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Jarekus Singleton Finds His Voice by Being Himself

"That's who I am and what I do. I want to inspire people to keep pushing their way through hard times." says Jarekus in an extensive, interesting Q&A with the "next big thing" in the blues!

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.

C.C. Rider the Venerator: Little Milton

When James Milton Campbell Jr. was a kid growing up in Greenville, Mississippi, he was drawn to all kinds of music. He loved the country and western radio programs beamed out from the Grand Ol’ Opry. And he was steeped in the sounds of his Delta home: field hollers, gospel songs, the deepest blues...

C.C. Rider the Venerator: Little Willie John

Little Willie John was just five feet tall and seventeen years old when he walked into the office of a New York record company in a borrowed suit way too big for him...

"Every Night's a Saturday Night" from Bobby Keys; A Real Rock n Roll Life

Every Night's a Saturday Night: The Rock 'n' Roll Life of Legendary Sax Man Bobby Keys was recently released by the legendary saxophone great.

WORLD PREMIERE: Janiva Magness Debuts "Long as I Can See the Light" Live at...

The second woman ever to win the BB King Entertainer of the Year Award, she has a knack for making any song her own.

Interview with Hamilton Loomis out on the Back Porch

We sat down with the hard-working blues and soul man Hamilton Loomis, where he talked about his Stax/Volt influences and bar-b-qin' and being mentored by Bo Diddley.

Janiva Magness Newest Album is Essential and Purely "Original"

Original is, from the start, a fantastic album. When the vocals of Janiva Magness first swim from the speakers, there is an essence that emanates with her words, a very hypnotizing and artful style...

Altered Five Throws Down on "Cryin’ Mercy"

While the songs are finished works, they still convey that slightly rough-edged feeling that suits these performances so perfectly.
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Live Volcano!

This active vocal volcano with a heart is an amazing live performance, and the smaller the venue the better. Be prepared to be swallowed up in vocal lava!
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