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Long-Read Articles

These are articles over roughly 750-1000 words. People who want to invest some time in reading come to this section.

Gregg Allman; A Blues Scholar With A Lifetime of Rock Royalty

Gregg Allman talks about the upcoming movie on his life, wanting a Blues Music Award, lovingly discusses his many blues influences, and why vinyl is making us lazy!
10 Things You Didn't Know About Ana Popovic Feature

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Ana Popovic

Each record she makes talks specifically about a moment in her life.

Heather Gillis Is Going Back to the Future

"I saw a movie called It Might Get Loud... I saw that, and I saw Jack White in it. I went down that rabbit hole for a while and dove into what he was doing. And he was really into Robert Johnson."

Opinion: Subscribe to The Blues Foundation; Renew Memberships

Our editor forgot to renew our memberships with the Blues Foundation. Publicly admitting it is his karmic retribution for such an unspeakable act, and will hopefully be a learning opportunity.

Odds Lane Spends a ‘Last Night on Cherokee’

"The music that we make, that's honest. That's us. Its what we do."

Walter Trout: A “Grim” Fairy Tale with a Happy Ending

His life story reads like the blues version of a Grimm fairy tale...

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Hubert Sumlin

November 16th, marks what would have been Hubert Sumlin's 85th birthday. To celebrate, we offer 10 things you didn't know about the Chicago blues guitar great.

Butch Trucks Proud of Allman Brothers Legacy and His Freight Train

"Duane never once, I never recall him, not one time, trying to tell anybody what to play."

The 10 Best Beards in the Blues

Here is our list of the 10 best beards in the blues.

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Willie Nelson

With over six decades in the music business, Willie Nelson has surely touched the lives of nearly everyone who listens to music.
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