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

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

Rory Block Announces Second Release of Her “Power Women of the Blues” Series with...

“With this new recording I decided to celebrate some of the great female artists who were not as well-known as Bessie Smith"

Blues World Convenes in Memphis Jan 28 – Feb. 1 for 36th Annual International...

The blues will be celebrated along historic Beale Street this January as part of The Blues Foundation’s 2020 International Blues Challenge Week, which takes place in Memphis, Tenn. from Tuesday, January 28 through Saturday, February...

Revered Songwriter David Olney Dead at 71

It was as a songwriter that Olney's truest gifts came to us.

The Legendary Ingramettes Prep Groundbreaking New Release

Take A Look In The Book coming March 20, 2020

New Orleans Jazz Fest 2020 Lineup Announced

Headliners include The Who, Dead & Company, Stevie Nicks, Foo Fighters, Lizzo, Lionel Richie, The Lumineers, Lenny Kravitz and more...

Roomful of Blues Set To Release First Album of New Material in Nine Years

In A Roomful Of Blues, features 13 wide-ranging songs, including nine band-composed originals.

All Of Frank Bey’s Dues Are Paid

It feels a bit early to be talking about best albums of 2020, but I'm ready to commit to Bey.

Beausoleil’s Michael Doucet Launches New Solo Album, Lâcher Prise

“This isn’t necessarily Cajun music; it’s Southwest Louisiana music."

Video of Lost Bayou Ramblers Live at Preservation Hall

Meanwhile the Ramblers will be accompanying 0riginal Pogues members Spider Stacy and Cait O'Riordan, on their first proper tour of select U.S. markets.
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