Today's video features three famous Chess artists, Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, and Bo Diddley in a fantastic, slow-simmering version of "Goin Down Slow".
Son House was and continues to be a towering pillar of delta blues. His new biography by Daniel Beaumont puts Son's unique and amazing story together, with some familiar notes and surprising new revelations.
We recently received a very interesting video of blues master Reverend Peyton discussing his hero, Charley Patton
In the latest John Hurt biography,researcher Philip Ratcliffe deals with the lack of direct sources about John Hurt’s early life by plunging into census records and information about Avalon, Mississippi.
David Honeyboy Edwards passed away last night, Aug. 29 at around 3 am. He was just short of 96 years old. He is, essentially, the last of the blues players who was there for the early years.