The brand new album Brighter Days, a live DVD/CD by JJ Grey and Mofro, is finally out as of today. We recently gave Brighter Days a rave review for it's absolutely wonderful energy and richly soulful sound. It's worth a look.
The top ten blues albums of 2013!! American Blues Scene's twelve regular contributors were asked to anonymously turn in their top ten blues albums of the year. The scores were tallied to
You might say Irma Thomas had a lot to sing about. She was born Irma Lee in Pontchatoula, Louisiana. She went to school and sang in a gospel quartet at her local church. Then she got pregnant, married, pregnant again and divorced. She remarried and gave birth to two more children. Oh, and this is all by the time she’s 19...
"Not trying to get caught up in any particular kind of style, I was just trying to put some really good songs together."
Mammoth Bluesapalooza enjoys a well-deserved reputation for presenting an amazing variety of musicians and musical styles from all over the world.
This is the newest weekly feature!! A "Keeping the Blues Alive Award" recipient for Journalism gives readers a cultural and firsthand look back at some of the most historic moments in history!