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From The Ronnie Wood Band, ‘Mr. Luck – A Tribute To Jimmy Reed: Live At The Royal Albert Hall,’ Out September 17!
In the 1950s a young singer named Mathis James Reed failed his audition for Chess Records. He was a popular musician around Chicago, but his simple playing and straightforward songs didn’t wow the execs. Chess Records would go on to regret that they didn’t sign Jimmy Reed…
There’s a lot that happened this week in the blues… here’s the top ten, with one of the biggest tragedies in music, landmark album releases and more!
Every month, AirPlay Direct & American Blues Scene join to pick one incredible blues act. This month’s Michael Powers was schooled by Jimmy Reed and toured with James Cotton! Check him out!
Keith Richards’ 500+ page autobiography has been out a little more than a month, now, and as Rolling Stone Magazine poignantly put it, “nobody expected it to be so good!”