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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.

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"
James Cotton - Giant

After 66 years, JAMES COTTON'S still got it!

I've often heard the word timeless tossed around while describing the music of blues artists. I can't really think of a more fitting word to use that would sum up James Cotton's latest release on Alligator Records "Giant".
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