It's the quintessential blues riff, but what is its strange history? Performed by everyone from Robert Johnson to Elmore James, we trace the song's origins.
Blues fans, here's a rare and improbable performance by Muddy Waters that you might not have heard. It's his connection with singer-songwriter Randy Newman.
reDiscover The London Muddy Waters Sessions, featuring Steve Winwood, Ric Grech, Rory Gallagher, Georgie Fame and Mitch Mitchell with the great bluesman.
‘Close To You: Bacharach Reimagined,’ the Burt Bacharach musical featuring the catalogue of Bacharach & David, is to come into London’s West End in October.
Motown giant Smokey Robinson has been named as the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s latest Music Master, the 20th artist to be so honoured.
iTunes has launched a 50 Legendary American Albums promotion, with some of the greatest moments in rock, rap, country, pop and soul of the past six decades.
‘Live Cream' has returned to vinyl. The 1970 release is one of six Cream LPs available from today (May 18, 2015) on vinyl from UMC.
14 May 2015 and Eric Clapton makes a triumphal return to London's Royal Albert Hall
The legacy of Robert Johnson is rich and diverse and without his music the blues and rock music in the 20th century would have been far less rich
The Cadillac Three are Jaren Johnston, bassist Kelby Ray and drummer Neil Mason who are all teenage school friends from Nashville.
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.
Eric Clapton and Little Richard will be inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame, in conjunction with the 36th Blues Music Awards, on May 7 in Memphis.
Gregory Porter today announces a new duet single version of ‘Water Under Bridges’ with Laura Mvula, on an expanded deluxe edition of ‘Liquid Spirit.'
Otis Spann was the Crown Prince of Blues Piano - his blend of boogie-woogie bass figures & slow blues chords gave his playing great emotional depth.
Let the good times roll would be right up there with the best of them. It was originally recorded by Louis Jordan in June 1946
In March 1929, Hambone Willie as he was known, recorded what has become a standard in the Blues cannon, Rollin and Tumblin.