It’s impossible to underestimate what Cyril Davies and Alexis Korner achieved in those early days of the British Blues scene.
Unlike pop stars, most blues artists have never been obsessed with image. But there are still some great blues album covers out there.
For the perfect soundtrack to a bluesy little Christmas, our playlist of the best Christmas blues songs has everything you need, from King to Clapton.
Another album that pays homage to the blues legends that inspired him, ‘The Prophet Speaks’ found Van Morrison at the top of his game.
The album that changed everything for The Rolling Stones, ‘Beggars Banquet’ marked the start of a period of creativity and excellence for the band.
Released in 1964, The Rolling Stones’ version of Howlin’ Wolf’s ‘Little Red Rooster’ became the first blues record to top the UK singles chart.
‘Live At The Regal,’ recorded in November 1964, remains one of the great live albums of all time, demonstrating why BB is The King of the blues.
Dr. John's remarkable musical legacy spans funk, blues, jazz, boogie-woogie, rock, psychedelic rock, and pop. His influence is monumental.
There’s not a blues guitarist that has not copped Albert King’s licks and fallen under his spell.
This is a blues album which jazz lovers may also love; John Mayall’s ‘The Turning Point’, from 1969, is well worth rediscovering.
'Little Red Rooster' was the Rolling Stones' second single to top the UK chart, proof of the staying power they would show time and time again.
In this latest episode, the much-respected American musician talks about how things changed after touring with The Rolling Stones.
A controversial album for both Howlin’ Wolf and his fans, ‘The Howlin’ Wolf Album’ was a psych-blues experiment that is much more than a novelty listen.
The songs that influenced The Rolling Stones most have all come from the blues tradition – as the ‘Confessin’ The Blues’ compilation reveals.
The movie will tell the true story of the friendship between King and young musician Michael Zanetis, who is producing the project.
Tyler Bryant & The Shakedown’s self-titled second album infused tradition with contemporary energy, resulting in a modern rock classic.