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Articles, news, pictures and content on classic blues men and women, including pre-war blues, those deceased and those that took part in making the music up to around 1990.

Brooks Williams: Road Warrior

"Blues music is...stronger than many people realize and is as relevant now as it was when W.C. Handy first heard the slide guitar on that darkened train platform way back when."

World Premiere Track – Dom Flemons “Til The Seas Run Dry”

Two-CD and Digital release by Grammy® Award-winner contains new liner notes from Flemons and photography by Music Maker Relief Foundation founder Timothy Duffy.

World Premiere Video: Benny Turner “Who Sang It First?”

"'Who Sang It First,' is about blues history, which is black history."

World Premiere Track: Sass Jordan “Still Got the Blues”

"Derek suggesting this song to me was what got the whole project started."

Exclusive World Premiere Single – Alex Dixon “Nothing New Under the Sun”

“I wanted to do a traditional blues album — all the stuff I used to play when I was younger." - Alex Dixon

World Premiere Track – Vance Gilbert “Another Great Day Above Ground”

The song features Chris Smither on guitar, and Herb Gardner on trombone, with Vance singing and giggling.

Mr. Handy’s Blues: An Exchange With Producer/Director Joanne Fish

Ten years in the making, this film achieves exactly what Joann originally set out for: to find “that one thread that runs through somebody’s life that explains how they got this level of success,” as she puts it.

Soul Blues Singer Wee Willie Walker Dead at 77

Walker had returned late Monday night from a recording session in Oakland, and had plans to travel to Chile on Thursday to headline a festival there.

Elbio Barilari Delmark Artistic Director

When people say the record industry is dying or dead, it just means you need to adapt to the demands and times.

On Heels of New Memoir, Booker T. to Perform Chicago’s City Winery

When Booker performs at Chicago City Winery on November 14th for an ambitious 8 pm set, he’ll begin with a reading from Time is Tight and stick around afterwards to greet fans and autograph books.
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