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This Week in Blues Past: A Glam Rocker and Bluesman join forces, A...

1. Big Walter April 6th, 1918: Blues harmonica player, "Big Walter" Horton was born in Horn Lake, Mississippi. Also known as "Shakey" and "Mumbles", he was playing with several artists in the Delta by the...

The Rolling Stones Pay For Hubert Sumlin's Burial

The Rolling Stones' Mick Jagger and Keith Richards have insisted on covering the full expense of pioneering bluesman Hubert Sumlin's burial.

Tweed Funk's "Come Together" Delivers The Goods

Come Together is an innovative collection of pristine soul blues that will take you back to a simpler time.

Alligator Records President Bruce Iglauer to Receive "Iconic Innovators" Award from AirPlay Direct

APD president Michael Harnett says Iglauer was the first person who came to mind for this new award...

Johnny Winter's "Step Back" Takes Listeners on a Journey of Blues Genres

Johnny Winter’s much-anticipated final album, Step Back, spans a variety of different blues genres is a retrospective compilation of blues songs, largely from the 50s and 60s!

‘Slip Into A Dream’ with Dave Weld and the Imperial Flames

This album provides varying snapshots of Chicago blues, leaving a listener hard pressed to decide on a single favorite! If Chicago blues is your scene, then 'Slip Into A Dream' is just the ticket.

Jimmy Burns Does it Right on "It Ain't Right"

In his early 70s, Burns' voice is both powerful and valid and his guitar work is flawless. You owe it to yourself to buy this one.

The Language of the Blues: CHECKERBOARD

Discover the ancient african origins of the word, as well as Buddy Guy's incredible Chicago Blues contribution to it's meaning.

Chicago Blues All Stars Are Creating a Bold New Vision for the Blues

Chicago Blues All Stars Are creating a bold new vision for the blues, breathing new life into it, and bringing the blues to audiences that might not have even paid attention to it before.
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"Old School Rockin'" from Studebaker John is Aptly Named

You know that an album is going to be good when you inadvertently think to yourself, "I'm going to like this!" within the first ten seconds.
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