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10 Live Albums You Must Own

For many of us, a live album is the next best thing to being there.

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Sam Cooke

Editor's Note: The great, Sam Cooke would be 86 this week, if he'd lived past his 33rd year. An artist who many regard as the founder of soul music, we offer 10 things you...

Why Black Stone Cherry Loves Their Blues Too

"Here’s the cool thing about blues... everybody is influenced by the blues, whether they know it or not."

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.

Gregg Allman Dead at 69

Playing for the fans was one of his greatest joys... Gregg overcame the loss of his brother Duane and other bandmates, personal addictions, and a bevy of health problems.
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EXCLUSIVE WORLD PREMIERE Track From George Thorogood

The debut single is the Willie Dixon classic, "Wang Dang Doodle."

Why Did Johnny Cash Play at Folsom Prison? Ten Facts About ‘At Folsom Prison’

Since its release, 'At Folsom Prison' has been acknowledged as one of the greatest albums of all time.

The Gospel According to Reverend Peyton

The only thing, that can save blues in America, is blues artists making music that people want to listen to, and play.
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Who Was Van Morrison’s “Brown Eyed Girl”?

Whoever she is, she takes us back, time and again, to a happier time in our own lives. For that we'll be ever thankful to Sir George Ivan Morrison.

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
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