Pickin In High Cotton

Memphis Gold's Pickin' In High Cotton

After the album opens with Howlin’ Wolf talking about what gives somebody the blues, it’s clear pretty quickly that Memphis Gold shares a background with many of the all-time greats.

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Interview with bluesman Nakia from NBC's hit show The Voice

Nakia is the Austin-based blues singing rocker that gained national notoriety on NBC’s smash hit The Voice. We caught up with Nakia just when he was hitting the road on The Voice tour.

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What is the Roll in Rock n Roll? (From Dictionary.com)

Where did “Rock n’ Roll” come from? Is “Rocket ‘88” by Jackie Brenston and his Delta Cats the very first rock and roll record?

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The Legendary Trumpet Records

Trumpet records began it’s existence in Jackson, Mississippi in 1951 because of a forgotten pile of records. It lasted only five years, but it’s brief time made a enduring impact on musical history.

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Sorry for the Wait, Blues Fans — We Have Returned!

As several have recently pointed out, we have been notably absent from posting great new blues content, as is our mission. For the past week, …

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Happy Birthday, Buddy Guy!!

The amazing giant of guitar and blues turns seventy five years young today, and rocks harder than most musicians alive. Thank you for keeping the beat, buddy.

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