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