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Blues Music

WORLD PREMIERE Video: “This Side Or The Other” – David Olney

“I got the idea from the film, 'The Town.' The movie is about Boston gangsters. A father in prison says this to his son. What a beautiful thing for a hard man to say."

The Eighth Annual Call and Response Blues Symposium at the 33rd Annual King Biscuit...

Join two blues journalism and preservation legends, Roger Stolle and Don Wilcock, as they dedicate this, their eighth annual Call and Response Blues Symposium, to King Biscuit’s beloved patriarch Sunshine Sonny Payne.
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Blues Hall of Famer Lazy Lester Dead at 85

Lester's fans are world-wide. He was quick with a joke or 10, had no pretense of ego, and was always just one of the guys.
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Jimmy “Duck” Holmes Protege Robert Connely Farr Brings Us ‘Dirty South Blues’

Although Farr currently resides in Vancouver, British Columbia, when he is home you can most likely find him at the Blue Front Cafe in the company of his mentor Jimmy "Duck" Holmes.

WORLD PREMIERE Video: “Down to Memphis” by Alastair Greene

"The majority of the lyrics to 'Down To Memphis' were written in a taxi cab on the way to the Memphis airport a couple years ago."

WORLD PREMIERE Song: Kenny “Blues Boss” Wayne – “Start Rockin'”

When Wayne brings the boogie-woogie-blues to those 88 keys he is rockin' 'em, squeezing every drop of goodness he can out of every one of them.
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America’s Child Shemekia Copeland Talks About Her New Album

"I love it when things happen organically, when it's natural and not forced. That's what it was like. That was the experience." - Shemekia Copeland
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World Premiere Track From Mandy Barnett “Strange Conversation”

"I'm a torch singer, somebody who can do a little bit of everything," says Barnett. "Pop, blues, gospel, country, soul — songs with emotion are what I do."
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Aretha Franklin’s Greatest Performances

From the moment she stepped out of the church and into the spotlight, Aretha Franklin cast a long lasting spell on the world with her glorious, God-given gift.

Matty T Wall Shows All Sides on ‘Sidewinder’

Wall is an excellent guitar player who works within the confines of each song. He'll show some flash when necessary, but for the most part, he's just playing soulful solos that sound good. He's not trying to impress the listener.
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