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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.

Remembering the Music of the Late Omar Shariff

Piano great Omar Shariff died on January 8th of an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound. He reportedly had been living in severe pain from cardiac and circulation problems. Shariff had recently relocated back to his hometown...
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Grandma Plays the Blues

GRANDMA plays the blues! The tune is "I Need Your Love So Bad", which was largely made famous by B.B. King, but has been played by Fleetwood Mac, The Allman Brothers Band, Buddy Guy,...

J.M. Randalls, Virginia Blues Club, Closes Temporarily

There have recently been reports that J.M. Randalls -- an iconic Williamsburg, Virginia bar, grill and live music club known for it's strong affinity for blues -- has closed its doors temporarily.
International Blues Challenge FEATURED

International Blues Challenge Information

Find out the tentative times and dates for the International Blues Challenge.

VIDEO: Buddy Guy, Warren Haynes, Derek Trucks, and Gregg Allman

This may very well be the coolest video we've found in some time. LEGENDARY Buddy Guy playing "The Sky is Cryin'" with Derek Trucks, Warren Haynes, and Gregg Allman

Guitar Goddess Ana Popovic Hits #1 on the Blues Top Five

Ana Popovic's hit album Unconditional, a perpetual force on the chart for the past eight weeks, has landed in the top spot, achieving #1 status in the Blues Top Five this week.
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