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New Chicago Tourism Song, with Umphrey's, Buddy Guy, Widely Criticized

Those hoping to hear a re-imagining of one of the long-popular staple anthems of Chicago such as "Sweet Home Chicago" or Frank Sinatra's "Chicago" will be disappointed.

World Premiere Track From Ronnie Baker Brooks

Second generation Chicago bluesman, Ronnie Baker Brooks, will be releasing his first album in ten years on January 20th, 2017.
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Premiere Video: Matt Andersen “Coal Mining Blues”

Andersen notes that for artists who don’t get a lot of radio play, "live music is vital." More than that, he says, "I think it’s a basic connection, to be part of that energy going on. I just wish everyone could come to a live show. It’s the best way to hear music for sure."
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Jimi Hendrix Plays Bo Diddley's "I'm A Man" Live

In today's video, the immortal Jimi Hendrix plays the legendary Bo Diddley's smash hit "I'm A Man". Jimi was an avid student of the blues. This was from Club 20 in Hackensack, New Jersey in 1964. Enjoy!
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Robert Johnson Centennial – Cream Plays "Crossroads"

With less than a week until Robert Johnson’s upcoming 100th birthday, we're releasing a series of videos and articles on Johnson. Today: Cream plays "Crossroads".
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WORLD PREMIERE Video: “Heal My Soul” by Tas Cru

“No better song to kick off this album. When I need to put some healing on this tortured soul it's Memphis where I find it.”

Bobby Rush Serves Up a Heaping Helping of ‘Porcupine Meat’

This is one that every blues, funk, r&b, or soul lover will cherish.
Robert Johnson Centennial Feature

Robert Johnson Centennial: Rory Block, The Lady and Mr. Johnson

In honor of Robert Johnson's upcoming 100th birthday, we're releasing a series of videos, songs, and articles on the iconic blues hero. Today's is the great Rory Block.

Documentary on Detroit Blues Musician Premieres September 25th

His racially diverse jam sessions, demonstrated how music and culture could keep the communities together.
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Robert Johnson Centennial: Beck Plays "Last Fair Deal Gone Down"

In honor of Robert Johnson's upcoming 100th birthday, up to Johnson's birthday on May 8th, we will be releasing a series of videos, songs, and articles on the iconic blues hero. Today's is Beck, playing "Last Fair Deal Gone Down"
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