On 13 September 2005, three days before his birthday, B.B. King released '80,' with guests including Eric Clapton, Mark Knopfler, Elton John and many more.
'I'm Ready,' the Willie Dixon composition, was first recorded by Muddy Waters on 1 September 1954. Versions followed by Buddy Guy, Humble Pie and others.
When Still Got The Blues was released in 1990, it brought Irish guitar virtuoso Gary Moore to a new audience.
John Mayall and his band are continuing their extensive 2017 touring schedule, as plaudits mount for the blues godfather's new Talk About That album.
Phil, and his brother Leonard, founded Chess Records and provided the soundtrack to 1950s Black America
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 Blues are all about the individual; at one with their music & feelings, and no better does a guitarist who feels every nuance of the blues.