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.
In 1964, Chess Records released Surfin’ With Bo Diddley which is about as bizarre a concept album as you can possibly imagine.
Juke is an African word meaning wicked, that passed into popular usage and later came to describe a dance. We take a deep dive into the world of jook...
Howlin’ Wolf was born Chester Burnett in the heart of the Mississippi on 10 June, 1910, over 6ft tall and weighing close to 300 lbs he was a powerful man.
BB King said it was his ambition to record an album of Louis Jordan’s songs. 19 years later that album was released which acknowledges BB’s debt to Louis.