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Texas Blues

Delbert McClinton’s ‘Prick of the Litter’ is an Easy Going Southern Brunch

'Prick of the Litter' features lounge-style originals by a career blues and rock musician with a casual elegance and a sense of humor.

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Johnny “Guitar” Watson

"They call Elvis the King; but the sure-enough King was Johnny 'Guitar' Watson." - Etta James

Ten Young Stars in the Galaxy of Blues, Roots, & Soul

There are genres in which an artist must rely less on production wizardry, and more on natural-born talent, and dedication to craft.

Mike Zito’s ‘Make Blues Not War’ is Far From a Political Statement

This is, quite possibly, Zito's most energetic album to date.

Beth Garner’s New CD, “Snake Farm,” Slithers Out in February

The blues to me is summed up in Snake Farm. I can’t describe it. You just have to listen to it, and hopefully feel something.

59th Annual Grammy Awards Nominees Announced

Nominees in the Best Music Video category include the very soulful Leon Bridges for his "River" video.

Canada’s Colin James Does It Again with ‘Blue Highways’

Throughout the album, James showcases his versatility with smooth slide guitar, finger picking, biting leads, and grungy power chords. All are executed with the finesse and style that gives him such a great sound.

Ally Venable Band’s ‘No Glass Shoes’ Shines Brightly

Before the debut of 'No Glass Shoes,' the talented young Houston native won the East Texas Awards Female Guitarist of the Year in 2015.

Eve Monsees Carries the Torch for Austin

"The new club is great. They’ve really worked hard to put together something that honors the tradition of Antone’s and why it was started."

Melody Angel Fires Up Crowd at Buddy Guy’s Legends

"I feel this thing, music - you know? I don't care what nobody think. Once I get up here, that's it. I let it all out."
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