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One of the greatest artists of all time, Ray Charles successfully mastered and forever changed the blues, jazz, gospel, rock, pop, and country music landscapes.
“Rumble” became a flash point for countless musicians including Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees Neil Young, Bob Dylan, Pete Townshend, Jeff Beck and Elvis Costello.
This Week in Blues Past has some big landmarks, with the loss of a Hill Country icon, the opening of a distinctly American hall of fame, the birth of a Texas blues giant a big bootleg recording, and much more!
In anticipation of Robert’s upcoming speech in Saint Louis for the National Blues Museum, we sat down to discuss his museum work, the influence (and lack of influence) the blues has had on popular music, his writing, and the special things that make music museums truly great.
The Rock n Roll Hall of Fame has officially announced the six 2013 inductees, and among them is the legendary Albert King.
Thirty six years after his untimely and tragic passing at 42, blues master and rock n’ roll pioneer Freddy King will take his rightful place in the Rock n’ Roll Hall of Fame
Tomorrow, the Mississippi Blues Commission will be unveiling a Blues Trail Marker for John Lee Hooker. We’re taking this opportunity to remember a giant in blues music and a cultural icon.