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The Last Waltz: Looking Back On 40 Years

It was forty years ago today. Thanksgiving Day, November 25th, 1976.

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Dr. John

Born Malcolm John Rebennack, Jr., "Mac" was born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Marie Dixon, Widow of Blues Legend Willie Dixon Dead at 79

"Willie felt the younger they were, the easier it would be for them to learn how to play blues music, and go forward if that’s what they chose to do."

TBT – Why Everyone Loved Hubert Sumlin

"When I’m reaching an audience, I feel it." --Hubert Sumlin

Blues Foundation Announces International Blues Challenge and KBA Award Winners

Historic Beale Street will be the site for each of the challenge rounds, opening with the International Showcase on Tuesday, January 31st, 2017.

C.C. Rider the Venerator: Hubert Sumlin

Remember this name: Hubert Sumlin. You’ve heard his incredible guitar sound. All that started when Hubert was just eight years old, and he broke the one string on his brother’s homemade guitar...

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Hubert Sumlin

November 16th, marks what would have been Hubert Sumlin's 85th birthday. To celebrate, we offer 10 things you didn't know about the Chicago blues guitar great.

R&B Hall of Fame Looking For a Home in Detroit

Robinson believes Detroit is one of the music capitals of the world and that bringing the Hall of Fame to the city could cement that status.

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Neil Young

On November 12th, Neil Young will celebrate his 71st birthday.

Hugh Laurie Receives Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

"I've been incredibly lucky. I'm going to bask in this extraordinary honor and my extraordinary good luck and I'll set to work first thing tomorrow on the global unfairness problem."
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