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Louisiana Bluesman Jonathon Long Debuts on Wild Heart Records

For those who love their blues with a Louisiana flavor, a hint of Southern Rock, and a whole lot of originality, you simply must add 'Jonathon Long' to your collection.

WORLD PREMIERE Video: “This Side Or The Other” – David Olney

“I got the idea from the film, 'The Town.' The movie is about Boston gangsters. A father in prison says this to his son. What a beautiful thing for a hard man to say."

The Eighth Annual Call and Response Blues Symposium at the 33rd Annual King Biscuit...

Join two blues journalism and preservation legends, Roger Stolle and Don Wilcock, as they dedicate this, their eighth annual Call and Response Blues Symposium, to King Biscuit’s beloved patriarch Sunshine Sonny Payne.
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Jimmy “Duck” Holmes Protege Robert Connely Farr Brings Us ‘Dirty South Blues’

Although Farr currently resides in Vancouver, British Columbia, when he is home you can most likely find him at the Blue Front Cafe in the company of his mentor Jimmy "Duck" Holmes.
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America’s Child Shemekia Copeland Talks About Her New Album

"I love it when things happen organically, when it's natural and not forced. That's what it was like. That was the experience." - Shemekia Copeland
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World Premiere Track From Mandy Barnett “Strange Conversation”

"I'm a torch singer, somebody who can do a little bit of everything," says Barnett. "Pop, blues, gospel, country, soul — songs with emotion are what I do."
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Shemekia Copeland is ‘America’s Child’

What Shemekia Copeland does on 'America's Child' is braid blues, folk, Americana, roots and soul, then bend them like a willow in the wind.

Quintessential Juke Joint Po’ Monkey’s Contents to Be Auctioned Off

The contents of Po' Monkey's, one of the last remaining juke joints located just outside of Merigold, Mississippi will be sold at auction.

Guitars Through the Eyes of Howard Paul and Robert Benedetto

"Violins were made to be taken apart. Guitars are not made to be taken apart."
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Crystal Shawanda Breaks Into the Blues with ‘Voodoo Woman’

'Voodoo Woman' is the first blues album by Crystal Shawanda to be released in the United States. If you're a fan of those hard-hitting female blues stars of the past, you'll be a fan of hers too. In a word, this album is exceptional.
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