"They call Elvis the King; but the sure-enough King was Johnny 'Guitar' Watson." - Etta James
Isaiah 'Ikey' Owens, the celebrated key player for Jack White, has passed away while on tour in Mexico. He was 38.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Class of 2018 includes Bon Jovi, The Cars, Dire Straits, The Moody Blues, Nina Simone and Sister Rosetta Tharpe.
A David & Goliath fight against record labels all started with a bouncy little song about a little bird that paved the way for a court case that determined who gets compensated for cover songs.
This Week in Blues Past: Two Mississippi Tragedies that produced famous songs, the naming of a Blues Award and much, much more...
Though the song has been featured in dozens of movies, it's lyrics continue to be somewhat of a mystery. The song, like so many traditional folk songs, has a long and storied history, winding from rushed phonetic translation in New Orleans to a misheard title in Chess Records and far beyond and before.