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Introducing the Blues Top Five Chart

ABS has been quiet lately. Why? Because we've been developing an exciting new chart to help bring exposure to the most worthy blues albums every week!

100 Men Hall – Preserving a Mississippi Juke Joint

Author Preston Lauterbach is a regular guest writer. Many readers will recognize Lauterbach as the author of The Chitlin’ Curcuit and the Road to Rock ‘n’ Roll. As much as I enjoy griping about the failure...

EXCLUSIVE Free Download featuring Taj Mahal from Blues Planet

Upcoming album "Blues Planet" has given the American Blues Scene an exclusive Taj Mahal track for our readers to download FREE!
Matt Guitar Murphy FEATURED

Matt “Guitar” Murphy Delivers at Black Eyed Sally’s

Ten years removed from a stroke that had doctors saying he wouldn’t be able to play again, Matt “Guitar” Murphy, 81, is proving age and injury can't diminish his skill set.

Lee Pons, an Interview with the Boogie Voodoo Man & the Art of the...

Fascinating blues piano master Lee Pons talks about solo, boogie, and plenty more!
Ridgefield Playhouse

Buddy Guy to Play Ridgefield Playhouse, Connecticut

Only Scheduled Appearance in Connecticut for the Next Six Months

SOUL POWER, The Rumble in the Jungle

Today marks the day, 37 years ago, of a wildly iconic time in History -- the famous Rumble in the Jungle, between Muhammad Ali and George Foreman.
Wyland Blues Planet

Blues Planet – New Global Blues Music for our Environment

Wyland Records has an upcoming album of original blues music from an all-star band of bluesmen, including Taj Mahal, Rod Piazza, and Common Sense vocalist Nick-I, as the Wyland Blues Planet Band
Salgado signed to Alligator FEATURED

Alligator Records Signs Vocalist/Harmonica Icon Curtis Salgado

Alligator Records is pleased to announce the signing of soul singer/songwriter/harmonica icon Curtis Salgado!

Women Rule the Blues — Once Again

Where a decade ago, popular blues-playing women were hard to come by, today, there is no shortage of vastly popular & endlessly talented ladies in the blues. While it took a deplorable seven decades, the timing is perfect.
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