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WORLD PREMIERE Video: “Down to Memphis” by Alastair Greene

"The majority of the lyrics to 'Down To Memphis' were written in a taxi cab on the way to the Memphis airport a couple years ago."

2017 King Biscuit Blues Festival – First Full Day

The weather was perfect. Crowds were great. The anticipation was electric. The first day of King Biscuit, Thursday, has only one stage with music but...

Title Track from Quinn Sullivan’s ‘Midnight Highway’ Released

Here is this fresh-out-of-the-box title track for your blues enjoyment.

A Day in the Life of Buddy Guy’s Guitar Tech – Part One

"‘Mom, I’m gonna come back, and I’m gonna make so much money working in University of Chicago that I’m gonna drive a polka dot Cadillac.’"

A Day in the Life of Buddy Guy’s Guitar Tech – Part Two

Buddy has dedicated his recent years to giving back to the blues and keeping the genre alive, something he promised the late Muddy Waters he would do.

What Is The Day the Music Died? Concert-goer Recalls Buddy Holly’s Last Show

At about 1 a.m. on the morning of February 3rd, 1959, the chartered Beechcraft 35 Bonanza airplane carrying Ritchie Valens, J. P. "The Big Bopper" Richardson, Buddy Holly and pilot Roger Peterson crashed into...

Glen Campbell Dead at 81

Campbell was blessed with incredible writing and performing talent, and he made the most of it. Over the course of his career he received many accolades.
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Moreland & Arbuckle Announce Break Up

Inspired by raw Delta, and Mississippi Hill Country blues, Moreland & Arbuckle brought fierce electric fury and unrelenting punk rock energy to their original songs.
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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.

What Guitars Did Duane Allman Play?

Duane Allman, a.k.a. Skydog was best known for playing Gibson Les Pauls throughout his career. While Les Pauls may have been his favored musical companions, he used over 30 different guitars between 1961 and 1971.
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