Big Bill Broonzy was a giant of the 1930s urban blues, a giant of a man and someone that just...
The ZZ Top legend's new album 'The Big Bad Blues', is due for release on 21 September through Concord Records.
On 10 August 1920, a group of musicians collectively known as The Jazz Hounds recorded a song with Mamie Smith called ‘Crazy Blues’, the first blues record.
A seductive fusion of blues rock and neo-soul, the single off Bramhall’s new record 'Shades', features a standout solo from Slowhand himself
Near the end of her own tragically short life, Janis made a remarkable gesture to honour one of her blues heroines.
Memphis Minnie’s legacy is not just that she recorded across four decades, she was practically the lone female voice in the increasingly male dominated 1930’s urban Blues scene
Louis Armstrong’s birthday has been the source of much confusion over the years. We sort the myth from the fact to celebrate Satchmo.
Confessin’ The Blues collects together the greatest ever bluesmen, such as Chuck Berry, B.B King, Howlin’ Wolf, John Lee Hooker and Muddy Waters.
In salute to a blues great, multiple Grammy winner and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee.
Chess Records had its first hit record on 29 July 1950, Gene Ammons' My Foolish Heart, then went on to provide the soundtrack to Black America in the 1950s.
Eric Clapton joins John Mayall's Bluesbreakers and then quits to form Cream - but first he records the Beano album - a classic.
Bare Wires was John Mayall's breakthrough album in the US. Released in 1968 in mixes blues, folk, jazz, R&B, progressive rock and even psychedelia
The follow-up to 2015's 'Perfectamundo' sees the ZZ Top man back with the blues.