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A Little Bird Told Me FEATURED

Blues Law: A Little Bird Told Me about Cover Versions

A David & Goliath fight against record labels all started with a bouncy little song about a little bird that paved the way for a court case that determined who gets compensated for cover songs.

Davy Knowles Celebrates Top 5 Debut

"I'm overwhelmed by the support for the new record, and so glad to see it being received so well."

Cee Cee James, The Vocal Volcano

If you've never seen or heard Cee Cee James before, once you do, you'll wonder why not! With a rich, wildly soulful sound, James is winning fans across the country and the world.

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Scotty Moore

"Everyone else wanted to be Elvis, I wanted to be Scotty." - Keith Richards

Blues Pundit Ralph Speas Dead at 83

"Nothing has ever been boring in my life," he said, "and that’s a healthy thing."

Robin Trower Bemoans the State of Today’s Blues

With all due respect to Mr. Trower's age, experience, and musical knowledge, I must reply, poppycock!
Treme House... not of the Rising Sun

A Brief History of "House of the Rising Sun"

The House of the Rising Sun may evoke memories of The Animals, but the song has a hidden & shockingly broad history, spanning every folk-inspired corner of the U.S. & dating back nearly 100 years.

Ronnie Earl Buries Darkness with Light

Stevie Ray Vaughan and Ronnie Earl were friends before Stevie became famous. The well-known bluesman has had a long and winding career, filled with highs and lows -- but no devil's music.

Etta James Close to Death

More sad news for blues and music fans this year. The manager of longstanding musical icon Etta James has stated today that the soul and blues singer is terminally ill with late-stage leukemia.

Celebration of “Killer” Ray Allison Begins Today

Those wishing to do so can donate to a GoFundMe page set up In Memory of “Killer” Ray to help with related expenses.
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