B.B.'s first British itinerary opened on April 22, 1969 at the Royal Albert Hall.
From stoner anthems to good-natured novelties, the best songs about marijuana are perfect for indulgers – or those with just a contact buzz.
Hardware will be released on June 4 by Concord Records as the follow-up to 2018's 'The Big Bad Blues.'
Recorded across several intimate sessions, ‘The Big Bill Broonzy Story’ remains an enduring monument to the man who bridged urban and rural blues styles.
'The Folk Singer' by Muddy Waters is one of the greatest blues albums ever recorded, but far too many have overlooked it.
John Mayall's 1971 album 'Back To The Roots' temporarily welcomed back two now world-famous former members of his band.
Recorded in four days, The Rolling Stones’ debut album honoured the blues and introduced the band to America as 'England’s newest hit makers.'
So much more than a blues singer, Bessie Smith was an icon for her race and gender, and her legend resonates like no other in the history of blues singers.
‘Aftermath’ found The Rolling Stones pushing pop music forward and creating a rock-era classic.
On April 14, 1951, the great bluesman hit the Billboard R&B chart with the song that he later said was his absolute favourite among all his recordings.
If 'The Turning Point' marked a partial shift away from the genre that had established Mayall’s reputation, 'Empty Rooms' kicked off with a blast of the blues.
The documentary tells the story of first-generation blues performers and the kids who discovered a thrilling world at the end of the radio dial.
Gary's death at just 58, on February 6, 2011, came as a great shock, but he left a legacy of nearly 40 years of work.