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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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Black Stone Cherry Gets Black To Blues – Again

Traditional blues aficionados may poo-poo the effort, but a younger generation will be introduced to the Golden Age of blues music much the same way I was by artists such as the Rolling Stones and Savoy Brown.

Elbio Barilari Delmark Artistic Director

When people say the record industry is dying or dead, it just means you need to adapt to the demands and times.

On Heels of New Memoir, Booker T. to Perform Chicago’s City Winery

When Booker performs at Chicago City Winery on November 14th for an ambitious 8 pm set, he’ll begin with a reading from Time is Tight and stick around afterwards to greet fans and autograph books.
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‘Johnny Burgin – Live’ Delmark CD and Video With Charlie Musselwhite, Kid Andersen

Chicago Blues sax legend Eddie Shaw once said, “It takes 20 years to make a bluesman.” Here I am, ready to play my blues for you.

Taj Mahal and Jackson Browne Celebrate Mose Allison. IF YOU’RE GOING TO THE CITY:...

Fat Possum Records releases two newly-recorded Mose Allison tracks from IF YOU'RE GOING TO THE CITY: A Tribute to Mose Allison out November 29. Grammy-Award winner and blues mainstay Taj Mahal has recorded "Your Mind is on...

Intrepid Artists International Celebrates 25 Years

Intrepid Artists Int’l will be celebrating their 25th Anniversary at The new Amos' Southend on November 8th and the Neighborhood Theatre on November 9th in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Julia Miller Delmark Records President

"It’s very historical and has been around for almost seven decades. Blues is a part of Delmark but there’s also a very strong foundation in jazz"

Eddie 9V ‘Left My Soul In Memphis’

And don't let 9V's age and ...interesting... stage name fool you: when you hear 'Left My Soul in Memphis,' you instantly know you're hearing an old soul.

In Memory Of Henry “Gip” Gipson – Alabama Bluesman and Juke Joint Owner

Gip's Place became, over the years, a must-stop venue for blues musicians across the Southeast. They cited the "authentic Delta" feel of the little shack that could hold 50 people shoulder-to-shoulder.

Land Of 1000 Dances: The Rampart Records Complete Singles Collection

Land of 1000 Dances — the product of nearly a decade of research and production — is the most in-depth overview ever assembled of what is familiarly known as the "West Coast East Side Sound.”
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