The new biography pieces together a satisfying factual look at Broonzy's life; a rare accomplishment considering the man never cared about the facts of his life stories, as long as they conveyed a greater truth.
Today marks the tenth anniversary of the O Brother, Where Art Thou? soundtrack. Both the soundtrack and the movie are loaded with fascinating links back to the blues.
After a fire raged on the property of the legendary Gip's Place, rumors &questions have been swirling as to whether it burned to the ground, or if fire damage destroyed the venue. Luckily, the main venue and Gip's adjourning house came out of the disaster unscathed.
In honor of the passing of Robert Johnson yesterday, this is a video of a discussion with Honeyboy Edwards, the only living person in the world that knew Johnson.
The creative team behind the award-winning 2008 blues movie M For Mississippi have reunited.
Reverend Peyton, who's new album Peyton on Patton was released today, stopped by the back porch and gave us some serious enlightenment on Charlie Patton, his amazing playing, and his Warped Tour!