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BREAKING: Johnny Winter Has Passed Away

"I'm not a rock n roller," Winter told American Blues Scene. "I'm a bluesman." From his earliest to his last breath on the road, Winter truly lived up to that statement in every sense of the word.

Bobby Rush Serves Up a Heaping Helping of ‘Porcupine Meat’

This is one that every blues, funk, r&b, or soul lover will cherish.

Inaugural Florida Jazz and Blues Festival Set for This Weekend

"This festival will become an annual event that attracts world-renowned performers, as well as jazz and blues music lovers from across the region and country."

2017 Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement, Trustee Award Recipients Announced

The Lifetime Achievement Award celebrates performers who have made outstanding contributions of artistic significance to the field of recording, while the Trustees Award honors contributions in areas other than performance.

Yes, ELO, Journey, Tupac Shakur Head Up 2017 Hall of Fame Inductees

The inductees for the class of 2017 are Joan Baez, Electric Light Orchestra, Journey, Pearl Jam, Tupac Shakur and Yes.

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!

Pennsylvania Blues Festival Brings Blues to the Pocono Mountains

Pennsylvania Blues Festival Brings Blues to the Pocono Mountains

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."

Blues Pundit Ralph Speas Dead at 83

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

TBT – ‘The Duke Meets the Earl’ is a Showcase, Not a Showdown

This album is a timeless classic, and should be mandatory listening for anyone aspiring to be a guitarist of merit. It is without doubt one of the finest blues records ever recorded and well worth the price of admission, and then some.
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