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Rock n Roll Music

TBT – The Genius of Scotty Moore

The essence greatness in this early rockabilly and rock and roll music was its raw, gritty, earthy simplicity. It was as though a raw nerve had been exposed.

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.

21 Things You Didn't Know About Diddley (and one you didn't know about Marvin...

60 years ago today, Bo Diddley made history on The Ed Sullivan Show -- and was promptly banned for life. See why in 21 things you didn't know about Bo Diddley (and one you definitely didn't know about Marvin Gaye too!)

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."

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."

A Brief History of "I Believe I'll Dust My Broom"

"I believe I'll dust my broom", as both a phrase and a song, has been a blues staple for 75 years. Versions of the song's melody and phrase "I believe I'll" have been around even longer. Learn about the iconic tune!

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.

TBT – Rolling Stones' 'Sticky Fingers' Stands the Test of Time

Perhaps the biggest reason Sticky Fingers has not only endured, but achieved almost mythic status is the overall quality of the work, and the emotional responses it entices from listeners even today. This music hasn't lost a step, and continues to speak to the human spirit and psyche.

The Apocalypse Blues Revue Debut Album Set For Release

The quartet honors blues traditions, while etching their stamp on the genre in blood.
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