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10 Underrated Female Blues Musicians You Need To Be Following

Here are ten relatively unknown, but incredibly gifted blues playing women from around the world whose profiles may have escaped you, but deserve every follow they can get.

Wily Bo Walker Weaves Jazz Throughout ‘Almost Transparent Blues’

Walker doesn't just plow through songs, singing how he's going to sing. Instead, he subtly shapes his voice to work with each song. It also helps that he performs with a talented band.
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Monster Truck Revs Into Their 10th Year With a New Album and European Tour

Monster Truck is barreling into their 10th year as a group, so we spoke to guitarist Jeremy Widerman about the band, their touring schedule, and why they're more popular on another continent.

The Rolling Stones Lend a Hand Gathering Tracks by Blues Pioneers on ‘Confessin’ The...

'Confessin’ The Blues' collects the greatest bluesmen ever and provides a perfect study of the genre. The tracks on the various formats of the release have been chosen by the Rolling Stones in collaboration with BMG and Universal.

What Guitars Did Chuck Berry Play?

When the ES-335 was issued in 1958, the same year as Berry's hit single “Sweet Little Sixteen,” he began using it and remained a torchbearer for the model until his death.

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.

Career Spanning Tom Petty Box Set Coming in September

“Everyone involved in this project chose each track with tremendous care and deep respect for the body of work Tom Petty created over the course of 40 years."
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The Devil Didn’t Make Him Do It – Debunking the Robert Johnson Myth

Keith Richards on the cover of 'Robert Johnson The Complete Recordings' states flatly, “You want to know how good the blues can get? Well, this is it.”

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.’"

Song Preview: Cyril Neville – “New Orleans Cookin'”

"New Orleans Cookin'" showcases the unmistakable influence of soulful funk and the savory flavor of New Orleans.
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