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Creedence Clearwater Revival 50th Anniversary Kicks Off With First Ever Video for “Fortunate Son”

Beyond its anti-war sentiment, "Fortunate Son" is an anthem for the 99%ers. Creedence condensed a critique of elitism and class privilege into three simple, but powerfully defiant words: "It Ain’t Me."

12 Women Who Changed The Blues

Throughout history countless women have given the blues a unique stamp, and fought their way to the front of the testosterone saturated genre, oftentimes with little praise.

John Mayall Cancels Tour Dates Due to Health Issues

"John loves his fans and is sorry to disappoint you, but is looking forward to seeing you soon at a venue near you. In the meantime, your prayers and good vibes are much appreciated!”

Kara Grainger Is Enjoying Her Journey and Her Music

"I love doing what I do; performing, being in the studio. It gives me a lot of joy, probably the most in my life. That’s why I’ve been doing it so long."
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Victor Wainwright: Pushing the Envelope With The Train

"When we go out and play this music live, people are just dancing. They’re smiling. Their hands are clapping and their arms are up. That’s our goal. That’s why we do what we do." - Victor Wainwright

Here Are Your 2018 Blues Music Award Winners

Nominees, presenters, and performing artists gather to recognize the year's best. 135 nominees in 26 categories share one thing - their love of blues music.
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Chris Cain Talks Music, the All-Stars and His Biggest Influence – His Dad

"When I get to play for people, whether it's 10 people like in the old days, or whoever shows up to the clubs and festivals now, I take that home with me every night." - Chris Cain

Blues Music Week 2018 Will Be Like No Other

Blues Hall of Fame inductions, free medical screenings, meet-and-greets with art shows, fundraisers, and of course the Blues Music Awards themselves make for an event filled week!

Robert Cray to Headline the Russian River Blues Festival

This year's exciting lineup is led by five-time GRAMMY® Award-winner Robert Cray and his band, Hi Rhythm.

Delmark Records Founder Bob Koester Sells Label

Today an institution beloved by three generations of fans and having influenced equally as many blues and jazz musicians welcomes new owners.
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