The film and its Grammy-winning soundtrack turn 20 this year.
“The Baker family are sad to announce that Ginger is critically ill in hospital”
This first festive offering shows that the four-time Grammy Award-winning blues man is just as adept addressing R&B and Americana-styled roots music.
Unlike pop stars, most blues artists have never been obsessed with image. But there are still some great blues album covers out there, as we reveal…
Fish is currently on an exhaustive US tour, with European dates to follow in February and March 2020.
Named one of the greatest guitarists of all time by Rolling Stone, the iconic blues man won 15 Grammys and sold more than 40 million records worldwide.
Since this landmark debut, Harper has since released over 20 studio and live albums, including collaborations with Charlie Musselwhite, Mavis Staples and The Blind Boys of Alabama.
Josh White, singer, guitarist, songwriter and civil rights activist often gets left out of "official" Blues history, but helped to popularize the genre.
The guitar is the backbone of rock music, and the best guitarists include some blues and country guitarists that paved the way for rock’n’roll’s legends.
With his trio The Blue Line, Robben Ford recorded an exquisitely played and impressively varied set of covers and originals in the 1995 LP ‘Handful Of Blues’.
Allman's solo debut, 'Laid Back' peaked at number 13 on the Billboard chart while its signature hit ‘Midnight Rider’ became a top 20 hit across North America.
“Larry told great stories, funny jokes, was a foodie, wine, record and rock-poster collector, computer whiz and a special human being who really lived for the music.”
In 1956, a record store owner convinced Blind Willie McTell to record his playing, what he got was more than just music.
The album is now also available in a limited edition translucent blue colour pressing, exclusively at Frampton's website.
The concert will take place at 5:30pm on Sunday, 10 November at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas.
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.