This classic song found Nina Simone highlighting Black happiness and optimism in the face of the tumult and turmoil happening...
The prolific blues writer had his only hit in his own name with a song he didn't write himself.
Nominated for a Grammy in 1995, the much-acclaimed album will be reissued by Craft Recordings on November 13.
The film and its Grammy-winning soundtrack turn 20 this year.
'I Put a Spell On You' and 'Pastel Blues' will be out on 180-gram vinyl through Verve/UMe's Acoustic Sounds on November 6.
A love-letter to the blues, Van Morrison’s 37th album, ‘Roll With The Punches’, is a hard-hitting album proving the Irish singer still has some fight left.
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.