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Author: Chloe Richardson
From the moment she stepped out of the church and into the spotlight, Aretha Franklin cast a long lasting spell on the world with her glorious, God-given gift.
Throughout history countless women have given the blues a unique stamp.
The story of Stax has many chapters. So, here are ten facts you may not know about Stax Records.
When the ES-335 was issued in 1958, the same year as Berry’s hit single “Sweet Little Sixteen,” he began using it and remained a torchbearer for the model until his death.
Freewheeling Bandleader Eddie 9V on New Album, ‘Little Black Flies’: ‘If I Want To Do A Good Blues Record, I Need To Do It Live’
“I knew I had to do something cool with the next record.” Eddie 9V’s ‘Little Black Flies’ is out May 28 via Ruf Records!
Happy 76th birthday to Eric Clapton!
Chicago’s Queen of Guitar Joanna Connor: ‘I Never Let Anyone Stop Me From Playing and Doing it the Way I Envisioned’
“Play for the love. Don’t play for adulation.”
Ghalia Volt Interview: ‘Playing live as a One-Woman Band is Very Challenging, But I’m Digging It’
‘One Woman Band’ is being released today via Ruf Records! Be sure to check out Ghalia on American Blues Scene’s Facebook for a record release livestream on Wednesday, February 3rd at 7:30pm EST!
“There’s always a story arc somewhat involved, but it’s mostly me trying to express a feeling.” – Zach Person on his debut EP
‘Guitar Man’ Chronicles the Highs, Lows, and In-Betweens of Joe Bonamassa’s Career
‘Guitar Man’ tells the incredible rise of legendary bluesman Joe Bonamassa, whose hard work and determination have made him the top-selling blues artist of all time