It's the quintessential blues riff, but what is its strange history? Performed by everyone from Robert Johnson to Elmore James, we trace the song's origins.
In August 1941, John Lomax recorded Muddy Waters with Henry ‘Son’ Sims playing ‘Country Blues’, ‘I Be Troubled’ and ‘Burr Clover Blues’.
Born on 25 January 1904 in Ripley Tennessee, Sleepy John Estes was one of the finest country blues performers and instrumental to the 60s blues revival.
Located in west London, W5, The Ealing Club was once home to The Rolling Stones, The Who and more, and is the iconic birthplace of British rock’n’roll.
‘Boogie With Canned Heat’ is a classic slice of late 60s blues-rock, thanks in no small part to the inclusion of ‘On the Road Again’.
The group may have split, but their version of Robert Johnson’s ‘Crossroads’ became a US single just as they were entering the UK charts with ‘White Room.’
'Blues From Laurel Canyon' was Mayall's first “solo” record since retiring the band name the Bluesbreakers.
Our playlist celebrating a man who was part of a golden period for the Rolling Stones, and far more besides.
The 1933 National Duolian, nicknamed Hard Rock, will be sold in England in March.
The Grammy-winning 12-piece fronted by Derek Trucks and Susan Tedeschi have recorded 11 new songs for the set, once again at their own Swamp Raga home studio.
With his track record on disc, and his voracious appetite for touring still intact, Miller's place in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is well-earned.
‘Two Men With The Blues’ found two of music’s great modern craftsmen, Willie Nelson and Wynton Marsalis, bonding over shared musical passions and creating a classic album.
Mississippi Fred McDowell was a key figure in Mississippi hill country blues and one of the most dynamic performers of the 60s blues revival.
One of the finest artists on the illustrious Chess label, Howlin’ Wolf shaped the blues, as this playlist of 20 of the best Howlin’ Wolf songs shows.
Kenny Burrell's ‘Midnight Blue’ blurs the boundaries between jazz and the blues and plays like a slow burn, soundtracking an imaginary film noir.