Big Bill Broonzy was a giant of the 1930s urban blues, a giant of a man and someone that just...
Rory Gallagher’s brother, Dónal, reveals how one of Ireland’s greatest rock exports was a gifted musician influenced by the blues as much as anything else.
Often clad in a Panama hat and big, dark sunglasses, the enigmatic performer rose to prominence in the mid-1970s.
The album features a brilliantly varied set of deep Delta blues, moans, boogies and more.
Recorded at the famed Muscle Shoals Sound Studio in Alabama, The Rolling Stones’ classic ’Brown Sugar’ topped the American Hot 100 on 29 May 1971.
Delaney And Bonnie had a profound influence on Eric Clapton when they released ‘Home’. The album remains a down-home classic mixing blues with blue-eyed soul.
'Mystery Train', recorded by Little Junior Parker at Sun Studios in late 1953 has become a blues standard and has been covered by countless artists.
The Rolling Stones played the first of two nights at The Paradiso on 26 May 1995.
Slowhand's love of the songs and style of his late, great friend and inspiration has been well known throughout his entire solo career.
The blues master's 1969 album had him working with the combined might of Booker T and the MGs.
A cynical act of mimicry by Sonny Boy Williamson II sparked a blues legend, the latest chapter of which has been tackled in song by Randy Newman.
Alabama 3 are most famous for ‘Woke Up This Morning’, the theme to HBO series 'The Sopranos'.
Why do millions of people flock to Graceland or fly across the world to see The Beatles’ instruments? The best music museums offer historic time capsules.
Released by Concord Records, the blues star's new record features contributions by Rosanne Cash and Taj Mahal among others.
Who wrote the first ever blues song and what was the first ever recorded blues song? We dig deep to find out the fascinating history of recorded blues.
The band's first studio album of the 1970s was 500 days in the making, and worth every one of them.