“The Father Of The Folk Blues”, Son House, Jr, was a major influence on Muddy Waters and Robert Johnson, and helped create the Delta Blues sound.
In August 1941, John Lomax recorded Muddy Waters with Henry ‘Son’ Sims playing ‘Country Blues’, ‘I Be Troubled’ and ‘Burr Clover Blues’.
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.
Charley Patton was the inspiration for every Delta bluesman that followed in his wake and his influence still resonates today
Watch an unreleased bonus scene from Johnny Winter: Down & Dirty, the newly documentary about the late, great slide guitar player, out on DVD and at iTunes.
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.