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Book Reviews

Dennis McNally Takes Us to the River, "On Highway 61"

Dennis McNally's ah-ha moment in deciding to write his book, On Highway 61 – Music, Race and the Evolution of Cultural Freedom, came after Bob Dylan's comments.

David Whiteis' Southern Soul-Blues

David Whiteis' Southern Soul-Blues is the first full length book to take on southern soul music, which has developed a loyal following in the south
"In The Belly of the Blues" by Terry Abrhamson

"In The Belly of the Blues" an Intimate Look into Chicago Blues Greats with...

Beautiful coffee table book gives stunning pictures of the greatest performers in Chicago's history

Hugh Laurie & The Copper Bottom Band Live Is Vaudevillian Magic

In staunch defiance of the familiar actors-turned-bad-musicians stereotype, there was a distinct magic in Hugh Laurie and The Copper Bottom Band's live set that evokes the rousing ghosts of a New Orleans vaudeville act.
Rory Gallagher -- His Life And Times

Rory Gallagher: His Life and Times

One doesn't think of the Blues and Ireland necessarily in the same sentence, but the fascinating story of how blues guitar slinger Rory Gallagher inspired an entire nation might just change your mind...
Best of American Blues Scene

Best Of American Blues Scene – Keith Richards, Joe Bonamassa, Doctor Dan

For the month of December the American Blues Scene is going to take a trip down memory lane and we'll be digging out some of our favorite pieces that have previously appeared in our publication. We've experienced a year of phenomenal growth and we just want to make sure that our readers, old and new have the the opportunity to enjoy all of the great content that the American Blues Scene is known for.

Drivin’ Down the Blues Highway: Catfish & Cotton

Created by Belgian blues enthusiast brothers, Catfish & Cotton is an interestingly written account of a pilgrimage through the Mississippi Delta.
Mick - New biography by Christopher Andersen

New Biography "Mick" Promises, (Delivers) Scandal, Money, Drama, Music, Fame, Drugs, Genius, and Sex

The intriguing new read by author Christopher Andersen revolves around music icon and legend Mick Jagger, lead singer of the Rolling Stones.
Gregg Allman "My Cross To Bear" Autobiography FEATURED

Gregg Allman's "My Cross to Bear" — Enlightening, Unapologetic

A man who isn’t short on tragedy, Gregg Allman uses ‘My Cross to Bear’ to show readers how his music and life has continued to intertwine, and how he wouldn’t have done it any differently.

"Every Night's a Saturday Night" from Bobby Keys; A Real Rock n Roll Life

Every Night's a Saturday Night: The Rock 'n' Roll Life of Legendary Sax Man Bobby Keys was recently released by the legendary saxophone great.
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