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Articles, content and posts that are hand-picked by Blues Scene's editorial staff.

John Mayall Comes Alive on ‘Three for the Road’

Aside from the new trio format and the live presentation, what adds exponentially to this experience is the mix. It's ambient, raw, sparse, and immediate.

San Francisco’s Biscuits and Blues Serves Up Good Times

"I go to the IBC every year, and I look at the talent because I get to see them first-hand. Their desire to excel is what I’m looking for."

Peter Parcek’s ‘Everybody Wants to Go to Heaven’ Is the Real Deal

Parcek always does what’s right for the song and isn’t just trying to blow the listener’s mind.

Rock and Roll was Born at the Crossroads

When someone asks who really invented Rock and Roll, you can tell them Roosevelt and Uaroy Graves did it in Hattiesburg during the Great Depression.

World Premiere: Nick Moss Band “The High Cost of Low Living”

On March 9th, the album 'The High Cost of Low Living' hits the streets, marking the return of Moss to traditional, Chicago and jump blues.

Summer Camp – Chicago Blues Style

The Chicago Blues Camp is currently registering campers for its 2018 run. Instead of canoeing, hiking, and arts & crafts, Chicago Blues Campers are immersed in learning and playing guitar, bass, and harmonica, the...

Valerie June Is Connected

Valerie June hears voices. Sometimes it’s a young female voice singing. Other times it’s a child’s voice....

World Premiere Exclusive: Unreleased Reverend Gary Davis “Samson and Delilah”

"It was a classroom. You went there to learn. You could actually sit down and have a conversation with these performers."

Popa Chubby’s ‘Two Dogs’ Delivers on Guitar

'Two Dogs' has lots of great guitar sounds and some very nice solos. There’s no denying Chubby's talent as a guitarist.

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...
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