It’s impossible to underestimate what Cyril Davies and Alexis Korner achieved in those early days of the British Blues scene.
Few blues songs have been as frequently covered as ‘Baby Please Don’t Go’; originated by Joe Williams’s Washboard Blues Singers.
The subject of evil will remain one of interest to songwriters, no matter how controversial & unsettling. The Devil does indeed get some of the best songs.
The guitar hero describes how and why he set about documenting a unique life in rock'n'roll.
This classic song found Nina Simone highlighting Black happiness and optimism in the face of the tumult and turmoil happening outside her window.
Who wrote the first ever blues song and what was the first ever recorded blues song? We dig deep to find out the fascinating history of recorded blues.
The Vee-Jay single entered the R&B chart on October 24, 1960 for the man Keith called a big model for the young Rolling Stones.
From John Lee Cooker to Kansas Joe McCoy going by Hamfoot Ham, learn why some of the greats did so much recording under blues nicknames.
The track was already BB's 38th entry on the R&B chart, but marked only the 12th time he had made the pop list.
‘The Thrill Is On’ will center around the influential blues pioneer.
While much of 1965’s ‘Pastel Blues’ is sonically subdued, the album’s 10-minute grand finale is a tour de force.
Travelling with Chris Barber’s jazz band, Muddy Waters’ first UK tour found him playing “pure” and “uninhibited” blues to devoted crowds.
The track will be part of Eagle Rock's 'John Lee Hooker Live at Montreux 1983 & 1990' release.
His guitar is wonderfully evocative, but then so is his singing; Albert King had one of the finest voices among guitar-toting blues men.
‘Live in Boston, 1982: The Complete Concert,’ out December 4, features 12 previously-unreleased tracks from the memorable show.
The Record Store Day event will take place on November 27 in indie record stores across the US.