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Memphis Horns, Famous Soul Sidemen, Receive Grammy Lifetime Achievement

The Memphis Horns, Wayne Jackson and Andrew Love, have received the prestigious Grammy Lifetime Achievement award. The duo's vast collection of musical accomplishments are almost unmatched.

"They Call Me Big Llou" by Big Llou Johnson is Silky, Sultry Blues

They call him Big Llou, the well-known voice of the "Ten Commandments of the Blues" on B.B. King's Bluesville, because he weights 300 pounds -- and he wants the world to know it!

Best Blues Album at the Grammys – Revelator by the Tedeschi Trucks Band

Best Blues Album - Revelator by the Tedeschi Trucks Band

Singer Whitney Houston Dead at 48

Whitney Houston, who reigned as pop music's queen until her majestic voice and regal image were ravaged by drug use, erratic behavior and a tumultuous marriage to singer Bobby Brown, has died. She was 48.
Big James and the Chicago Playboys - The Big Payback

Horns & Funk — The Big Payback from Big James & the Chicago Playboys

The Big Payback, due out tomorrow through Blind Pig, is a full helping of horn-driven funk, soul and blues.
Blue Bella Revue at Rum Boogie Cafe on Beale Street

IBC Coverage: Blue Bella Revue

The Blue Bella Blues, Rock and Soul Revue is finally here! Blue Bella Records will be showcasing Nick Moss and the Flip Tops, Kilborn Alley, and the newcomer Steepwater Band at Rum Boogie

Hellfire from Joe Louis Walker Raises Hell and Brings Fire

It's easy to see why Walker is collecting worldwide accolades, awards, fame, and recognition. It's only January and his new release, Hellfire, is almost certain to rank among the best albums of the year!

Gina Sicilia Launches KickStarter Campaign to Fund Fourth Studio Release

Gina Sicilia takes the next step on her musical journey by launching a KickStarter campaign, funding the completion of her fourth studio album, one that was started in 2009 with the help of Grammy-winning producer Glenn Barratt.

Etta James Passes Away (1938-2012)

Etta James, the blues giant with the larger-than-life voice, has succumbed to her battle with Leukemia.
International Blues Challenge FEATURED

International Blues Challenge Information

Find out the tentative times and dates for the International Blues Challenge.
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