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robert-johnson-alive-FEATURED

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.

Johnny Rawls Proves Memphis DOES Still Got Soul

The title of Johnny Rawls' new CD "Memphis Still Got Soul" is as descriptive as an album title can get. Johnny's perfect soul voice, horn section, B3, and sultry female backup singers are the perfect soul music combination.
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!
Marcia Ball - Roadside Attractions Promo (narrow)

Marcia Ball's "Roadside Attractions" is Louisiana Rockin' Blues!

Marcia Ball is a force of New Orleans piano playing & a Texas roadhouse fireball! Her new album "Roadside Attractions" from Alligator Records is a pumped-up, gulf coast piano force to be reckoned with!

Cee Cee James, The Vocal Volcano

If you've never seen or heard Cee Cee James before, once you do, you'll wonder why not! With a rich, wildly soulful sound, James is winning fans across the country and the world.
Hugh Laurie, Dr. House (Wide)

Hugh Laurie Speaks on His Upcoming Blues Album

Holy cow, Hugh Laurie (Dr. House) is one hardcore blues fan with amazingly insightful things to say about the blues and his many, often very early blues favorites.
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.
Catfish Blues Feature - Jimi Hendrix, Muddy Waters, Robert Petway

A Brief Musical History of "Catfish Blues"

"Catfish Blues" is a persistent song. It's been sang countless times and borrowed from by the likes of Muddy Waters and Jimi Hendrix. Look at the history behind the iconic song and it's progression through music.
Stax Records & Stax Music Academy Featured

Stax Records' Legacy Lives Through Students of Music

Stax Records created a mecca of Soul Music in Memphis that acted as an anthem for an entire generation. Now, nearly 50 years later, Stax is again manufacturing great music through a world-renown school.
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