Blues Music

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B.B. King Week: in Honor of Lucille

In honor of B.B. King's birthday on Thursday, we're talking about the king of the blues all week. Today, B.B. King's beloved guitar, his Lucille, is
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Boo Boo Davis – I'm So Tired

Today, we're going to feature Boo Boo Davis, a modern Mississippi delta bluesman. Born and raised in Drew, Mississippi, deep in the delta, he worked in the cotton fields and learned to sing from the other sharecroppers.
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JJ Grey and Mofro's New Album Brighter Days is out Today

The brand new album Brighter Days, a live DVD/CD by JJ Grey and Mofro, is finally out as of today. We recently gave Brighter Days a rave review for it's absolutely wonderful energy and richly soulful sound. It's worth a look.

Kicking off B.B. King WEEK

This week we celebrate Riley "Blues Boy" King, the undisputed king of the blues, in honor of his birthday on Thursday. B.B. King will be 86 years young!

An ABS Audio Interview With Beverly McClellan From The Voice

Before Beverly McClellan ever stepped foot on L.A. soil, she had already put out five albums of soulful and heavily blues infused music. Her latest album that was released just before the rocket left the launching pad contains a song titled "I Can't Hide Me" and this might as well be her theme song.
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See you at Roots N' Blues N' BBQ Festival in Missouri!

A dedicated blues fan has a tendency to drop everything when a great blues festival rolls around, and we know our priorities! We'll be covering a great festival in Columbia, Mo this weekend!

The Sly Genius of Jimmy Reed

We're celebrating a birthday today -- that of the vastly influential guitarist and harmonica legend Jimmy Reed, who's amazing music has influenced rock in an irreplaceable way.
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Croatian Blues Forces – Proof That the Blues is Thriving Overseas

Today's guest article was written by Marina Kuleš, a resident of Croatia. Marina describes the fascinating and exciting progress that blues organizations are making overseas!

EverTune Device Keeps Guitar in Tune Forever

This simple device attaches to the bridge of your guitar and keeps it in tune forever. Here's a recent CNN video describing the device.
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Preachin' The Blues – Son House Biography Sheds Light on Blues Master

Son House was and continues to be a towering pillar of delta blues. His new biography by Daniel Beaumont puts Son's unique and amazing story together, with some familiar notes and surprising new revelations.
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