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New Chicago Tourism Song, with Umphrey's, Buddy Guy, Widely Criticized

Those hoping to hear a re-imagining of one of the long-popular staple anthems of Chicago such as "Sweet Home Chicago" or Frank Sinatra's "Chicago" will be disappointed.
Top Ten Blues Albums of 2013

American Blues Scene's Top Ten Blues Albums of 2013

The top ten blues albums of 2013!! American Blues Scene's twelve regular contributors were asked to anonymously turn in their top ten blues albums of the year. The scores were tallied to

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Magic Slim

Winning his first W. C. Handy Award (Blues Music Award) in 1981, Magic Slim & The Teardrops won "Best Blues Band of the Year," no fewer than six times, garnering over 40 nominations in the first three decades of the awards' existence.

Ten Story Image of Muddy Waters Overlooks Chicago's Loop

Columbia College's Mark Kelly recognizes Waters as a "cultural hero" and hopes that the mural will become as recognizable as other Chicago art.

Ronnie Earl & The Broadcasters "Just For Today"

This is the best work Ronnie Earl & The Broadcasters have put on disc in years. Good sound quality and a great mix make this album really easy on the ears too.
Selwyn Birchwood Band

The Music Room: With IBC Winner Selwyn Birchwood

If you get the chance, definitely try to catch up with Selwyn this year! "When you come to a show, you see four dudes, or however many people on stage, doing what they love doing. We do everything we can just to play the best music we can (and) try to give the people what they want."
BG NEWS Buddy Guy Cover

BG: Blues And Music News Artist Series: Eddie Shaw interview

BG: Blues And Music News Artist Series: Eddie Shaw interview
BG NEWS Buddy Guy Cover

BG: Blues And Music News Artist Series: Vino Louden interview

BG: Blues And Music News Artist Series: Vino Louden interview
Matt Guitar Murphy FEATURED

Matt “Guitar” Murphy Delivers at Black Eyed Sally’s

Ten years removed from a stroke that had doctors saying he wouldn’t be able to play again, Matt “Guitar” Murphy, 81, is proving age and injury can't diminish his skill set.
Mannish Boys - Double Dynamite

"Double Dynamite" from The Mannish Boys: Explosive

Remember the days when you bought an album and it was like going to a concert without leaving your bedroom? Find out about the latest from The Mannish Boys!
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