The great writer-guitarist, with wife Bonnie, made some of the best blues, rock and gospel-flavoured US music of their generation.
B.B.'s first British itinerary opened on 22 April 1969 at the Royal Albert Hall.
The album was recorded to analogue tape during the band’s sold-out four night stand at the renowned Melbourne venue last November.
From stoner anthems to good-natured novelties, the best songs about marijuana are perfect for indulgers – or those with just a contact buzz.
Unquestionably, 'The Folk Singer' by Muddy Waters is one of the greatest blues albums ever recorded, but far too many have overlooked it.
Recorded across several intimate sessions, ‘The Big Bill Broonzy Story’ remains an enduring monument to the man who bridged urban and rural blues styles.
Recorded in four days, The Rolling Stones’ debut album honoured the blues and introduced the band to America as “England’s newest hit makers”.
So much more than a blues singer, Bessie Smith was an icon for her race and gender, and her legend resonates like no other in the history of blues singers.
On 14 April 1951, the great bluesman hit the Billboard R&B chart with the song that he later said was his absolute favourite among all his recordings.
Harry Smith's 1952 Anthology of American Folk Music is the most important music collection ever issued, introducing Americans in the 60s to Mystical Gods.
If 'The Turning Point' marked a partial shift away from the genre that had established Mayall’s reputation, 'Empty Rooms' kicked off with a blast of the blues
In the wake of Hank’s passing, he had four straight country No.1 records including, ‘Your Cheatin’ Heart’, that topped he Billboard chart on 11 April 1953.
The pioneering Mississippi blues guitarist was known as one of the "Kings of the Blues" as well as "The Velvet Bulldozer."
A new deal with Capitol Records led to the serendipity of a working relationship with producer Don Was, and the best set of songs Bonnie had gathered since her earliest albums.
Gary's death at just 58, on 6 February 2011, came as a great shock, but he left a legacy of nearly 40 years’ worth of recording.
The Circle is part of the Berlin-based Offshore Sessions, whose mission is to “showcase some of the best alternative & indie music out there – in creative ways."