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Blues Music

Brighter Days - JJ Grey and Mofro Album FEATURED

JJ Grey and Mofro Deliver on "Brighter Days" Live Album

JJ Grey and Mofro's new album is deeply impressive Though not necessarily traditional blues, their unique gumbo of roots strains, from blues to soul, to rock n' roll, is appealing to fans of great music on any level.

David "Honeyboy" Edwards – Rest in Peace (1915 – 2011)

David Honeyboy Edwards passed away last night, Aug. 29 at around 3 am. He was just short of 96 years old. He is, essentially, the last of the blues players who was there for the early years.
I Feel So Good - Big Bill Broonzy FEATURED

I Feel So Good Chronicles Rare Facts of Big Bill Broonzy's Life

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.

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.
FEATURED Intrepid Artists

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.
American Blues Scene Featured Video

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.
Eric Clapton

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.
FEATURED George Thorogood

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,...
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