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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.

14 ‘New Old Soul’ Acts You Need to Hear Right Now

The artists are from varied races and backgrounds, having one thing in common: Soul.

A Brief History of "When the Levee Breaks"

A widely famous song dating to an epic flood in the 1920s has continued to weave into popular culture, solidifying it's place in music history thanks to one of the most iconic rock bands of all time.

10 Live Albums You Must Own

For many of us, a live album is the next best thing to being there.

Five Essential Delta Blues Albums You Must Own

Now, in the 21st century, these early players are recognized as founding fathers of the blues genre. These musicians are the pillars upon which the houses of folk, rock, and blues have been built.

Ten Young Stars in the Galaxy of Blues, Roots, & Soul

There are genres in which an artist must rely less on production wizardry, and more on natural-born talent, and dedication to craft.

‘TajMo’ Finds Keb’ Mo’ and Taj Mahal In Top Form

'TajMo' finds Keb' Mo' and Taj Mahal joined together, making beautiful music in the presence of one another, and with one another. Fortunately, with this album, they share their experience and music with all of us as well.
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20 Facts You Didn't Know About B.B. King

In honor of the BB King Entertainer of the Year award, which last night went to the great Bobby Rush, we've compiled a list of interesting 'hidden gem' facts about the life and legacy of B.B. King!!

The 38th Blues Music Award Nominees Announced

The Blues Foundation has announced The 38th Blues Music Award Nominees.
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Elmore James Music Takes Flight Again Via All-Star Tribute Album

'Strange Angels: In Flight With Elmore James' does an incredible job of paying homage to songs that are at least 50 years old.

UPDATED: New hotly contested Robert Johnson photo not authentic

A new verification from the Guiness World Record most successful forensic artist is about to ignite fierce discussion in the blues community.
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