Recorded in four days, The Rolling Stones’ debut album honoured the blues and introduced the band to America as “England’s newest hit makers”.
Born on 6 September 1925, Jimmy Reed became a best-selling blues artist, regularly making the charts and influencing a string of younger artists in the 60s.
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
Jimmy Reed may not have had a sound obviously suited to the mainstream, but his simple and honest songs are the work of a unique bluesman with a rare gift.
One of the cornerstones of 20th century blues, Jimmy Reed, is anthologised on Mr. Luck: The Complete Vee-Jay Singles, released 4 August 2017.
The first appearance on the R&B countdown of the Mississippi blues original came on 5 March 1955.
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.
The story behind the Rolling Stones first ever gig on 12 July 1962...
In September 1979, the band played their first US concerts with Kenney Jones behind the drumkit.