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The Devil’s Crossroads – Owning a Piece of the Robert Johnson Legacy

"It could be a place where somebody could stop by and really learn something about Clarksdale, the blues, and Robert Johnson."
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Brant Buckley Interviews Bluesman Jesse Graves

In the 1970s, Graves started his own record label to promote the blues music of his early heroes.

39th Blues Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

This year, there will be 13 illustrious honorees, representing all five of the Hall of Fame’s categories.
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20 Questions With Andrew McGibbon, Jr. of The Bonnevilles

"Then I heard RL Burnside's 'A Ass Pocket Of Whiskey' album which is pretty much my favourite record of all time. It literally changed my life." - Andrew McGibbon, Jr.

Robert Gordon Captures Junior Kimbrough on ‘Memphis Rent Party’

"Tenants who needed to make rent would throw a party where they lived, pushing all the furniture back to allow more room for dancing..."

Rock and Roll was Born at the Crossroads

When someone asks who really invented Rock and Roll, you can tell them Roosevelt and Uaroy Graves did it in Hattiesburg during the Great Depression.
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Curtis Salgado & Alan Hager Are Too Smooth For ‘Rough Cut’

If 'Rough Cut' from Curtis Salgado and Alan Hager don't garner every award there is this year, then there is no justice in the world.

Longtime Host of King Biscuit Time “Sunshine” Sonny Payne Dead at 92

Blues great B.B. King listened to Payne on his lunch break when he was picking cotton in the fields as a teenager.

Are You Ready to Ride Down the Blues Highway?

Ever wanted to see the most popular and historic sites in blues lore? Then the National Blues Museum has a Blues Highway adventure just for you!

Danielle Nicole Continues to Evolve With ‘Cry No More’

Far from a one-trick pony, Danielle Nicole bends genres as effortlessly as she does her bass strings.
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