The famous Manchester R&B club reopened in its new location on September 18, 1965 with a visit from a favourite band.
Jack Bruce was a genuine legend who died at 71. His brilliant bass playing, distinctive voice and sense of musical adventure live on.
It’s impossible to underestimate what Cyril Davies and Alexis Korner achieved in those early days of the British Blues scene.
Discover the music gemstones of British Blues at its boom and hear why it influenced the future of recorded music.
The late and great Jack Bruce has been honoured with a memorial sculpture at the distinguished school where he studied music from 1958-61.
Recorded by Leroy Carr at his very first session in 1928 this has gone on to become a blues classic and an influential song
Saxophonist Ray Warleigh, whose 65-year career included playing with Alexis Korner at the Rolling Stones’ Hyde Park show of 1969, died on September 21.
He’s the man that played a huge role in helping to shape rock music and in particular the influence of the blues on a whole generation of young British musicians.
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.