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Bobby Rush FEATURED - Kim Welsh

Bobby Rush's Late-Night TV Debut Friday on the Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

GRAMMY Museum in L.A. and BAM R&B Festival in Brooklyn added to national tour dates

Devon Allman Is Thriving, Grateful, and Giving Back

"I really think that all those experiences kind of shaped me for what I eventually am blessed to go and do. I really think that you’re kind of a sum of all the parts of where you’ve been in the process."

The State of the Blues in 2011

Through the many devastating losses in 2011, the blues has remained vigilant, powerful, and displayed an unbridled power to stay, grow, and thrive through adversity.
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Albert King to be Inducted to Rock n Roll Hall of Fame

Tonight, the late Albert King will be inducted into the Rock n Roll Hall of Fame, taking his rightful place between the other two kings of blues.

Smokey Robinson to Receive 2016 Gershwin Prize for Popular Song

Previous recipients of the prize include Sir Paul McCartney, Willie Nelson, Stevie Wonder, Paul Simon, and Billy Joel.

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.

TBT – Marvin Gaye's 'Let's Get It On'

It was well recorded, and mixed with incredible finesse, including layering Gaye's vocals, rendering them deep, and alluring. The impact that this album had on music going forward, especially soul, was immense.

Guitar Goddess Ana Popovic Hits #1 on the Blues Top Five

Ana Popovic's hit album Unconditional, a perpetual force on the chart for the past eight weeks, has landed in the top spot, achieving #1 status in the Blues Top Five this week.

'Way Down In The Jungle Room' Proves Elvis is Still the King

Throughout his life and career Elvis has influenced and inspired musicians of all genres, and he continues to do so almost 39 years after his death. He proved time and again that he can sing any style of music and make it his own.

Eliza Neals' "Breaking and Entering" Brings Detroit Blues to a Boil

From the opening notes of "Detroit Drive," Neals and company grab us, shake us, caress us, and at record's end, deposit us in a blissful, disheveled, spent heap.
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