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Delta Blues

Discover articles, news, stories, and pictures on Delta Blues, from the lobby of the Peabody in Memphis to Catfish Row in Vicksburg, and music all over the world that was inspired by it.

Cary Morin Feature Hi-Res Photo by Chad Edwards

Cary Morin Demonstrates Simple Beauty on ‘When I Rise’

'When I Rise' works not just because of its variety, but also because of the performances. Morin's voice is exciting and his guitar playing impressive.
Colin James Live feature by James Omara

Colin James Has ‘Miles To Go’

James deserves a lot of credit for tackling sacred tunes. One has the sense that while part of the reason is to share his interpretations of these beloved songs, another reason is to send fans back to the originals.
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Swamp Rocker Tony Joe White Dead at 75

“I’ve hit a lot of their licks on my guitar over the years, especially Lightnin’ Hopkins,” White said. “But I sung it the way I felt. Just my voice, harmonica and an old guitar. I feel real good on it."
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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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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.
Colin James Live feature by James Omara

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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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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Alligator Records to Release ‘Journeys to the Heart of the Blues’

Grammy-winning guitarist, vocalist and Blues Hall Of Famer Joe Louis Walker, virtuoso pianist/organist Bruce Katz and next-generation British harmonica ace Giles Robson take listeners on a musical journey of traditional blues.

4th Annual BB King Symposium September 6th

The 4th Annual B.B. King Symposium takes place this Thursday, September 6th offering a number of inspiring events and discussions unfolding throughout the day.
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