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This Week in Blues Past: Janis Joplin, sam Cooke, BB King's Record Collection

This week in blues features Blues Brother "Joilet" Jake, Sleepy John Estes, and a huge move for B.B. King's record collection, not to mention some giant music birthdays!
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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

Omnivore Recordings Acquires Ru-Jac Records Plus World Premiere Release

Beginning in January, Omnivore will roll out four various-artists volumes, collecting for the very first time anywhere the audio history of Ru-Jac Records.

EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE: Nick Moss Band's "Death Letter Blues"

Only at the American Blues Scene, see the Nick Moss Band's new official video for one of the grooving tracks off of Free, "Death Letter Blues".

Grady Champion's "Bootleg Whiskey" a Return to Down Home Southern Soul

latest offering on the Malaco label is a return to the rhythm & blues and soul that seductively permeated the airwaves decades ago and it is a welcome return indeed.
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This Week in Blues Past: Cook County Jail, Otis Redding, More!

the birth of a soul icon, a HUGE blues album release from B.B. King, the launch of a major blues radio station, the commemoration of a blues landmark, and much more!

Linda Hopkins Dead at 92

In her nearly 70 year career, she traveled the world, performed on stage, in films, and television, and released 5 albums of blues and gospel music, not including the many singles she released in the 50s and 60s. She will be dearly missed.

John Németh Returns With "Blues Live" and "Soul Live"

He's been called a "virtuoso vocalist." He is notorious for his relentless touring schedule. His blues is tinged with soul, and his brand of soul is infused with blues. His harp playing has been called "insanely good." He has been nominated for nine Blues Music Awards.

World Premiere Track From Ronnie Baker Brooks

Second generation Chicago bluesman, Ronnie Baker Brooks, will be releasing his first album in ten years on January 20th, 2017.

Robben Ford Talks About Bringing It Back Home—to the Blues

The guitar great discusses playing with Miles Davis and Charlie Musselwhite, his wild & incredible career, and his blues influences
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