By the early 1970s, Humble Pie were undeniably bigger in the US than the UK, but they nudged back into the British charts with the notable live double album 'Performance – Rockin’...
The Chess archives are being mined again on the new 42-track compilation Black Gold: Samples, Breaks & Rare Grooves From The Chess Records Archives.
Influential bluesman Slim Harpo is celebrated in the new biography Slim Harpo: Blues King Bee of Baton Rouge by Martin Hawkins.
The late blues giant Johnny Winter's collection of guitars, song notebooks and memorabilia is to be auctioned in Manhattan.
The great blues pianist Henry Gray is homeless as a result of the Louisiana floods, but the good news is there's a GoFundMe campaign where you can help.
The Blues played a pivotal role in the creation of what we have come to call rock music. As Muddy Waters famously said, “The Blues had a baby and they named it...
This brand new mural in tribute to Muddy Waters is to be found in Chicago
Live Cream released in 1970 is testament to the power of the band as one of the most exciting live rock acts of the late 1960s
George Thorogood, currently on a run of Canadian dates, has been talking about his admiration for groups such as Steppenwolf and the Allman Brothers Band.
Wilko Johnson has curated a new album of vintage material from the famous Chess Records label, to be released the day after his autobiography.
While music journalism can be biased, disposable or sink to self-indulgent waffle, it’s served as a fertile breeding ground for incisive, informed writers.
Originally recorded in 1937, Good Morning Little School Girl has been recorded by so many blues men, from Muddy Waters to Lightnin' Hopkins
Going Down Slow is a solid gold blues classic written by St Louis Jimmy Odin in 1941 it has become a blues standard
Paul Ray, a hugely loved figure in Austin, Texas and beyond as a DJ, musician and champion of blues and R&B, passed away on 15 January at the age of 73.
Just why are train songs so important in the music of the Southern States?
(They Call it) Stormy Monday is a bonefide Blues classic first recorded by T-Bone Walker in 1947