The best guitar solos – from driving riffs to technical displays of mastery – make a song complete and more often than not, transcend the track entirely.
From Muddy Waters to B.B. King and Koko Taylor to Shemekia Copeland, discover the records that made it onto our list of the best blues albums ever.
From hard rockers to virtuoso jazzers, the best guitarists of all time represent a variety of sounds.
The blues artists talked, the rockers listened. Without the blues there’d be no rock’n’roll, but these influential blues songs were especially pivotal.
Gary's death at just 58, on February 6, 2011, came as a great shock, but he left a legacy of nearly 40 years of work.
Two of Moore’s American blues guitar heroes, Albert King and Albert Collins, were also on the guest list for the gold-certified 'Still Got The Blues.'
The founder of the revered label tells the story of his lifetime in the blues.
Four of the most memorable albums by blues-rock powerhouse Gary Moore are to be released on 180g black vinyl, two in January 2017 and two in April.
'Mustang Sally' and 'Respect Yourself' writer Mack Rice died on Monday (27) at 82 in Detroit, of complications resulting from Alzheimer's disease.
Boom Boom came out in 1992 and reaffirmed John Lee Hooker's position as the master of boogie blues
After Hours by Gary Moore, containing a collaboration with B.B. King, entered the UK chart on 21 March, 1992 and became his highest-charting solo album, .
The Blues are all about the individual; at one with their music & feelings, and no better does a guitarist who feels every nuance of the blues.