Today is the anniversary of the Natchez Rhythm Club fire, which took the lives of over 200, including a blues band, and inspired countless blues numbers by Howlin' Wolf, John Lee Hooker & many more.
Chicago, IL, April 8, 2011. Raisin' Music is proud to announce that Chicago Blues: A Living History; The (R)evolution Continues will be available in the US on Tuesday, June 7, 2011
Doctor Dan Ivankovich is, to put it mildly, not your average doctor. A surgeon by day and an accomplished bluesman by night, Dr. Dan attends to Chicago's poorest and neglected citizens.
James Kinds, the tried-and-true working bluesman, has recently released Love You From The Top, a righteously soulful album packed with West Side Chicago sound.
Delmark Records' recent reissue of Magic Sam's "West Side Soul" is a great new remastering of a classic album that has been widely regarded as one of the best blues albums of all time.
We sat down to talk with Chicago bluesman Nick Moss, who is one of the hottest things in blues today, Nick has a lot to say about the blues, his album, and his
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.
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.