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Blues Music

Ben Harper Is in a Good Place

"When blues is doing what it's supposed to be doing, you wanna say 'Amen!' after it. It has a way of grabbing you by the chest and shaking the nonsense out of you."
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The Devil’s Crossroads – Owning a Piece of the Robert Johnson Legacy

"It could be a place where somebody could stop by and really learn something about Clarksdale, the blues, and Robert Johnson."

Jaimoe – The Last Superman Standing

"I still do that. I do that right today. I play with anybody I want to. Get a CD, stick it on that thing, and fire it up. I love playing drums, man."

Bernard Allison Gives Us Blues and Then Some

"I always tell people, 'I can not be my father, I can represent the Allison name the best I can.'”

The Story and Meaning Behind Nine Eric Clapton Songs

Eric Clapton has left us all wondering what the true meaning behind his often ambiguous songs may be. Surely you've wondered about a few.

Sexism in the Music Industry – Can This Still Be a Thing?

While sexism, on its face, may seem to affect up-and-coming artists more than those who are more established, nothing could be further from the truth.

World Premiere Exclusive: Stew Cutler – “Before I Go”

We are pleased to bring you “Before I Go,” which has Bobby Harden joining Cutler for a bodacious, funky, groovin' celebration.

Robert Gordon Captures Junior Kimbrough on ‘Memphis Rent Party’

"Tenants who needed to make rent would throw a party where they lived, pushing all the furniture back to allow more room for dancing..."

John Mayall Comes Alive on ‘Three for the Road’

Aside from the new trio format and the live presentation, what adds exponentially to this experience is the mix. It's ambient, raw, sparse, and immediate.

San Francisco’s Biscuits and Blues Serves Up Good Times

"I go to the IBC every year, and I look at the talent because I get to see them first-hand. Their desire to excel is what I’m looking for."
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