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Interviews

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There’s a New Guitar Slinger in Town and His Name is Ethan Lake

Lake is the new kid in town. A 16-year-old guitarist/singer hailing from Baltimore who chose the blues path, and he's shaking things up.
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America’s Child Shemekia Copeland Talks About Her New Album

"I love it when things happen organically, when it's natural and not forced. That's what it was like. That was the experience." - Shemekia Copeland
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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.
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Author, Filmmaker Robert Gordon is a Jack of All Blues

"I think my writing and film making is musical in some way. Being raised around music affected my sense of rhythm, timing, and contrast. I am very inspired by the music." - Robert Gordon

In Top Form, Boz Scaggs Draws Inspiration From His Early Radio Heroes

"I’m just going to be a vocalist and sing the things that I want to sing. I’ll play a little guitar, but essentially as a musician, I’m primarily a vocalist."

Sebastian Lane Talks About His Debut Album, Working With Eric Gales, And His Grandfather...

"Music-wise, I guess more of the influence came from my dad. He didn’t want me not to be a musician, but he definitely wanted me to stay in school."

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.
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Premiere Track From Tony Joe White – “Boom Boom”

On the 50th anniversary of the recording of "Polk Salad Annie," we're proud to bring you some true blues from the Swamp Fox, Tony Joe White. Give a listen to "Boom Boom," which is available as a single today via Yep Roc Records.

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.’"

Tedeschi Trucks Band in Tall Clover

"I think the band is playing better than it ever has, and I feel like a lot of the songs we played on this last record are the best tunes we made and the most honest."
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