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C.C. Rider the Venerator: Screamin' Jay Hawkins

He dressed in wild capes, crawled out of a smoke filled coffin, wore a bone through his nose. But the man called Screamin’ Jay Hawkins never wanted to scream. See, he loved big band music...
Muddy Waters Birthday Featured

Happy 100th Birthday Muddy Waters

Happy Birthday Muddy Waters! Nearly no soul in history could say they were the Blues like Muddy Waters could. Muddy is one of the most prolific embodiments of the Blues that ever lived.

Shawn Holt Remembers The Past, Forges New Path

I don't care if everyone changes and starts playing jazz and R&B, I'm gonna play Chicago blues. I'm gonna play traditional blues, and I'm gonna pay homage to the man that gave me the first guitar, which was my dad.

One Thousand Blues Stories

So many roads, so many trains, so many blues music articles....

Muddy Waters' Chicago Home Again In Danger

The home of Muddy Waters, previously on track to become a museum, is again in jeopardy.
Blue Mosiac - The Kingsnakes

Blue Mosiac by The Kingsnakes is Classic Chicago Blues

On their latest album, the Kingsnakes are largely doing what they've done best for nearly two decades: Chicago Blues
Best of American Blues Scene

Best Of American Blues Scene 2 – Tab Benoit, Stagger Lee, Robert Petway

In this latest installment we get a chance to catch up with the amazing Tab Benoit, we toss out some new ideas about Robert Petway and take a quick look into the life of Stagger Lee.
Robert Johnson Centennial Feature

Robert Johnson Centennial: Beck Plays "Last Fair Deal Gone Down"

In honor of Robert Johnson's upcoming 100th birthday, up to Johnson's birthday on May 8th, we will be releasing a series of videos, songs, and articles on the iconic blues hero. Today's is Beck, playing "Last Fair Deal Gone Down"
STL Bluesweek

Bluesweek Festival in Saint Louis Announces Schedule

Bluesweek, this year supporting the prestigious and exciting National Blues Museum, is the premier Blues Festival in Saint Louis !
Bobby Rush and Mizz Lowe at King Biscuit

On the road with Bridging the Blues: It's King Biscuit Time

Bridging the Blues continues!! This time, we finally crossed the state line into Arkansas, but more Bridging events in Tennessee and Mississippi couldn't keep us for long. King Biscuit is finally here!
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