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 footage was captured across three days in May 1969 at the Memphis Country Blues Festival festival.
Fifty songs that were part of rhythm and blues heritage but which didn’t fully find a mainstream audience until they were remade.
Mississippi Fred McDowell was a key figure in Mississippi hill country blues and one of the most dynamic performers of the 60s blues revival.
You want to convince someone that the Blues are great? What is it that makes them so good and what has made them so popular around the world?