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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.

Language of the Blues: TRICK

This is the latest installment of our weekly series The Language of the Blues, in which author and rock musician Debra Devi explores the meaning of a word or phrase found in the blues. Grab...

Samantha Fish Gives Us ‘Chills & Fever’

Her restate of the vintage soul, rock 'n' roll, and blues sounds on which we grew up is as comfortable as our favorite jeans.

John Lee Hooker Centennial Brings New Album

Electrifying the Delta blues he learned in his youth, Hooker developed a driving boogie beat that forever changed the game.
Bobby Rush, photo by Kim WelshBobby Rush, photo by Kim Welsh

Let Grammy Winner Bobby Rush Ease On In

This is the wild world of a Mississippi-Born Icon who paved his own path on music's treacherous trail. Daddy told me on his dying bed Give up your heart but don't you lose your head You came...

The 38th Blues Music Award Nominees Announced

The Blues Foundation has announced The 38th Blues Music Award Nominees.

TBT – The Genius of Scotty Moore

The essence greatness in this early rockabilly and rock and roll music was its raw, gritty, earthy simplicity. It was as though a raw nerve had been exposed.

The Fast Track with Eve Monsees

"I want to feel like what I do is appreciated and also because it’s blues, just the idea of helping carry on that tradition."

TBT – ‘The Duke Meets the Earl’ is a Showcase, Not a Showdown

This album is a timeless classic, and should be mandatory listening for anyone aspiring to be a guitarist of merit. It is without doubt one of the finest blues records ever recorded and well worth the price of admission, and then some.

Bass Legend Preston Hubbard Has Passed at 63

He lent his incredible bass lines to a multitude of artist's including Bonnie Raitt's, The Vaughan Brothers, Duke Robillard, Etta James, Professor Longhair, Albert King, Albert Collins, Nick Curran, The Blues Brothers and played with Tinsley Ellis in the Alley Cats.

Anni Piper Sizzles on 'More Guitars Than Friends'

Audition 'More Guitars Than Friends' soon, through a great set of headphones. This is an album that really cries out for that.
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