When African-American innovators of the 50s met Black Power and Flower Power head on, the psychedelic blues was born.
Feelings were bittersweet when the band arrived on stage in America in October 1968.
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.
With some of the most magisterial songs The Beatles ever wrote, ‘Abbey Road’ was the final album they recorded, and stands among their finest.
The duo’s version of the song outdid the one by its writer, Dave Mason.
After the delayed success of 'Layla,' 1972 also brought a single from Eric’s self-titled debut solo album of two years before.
His third UK Top 10 album in a year proved just how successfully Mayall had taken blues to the British masses.
Released on September 23, 1970, The Allman Brothers Band's Idlewild South is a quintessential slice of Southern Rock.
September 20, 1969 marked a transatlantic triumph for the short-lived but fondly-remembered quartet.
Along with his beloved guitar 'Lucille', B.B. King brought the blues out of the margins and into the mainstream of America.
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.
The Clapton cover was a big factor in introducing the reggae star to an international audience.
As he became an octogenarian, B.B. released the all-star album featuring Eric Clapton, Mark Knopfler, Elton John, Van Morrison, and many more.
The folk musician was a musical maverick, a bitingly honest songwriter, and one of the most brilliant acoustic guitarists of his generation.
From powerhouse belters to multi-octave vocalists with mind-boggling versatility, the best male rock singers have left their mark on music history.