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For those who claim to be blues devotees, ‘I’m Gonna Tell You Somethin’ That I Know’ is a “gotta have” for their collection.
David “Honeyboy” Edwards was the last of the old guard blues players. He was from Shaw, Mississippi. Was inspired to play guitar at age 14 by watching Tommy Johnson—the man who wrote “Big Road Blues” and “Canned Heat”—work his guitar…
This week’s “Language” article explores one of the most (in)famous blues terms, the BACK DOOR MAN!
Chicago music legend will headline Chicago Blues Fest this summer, as tributes to the many fallen blues heroes of 2011 are planned.
David Honeyboy Edwards passed away last night, Aug. 29 at around 3 am. He was just short of 96 years old. He is, essentially, the last of the blues players who was there for the early years.
Situated in historic downtown Woonsocket, Rhode Island is Chan’s Eggrolls, Jazz and Blues, a Keeping The Blues Alive Award Recipient and one of the most inconspicuous & unique blues clubs in America.
Robert Petway is known for one thing: “Catfish Blues”, a prolific song that influenced Muddy Waters, Jimi Hendrix & countless others. Little is known about Petway’s life, but a new theory & records provide a new perspective.
Big Head Todd and the Monsters have assembled a wild all-star team of bluesmen to bring a unique and rockin’ version of Robert Johnson cover songs in celebration of the legend’s centennial birthday.