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Along with ‘Born Under A Bad Sign’, his debut LP for Stax, ‘King Of The Blues Guitar’ remains a go-to for those seeking to acquaint themselves with Albert King.
Few blues songs have been as frequently covered as ‘Baby Please Don’t Go’; originated by Joe Williams’s Washboard Blues Singers.
The blues artists talked, the rockers listened. Without the blues there’d be no rock’n’roll, but these influential blues songs were especially pivotal.
The set makes a winning start on the festive countdown, published weekly from mid-October to early January each year.
Bruce's post-Cream solo debut promised and delivered much, by an artist not content to capitalise on his fame.
As one of the most influential forces in music and culture, here is infographic snapshot of historical milestones that helped to bring about the blues.
The Louisiana-born favourite wrote such enduring and much-covered songs as 'Rainy Night In Georgia,' 'Polk Salad Annie' and 'Steamy Windows.'
The song is taken from the prolific singer-songwriter's forthcoming album 'The Prophet Speaks'.
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.
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 Father Of The Folk Blues”, Son House, Jr, was a major influence on Muddy Waters and Robert Johnson, and helped create the Delta Blues sound.
Travelling with Chris Barber’s jazz band, Muddy Waters’ first UK tour found him playing “pure” and “uninhibited” blues to devoted crowds.
Returning to his blues roots for his second solo album, ‘The Big Bad Blues’, Billy F Gibbons discusses his influences and continuing the blues tradition.
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.