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Blackberry Smoke Live at Bluesville Tunica

Blackberry Smoke’s signature sound brings three-man harmonies and extra guitar-picking finesse to the classic sound of Southern rock...
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.
Starlight Campbell Blueberry Pie Album

Starlite Campbell Band Serve Up a Delicious ‘Blueberry Pie’

With Cambell's tight as a tick guitar, Starlite's deep, funky bass and their combined natural vocals, this pie is delicious to the very last.
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 – 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

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!

Tweed Funk’s Joseph “Smokey” Holman Battles Back From Cancer

"Well, I’ll tell you; sometimes life can throw you a curve. Take a swing. Who knows? You may hit a home run, but you got to stay in the game."

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!)

A Brief History of "When the Levee Breaks"

A widely famous song dating to an epic flood in the 1920s has continued to weave into popular culture, solidifying it's place in music history thanks to one of the most iconic rock bands of all time.
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