Dr John leaves a remarkable musical legacy that spans funk, blues, jazz, boogie-woogie, rock, psychedelic rock and pop. His influence...
The story behind 'Statesboro Blues', a classic song reinterpreted by countless bands.
The National was originally intended for Hawaiian and Jazz players but it became the favoured guitar of the great Blues guitar players.
Nine giants of Memphis music have been named, at a press conference at Hard Rock Café, to be 2014 inductees into the Memphis Music Hall of Fame.
In March 1929, Hambone Willie as he was known, recorded what has become a standard in the Blues cannon, Rollin and Tumblin.
The Apollo Theater rewrote the rules, introducing talent contests for singers, instrumentalists, dancers and comedians.
Keep the wasps off that ice cream with our hand-picked playlist, dedicated to the place which you may well be listening to music this summer: the park.
6 hours 44 minutes of music that will cool you down, chill you, excite you and at the end you'll be able to say, "Damn right I've got the Blues"
Before appearing at Woodstock, Ten Years After was just another British blues-jazz band. After the festival, the band was elevated to superstar status.
While there have been numerous apostles there's a select band who have been elevated to status of Guitar God – who are they and what makes them so special?
In 1968 the Bonzo Dog Band asked ‘Can Blue Men Sing The Whites?’ It was their take on a musical question that was being raised by many music journalists.
Sonny Boy was the man and when left the residency of a Memphis club there was fierce competition to get his gig, so the owner decided to have a competition.
The Blues grew out of the heat, hardship and misery of the Mississippi Delta in the Southern United States before the flame travelled across the Atlantic.