His guitar is wonderfully evocative, but then so is his singing; Albert King had one of the finest voices among guitar-toting blues men.
If you haven’t heard Albert King’s ‘Born Under A Bad Sign’ then it’s clearly time for a change of luck. Go ahead, get it. It’ll make your day.
The great writer-guitarist, with wife Bonnie, made some of the best blues, rock and gospel-flavoured US music of their generation.
The second star-studded edition also featured everyone from Marvin Gaye and Ike & Tina Turner to Joe Cocker and Jethro Tull.
We’re paying tribute with a uDiscover playlist to Northern Irish guitar hero Gary Moore, who who was born on 4 April 1952.
When the Still Got The Blues album was released on 26 March 1990, it brought Irish guitar virtuoso Gary Moore to a new audience.
The Flying V, the highly distinctive guitar, was trademarked by Gibson on 6 January 1958, and only 20 were made at the time. uDiscover examines its history.
uDiscover's audio series on the names that helped build Stax Records profiles Deanie Parker, who's been part of the famous company for more than 50 years.
The latest in our series about the great names that built Stax is William Bell, who wrote one of their earliest chapters and one of their most recent.
Along with Born Under A Bad Sign, his debut LP for Stax, King Of The Blues Guitar remains a go-to for those seeking to acquaint themselves with Albert King.
Unlike pop stars, most blues artists have never been obsessed with image. But there are still some great blues album covers out there, as we reveal…
The 60th anniversary of the iconic Stax Records will be marked by a joint campaign by Concord Music Group and Rhino Entertainment.
Soul man Don Bryant returns on Fat Possum on 12 May, 2017 with Don’t Give Up On Love, featuring members of the Gregg Allman Band and Hi Records musicians.
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.
Blues-rock veterans Steve Miller and Jimmie Vaughan are staging a live tribute this week to one of their greatest inspirations, T-Bone Walker.