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I’ve often heard the word timeless tossed around while describing the music of blues artists. I can’t really think of a more fitting word to use that would sum up James Cotton’s latest release on Alligator Records “Giant”.
The blues community at large often care deeply about their fellow men and women. Janiva Magness is among those ranks, headlining a benefit to aide an ailing teenager in need with a very life-threatening condition.
“If Heartaches Were Nickles” by Dudley Taft
The Allman Brothers is the topic of the day! Even though the Allmans are still widely popular decades later, many people don’t know that Duane’s influences are deeply and richly blue.
JJ Grey, driving force behind Jacksonville’s JJ Grey & Mofro, has just released a video for the song, The Sweetest Thing, the first single from his critically acclaimed new CD, Georgia Warhorse.
The phrase “Saint Louis Blues” often evokes images of the hockey team, but it’s blues music roots run almost as deep as a town can get; Saint Louis played a pivotal part in the development of both modern rock and blues.