Eurythmics, Mariah Carey, Rick Nowels, The Neptunes and Motown's William 'Mickey' Stevenson are also included in the Class of 2020.
Travelling with Chris Barber’s jazz band, Muddy Waters’ first UK tour found him playing “pure” and “uninhibited” blues to devoted crowds.
The set, which is out now, contains 52 tracks from Miller's extensive archive of recordings over his six-decade career.
The EP is produced by T Bone Burnett and features the band he used on Robert Plant and Alison Krauss' Grammy-winning 'Raising Sand' album.
His guitar is wonderfully evocative, but then so is his singing; Albert King had one of the finest voices among guitar-toting blues men.
The best female guitarists of all time prove that the guitar isn’t just for phallic fretwork and cock-rock grandstanding.
Mick Jagger's favourite harmonica player was sitting at No. 1 on Billboard’s R&B chart for 4 October 1952 with a landmark instrumental.
A collection of 50s singles, ‘Moanin’ In The Moonlight’ brought all of Howlin’ Wolf’s best qualities together: “a tail dragon with a voice like an angel”.
The stirring instrumental rendition was captured during the 'Peter Frampton Finale' farewell tour.
In 1955, the great blues writer and future Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member had his only US singles success in his own name with 'Walking The Blues.'
As he became an octogenarian, B.B. released the all-star album featuring Eric Clapton, Mark Knopfler, Elton John, Van Morrison and many more.
Muddy Waters’ 1969 album ‘Fathers And Sons’ was one of the biggest selling records of his career and justifiably so.
So much more than a blues singer, Bessie Smith was an icon for her race and gender, and her legend resonates like no other in the history of blues singers.
“The Baker family are sad to announce that Ginger is critically ill in hospital”
This first festive offering shows that the four-time Grammy Award-winning blues man is just as adept addressing R&B and Americana-styled roots music.
A love-letter to the blues, Van Morrison’s 37th album, ‘Roll With The Punches’, is a hard-hitting album proving the Irish singer still has some fight left.