The album that “changed everything for The Rolling Stones”, ‘Beggars Banquet’ marked the start of a period of musical creativity...
In August 1941, John Lomax recorded Muddy Waters with Henry ‘Son’ Sims playing ‘Country Blues’, ‘I Be Troubled’ and ‘Burr Clover Blues’.
Twenty fascinating John Lee Hooker quotes describing the remarkable life and times of the blues legend, born on 22 August 1917.
Distilling the great bluesman’s career into 20 key cuts, this John Lee Hooker playlist is a perfect introduction to the man they call King Of The Boogie.
On 21 August 1965, The Rolling Stones' 'Out Of Our Heads' topped the American album charts
The guitarist's first full-length festive album will feature covers of familiar and lesser-known Yuletide tunes and one new song.
If you haven’t heard Albert King’s ‘Born Under A Bad Sign’ then it’s clearly time for a change of luck. Go ahead, get it. It’ll make your day.
In 1956, a record store owner convinced Blind Willie McTell to record his playing, what he got was more than just music.
Big Bill Broonzy was a giant of the 1930s urban blues, a giant of a man and someone that just about every other musician who met him respected.
‘Aftermath’ was a move in a different direction for The Rolling Stones, the kind of movement that other bands were also embracing
The ZZ Top legend's new album 'The Big Bad Blues', is due for release on 21 September through Concord Records.
On 10 August 1920, a group of musicians collectively known as The Jazz Hounds recorded a song with Mamie Smith called ‘Crazy Blues’, the first blues record.
A seductive fusion of blues rock and neo-soul, the single off Bramhall’s new record 'Shades', features a standout solo from Slowhand himself
Near the end of her own tragically short life, Janis made a remarkable gesture to honour one of her blues heroines.
Memphis Minnie’s legacy is not just that she recorded across four decades, she was practically the lone female voice in the increasingly male dominated 1930’s urban Blues scene
Louis Armstrong’s birthday has been the source of much confusion over the years. We sort the myth from the fact to celebrate Satchmo.