He was never a household name himself, but Gallup's pioneering work with Gene Vincent’s Blue Caps made him a guitar god for Clapton, Page, Beck et al.
Rock icon Peter Frampton shares his cover of BB King’s legendary blues hit, ‘The Thrill Is Gone’ from his forthcoming covers album ‘All Blues’, due 7 June.
'Revival: The Resurrection of Son House' is playing at the Geva Theatre Centre.
Motown’s great songwriters were the foundations of the Great American Soulbook, an imaginary, but nonetheless awe-inspiring collection of songs written in the name of soul. But it did not come easy.
The first studio record the band made without Moon, 'Face Dances,' entered the American album chart on 4 April 1981.
Gary's death at just 58, on 6 February 2011, came as a great shock, but he left a legacy of nearly 40 years’ worth of recording.
To pick the best Eric Clapton songs, this playlist spans his early years with the Yardbirds, to Cream, Blind Faith and his prolific solo career.
Hailed as the birthplace of both the blues and rock’n’roll, Memphis, Tennessee, is a must-visit city for music lovers around the world.
Blue Cheer is a formidable outfit who can also lay claim to being the prototype metal band and one of the greatest power trios.
Born Booker T Washington White, the man known as Bukka White was an influential Delta blues guitarist and singer.
‘Live In Cook County Jail’ is a truly classic BB King album that deserves to stand shoulder to shoulder with his ‘Live At The Regal’.
The story of GRP Records goes back to 1976 and the label went on to make an outstanding contribution to jazz over the coming decades.
Crow's admirable body of work has seen her collaborate with major artists while creating her own unique place in music history.
Louis Jordan was dubbed the King of The Jukebox and rightly so, he was a huge star and one that is sadly much less remembered than he ought to be…
A seminal part of the history of rhythm and blues music, Bland was born in a tiny community in Shelby County, Tennessee on 27 January 1930.