The famous Manchester R&B club reopened in its new location on September 18, 1965 with a visit from a favourite...
Recorded by Leroy Carr at his very first session in 1928 this has gone on to become a blues classic and an influential song
The third album, by Captain Beefheart, ‘Trout Mask Replica’, remains one of the most challenging listens of any era, and also his most beloved album.
Originally recorded in 1937, Good Morning Little School Girl has been recorded by so many blues men, from Muddy Waters to Lightnin' Hopkins
Going Down Slow is a solid gold blues classic written by St Louis Jimmy Odin in 1941 it has become a blues standard
Jake Bugg has announced his return with his third studio album On My One, out on 17 June on Virgin EMI. Listen to the first single 'Gimme The Love' here.
Capturing Eric Clapton at the peak of his powers throughout the 70s, the 6LP box set 'The Live Album Collection 1970-1980' is due for release on 25 March.
Imagine if Buddy Guy had joined Cream, or Hendrix's Band of Gypsys. Imagine no more — here's an extraordinary 1969 clip of Guy, Jack Bruce and Buddy Miles.
Recorded in 1976, Captain Beefheart’s Bat Chain Puller marked a return to Trout Mask Replica territory, but remained unreleased until 22 February 2012.
The tribute album God Don't Never Change: The Songs of Blind Willie Johnson will feature Tom Waits, Lucinda Williams, Sinead O'Connor and others.
John Mayall, Elvin Bishop, the partners in Malaco Records and a Mamie Smith classic will be among the inductees into the Blues Hall of Fame for 2016.
Legendary is a title that is all too easily bandied about, but Ruth Brown is a legend, and it's great to see her honoured in this way.
A dozen years after his death, and 44 years after he visited the Oval Office in person, the music of Ray Charles is to be heard at the White House.
Where do you think a Mississippi Delta Blues Plaque should be placed in Britain? Your chance to vote with Rockin The Blues.
Paul Ray, a hugely loved figure in Austin, Texas and beyond as a DJ, musician and champion of blues and R&B, passed away on 15 January at the age of 73.
We invite you to reDiscover Nina Simone In Concert, a pivotal album in a singular career.