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Seattle-based blues guitarist/songwriter Dudley Taft signs deal with Germany's MIG records

Blues guitarist/singer/songwriter Dudley Taft is pleased to announce a licensing deal with Manfred Schuetz's Made in Germany (MIG) record label.

Gone to the Juke Joint Festival, Be Back Soon

A dedicated blues fan has a tendency to drop everything when a festival rolls around, and we know our priorities! We're heading to the Juke Joint Festival, in Clarksdale, Mississippi. Be back Monday!
Robert Johnson Centennial Feature

Robert Johnson Centennial: Rolling Stones play "Love in Vain"

The Rolling Stones cover "Love In Vain", from their acclaimed live album Get Yer Ya-Yas Out!

Juke Joint Festival in Mississippi Kicks Off Blues Festival Season

Spring is upon us, and that means Juke Joint Festival is kicking off the festival season! We talked with Roger Stolle of Cathead Folk Art Gallery about the exciting Clarksdale, Mississippi festival.

Doctor Dan Ivankovich – Big Bluesman, Bigger Heart

Doctor Dan Ivankovich is, to put it mildly, not your average doctor. A surgeon by day and an accomplished bluesman by night, Dr. Dan attends to Chicago's poorest and neglected citizens.
Muddy Waters Birthday Featured

Happy 100th Birthday Muddy Waters

Happy Birthday Muddy Waters! Nearly no soul in history could say they were the Blues like Muddy Waters could. Muddy is one of the most prolific embodiments of the Blues that ever lived.
Robert Petway Found Featured

The Disappearance of Robert Petway: A New Theory

Robert Petway is known for one thing: “Catfish Blues”, a prolific song that influenced Muddy Waters, Jimi Hendrix & countless others. Little is known about Petway’s life, but a new theory & records provide a new perspective.
robert-johnson-alive-FEATURED

Blues Legend Robert Johnson Found to Have Lived Years After Supposed Death

We just released a statement to the AP after learning about a remarkable find. This is a must read.
Mistakes Were Made - Broke and Hungry Records

New Two-Disc Release Celebrates Broke & Hungry at Five

Jeff Konkel and Broke & Hungry Records have persevered for five years! With a half decade under its belt, the label is celebrating with the release of "Mistakes Were Made: Five Years of Raw Blues"
Chris Dair Featured

On The Back Porch With Chris Dair

Chris Dair is the long-popular French bluesman that plays a mean guitar. His interesting influences, from Flamenco to Jimi Hendrix, give his style a sharp and unique edge.
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