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The West Side Soul of Magic Sam

On this day, Magic Sam passed away, but not without leaving one of the most powerful musical legacies from Chicago.

Chicago Blues All-Stars Are "Red, Hot & Blue"

The Chicago Blues All-Stars are "Red, Hot & Blue." Released on the Azure Music label, Red, Hot & Blue is noteworthy on many levels. These musicians are all top-shelf Chicago players who have backed and played with music royalty including Chuck Berry, John Lee Hooker, Albert King, gary Moore, Otis Rush, and Muddy Waters.
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Rhiannon Giddens Awarded 2017 MacArthur Fellowship

The awardees are described by the Foundation as, "individuals who show exceptional creativity in their work and the prospect for still more in the future."

Leni Stern: Blues Soul, Jazz Mind, African Heart

  LeniStern_BluesSoulAfricanHeart_DebraDevi The blues is a universal language, and electric guitarist Leni Stern's fluency has lured her into African adventures beyond her wildest dreams -- from jamming in Timbuktu to playing Carnegie Hall with Senegalese...
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Rev. Jimmie Smith Plays Jimmy Smith ‘Live in Music City’

Rev. Jimmie Smith lives comfortably in the worlds of blues and gospel. As more artists are combining the two genres than ever before, Smith adds the classic Hammond B-3 ensemble sound to the performance.

Ana Popovic Leaves Fans Breathless, Wanting More At Bull Run

Ana Popovic Leaves Fans Breathless, Wanting More At Bull Run

10 Groups You May Not Remember From the 60s

In the 1960s, most of our music came on 45s, those seven-inch discs that contained one song on each side. 45s were everywhere.

Tommy Z Celebrates 4th of July with Blues in Apopka

From the first notes, Tommy Z and company gathered up the crowd and took them for a blues-infused rock tinged ride that did not disappoint.

The Soul of John Black Brings Songs of Truth

"Look man, I don't want you to do what I do. I want you to go out and be somebody. Don't be me. Go out and do something."

10 Songs About Rain

We cast a wide net and gathered ten different "Rain" songs from across a range of styles and genres. So, without further ado, we present our choices.
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