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Blues Music

Hellfire from Joe Louis Walker Raises Hell and Brings Fire

It's easy to see why Walker is collecting worldwide accolades, awards, fame, and recognition. It's only January and his new release, Hellfire, is almost certain to rank among the best albums of the year!

Gina Sicilia Launches KickStarter Campaign to Fund Fourth Studio Release

Gina Sicilia takes the next step on her musical journey by launching a KickStarter campaign, funding the completion of her fourth studio album, one that was started in 2009 with the help of Grammy-winning producer Glenn Barratt.

Tech Pan Alley – The Gibson Les Paul's Magical Tone

In the first edition of our new article series, we will be exploring the Gibson Les Paul, a guitar that quickly became the Holy Grail for blues guitarists because of it's unique tone, playability, feel and looks

2nd annual Clarksdale Film Festival brings Hollywood excitement to the Mississippi crossroads — January...

Movies range from Delta blues to Memphis wrestling, from a Hollywood award-winner to a stolen Picayune pickle!

Natchel Blues Network send Seth Stainback and The Bush League Off to Memphis in...

The good folks at the Natchel Blues Network put together quite an event as a final fundraiser to assist two blues acts, Roosterfoot (Seth Stainback and Keith Stainback) and The Bush League, with the expenses of their trip to the International Blues Challenge (IBC)
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Bobby Messano Continues Domination of Blues Top Five Chart

Bobby Messano's album That's Why I Don't Sing The Blues continued it's assault on the Blues Top Five chart, again securing the #1 spot. Sena Ehrhardt took the number two spot with her award-winning Leave the Light On, released by Blind Pig Records.

Etta James Passes Away (1938-2012)

Etta James, the blues giant with the larger-than-life voice, has succumbed to her battle with Leukemia.
Candye Kane

Candye Kane Battling Cancer a Second Time

The dynamic blues singer Candye Kane has announced that her pancreatic cancer, which had previously been in remission, has returned.
Johnny Otis

Bandleader & Rhythm & Blues Pioneer Johnny Otis Dies

Johnny Otis, the "godfather of rhythm and blues" who wrote and recorded the R&B classic "Willie and the Hand Jive" and for decades evangelized black music to white audiences as a bandleader and radio host, has died. He was 90.
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