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Author: Don Wilcock
Don Wilcock started writing about blues for the Army Reporter in Vietnam before there were any American blues magazines. He's edited five different blues magazines and interviewed 4000 artists. He's vowed to be the last blues journalist standing.
John Hammond picked up Jimi Hendrix for his band after Curtis Knight fired Jimi in 1965…
“For me it’s like a drug,” says Hayward. “It’s something I never want to give up.”
Seeing James Brown was the first night I’d ever been the minority, and the first time I got tear gassed… but it was worth it to see a guy who may have saved my life, and changed music forever
Jarekus Singleton! Ronnie Earl! James Cotton! Real-deal blues graced the Pocono Mountains last weekend; find out why you should discover this Pennsylvania treasure!
This is the newest weekly feature!! A “Keeping the Blues Alive Award” recipient for Journalism gives readers a cultural and firsthand look back at some of the most historic moments in history!
Michael Cloeren is on a one-man crusade with the Pennsylvania Blues Festival to prove that practitioners of the real deal are still out there.
The Blues Foundation sent out a message at the 35th annual Blues Music Awards in Memphis on Thursday, May 8th: The state of blues is strong. President and CEO Jay Sieleman announced at the awards ceremony that the Raise The Roof capital campaign to generate $2.6 million for The Blues Hall of Fame is a success and that construction of the building across the street from the Civil Right Museum will begin June 1st. The new facility will “pay tribute to the great blues men and women, giving them and their music the respect and validation they deserve.” His announcement was…