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Blues Music

Catfish & Cotton; Fourth Report from the Road

This is the fourth update from Marc & Luc Borms, Belgian brothers who are currently in a search for the blues in the Mississippi Delta for their forthcoming book, Catfish & Cotton.
President Obama Black Music Month FEATURED

President Obama Declares June "African-American Music Month"

The recent commissioning of June to be African-American Music Month by President Obama is extremely significant to the preservation and continuation of Blues' legacy and musical impact.

Interview with Hamilton Loomis out on the Back Porch

We sat down with the hard-working blues and soul man Hamilton Loomis, where he talked about his Stax/Volt influences and bar-b-qin' and being mentored by Bo Diddley.
Les Paul FEATURED

Les Paul — The Man, The Musical Master

Today is the birthday of the legendary Les Paul, a man who's name is nearly synonymous with music.
Hellhound on my Ale FEATURED

Hellhound on My Ale: Good Beer & the Marketing of Robert Johnson

Robert Johnson's 100th birthday brought with it a flood of products paying tribute to, taking advantage of, or otherwise capitalizing on Johnson's unique legacy, such as Dogfish Head Brewery's Hellhound on my Ale

Catfish & Cotton; Third Report from the Road

This is the third update from Marc & Luc Borms, Belgian brothers who are currently in a search for the blues in the Mississippi Delta for their forthcoming book, Catfish & Cotton.
Jared Blake The Voice FEATURED

Jared Blake, Star Contestant on NBC's The Voice, Hits the Back Porch

We sat down with Jared Blake, star contestant of NBC's smash television hit The Voice, to talk the blues, life, and chasing the musical dream!
Davina and the Vagabonds

"Black Cloud" by Davina & the Vagabonds – Horns, Pianos, Vocals & Soul

"Black Cloud" sports an album cover showing a simple, nondescript cloud that hides a CD bursting at the seams with classic New Orleans and powerful vocals.

Catfish & Cotton; Second Report from the Road

This is the second update from Marc & Luc Borms, Belgian brothers who are currently in a search for the blues in the Mississippi Delta for their forthcoming book, Catfish & Cotton.

Why YOU Should Support Live Music

Increasingly, live music is often axed by clubs tightening their belts or protecting themselves from lawsuits. Live music, however, is vitally important, and deserves to be fiercely supported.
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