This classic song found Nina Simone highlighting Black happiness and optimism in the face of the tumult and turmoil happening...
From John Lee Cooker to Kansas Joe McCoy going by Hamfoot Ham, learn why some of the greats did so much recording under blues nicknames.
The track was already BB's 38th entry on the R&B chart, but marked only the 12th time he had made the pop list.
‘The Thrill Is On’ will center around the influential blues pioneer.
While much of 1965’s ‘Pastel Blues’ is sonically subdued, the album’s 10-minute grand finale is a tour de force.
Travelling with Chris Barber’s jazz band, Muddy Waters’ first UK tour found him playing “pure” and “uninhibited” blues to devoted crowds.
The track will be part of Eagle Rock's 'John Lee Hooker Live at Montreux 1983 & 1990' release.
His guitar is wonderfully evocative, but then so is his singing; Albert King had one of the finest voices among guitar-toting blues men.
‘Live in Boston, 1982: The Complete Concert,’ out December 4, features 12 previously-unreleased tracks from the memorable show.
The Record Store Day event will take place on November 27 in indie record stores across the US.
Credited to Little Walter & his Night Cats, the song was the first chart entry by the singer and distinctive harmonica man.
From a duet with Rosanne Cash to finding “the special parts” of “a really right-wing state”, ‘Oklahoma’ finds Keb’ Mo’ creating an of-the-moment classic.
The two-concert release will be available as a 2LP set and in digital video and audio.