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The 10 albums provide a rich and varied catalog of artists who were scattered across the Mississippi Delta, largely inactive until a new generation sought them out.
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…
Find out what passagreen really means in this installment of our popular weekly series, The Language of the Blues, in…
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A Personal Journey
Through the many devastating losses in 2011, the blues has remained vigilant, powerful, and displayed an unbridled power to stay, grow, and thrive through adversity.
Take a look at this trailer for the very exciting upcoming documentary on Honeyboy Edwards, rest his soul, featuring Keith Richards, Joe Perry, Robert Cray, B.B. King and many more!
In honor of the passing of Robert Johnson yesterday, this is a video of a discussion with Honeyboy Edwards, the only living person in the world that knew Johnson.
The illustrious delta bluesman Honeyboy Edwards, after a lifetime dedicated to the blues, is officially retiring at 96 due to health complications.
The Chicago Blues Festival is coming up in less than a month. One of the most popular festivals in the world, this year’s event will be filled with larger than life blues on five stages.