TYA's first UK Top 10 album charted on February 22, 1969, with a title that captured the mood of the...
Chess Records laid the foundation for rock’n’roll, and its influence can still be felt today, as this guide to the 10 best Chess blues records shows.
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Near the end of her own tragically short life, Janis made a remarkable gesture to honour one of her blues heroines.
Louis Armstrong’s birthday has been the source of much confusion over the years.
From fleeting, backstage hangs to longtime creative partnerships, the best musical friendships come in all forms.
In salute to a blues great, multiple Grammy winner and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee.
With their ‘Out Of Our Heads’ album, The Rolling Stones penned their first truly classic song and found themselves thrust into the mania of global stardom.
Chess Records had its first hit record on 29 July 1950, Gene Ammons' ‘My Foolish Heart’, then went on to provide the soundtrack to Black America in the 1950s.
From B.B. King to Muddy Waters, these are the 100 greatest blues albums of all-time.
The Belfast legend will be playing at Newcastle’s Virgin Money Unity Arena on September 3.
The refurblished 'MOJO' Museum will also include a small venue, a recording studio, and a community garden.
Featuring classic performances from Aretha Franklin, Bill Withers, Chance the Rapper, Marvin Gaye, Missy Elliot, Nina Simone, Stevie Wonder, Tupac, & many more, proceeds will go towards COVID-19 relief for musicians.
‘Bare Wires’ was John Mayall’s breakthrough album in the US. Released in 1968 in mixes blues, folk, jazz, R&B, progressive rock and even psychedelia.
In 1956, the great bluesman recorded his commemoration of a Mississippi tragedy.
When African-American innovators of the 50s met Black Power and Flower Power head on, the psychedelic blues was born.