Lightnin' Hopkins, born in Texas he spent his life playing his own special brand of country blues and became popular in America and Europe.
TYA's first UK top ten album charted on 22 February 1969, with a title that captured the mood of the times.
Blues-rock pioneer Lonnie Mack, who played with such greats as James Brown and Freddie King and had his own big hit in 1963 with 'Memphis,' has died at 74.
Here's a chance to see the full 12-piece line-up of the Tedeschi Trucks Band in an outstanding new performance for NPR's Tiny Desk concert series.
Imagine if Buddy Guy had joined Cream, or Hendrix's Band of Gypsys. Imagine no more — here's an extraordinary 1969 clip of Guy, Jack Bruce and Buddy Miles.
Before appearing at Woodstock, Ten Years After was just another British blues-jazz band. After the festival, the band was elevated to superstar status.