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Blues People is really a remarkable work of art. It presents a perspective of history that is vital, and does so in a way that is honest and evokes thought.

Eric Bibb’s “Blues People” Examines the African American Journey

Blues People is really a remarkable work of art. It presents a perspective of history that is vital, and does so in a way that is honest and evokes thought.

Bessie Smith, "The Last Waltz", JIMI HENDRIX!!! This Week in Blues Past is packed FULL of killer blues!

This Week in Blues Past: Bessie Smith, Hendrix’s Birthday, Albert Collins, MORE!

Bessie Smith, “The Last Waltz”, JIMI HENDRIX!!! This Week in Blues Past is packed FULL of killer blues!

You think you know what Killin' Floor means?? Hubert Sumlin says you're wrong... this is one of the most revealing and interesting LOTB articles we've ever put out!

The Language of the Blues: KILLING FLOOR

You think you know what Killin’ Floor means?? Hubert Sumlin says you’re wrong… this is one of the most revealing and interesting LOTB articles we’ve ever put out!

Johnny Winter’s much-anticipated final album, Step Back, spans a variety of different blues genres is a retrospective compilation of blues songs, largely from the 50s and 60s!

Johnny Winter’s “Step Back” Takes Listeners on a Journey of Blues Genres

Johnny Winter’s much-anticipated final album, Step Back, spans a variety of different blues genres is a retrospective compilation of blues songs, largely from the 50s and 60s!

New album produced by Rev. Peyton for the historic Yazoo label 
raises the bar for the group’s genre-spanning sound and songwriting.
Street date is February 17, 2015.

Cutting-Edge Roots Hell-Raisers Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band To Release “So Delicious”

New album produced by Rev. Peyton for the historic Yazoo label
raises the bar for the group’s genre-spanning sound and songwriting.
Street date is February 17, 2015.

Tweet This is the latest from The Bluesmobile’s C.C. Rider, who spends her life venerating the founding fathers of the blues. She’s walked the crooked highways of this singing country to resurrect the […]

C.C. Rider the Venerator: Hank Ballard

Tweet This is the latest from The Bluesmobile’s C.C. Rider, who spends her life venerating the founding fathers of the blues. She’s walked the crooked highways of this singing country to resurrect the […]

Tweet Blues fans! This is your last opportunity to subscribe to the newly expanded quarterly American Blues Scene Magazine featuring Janiva Magness before it’s mailed out! Check out subscription options here. With tons of […]

Last chance to Subscribe to get Janiva Print Magazine Issue!

Tweet Blues fans! This is your last opportunity to subscribe to the newly expanded quarterly American Blues Scene Magazine featuring Janiva Magness before it’s mailed out! Check out subscription options here. With tons of […]

Tweet This is the latest installment of our weekly series, The Language of the Blues, in which author/rocker Debra Devi explores the meaning of a word or phrase found in […]

The Language of the Blues: JUNKIE

Tweet This is the latest installment of our weekly series, The Language of the Blues, in which author/rocker Debra Devi explores the meaning of a word or phrase found in […]

In Nashville's progress versus preservation debate, the home turf for blues 'n' roots master Stacy Mitchhart is at the epicenter of the battle—but change could be good news for the blues, says Mitchhart

Is Nashville’s new “It” city status threatening its musical roots?

In Nashville’s progress versus preservation debate, the home turf for blues ‘n’ roots master Stacy Mitchhart is at the epicenter of the battle—but change could be good news for the blues, says Mitchhart

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