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

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

TBT – Muddy Waters’ ‘The Complete Plantation Recordings’ is the Holy Grail

Interspersed along with the music are interview tracks. One gem from these is when Lomax asks Waters "Is [Son] House a better player than [Robert] Johnson is, ya think?" Waters answers, "I think they’re both about equal."
Sugar Blue with Bobby Keys (Photo: Lynn Orman Weiss)

Sugar Blue's Latest Live Album "Raw Sugar" is Sweet, Exciting, and Refined

If you want a heaping tablespoon of Sugar Blue, buy this CD! You’ll get not only this very refined and distinct blues expertise -- you’ll get a heapin’ of this man’s soul.
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Mike Zito Channels Muddy Waters

Mike Zito has been a hot act on the blues circuit the past few years. The smokin' Saint Louis blues rocker is chock full of energy and great at what he does, which is...

TBT – Why Everyone Loved Hubert Sumlin

"When I’m reaching an audience, I feel it." --Hubert Sumlin
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Buddy Guy's Arms Are Wide Open

The iconic, legendary blues titan talks about why the blues isn't on major radio, John Lee Hooker stealing his guitar cords, and a possible movie about his life!

The Sly Genius of Jimmy Reed

We're celebrating a birthday today -- that of the vastly influential guitarist and harmonica legend Jimmy Reed, who's amazing music has influenced rock in an irreplaceable way.

James Cotton to Release "Cotton Mouth Man" on May 7th

Songs inspired by Cotton's colorful and sometimes perilous life and his memories of the Mississippi Delta, Sonny Boy Williamson II, Memphis, Sun Records, Chicago, and Muddy Waters.

Tickets Go on Sale Today for Buddy Guy’s January Residency

Tickets will go on sale starting today for Buddy Guy's annual January residency shows at his iconic Legends club.

Rolling Stones Release Video For “Hate to See You Go”

The track comes from their upcoming album, 'Blue & Lonesome,' scheduled for release on December 2nd.
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