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Digging Deep With Corky Siegel

"I dug deep, and deep, and deep into that, beyond what any other human being wants to talk about." - Corky Siegel

25 Years Later – The Red Devils Return!

The group’s take-no-prisoners approach drawn from gritty Chicago roots, Texas-inspired blues and Hollywood flair, was first seen in Europe in 1993...
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Black Stone Cherry Goes ‘Black To Blues’

'Black To Blues' pays homage to the fertile 1960s era of electric blues, where the masters pushed boundaries with experimentation and volume.

Mt. Zion Memorial Fund Preserves Delta Legacy One Project At a Time

"In another instance, a farmer removed the headstones from a cemetery, plowed over the land and planted cotton in place of the markers..."
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10 Greatest Blues Song Intros Of All Time

The staff of American Blues Scene put our collective heads together, and offer our choices of the 10 greatest.

BluesMobile Says Farewell

"This series, alas, has gone as far as it can go. Our final broadcast will be July 30, 2017."

A Short History of “Wang Dang Doodle”

"Wang Dang Doodle" is one of the quintessential blues songs of the 60s era in Chicago.

2017 Blues Blast Music Awards Voting Has Begun

Voting to determine the winners continues until August 15, 2017.
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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Big Bill Broonzy

Broonzy was also one of the first bluesmen in Chicago to play electric guitar, beginning in 1942, though his audiences preferred the acoustic sounds of the South.

Bass Virtuoso Noel Neal Has Died

In a statement on his Facebook page, Noel's brother Kenny Neal posted, "It breaks my heart to tell you that my brother Noel Neal has passed..."
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