From Muddy Waters to B.B. King and Koko Taylor to Shemekia Copeland, discover the records that made it onto our list of the best blues albums ever.
Muddy was the first to record Willie Dixon's future blues classic ‘I'm Ready,’ on September 1, 1954.
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.
A celebration of a unique instrument, in honor of 'Leo' Fender, born on August 10, 1909.
From hard rockers to virtuoso jazzers, the best guitarists of all time represent a variety of sounds.
In salute to a blues great, multiple Grammy winner and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee.
The film has its TV premiere on July 27 as part of PBS' American Masters series
Penned by Willie Dixon, Otis Rush’s song has inspired rip-roaring versions from both Led Zeppelin and The Rolling Stones.
The film includes contributions from Eric Clapton, Carlos Santana, Gary Clark Jr., John Mayer, and Kingfish, as well as Guy himself.
Just a few of the greats, whose influence spans continents, genres, and generations.
'The Folk Singer' by Muddy Waters is one of the greatest blues albums ever recorded, but far too many have overlooked it.
The documentary tells the story of first-generation blues performers and the kids who discovered a thrilling world at the end of the radio dial.
One of the greatest independent labels in history, the music of Chess Records still sounds revolutionary.
The guitar virtuoso from Fargo, North Dakota started kicking up a storm on disc at the age of 14.
Long before he assumed rock god status with Led Zeppelin, Page was an in-demand guitar for hire on the London session circuit.