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Guy King Brings Truth to His Blues

    Guy King Brings Truth to His Blues

The record was really a joy to make. It didn’t seem strained, but it did involve work, don’t get me wrong. You can’t put everything together without putting in the time.

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Dan Auerbach Being Sued Over Howlin’ Wolf Project

    Dan Auerbach Being Sued Over Howlin’ Wolf Project

Of course, there are always two sides to every story. So far, Auerbach has not commented on any of this.

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Language of the Blues: STAVIN’ CHAIN

    Language of the Blues: STAVIN’ CHAIN

This is the latest installment of our weekly series The Language of the Blues, in which author and rock musician Debra Devi explores the meaning of a word or phrase

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2016 Bradenton Bluesfest Weekend Scheduled for December

  2016 Bradenton Bluesfest Weekend Scheduled for December

While folks find themselves in that holiday craze between Thanksgiving and Christmas, this town knows how to throw a party.

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Southern Avenue’s Stax Debut Album Set For Spring 2017 Release

  Southern Avenue’s Stax Debut Album Set For Spring 2017 Release

The band takes its name from a Memphis street that runs from the eastern-most part of the city limits all the way to Soulsville, the original home of Stax Records.

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Memphis Music Documentary, ‘Take Me to the River,’ Now On Netflix

  Memphis Music Documentary, ‘Take Me to the River,’ Now On Netflix

“There are special places on this earth. Places of origin. The Mississippi Delta is one of those places.”

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TBT – ‘Led Zeppelin I’ Makes History

  TBT – ‘Led Zeppelin I’ Makes History

These days, ‘Led Zeppelin I’ is generally hailed as a masterpiece, and we can’t think of any of our friends that have not owned at least one copy in one format or another.

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Jackpot Records Releasing Three Chess Records Classics on Vinyl Reissues

  Jackpot Records Releasing Three Chess Records Classics on Vinyl Reissues

The reissue titles are Etta James’ At Last, Howlin’ Wolf’s His Greatest Sides Vol. 1, and 
Super Super Blues Band – Muddy Waters, Howlin’ Wolf & Bo Diddley. All titles are coming out 8/26/16, and they are issued on limited color vinyl.

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Bass Legend Preston Hubbard Has Passed at 63

  Bass Legend Preston Hubbard Has Passed at 63

He lent his incredible bass lines to a multitude of artist’s including Bonnie Raitt’s, The Vaughan Brothers, Duke Robillard, Etta James, Professor Longhair, Albert King, Albert Collins, Nick Curran, The Blues Brothers and played with Tinsley Ellis in the Alley Cats.

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Memphis Music Documentary, ‘Take Me to the River,’ Now On Netflix

    Memphis Music Documentary, ‘Take Me to the River,’ Now On Netflix

“There are special places on this earth. Places of origin. The Mississippi Delta is one of those places.”

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TBT – ‘Led Zeppelin I’ Makes History

  TBT – ‘Led Zeppelin I’ Makes History

These days, ‘Led Zeppelin I’ is generally hailed as a masterpiece, and we can’t think of any of our friends that have not owned at least one copy in one format or another.

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‘Way Down In The Jungle Room’ Proves Elvis is Still the King

  ‘Way Down In The Jungle Room’ Proves Elvis is Still the King

Throughout his life and career Elvis has influenced and inspired musicians of all genres, and he continues to do so almost 39 years after his death. He proved time and again that he can sing any style of music and make it his own.

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