“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.
Charley Patton was the inspiration for every Delta bluesman that followed in his wake and his influence still resonates today
Harry Smith's 1952 Anthology of American Folk Music is the most important music collection ever issued, introducing Americans in the 60s to Mystical Gods.
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.
Highway 61 runs for 1,400 miles between New Orleans and Wyoming, but for our purposes, we'll concentrate on the section dubbed “The Highway Of The Blues”, the area that is the Mississippi...
Dockery Farms, the Mississippi plantation and sawmill complex located on Highway 8 between Cleveland and Ruleville, has been named a Mississippi Landmark.
The tenth anniversary of the Mississippi Blues Trail will be celebrated on Monday (12 December) with the Blue Monday Jam in Jackson.
Released in November 1929 Mississippi Boweavil Blues was marketed by Paramount Records as being performed by The Masked Marvel …but who was he?
Howlin’ Wolf was born Chester Burnett in the heart of the Mississippi on 10 June, 1910, over 6ft tall and weighing close to 300 lbs he was a powerful man.