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Bands You’ll Like: Phish

While Phish may not be everyone’s cup of meat, they are unquestionably four of the most talented musicians on the planet. Nowhere does this band lock in more than when they are ripping away on some 12 bar badness.

Terry Abrahamson: Witness to History

"He gets down on his knee and takes Muddy’s hand off his knee and he holds Muddy’s hand in both of his and kisses the back of Muddy Waters’ hand."
Eddy Clearwater-130 Feature Roman Sobus

Blues Hall of Famer Eddy “The Chief” Clearwater Dead at 83

A soft-spoken, witty man, Clearwater transformed into a firebrand on stage. His flamboyant, colorful performances and mild-mannered offstage persona will be mourned and remembered by millions.

EXCLUSIVE WORLD PREMIERE Song: “Gimme a Pigfoot and a Bottle of Beer” by Rory...

"It seemed like everything, from guitar parts, bass, percussion, solos, just played themselves. When it was over I was dizzy and could barely walk out of the studio."

John Mayall Cancels Tour Dates Due to Health Issues

"John loves his fans and is sorry to disappoint you, but is looking forward to seeing you soon at a venue near you. In the meantime, your prayers and good vibes are much appreciated!”

The 20 Best Lines In Songs

"I love the tip, I love the top, I love you better than a hog loves slop 'Cause you're a big legged woman, with a short short miniskirt..."

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.

WORLD PREMIERE Video: “You Left It Behind” by The Lucky Losers

"This song is really a playful battle of the sexes but done in a loving way."

Stevie Saves the Music

Educators who sign up for the workshop sessions before the concert will receive a free ticket to that evening’s show.

Noel Webster: Restoring History, and Giving Chess Records a New Start – Part One

"We’ve already recorded albums that are going to be released very soon. The records are already done and in the can."
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