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Mardi Gras: FREE Piano Blues Tracks for your own Mardi Gras Pleasure!

Exclusive free downloads to create your very own Mardi Gras, wherever you are!

Mardi Gras: A Brief History of "Iko! Iko! Jock-a-mo Fee No Nay"

Though the song has been featured in dozens of movies, it's lyrics continue to be somewhat of a mystery. The song, like so many traditional folk songs, has a long and storied history, winding from rushed phonetic translation in New Orleans to a misheard title in Chess Records and far beyond and before.

Blues Tools – Pignose: Portable Power

The Pignose amplifer -- a battery-ppowered, 5 watt monster -- was introduced in the early 70s and quickly became a popular fixture for small gatherings and practices.
Toronzo Cannon - Leaving Mood (Delmark Records)

"Leaving Mood" by Toronzo Cannon Knocks one out of Wrigley Field with Great Chicago...

This is Chicago blues -- today’s Chicago -- as good as it gets.

First Annual NOLAFunk Jazzfest Series Announces Initial Lineup:

7 Walkers, Anders Osborne, EOTO, Leftover Salmon, Los Lobos, Grammy Award Winners Rebirth Brass Band, & more

Memphis Horns, Famous Soul Sidemen, Receive Grammy Lifetime Achievement

The Memphis Horns, Wayne Jackson and Andrew Love, have received the prestigious Grammy Lifetime Achievement award. The duo's vast collection of musical accomplishments are almost unmatched.
Gibson ES-335 FEATURED

Tech Pan Alley – Gibson ES-335

We maintain focus at the guitar stage of the signal -- In other words, on guitars that are usually seen in the hands of our favourite blues masters. This article will enter Gibson’s semi-hollow body territory, the ES-335.

Best Blues Album at the Grammys – Revelator by the Tedeschi Trucks Band

Best Blues Album - Revelator by the Tedeschi Trucks Band

Singer Whitney Houston Dead at 48

Whitney Houston, who reigned as pop music's queen until her majestic voice and regal image were ravaged by drug use, erratic behavior and a tumultuous marriage to singer Bobby Brown, has died. She was 48.
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