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Who wrote the first ever blues song and what was the first ever recorded blues song? We dig deep to find out the fascinating history of recorded blues.
'Just One Night' captured Slowhand's late 1970s show at Tokyo's famous Budokan Theatre.
Robert Johnson influenced everyone from Muddy Waters to The Rolling Stones, and shaped the future of rock'n'roll. We celebrate his life and legacy.
After the success of 'All Right Now' and the Fire and Water album, Free debuted on the UK chart with the follow-up Highway on 23 January 1971.
It happened when their active life as a group had come to an end, but 18 January 1969 was doubly significant for Cream with 'Crossroads' and 'White Room.'
At the encouragement of Pete Townshend, Eric Clapton stepped back on stage at the all-star Rainbow Theatre in London on 13 January, 1973.
As one of the most influential forces in music and culture, here is infographic snapshot of historical milestones that helped to bring about the blues.
The blues artists talked, the rockers listened. Without the blues there’d be no rock’n’roll, but these influential blues songs were especially pivotal.
Highway 61 runs for 1,400 miles between New Orleans and Wyoming, but for our purposes, we'll concentrate on the section dubbed “The Highway Of The Blues”, the area that is the Mississippi...
Wheels Of Fire, the Cream album that introduced the classic ‘White Room,’ was new in UK record shops on 9 August, 1968.
Eric Clapton started his 2017 live schedule with two warmly-received shows at New York's Madison Square Garden, on 19/20 March, 2017.
Bruce Springsteen's private collection of artefacts gathered throughout his life are to be housed in his home state of New Jersey.
Kokomo, The Beach Boys 1988 No.1 is a song whose name has a fascinating musical history.
INTENSE is the one word that describes Son House, a major influence on Muddy Waters and Robert Johnson, and his version of the Blues.