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WORLD PREMIERE: Mississippi Heat's "Come To Mama"

Hear Mississippi Heat call up the "La Cucaracha" ghost of Big Walter Horton on this highly-danceable, brand new track!

Blues Today Music, Media & Health Summit to Discuss Musicians' Challenges

"... the community will band together and hold a benefit to assist with recovery, medical and other bills, and final arrangements, if necessary."

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."

Chicago Blues: A Living History is Set to Begin Its Latest Venture; Will You...

"We brought together these extraordinary band leaders to honor the past, celebrate the present and to help guarantee the future of the Chicago Blues tradition."
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Fans Outraged at Fee Charged to Artists at Chicago Blues Festival

Blues fans discover merch sales charging incredible merchandising fee, take to social media.

C.C. Rider the Venerator: Washboard Sam

This is the latest from The Bluesmobile's C.C. Rider, who spends her life venerating the founding fathers of the blues. She’s walked the crooked highways of this singing country to resurrect the voices of the past. With the...

Jackpot Records Releasing Three Chess Records Classics on Vinyl Reissues

The reissue titles are Etta James' At Last, Howlin’ Wolf's His Greatest Sides Vol. 1, and 
Super Super Blues Band - Muddy Waters, Howlin’ Wolf & Bo Diddley. All titles are coming out 8/26/16, and they are issued on limited color vinyl.

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."

Chicago Blues All-Stars Live & Burnin' at Kingston Mines in Chicago, Tonight

If you're in the Chicago Area tonight, start The New Year Right With Chicago Blues All-Stars live at Kingston Mines, January 5th, 2012.
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