Named one of the greatest guitarists of all time by Rolling Stone, the iconic blues man won 15 Grammys and...
Louis Armstrong’s birthday has been the source of much confusion over the years. We sort the myth from the fact to celebrate Satchmo.
In salute to a blues great, multiple Grammy winner and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee.
Chess Records had its first hit record on 29 July 1950, Gene Ammons' ‘My Foolish Heart’, then went on to provide the soundtrack to Black America in the 1950s.
The full, rarities-packed collection is due on 11 October on Sailor/Capitol/UMe.
“The new Blue On Black's gone to No. 1 in the US and in Canada, so everything’s really exciting right now", says the prodigiously-talented guitarist.
The young blues man also performs in Supergroup, Supersonic Blues Machine, with ZZ Top's Billy Gibbons and Toto's Steve Lukather.
Eric Clapton joins John Mayall's Bluesbreakers and then quits to form Cream, but first he records the Beano album, a classic.
‘Bare Wires’ was John Mayall’s breakthrough album in the US. Released in 1968 in mixes blues, folk, jazz, R&B, progressive rock and even psychedelia.
Day one of Ramblin’ Man Fair 2019 offered a microcosm of what to expect all weekend, including stadium anthems and no small amount of rain.
In 1956, the great bluesman recorded his commemoration of a Mississippi tragedy.
After his self-titled breakthrough, the trailblazer from McComb, Mississippi was a hot property on the US R&B singles chart.
Over the course of four decades, Lawson and the Persuasions recorded 25 albums that spanned rock, blues, gospel and pop.
Recorded across several intimate sessions, ‘The Big Bill Broonzy Story’ remains an enduring monument to the man who bridged urban and rural blues styles.
‘Two Men With The Blues’ found two of music’s great modern craftsmen, Willie Nelson and Wynton Marsalis, bonding over shared musical passions and creating a classic album.
Penned by Willie Dixon, Otis Rush’s original take on I Can’t Quit You Baby has inspired rip-roaring versions from both Led Zeppelin and The Rolling Stones.