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Pioneering rock’n’roll and soul singer Tina Turner has died at the age of 83 following a long illness. She was diagnosed with intestinal cancer in 2016 and had a kidney transplant in 2017. The news was officially confirmed on Turner’s official Facebook page. “It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Tina Turner,” the statement read. “With her music and her boundless passion for life, she enchanted millions of fans around the world and inspired the stars of tomorrow. Today we say goodbye to a dear friend who leaves us all her greatest work: her music. All…
Duane Betts and Derek Trucks Share ‘Stare At The Sun’ from Betts’ Solo Debut Album
Duane Betts releases the latest taste from his forthcoming album Wild & Precious Life with the guitar-driven “Stare At The Sun” featuring Derek Trucks.
Central Virginia Blues Festival Presents The Nighthawks, Gabe Stillman, Sol Roots and More
The Central Virginia Blues Festival returns with an outstanding lineup
Easy Eye Sound Highlights R.L. Boyce’s Hypnotic Hill Country Boogie On New Single “Coal Black Mattie”
Upcoming anthology ‘Tell Everybody! (21st Century Juke Joint Blues From Easy Eye Sound)’ out August 11!
Rhino Announces Otis Redding Limited Box Set ‘Otis Forever: The Albums & Singles (1968-1970)’
Four posthumous studio albums combined with a collection of 24 album singles in mono!
Top winners include John Németh, Buddy Guy & Albert Castiglia!
“Little Girl In Rome,” the first single and video from Hudspeth & Taylor’s new album, Ridin’ The Blinds, shows the Kansas City duo expanding the critically acclaimed and BMA-nominated footprint their 2019 debut, Folie a Deux, created. This cover of Otto Virgail (which might be considered obscure in some circles) is a prime example of the way they rework Mississippi Delta Blues in a way that pays homage and reinvents them at the same time. “Most of the songs on this album are pre-war Delta Blues,” notes guitarist Brandon Hudspeth. “We wanted to bring back some of those old melodies…
VizzTone to release Bob Corritore’s ‘High Rise Blues’ featuring Chicago blues legends on May 26!
Trouser Press Books Announces ‘The Bleecker Street Tapes: Echoes of Greenwich Village’
Profiles include Leonard Cohen, Loudon Wainwright III, Phil Ochs, Maria Muldaur, Suzanne Vega, Roger McGuinn, and more!