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Latest Release From Robert Finley First On New Dan Auerbach Label

'Goin' Platinum!' is Finley's soul from Louisiana, smothered in Nashville, and sprinkled with the combined magic of some all-time great artists.

Mighty Mississippi Music Festival A Southern Gem

As the North Mississippi Allstars, Friday's headliners, are fond of singing, "Mississippi knows how to party". Nothing exemplifies this better than the Mighty Mississippi Music Festival.

"Too Far Gone" By Betty Fox Band Is Powerful

"Too Far Gone" by The Betty Fox Band showcases her talents and the stellar band as well. This album is chock full of pleasant surprises! From start to finish, it is a delicious mix of blues and soul.

Etta James Close to Death

More sad news for blues and music fans this year. The manager of longstanding musical icon Etta James has stated today that the soul and blues singer is terminally ill with late-stage leukemia.
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Grammy Salute To Music Legends 2017™

Lifetime Achievement Award honorees are Shirley Caesar, Ahmad Jamal, Charley Pride, Jimmie Rodgers, Nina Simone, Sly Stone, and the Velvet Underground.

The Fast Track with Eve Monsees

"I want to feel like what I do is appreciated and also because it’s blues, just the idea of helping carry on that tradition."
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"Stronger For It" by Janiva Magness is the Gospel of the Blues

In a word, her new album is "Gospel" -- The gospel of the formidable blueswoman, the gospel music that seeps it's way into nearly every track, the gospel of unmistakably moving vocals.

33rd Annual Chicago Blues Festival Is Almost Here

A special treat this year will showcase an Otis Rush Tribute featuring: Lurrie Bell, Jimmy Johnson, Billy Flynn, Mike Wheeler, Eddy Clearwater, and many more.
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B.B. King Week: in Honor of Lucille

In honor of B.B. King's birthday on Thursday, we're talking about the king of the blues all week. Today, B.B. King's beloved guitar, his Lucille, is

C.C. Rider the Venerator: April Fools

This is the latest from The Bluesmobile’s C.C. Rider, who spends her life venerating the founding fathers of the blues. She’s walked the crooked highways of this singing country to resurrect the voices of the past. With the...
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