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Paul Thorn Gives Us Gospel On
 ‘Don’t Let the Devil Ride’

Paul Thorn is sharing and exploring the music that shaped him as an artist, and it makes for one of the best albums of 2018 so far.
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What is ZZ Top’s “La Grange” About? And the Story Behind 9 Other ZZ...

The song "La Grange," drew worldwide attention to the town of La Grange, Texas, or more to the point, one of its attractions.
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World Premiere Video: Greyhounds “No Other Woman”

The video stars Bobby Perkins (the most interesting man around town), and several Austin, Texas "couples" amid the muraled city-scape. Rollicking and humorous, this Greyhounds song and accompanying video will be the best part of your day!
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Rich Sherman Gives Us the Lowdown on the Doheny Blues Festival

To the blues community - we're looking forward to this year's Doheny Blues Festival, as well as the future of the event. We're very thankful for twenty years of support, but need the fans to come out, especially this year.

California Honeydrops On How They Blend NOLA Sensibilities with Funky R&B

"We ingest all kinds of horrendous crap in our music; it’s just like poison, and it’s really popular and people love it, but do you really want to be taking that?"

World Premiere: Dom Flemons’ “Steel Pony Blues”

"I have seen a large part of America, and am still seeing it, but the life of a hundred years would be all too short to see our country..." ~Nat Love
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Dickey Betts Will Begin His 2018 Comeback Close to Home

"Everywhere I go fans keep saying they want me to get out and play again," Betts told the Sarasota Herald-Tribune in December. "I think the time is right."

Bobby Rush – He’s Gifted and He’s Blessed

"I’m just gifted and blessed. I feel pretty good once I’ve got the ladies on the side of me, and I’m always learning."

10 Must Have Albums for Record Store Day 2018

Here are the 10 vinyl masterpieces, in alphabetical order, that we'll be looking for on our Record Store Day excursion Saturday. What's on your wish list?

Times Square BB King Blues Club & Grill Closing

"...We feel extremely grateful for the overwhelming support we have received from both fans and artists over the years to create some truly historic and incredible memories in this space."
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