The Washington Blues Society’s annual Best of the Blues Awards (“BB Awards”) was held at the Kirkland Performance Center on Sunday, June 29th to honor musicians and artists nominated by blues society members in 29 award categories.
The 10 albums provide a rich and varied catalog of artists who were scattered across the Mississippi Delta, largely inactive until a new generation sought them out.
“We highlight Black Radio because of its significance to our history and the significance of the individuals involved.”
Beyond its anti-war sentiment, "Fortunate Son" is an anthem for the 99%ers. Creedence condensed a critique of elitism and class privilege into three simple, but powerfully defiant words: "It Ain’t Me."
Big Jay McNeely. Live. 'Honkin’ & Jivin’ At The Palomino' drops tomorrow, just for YOU!
"Black sacred music's influence on popular music was inevitable if you consider that the church was the primary music school for generations of African American singers and musicians."
Along with his acting and directing credits, Farmer is also the harmonica playing frontman of the band, Gary Farmer & The Troublemakers.
Ten Years After stormed the stages of rock, and they created a sensation that stunned audiences...