week. Today, B.B. King’s beloved guitar, his Lucille, is

To jam is to improvise with other musicians. Linguist David Dalby traced jam to a Wolof word... check out where your favorite musician get-together came from!

The Language of the Blues: JAM

To jam is to improvise with other musicians. Linguist David Dalby traced jam to a Wolof word… check out where your favorite musician get-together came from!

He was born Riley B. King. But you probably know the “Blues Boy,” by his nickname—B.B.  The King of the Blues. One of the most influential guitarists of all time, and certainly one of the most dedicated.

C.C. Rider the Venerator: B.B. King

He was born Riley B. King. But you probably know the “Blues Boy,” by his nickname—B.B. The King of the Blues. One of the most influential guitarists of all time, and certainly one of the most dedicated.

Leo "Bud" Welch is an 82-year old Mississippi Blues and Gospel musician who's taken the blues world by storm and now, a featured documentary is in the works!

Kickstarter Campaign Launched for Leo “Bud” Welch, Blues Discovery of the Decade

Leo “Bud” Welch is an 82-year old Mississippi Blues and Gospel musician who’s taken the blues world by storm and now, a featured documentary is in the works!

This Week in Blues Past has two of the biggest landmarks in blues...

This Week in Blues Past: Jimi’s Death, BB King, Mississippi Sheiks and Stamps!

This Week in Blues Past has two of the biggest landmarks in blues…

In the blues, Jake isn't just a name! Find out the boozy, interesting, and moonshine-steeped history of the Jake Leg that Tommy Johnson himself even sang about!

The Language of the Blues: JAKE

In the blues, Jake isn’t just a name! Find out the boozy, interesting, and moonshine-steeped history of the Jake Leg that Tommy Johnson himself even sang about!

What’s so great about the album is that it paints images in your mind. You get these beautiful, folk ballads and old fashioned sounding folk songs, and they leave you with pictures...

Mark Harrison’s “The World Outside” is a Work of Art

What’s so great about the album is that it paints images in your mind. You get these beautiful, folk ballads and old fashioned sounding folk songs, and they leave you with pictures…

The sweet, country taste of Colleen Rennison’s vocals are enough to sooth anyone’s palate of the overcrowded hard hitting and sour tastes of distorted music.

A Taste of Country and Blues from Colleen Rennison’s “See the Sky About to Rain”

The sweet, country taste of Colleen Rennison’s vocals are enough to sooth anyone’s palate of the overcrowded hard hitting and sour tastes of distorted music.

Produced by his brother Chris Isaak at Blue-Star Studio, Brandon Isaak sounds like a natural...

Brandon Isaak’s “Here On Earth” is Vintage Roots and Blues

Produced by his brother Chris Isaak at Blue-Star Studio, Brandon Isaak sounds like a natural…

Songwriter, Guitarist, Producer. And one of the greatest voices of all time: Otis Redding.

Raw, powerful, tender—his sound defined a new kind of soul music.  While Motown Records released smooth polished numbers, down south at Stax, Otis and his band came out with all the grit lacking up north...

C.C. Rider the Venerator: Otis Redding

Songwriter, Guitarist, Producer. And one of the greatest voices of all time: Otis Redding.

Raw, powerful, tender—his sound defined a new kind of soul music. While Motown Records released smooth polished numbers, down south at Stax, Otis and his band came out with all the grit lacking up north…

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