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Elmore James Music Takes Flight Again Via All-Star Tribute Album

'Strange Angels: In Flight With Elmore James' does an incredible job of paying homage to songs that are at least 50 years old.

Why Did Johnny Cash Play at Folsom Prison? Ten Facts About ‘At Folsom Prison’

Since its release, 'At Folsom Prison' has been acknowledged as one of the greatest albums of all time.

Leo “Bud” Welch Dead at 85

Leo "Bud" Welch, the bluesman who issued his debut album 'Sabougla Voices' at 81, has died.

Who Really Invented Rock and Roll?

As a musical genre, it arguably dates back almost a century. But who really invented the music known as rock and roll? Here are the contenders.
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New Jimi Hendrix Album Drops Next Year With 10 Previously Unheard Tracks

The final volume in a trilogy from the Hendrix archives, 'Both Sides of the Sky' focuses on music recorded between 1968 and Hendrix's death in 1970.
Walter Trout & Eliza Neals at Callahan's August 2017 Feature

Callahan’s Music Hall Will Call it Quits in March

Hosting over 1,500 shows to date, Callahan's has also been home for the Detroit Blues Society's annual Blues Challenge, whose winners advance to the IBC in Memphis.

New Janiva Magness ‘Love Is an Army’ On the Way

Guests include legendary singer Delbert McClinton, Mississippi hill-country blues torchbearer Cedric Burnside, Charlie Musselwhite on harmonica, and more!
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Elmore James 100th Anniversary Celebrated with All-Star Tribute Album

This tribute album puts iconic tunes like "Shake Your Moneymaker," "Look on Yonder Wall," and "Person to Person" alongside songs known mainly by James aficionados.
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Link Wray’s “Son of Rumble” to be Released on 7″ Vinyl

April, 2018 marks the 60th anniversary of Link Wray's "Rumble." An iconic song from a legendary guitarist, "Rumble" changed the face and sound of rock and roll forever by introducing the world to power...

2018 Grammy Awards Nominees Announced

2018 Grammy Award nominations have been announced. Who are they? Take a look...
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