For the perfect soundtrack to a bluesy little Christmas, our playlist of the best Christmas blues songs has everything you need, from King to Clapton.
Dr John leaves a remarkable musical legacy that spans funk, blues, jazz, boogie-woogie, rock, psychedelic rock and pop. His influence is monumental.
'Blind Owl' Wilson, who died on 3 September 1970 and thus joined the infamous '27 Club,' was co-founder and principal writer with Canned Heat. This is their story.
Twenty fascinating John Lee Hooker quotes describing the remarkable life and times of the blues legend, born on 22 August 1917.
The best John Lee Hooker songs find an imitiable groove to prove that the blues could make you feel, but it could also make you dance.
“Larry told great stories, funny jokes, was a foodie, wine, record and rock-poster collector, computer whiz and a special human being who really lived for the music.”
The best Woodstock performances mark the high point of the 60s counterculture, underlining festival’s groundbreaking contribution to music.
The Monterey Pop Festival was the epitome of the Summer Of Love. A festival at which reputations were made and there was nothing but peace and love…
John Mayall's 1971 album temporarily welcomed back two now world-famous former members of his band.
Remembering the singular voice of Bob Hite, Canned Heat's lead singer who passed away on this day in 1981, whose nickname was "The Bear".
‘Boogie With Canned Heat’ is a classic slice of late 60s blues-rock, thanks in no small part to the inclusion of ‘On the Road Again’.
'Blues From Laurel Canyon' was Mayall's first “solo” record since retiring the band name the Bluesbreakers.
'Going Up The Country' was a memorable follow-up to the band's debut hit 'On The Road Again.'
It was arguably the greatest festival of the 1960s , yet Monterey has been over-shadowed by Woodstock…which goes to show the power of the silver screen
The rise of Classic Rock in the 60s was nurtured with bands travelling across the Atlantic to play for crowds who saw music as something more than just pop.