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Rememberin' Stevie Ray Vaughan

Stevie Ray Vaughan passed away 21 years ago today, but his legacy still burns white hot in the hearts of millions.

A Brief History of Leadbelly's "Good Night, Irene"

Recently, the phrase "Good Night Irene" has been scrawled across the internet and the east coast of the United States as residents cautiously wait for the impending hurricane. The phrase has it's roots in a blues standard.
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Intrepid Artists – Bringing Amazing Music to Adoring Fans

Intrepid Artists, one of the most prominent live booking agencies, is in the business of good music -- and they have it in spades.
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Taj Mahal Plays Leavin' Trunk
O Brother Where Art Thou - 10 Year Anniversary Deluxe Edition

'O Brother' Soundtrack Celebrates Ten Years of Roots

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.
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The Onion: Eric Clapton To Release New Album Inspired By Blues Music

Here is a fun article from The Onion, the satirical fake newspaper, on Eric Clapton releasing a new blues album.
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Video: George Thorogood Discusses 2120 S. Michigan Ave

This is a fantastic six minute music/commentary by George Thorogood and Tom Hambridge, who produced and co-wrote the album. 2120 S. Michigan Ave. was the home of the legendary Chess Records, which Muddy Waters,...

Legendary Juke Joint Gip's Place Alright After Fire Destroys Out-building

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.
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Video: Honeyboy Edwards Discusses Knowing Robert Johnson

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.

Free Mississippi Blues Trail iPhone App is Definitive; Engaging

The Mississippi Blues Trail just released a Blues Trail iPhone app, and it is, in short, fantastic. The app has a number of wonderful, complete features that should make any blues fan happy.
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