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.
In September 1979, the band played their first US concerts with Kenney Jones behind the drumkit.
A celebration of the oft covered blues artist by the producer of a career-spanning 3CD compilation.
On a hot summer’s night on July 12, 1962, at London’s Marquee Jazz Club, The Rolling Stones played their first-ever gig.
Recorded in four days, The Rolling Stones’ debut album honoured the blues and introduced the band to America as 'England’s newest hit makers.'
The first appearance on the R&B countdown of the Mississippi blues original came on March 5, 1955.
The track had an easy swagger illustrated, as so often, by Reed’s lyrical harmonica playing,
The Vee-Jay single entered the R&B chart on October 24, 1960 for the man Keith called a big model for the young Rolling Stones.
The follow-up to 2015's 'Perfectamundo' sees the ZZ Top man back with the blues.
The blues-soul-rock veteran will combine new songs with covers and some notable guest musicians.
Soul icon Bettye LaVette takes on Bob Dylan's catalogue on her new studio album Things Have Changed released by the legendary Verve Records
One of the cornerstones of 20th century blues, Jimmy Reed, is anthologised on Mr. Luck: The Complete Vee-Jay Singles, released 4 August 2017.
Blues-rock pioneer Lonnie Mack, who played with such greats as James Brown and Freddie King and had his own big hit in 1963 with 'Memphis,' has died at 74.