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This Week in Blues Past: Freddie King, Stevie Ray, Jimmy Reed, more

    This Week in Blues Past: Freddie King, Stevie Ray, Jimmy Reed, more

There’s a lot that happened this week in the blues… here’s the top ten, with one of the biggest tragedies in music, landmark album releases and more!

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This Week in Blues Past:

    This Week in Blues Past:

This Week in Blues Past has some big landmarks, with birthdays of powerful blues stars, a big bootleg recording, blues trail markers, and much more!

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Q&A with AirPlay Direct July Contest Winner Michael Powers

    Q&A with AirPlay Direct July Contest Winner Michael Powers

Every month, AirPlay Direct & American Blues Scene join to pick one incredible blues act. This month’s Michael Powers was schooled by Jimmy Reed and toured with James Cotton! Check him out!

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The Sly Genius of Jimmy Reed

    The Sly Genius of Jimmy Reed

We’re celebrating a birthday today — that of the vastly influential guitarist and harmonica legend Jimmy Reed, who’s amazing music has influenced rock in an irreplaceable way.

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Keith Richards’ “Life” is Bluesy, Dirty, and Magnificent

    Keith Richards’ “Life” is Bluesy, Dirty, and Magnificent

Keith Richards’ 500+ page autobiography has been out a little more than a month, now, and as Rolling Stone Magazine poignantly put it, “nobody expected it to be so good!”

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