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UPDATED: New hotly contested Robert Johnson photo not authentic

A new verification from the Guiness World Record most successful forensic artist is about to ignite fierce discussion in the blues community.

First Single Released From New Chuck Berry Album

Both Tom Morello, and Nathaniel Rateliff appear on album track "Big Boys," which Douglas Brinkley calls, "a guitar player’s national anthem" in his notes.

10 Things You Didn’t Know About JJ Cale

One of the most reclusive, laid-back artists in the history of blues, rock, Americana, and red dirt country, would have been 78 years old on December 5th.

A Brief History of "I Believe I'll Dust My Broom"

"I believe I'll dust my broom", as both a phrase and a song, has been a blues staple for 75 years. Versions of the song's melody and phrase "I believe I'll" have been around even longer. Learn about the iconic tune!
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Enter to WIN Buddy Guy’s Signed Guitar!!

For the release of Buddy Guy's hotly anticipated new "Born to Play Guitar", American Blues Scene, RCA Records, and Blind Raccoon are giving away a grand prize signed Buddy Guy Strat, BG albums, and cool merch every week!

Rick Hall Dead at 85

In 1985, Hall was inducted into the Alabama Music Hall of Fame. His induction citation referred to him as the "Father of Muscle Shoals Music."

A Brief History of Leadbelly's "Good Night, Irene"

Recently, the phrase "Good Night Irene" has been scrawled across the internet and the east coast of the United States as residents cautiously wait for the impending hurricane. The phrase has it's roots in a blues standard.

The 38th Blues Music Award Nominees Announced

The Blues Foundation has announced The 38th Blues Music Award Nominees.

Paul Shaffer Releases ‘Most Dangerous’ Album

"Getting to record with a band which has played together for several decades was magical. We're so comfortable playing together, we finish each other's licks!"

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Hubert Sumlin

November 16th, marks what would have been Hubert Sumlin's 85th birthday. To celebrate, we offer 10 things you didn't know about the Chicago blues guitar great.
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