With ‘Electric Mud’ Muddy Waters took the blues in a new direction and managed to influence everyone from Chuck D...
John Mayall, Elvin Bishop, the partners in Malaco Records and a Mamie Smith classic will be among the inductees into the Blues Hall of Fame for 2016.
Legendary is a title that is all too easily bandied about, but Ruth Brown is a legend, and it's great to see her honoured in this way.
A dozen years after his death, and 44 years after he visited the Oval Office in person, the music of Ray Charles is to be heard at the White House.
Where do you think a Mississippi Delta Blues Plaque should be placed in Britain? Your chance to vote with Rockin The Blues.
Paul Ray, a hugely loved figure in Austin, Texas and beyond as a DJ, musician and champion of blues and R&B, passed away on 15 January at the age of 73.
We invite you to reDiscover Nina Simone In Concert, a pivotal album in a singular career.
The Last Of The Teenage Idols, the most comprehensive collection of Alex Harvey material ever, runs to 14 discs and 217 tracks, and is released on 18 March
We’ve had a vociferous response to our story about what may or may not be an image of blues legend Robert Johnson. Here's the uDiscover readers' verdict.
Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out is quintessential blues with a recording pedigree that goes from 1927 to the present day
A striking photograph of B.B. King on stage forms part of The Early Years of Rhythm and Blues, an exhibition currently running at ICP in New York.
Don Law, an Englishman who recorded Robert Johnson and a string of Country Music legends
Debate is spreading over a photograph, discovered in a desk drawer in Pensacola, Florida. Is this is a genuine Robert Johnson photo or not?
Entering the US charts on 17 December 1966, Got Live If You Want It saw The Rolling Stones lay the seeds of punk in 1966.
Over 100 friends, relatives and admirers of B.B. King were present on 11 December as a marker was dedicated at his gravesite in Indianola, Mississippi.
Tedeschi Trucks Band, fronted by Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks, will release Let Me Get By, their third album and first for Fantasy, on 29 January, 2016.