“The Father Of The Folk Blues”, Son House, Jr, was a major influence on Muddy Waters and Robert Johnson, and...
The EP is produced by T Bone Burnett and features the band he used on Robert Plant and Alison Krauss' Grammy-winning 'Raising Sand' album.
His guitar is wonderfully evocative, but then so is his singing; Albert King had one of the finest voices among guitar-toting blues men.
The best female guitarists of all time prove that the guitar isn’t just for phallic fretwork and cock-rock grandstanding.
With ‘Electric Mud’ Muddy Waters took the blues in a new direction and managed to influence everyone from Chuck D to Jimi Hendrix.
Mick Jagger's favourite harmonica player was sitting at No. 1 on Billboard’s R&B chart for 4 October 1952 with a landmark instrumental.
A collection of 50s singles, ‘Moanin’ In The Moonlight’ brought all of Howlin’ Wolf’s best qualities together: “a tail dragon with a voice like an angel”.
The stirring instrumental rendition was captured during the 'Peter Frampton Finale' farewell tour.
In 1955, the great blues writer and future Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member had his only US singles success in his own name with 'Walking The Blues.'
As he became an octogenarian, B.B. released the all-star album featuring Eric Clapton, Mark Knopfler, Elton John, Van Morrison and many more.
We're giving away a limited edition Chuck Berry vinyl box set, plus Eric Clapton’s ‘461 Ocean Boulevard’ on vinyl, and ‘Can't Be Satisfied The Very Best Of Muddy Waters’ on CD!
Bruce's post-Cream solo debut promised and delivered much, by an artist not content to capitalise on his fame.
Muddy Waters’ 1969 album ‘Fathers And Sons’ was one of the biggest selling records of his career and justifiably so.