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Classic Soul

From Soul Music's origins to around the end of the 1970's

Times Square BB King Blues Club & Grill Closing

"...We feel extremely grateful for the overwhelming support we have received from both fans and artists over the years to create some truly historic and incredible memories in this space."
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Why Did James Brown Have Two Drummers? (and what bands have Double Drums)

James Brown may not have been the first band leader to employ two drummers, but his decision to do so changed the game in music.
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New Jimi Hendrix Album Drops Next Year With 10 Previously Unheard Tracks

The final volume in a trilogy from the Hendrix archives, 'Both Sides of the Sky' focuses on music recorded between 1968 and Hendrix's death in 1970.

Buddy Guy’s Presenting Weekly Blues at Navy Pier – Part of Live on the...

Every Wednesday night this summer, join fellow blues lovers in the Miller Lite Beer Garden for free, live blues presented by Buddy Guy’s Legends.
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Van Morrison Releases “Transformation”

"Each song is like a story and I’m performing that story. That’s been forgotten over years because people over-analyze things." - Van Morrison

Bobby “Blue” Bland Statue Dedication in Memphis

Members of the Bland family, including his widow, Willie Mae, son Robb Bland, and daughter Patrice Moses, will be on hand for the unveiling.
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Cover Me: The Stories Behind the Greatest Cover Songs of All Time

The fact is, without cover songs, some of the greatest songs ever written, may well have since been forgotten.
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Remembering Blues Queen Denise LaSalle

Denise LaSalle was the undisputed "Blues Queen." A singer, songwriter, producer, label owner, mentor, and entrepreneur, her music and her legacy will live forever.

2018 She Rocks Awards Recipients Announced

The She Rocks Awards Honorees for 2018 have been announced by the Women’s International Music Network (the WiMN)...

Blues From The Top Festival Is a Labor of Love

"The blues festival is a blues family that includes the fans that have come together with all of us, partnering to make it a success."
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