From John Lee Cooker to Kansas Joe McCoy going by Hamfoot Ham, learn why some of the greats did so much recording under blues nicknames.
The great blues pianist Henry Gray is homeless as a result of the Louisiana floods, but the good news is there's a GoFundMe campaign where you can help.
A second volume of seven-inch singles from the mightily soulful catalogue of Chess Records will be out in August 2016.
uDiscover salutes Minnie Riperton, nearly 38 years since we lost the deeply soulful singer and songwriter who was about so much more than just 'Lovin' You.'
Billy Paul, a key representative of the “Philly Soul” sound with his classic 'Me And Mrs. Jones,' died 24 April after a diagnosis with pancreatic cancer.
More than just the man that discovered Elvis Presley, Sam Phillips know the roots of American music better than most, having grown up in the Deep South.
Wilko Johnson has curated a new album of vintage material from the famous Chess Records label, to be released the day after his autobiography.
John Mayall, Elvin Bishop, the partners in Malaco Records and a Mamie Smith classic will be among the inductees into the Blues Hall of Fame for 2016.
The vinyl edition of Roger Daltrey and Wilko Johnson's 2014 collaboration ‘Going Back Home’ is the Offer of the Week in the uDiscover Deluxe Audio Store.
Two vinyl box sets, each featuring seven double-sided Northern Soul singles from the vaults of Chess and Capitol, will be released by Universal on July 24.
We were saddened to hear of the death last Thursday (11) of one of the key figures in the development of New Orleans music, Cosimo Matassa.
The Blues grew out of the heat, hardship and misery of the Mississippi Delta in the Southern United States before the flame travelled across the Atlantic.
In 1964, Chess Records released Surfin’ With Bo Diddley which is about as bizarre a concept album as you can possibly imagine.
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.