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Jim Allchin is in his Prime Blues

One pursuit that has always beckoned to Jim Allchin, long before his indispensable executive role at Microsoft, is playing the blues.

Cary Morin Demonstrates Simple Beauty on ‘When I Rise’

'When I Rise' works not just because of its variety, but also because of the performances. Morin's voice is exciting and his guitar playing impressive.

Down the “White Rabbit” Hole with Jorma Kaukonen

'Been So Long: My Life and Music,' a memoir by Jorma Kaukonen of Jefferson Airplane and Hot Tuna, hit the shelves in late August of this year. It doesn’t read like a typical sex, drugs, and rock and roll autobiography.

Video Premiere: Sandy Carroll “Love Is a Wonderful Thing”

"I was honored to write and duet with Johnny Rawls," Carroll declares. "This lyric video reflects the mood of the song so completely!"

Colin James Has ‘Miles To Go’

James deserves a lot of credit for tackling sacred tunes. One has the sense that while part of the reason is to share his interpretations of these beloved songs, another reason is to send fans back to the originals.

Swamp Rocker Tony Joe White Dead at 75

“I’ve hit a lot of their licks on my guitar over the years, especially Lightnin’ Hopkins,” White said. “But I sung it the way I felt. Just my voice, harmonica and an old guitar. I feel real good on it."

Shake Your Hips: The Excello Records Story

Through extensive research and interviews, 'Shake Your Hips: The Excello Records Story' chronicles the tale of one of the most unusual labels to emerge from the 1950s. Shedding new light on Nashville’s rich history as much more than a country-music town.

Frank Bey The Life, Times, & Rebirth of a Soul Man

Frank Bey is a soul man, in the truest sense of the word. Singing since a small child, Bey has spent nearly 70 years perfecting his craft. There have been highlights to his career, but he has had more than his share of obstacles as well.

World Premiere Album: John Akapo ‘Paradise Blues’

Although his parents were against him playing guitar, Akapo immersed himself into the origins of the blues and never looked back.

World Premiere Never Before Heard Track From Henry Townsend “Since You’ve...

"Mule" stands out as consummate Townsend. Omnivore Recordings' inclusion of the eight previously unissued tracks is a gift to the entire blues loving world.