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Linda Hopkins Dead at 92

In her nearly 70 year career, she traveled the world, performed on stage, in films, and television, and released 5 albums of blues and gospel music, not including the many singles she released in the 50s and 60s. She will be dearly missed.

WORLD PREMIERE – Smoking New Track From Janiva Magness, ‘I Can Tell’

Fans can pre-order 'Blue Again,' now, and Magness promises a "free surprise download," on the 18th, for all those who do so.

Britain’s Soulful Joe Fox Gives Us “Aftershow,” Featuring Dap Kings Members

The brilliant "Aftershow" is his first music to be produced and recorded with a band... it is A marked departure from Fox's original guitar-and-voice roots, and a glimpse of things to come.

Chris Antonik Comes Full Circle

You have to go through the shit sometimes. Well, I'm through it, and looking forward to a new chapter in my life.

IBC Winner Brody Buster Is All About the Music

B.B. King once described him as ‘one of the greatest harmonica players of our time.’ He was only a youngster then. Now he is aged a bit and like a fine wine, his music gets better every day.

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Willie Johnson

Johnson was one of the first guitarists to employ distortion, while playing. Most noticeable on, "How Many More Years," this technique marks his place in history as one of the pioneers of electric guitar.

Quick Chat and A Mad Soundcheck with Trenton Ayers

"The blues market is only about two to three percent of the music market, whereas if you look at rock, for instance—well that’s more like forty percent. See, if you can corner that market, you can make more money," Trenton Ayers explained to me...

Eliza Neals Takes Listeners ‘10,000 Feet Below’ The Blues

Henry Stuckey may well have invented the "gothic" blues sound, but Skip James took it to the next level, Ledfoot gave it the name, and now, Neals has perfected it.

Chris Antonik Gets Deeply Personal On New Album

One of the best artists we've heard from the Great White North, he'll be on everyone's listening list in no time.

Chicago Blues Giant Lonnie Brooks Dead at 83

"With the deepest sadness, we the Baker Brooks family announce the passing of our father, Legendary Blues musician Lonnie Brooks..."
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