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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.


Blues Legend Robert Johnson Found to Have Lived Years After Supposed Death

We just released a statement to the AP after learning about a remarkable find. This is a must read.
Tyler Bryant

Amazing Guitarist Tyler Bryant Playing Slide

Tyler Bryant is one of the most exciting things to come out of Texas. Deeply steeped in the blues, Tyler has a unique sound, amazing guitar, soul & talent! Check out this video of Tyler in action!
Delta Blues Museum Addition Featured

Delta Blues Museum Breaks Ground on Muddy Waters Addition

The Delta Blues Museum broke ground on the exciting new wing, dedicated as the Muddy Waters Addition. The 7,000 sq ft, two-story wing will house new permanent exhibits, and will open in 2012!
Son House Featured

Happy Birthday Son House (1902-1988)

Today is the birthday of Son House, one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century. This is a fitting time to explore and celebrate the life of a quiet giant in music.
Ross Neilsen and the Sufferin Bastards - Redemption

Check Out "Redemption" by Ross Neilsen and the Sufferin' Bastards

Ross Neilsen and the Sufferin' Bastards' new album "Redemption" has one of the most promising sounds in blues today. The band is tight, gritty and full of energy.

Early Blues Research in the 21st Century

Today's guest article is from Jason Rewald, of The Delta Blues Blog. Jason discusses proper and effective research into early delta blues, the foundation of modern music as we know it.
Hugh Laurie, Dr. House (Wide)

Hugh Laurie (Yes, “House, M.D.”) Plays Some Delta Blues!

Check out Hugh Laurie (Dr. House) playing some delta blues style slide guitar!
Ke$ha and Muddy Waters

How Did Ke$ha End up on a Blues Website?

We're not above relating current pop to it's Blues influences, no matter how much us blues fans dislike (or loathe or some harsher word) today's pop. It's worth noting and appreciating the far reach...
Broke & Hungry Records

Interview with Jeff Konkel of Broke and Hungry Records, the Quintessential Delta Blues Label

Jeff Konkel has been running Broke and Hungry Records for several years now, bringing exposure to some of the greatest talent from the land where the blues began, the Mississippi Delta. In the delta,...
Charlie Musselwhite

Charlie Musselwhite Sits Down With the American Blues Scene

We recently sat down with 6 time Grammy award winner Charlie Musselwhite to discuss his new album "The Well"
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