The film and its Grammy-winning soundtrack turn 20 this year.
After the delayed success of 'Layla,' 1972 also brought a single from Eric’s self-titled debut solo album of two years before.
His third UK top ten album in a year proved just how successfully Mayall had taken blues to the British masses.
The work of John and Alan Lomax has been pivotal in understanding the history of the blues and its Black cultural offshoots and antecedents.
The famous Manchester R&B club reopened in its new location on September 18, 1965 with a visit from a favourite band.
Along with his beloved guitar 'Lucille', B.B. King brought the blues out of the margins and into the mainstream of America.
As he became an octogenarian, B.B. released the all-star album featuring Eric Clapton, Mark Knopfler, Elton John, Van Morrison and many more.
Gibson's on-going video series, 'The Collection' takes viewers on a deep dive into the extraordinary, personal guitar collections of music’s biggest artists.
The best guitar solos – from driving riffs to technical displays of mastery – make a song complete and more often than not, transcend the track entirely.
The legendary blues-rocker has teamed up with the T.J. Martell Foundation to support ovarian cancer research.
In a world where Black women are consistently expected to compromise, Dinah Washington made few.
‘Live In Cook County Jail’ is a truly classic B.B. King album that deserves to stand shoulder to shoulder with his ‘Live At The Regal’.
Waters was accompanied by a dazzling team of British and Irish musicians and admirers of the great bluesman.