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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.

Leon Redbone Dead at 69

"Who told you I was a musician?" - Leon Redbone
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Keb’ Mo’ Brings Acoustic Show to Scottsdale Arizona

Keb' Mo', just ending a tour with Taj Mahal, was back to himself with jokes, stories and all his hits.
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26th Annual Tinner Hill Music Festival Coming June 8th

The powerhouse sounds of Memphis, Chicago, New Orleans and Jamaica join notable DC talent in a memorable day and night of music and festivities galore.
Lukas Nelson Feature

Lukas Nelson Voice of a Generation

"I think what’s most intrinsic to an original songwriter is their perspective and their ability to see something in a way that maybe is simple but hasn’t yet been expressed that way." - Lukas Nelson

Janiva Magness Bares Her Life and Soul in Upcoming Book ‘Weeds Like Us’

"I was always a lonely kid. I turned into a lonely adolescent, a deeply troubled teenager and an angry young woman with a lot of justifiable demons." - Janiva Magness
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Robert Mugge Motion Picture Blues

"Going in with every artist you need to know where they come from, the kind of music they play, and the personality they have. Knowing this sets the stage for various possibilities." - Robert Mugge
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Craft Recordings Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the Stax ‘Soul Explosion’

“Soul Explosion” refers to the period in 1969 when Stax was rebuilding itself as an independent label, after leaving Atlantic Records and its music catalog behind.

Rockin’ the Blues 2019 Only Days Away

The tour will be calling through Germany, France, The Netherlands and the UK and will see them all come together for a final jam at the end of each night.
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Rolling Stones Re-Scheduled US & Canada Dates Announced

The Rolling Stones are grateful for their fans for bearing with them whilst the US and Canada dates of the No Filter Tour were re-scheduled.
Bobby Rush Feature 2019 (2)

Bobby Rush Blues Godfather

"I think the Blues are here to stay. I am trying to make my mark while I am alive. What I do now is going to last forever." - Bobby Rush
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