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Ke$ha and Muddy Waters

How Did Ke$ha End up on a Blues Website?

We're not above relating current pop to it's Blues influences, no matter how much us blues fans dislike (or loathe or some harsher word) today's pop. It's worth noting and appreciating the far reach...
Buddy Guy - Living Proof

Buddy Guy’s “Living Proof” is the Best Thing Buddy’s Done Since the Next Thing...

I think it's safe to finally say it: Buddy simply can't make a bad album. "Living Proof" is an iconic Buddy Guy release.
Lynwood Slim - Brazillian Kicks album cover

Lynwood Slim and the Igor Prado Band's "Brazilian Kicks" is smooth Chicago blues!

These Brazilian men can sing the blues! The Igor Prado Band has a wonderfully tight, crisp arrangement that sounds as though it was forged from years in the clubs of Chicago.
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Mike Zito Channels Muddy Waters

Mike Zito has been a hot act on the blues circuit the past few years. The smokin' Saint Louis blues rocker is chock full of energy and great at what he does, which is...
James Cotton - Giant

After 66 years, JAMES COTTON'S still got it!

I've often heard the word timeless tossed around while describing the music of blues artists. I can't really think of a more fitting word to use that would sum up James Cotton's latest release on Alligator Records "Giant".

Peaches Staten: Peaches Live at Legends

Peaches, who is playing live at Buddy Guy's club, Legends, in Chicago, is electric in "Live at Legends"
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