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John Hahn and Shemekia Copeland in Paris FEATURED

John Hahn May Know Shemekia Better Than She Knows Herself

Editor’s Note: This is an incredibly special part of “dual articles” about the dynamic Shemekia Copeland and her long time manager and songwriter, John Hahn!

The Rolling Stones Pay For Hubert Sumlin's Burial

The Rolling Stones' Mick Jagger and Keith Richards have insisted on covering the full expense of pioneering bluesman Hubert Sumlin's burial.
2012 deaths FEATURED

Gone But Never Forgotten – 2012 says Goodbye to Michael, Etta, Duck & Cody

As the year 2012 comes to end across the the world and the new year begins we'd like to take a moment and honor those that we lost over the last year. We were forced to say goodbye to Michael, Donald, Etta and Cody but the memories will remain.
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Blues Tools – Budget Vintage: The Fender Musicmaster Bass Amp

Looking for real vintage tube gear but not blessed with unlimited funds? There may not be a free tweed Champ or blackface Super Reverb sitting on ever corner, but there are still deals to be had straight from Leo himself.
Bart Walker at the King Biscuit Blues Festival FEATURED

EXCLUSIVE: Bart Walker Talks Joining Royal Southern Brotherhood

It was announced this week that Mike Zito would be leaving the seminal blues-steeped Royal Southern Brotherhood. Bart Walker talk about stepping in to try and fill Zito's larger than life shoes and the big move.

Eric Burdon Is Back With “‘Til Your River Runs Dry”

In a lot of ways, ‘Til Your River Runs Dry is a very personal album. Burdon looks at those that are gone, and himself as well. He also looks at the world around him. There is a host of good material here.
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Beale Street Stories: Sweet Willie Wine

The American Blues Scene welcomes author Preston Lauterbach as a new regular guest writer. This article is from the musings of a colorful character who found himself around Memphis in the fever pitch of the Civil Rights Movement.

Language of the Blues: ROUNDER

This is the latest installment of our weekly series The Language of the Blues, in which author and rock musician Debra Devi explores the meaning of a word or phrase found in the blues. Grab...

Language of the Blues: SALTY DOG

This is the latest installment of our weekly series The Language of the Blues, in which author and rock musician Debra Devi explores the meaning of a word or phrase found in the blues. Grab...

IBC Coverage: WINNERS

Find out all the winners in the International Blues Challenge band and solo/duo competition, as well as best self-produced CD and top harmonica and guitar player honors!
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