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Tomás Doncker Premieres Soul-Rock Rendition Of Mississippi Fred McDowell’s ‘Red Cross Store’
“It really is a journey into the heart and history of the Delta.”
While holding on to his deep Blues roots, he has also developed a unique jazz guitar style; playing bass, rhythm, and lead simultaneously.
He was born Robert Lee, his friends called him Rule. But we know him as R.L. Burnside…
The “Father of the Blues” W.C. Handy claims he was at a train station in 1903 when he first heard the long, low sound of a knife on steel strings. According to myth, Handy hearing that slide guitar was the official birth of the blues. Makes sense. There are more 78s and 45s dedicated to stations, railways and locomotives than can ever be counted…
This is the latest installment of our weekly series, The Language of the Blues, in which Debra Devi explores the meaning…
Discover milestone births, some touching memorials, an incredible Piedmont Blues recording session,
This is the second update from Marc & Luc Borms, Belgian brothers who are currently in a search for the blues in the Mississippi Delta for their forthcoming book, Catfish & Cotton.
Rory Block is set to release her new album, a tribute to Mississippi Fred McDowell, on Tuesday. Fans of Rory and country blues will be thrilled to have her latest album, which is packed with extras.
Arhoolie Records & founder Chris Strachwitz celebrate 50 years of amazing blues from the legendary roots record label next week!