C.C. Rider the Venerator: Lloyd Price

Born in Louisiana, Lloyd Price made a killing from the start. His very first recording for Specialty Records in 1952 became an instant hit. Piano intro courtesy of another New Orleans treasure, Fats Domino. Thanks to “Lawdy Miss Clawdy,” Price was an r&b superstar before he could even vote. And the hits kept coming…

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"Fifth Beatle" Sir George Martin Dead at 90

Not only did he offer new perspectives on how music could be written and arranged, but he brought vision to how music could be presented as well.

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Chubby-Carrier

Simi Valley Cajun & Blues Fest brings Leon Russell, Rebirth, Eric Burdon, many more to Golden California

Los Angeles area’s largest Cajun, Zydeco, Blues and Roots music festival, held over Memorial Day weekend, features two stages, a Mardi Gras parade, crafts and dozens of food booths

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Jeff Healey's Lost Album "Heal My Soul" Will Stand Your Musical Soul on It's Head

Forget the milk and bread; bring home a copy of “Heal My Soul” ASAP. Do not pass Go. Do not collect $200. Buy a copy for someone you care about.

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Jimmy Johnson

When the family moved to The Windy City in 1950, Magic Sam was their next door neighbor.

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Let's "Dig In Deep" with Bonnie Raitt's 20th Career Album

“Dig In Deep” is rowdy, soulful, introspective, fresh and 100 percent pure Bonnie.

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Legendary Ginger Baker Can No Longer Perform Live

“Just seen doctor… big shock… no more gigs for this old drummer… everything is off… of all things I never thought it would be my heart…”

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Simo's Blues Rock "Let Love Show the Way" Is A Monster

“Let Love Show the Way” is without question one of the finest blues rock albums released in years. Pick it up now!

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About John Mayall

Known as a bit of a quirky child, Mayall built a tree house behind the family home in Cheadle and used it as his bedroom.

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