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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Scotty Moore

"Everyone else wanted to be Elvis, I wanted to be Scotty." - Keith Richards
The Blues Foundation

“Blues as Healer” Symposium Set for Blues Foundation’s 33rd Annual IBC

Ranking among the IBC’s marquee offerings is the Keynote Panel “Blues as Healer” on February 3. The panel will look at the restorative power that music, especially blues music, can hold.

Pierre Lacocque Loves His Band and Making New Music

"The musicians that I surround myself with are musicians that I trust. They’re good, they’re fantastic, and they are all craft; all of them. That means that I can tap their strengths."

Yes, ELO, Journey, Tupac Shakur Head Up 2017 Hall of Fame Inductees

The inductees for the class of 2017 are Joan Baez, Electric Light Orchestra, Journey, Pearl Jam, Tupac Shakur and Yes.

National Blues Museum to Host “Women of the Blues: A Coast-to-Coast Collection” Exhibition

The collection features 60 photographs of ‘Women of the Blues’ of all ages and ethnic backgrounds representing all styles from southern soul blues to Chicago blues & rock blues.

2017 Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement, Trustee Award Recipients Announced

The Lifetime Achievement Award celebrates performers who have made outstanding contributions of artistic significance to the field of recording, while the Trustees Award honors contributions in areas other than performance.

Mike Zito’s ‘Make Blues Not War’ is Far From a Political Statement

This is, quite possibly, Zito's most energetic album to date.

Beth Garner’s New CD, “Snake Farm,” Slithers Out in February

The blues to me is summed up in Snake Farm. I can’t describe it. You just have to listen to it, and hopefully feel something.
The Rolling Stones - Blues and Lonesome

The Rolling Stones’ ‘Blue & Lonesome’ Takes Us Back to the Beginning

Yet, here are the Rolling Stones, telling us "School is in session, and here is how it's done." Not with malice. Not with a sense of being smug, or full of themselves. No: It is done with a sense of knowing.

TBT – Why Keith Richards Matters

"If you don't know the blues... there's no point in picking up the guitar and playing rock and roll or any other form of popular music."
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