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Jim Allchin Feature

Jim Allchin is in his Prime Blues

One pursuit that has always beckoned to Jim Allchin, long before his indispensable executive role at Microsoft, is playing the blues.
Cary Morin Feature Hi-Res Photo by Chad Edwards

Cary Morin Demonstrates Simple Beauty on ‘When I Rise’

'When I Rise' works not just because of its variety, but also because of the performances. Morin's voice is exciting and his guitar playing impressive.
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Swamp Rocker Tony Joe White Dead at 75

“I’ve hit a lot of their licks on my guitar over the years, especially Lightnin’ Hopkins,” White said. “But I sung it the way I felt. Just my voice, harmonica and an old guitar. I feel real good on it."
Excello - Feature Jerry McCain Label[1]

Shake Your Hips: The Excello Records Story

Through extensive research and interviews, 'Shake Your Hips: The Excello Records Story' chronicles the tale of one of the most unusual labels to emerge from the 1950s. Shedding new light on Nashville’s rich history as much more than a country-music town.
John Akapo - Feature - Liquid Therapy

World Premiere Album: John Akapo ‘Paradise Blues’

Although his parents were against him playing guitar, Akapo immersed himself into the origins of the blues and never looked back.
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World Premiere Never Before Heard Track From Henry Townsend “Since You’ve Come Back ...

"Mule" stands out as consummate Townsend. Omnivore Recordings' inclusion of the eight previously unissued tracks is a gift to the entire blues loving world.
Jesse Ed Davis Feature - Rumble

Jesse Ed Davis Inducted into Native American Music Hall of Fame

His friendship with Levon Helm led to an introduction to Leon Russell, who got Davis into session work. He joined Taj Mahal around that same time, playing guitar and piano on Mahal's first three albums and co-writing some of the songs.
Bob Margolin Feature 2018 BratGirl Media

WORLD PREMIERE TRACK From Bob Margolin “Head Held High”

"'Head Held High' is a song I wrote that is close to literally true," Margolin shared.
Colin James Live feature by James Omara

Premiere Video: Colin James Breaks Down ‘Miles To Go’ Song by Song

Check out this video of Colin James breaking down each song, one by one, from his recent release 'Miles To Go'.
Boscoe France Feature Photo Mark McCoy

Boscoe France to Play Inaugural Blues Festival in His Hometown

"I grew up poor man. I grew up with black folks and white folks, and the common denominator was that we were poor folks." - Boscoe France
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