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Marcus King Brings Music to the People

"I just think, give the music to the people any way you can. That's very important to me."

Quinn Sullivan Grows a Little More Every Day

"I got to play Eric Clapton’s Crossroads Guitar Festival at Madison Square Garden with Buddy Guy."

“And The Winner Is…” IBC Winner Tim Williams Talks to ABS

Acoustic guitarist Tim Williams was half way from Calgary to Memphis in his journey to compete in the International Blues Challenge when the flight attendant in Houston made her first offer.

Bill Wax Gets Serious about Sirius

Bill Wax talks about why he left BB King's Bluesville on Sirius XM, the impact they were making on the popular station, and "the huge gorilla in the room"

Eric Burdon of The Animals: Burdon of Proof

The lead singer of The Animals talks "House of the Rising Sun", an 'erotic' trip to the Vietnam Memorial, and his new blues album, which combines the urgency of youth with the creative sharpness of a seasoned juggernaut and the wisdom of a sage.

Robert Santelli: Blues is the Great American Art Form

In anticipation of Robert's upcoming speech in Saint Louis for the National Blues Museum, we sat down to discuss his museum work, the influence (and lack of influence) the blues has had on popular music, his writing, and the special things that make music museums truly great.
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BG: Blues And Music News Artist Series: Joanna Connor interview

BG: Blues And Music News Artist Series: Joanna Connor interview

On the Road Back Home: The Impending Triumphant Comeback of Walter Trout

On a cold day in early March, guitar hero Walter Trout was checked into a hospital at UCLA with no guarantee and a dwindling hope of leaving alive, but Walter is a man with a dangerous combination of goals and determination.

Interview with bluesman Nakia from NBC's hit show The Voice

Nakia is the Austin-based blues singing rocker that gained national notoriety on NBC's smash hit The Voice. We caught up with Nakia just when he was hitting the road on The Voice tour.

Taj Mahal’s Daughter, A Diva by Any Other Name

“I love you, daddy,” says Taj Mahal’s daughter, Deva Mahal. “I love you, baby,” he says back.
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