A new deal with Capitol Records led to the serendipity of a working relationship with producer Don Was, and the...
‘Live In Cook County Jail’ is a truly classic BB King album that deserves to stand shoulder to shoulder with his ‘Live At The Regal’.
An appreciation of the Soul Queen of New Orleans by her longtime collaborator Scott Billington.
Son of Chess Records co-founder Leonard Chess, Marshall Chess offers an exclusive guide to the Chicago label that helped invent rock’n’roll.
Little Walter single-handedly fashioned the stylistic approach for harmonica which has been emulated by virtually every blues harmonica player.
“What a year this is going to be! First, sold out stadiums, then we get to go on tour with the mighty ZZ Top!”
BluesClub, featuring Guy Fletcher, Robbie McIntosh and others, will play the fundraiser in honour of former bandmate Rogan, longtime guitar tech of Pete Townshend.
From the opening bars of ‘Ain’t Wastin’ Time No More’, The Allman Brothers Band set out to ensure that ‘Eat A Peach’ would be remembered as a classic.
This blues classic has gone by many names, but perhaps the best known version is Lloyd Price’s ’Stagger Lee’ that topped the US Hot 100 in February 1959.
During the early days of their first tour as headliners, The Rolling Stones released their debut EP and on 8 February 1964, it became their first No.1.
On 4 February 1967, just over six months short of his 50th birthday, John Lee's name appeared on the UK album chart for the first time, with 'House Of The Blues.'
Louis Jordan was dubbed the King of The Jukebox and rightly so, he was a huge star and one that is sadly much less remembered than he ought to be…
Willie Dixon was a fixer, arranger, talent scout, boxer, performer and songwriter, who did more to shape the sound of post war Chicago blues than any other.
The guitar virtuoso from Fargo, North Dakota started kicking up a storm on disc at the age of 14.
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.
A seminal part of the history of rhythm and blues music, Bland was born in a tiny community in Shelby County, Tennessee on 27 January 1930.