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Classic Blues

Articles, news, pictures and content on classic blues men and women, including pre-war blues, those deceased and those that took part in making the music up to around 1990.

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World Premiere Never Before Heard Track From Henry Townsend “Since You’ve Come Back ...

"Mule" stands out as consummate Townsend. Omnivore Recordings' inclusion of the eight previously unissued tracks is a gift to the entire blues loving world.
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Jesse Ed Davis Inducted into Native American Music Hall of Fame

His friendship with Levon Helm led to an introduction to Leon Russell, who got Davis into session work. He joined Taj Mahal around that same time, playing guitar and piano on Mahal's first three albums and co-writing some of the songs.
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WORLD PREMIERE TRACK From Bob Margolin “Head Held High”

"'Head Held High' is a song I wrote that is close to literally true," Margolin shared.
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Austin Texas’ Nakia is a ‘Blues Grifter’

What Nakia has done is more borrowed than stolen. He took classic blues and soul songs, redefined them in his own unique and powerful way, and gifted them back to us as something fresh and new.
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Premiere Video: Colin James Breaks Down ‘Miles To Go’ Song by Song

Check out this video of Colin James breaking down each song, one by one, from his recent release 'Miles To Go'.
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Boscoe France to Play Inaugural Blues Festival in His Hometown

"I grew up poor man. I grew up with black folks and white folks, and the common denominator was that we were poor folks." - Boscoe France
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Newest Release From Jim Allchin is ‘Prime Blues’

"The title 'Prime Blues' refers to both my love of the blues as well as my love of mathematics," Allchin says. "'Prime Blues' is more concentrated blues than my past albums and at the same time more diverse in terms of style, guitar technique, and guitar tone."
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West Side Blues Architect Otis Rush Dead at 84

The brawny guitar and absolute soul-wrenching vocals of Otis Rush will forever fill the halls of blues titans past, as well as Earth-bound fans for generations.
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The Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band is ‘Poor Until Payday’

'Poor Until Payday' is the group's second offering on their own Family Owned Records label through Thirty Tigers.
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Samantha Fish & Jonny Lang Headline Bacon, Blues & Big Stories Festival

A festival of what's good for the taste buds, ears, and soul, Bacon Blues & Big Stories will take place in Mahr Park at Hidden Hills Farm.
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