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Feature Documentary ‘Two Trains Runnin’ Tells Two Interwoven Stories

Award winning director, Sam Pollard, and producer/writer, Benjamin Hedin, give life to two stories that many of us know, but have never put together.
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Let Grammy Winner Bobby Rush Ease On In

This is the wild world of a Mississippi-Born Icon who paved his own path on music's treacherous trail. Daddy told me on his dying bed Give up your heart but don't you lose your head You came...

Keeping the Wilson Pickett Legacy Alive

My dad was my alarm clock every morning. That’s what he did; he sang. You pouring cereal in the cereal bowl, he’d make a song out of it.

Aretha Franklin Announces Retirement Plans

Her decision comes as her grandchildren are growing up, and she intends to spend more time with them before they leave for college.

‘Sidemen: Long Road To Glory’ Tells an Inspirational and Important Tale

Theirs was the music behind the big names. Each, a master of his craft, influenced the world in such a way, that rock 'n' roll may well have been stillborn without them.

Language of the Blues: TERRAPLANE

This is the latest installment of our weekly series The Language of the Blues, in which author and rock musician Debra Devi explores the meaning of a word or phrase found in the blues. Grab...

Tedeschi Trucks Band Announces Concert Film and Live Album

The project was filmed and recorded in a single night, September 9th, 2016, at Oakland, California's gorgeous Fox Theater.

Beth Hart Is Getting Stronger Day By Day

She has the insight of Billie Holiday. Her voice has the power of Janis Joplin and the strength of Etta James. Her life has been hard from the start, but from an early age,...

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Johnny “Guitar” Watson

"They call Elvis the King; but the sure-enough King was Johnny 'Guitar' Watson." - Etta James

WORLD PREMIERE Video From Starlite Campbell Band: Walkin’ Out the Door

Recorded in a live performance, the video displays their mastery of the craft.
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