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Aykroyd To Recruit New Talent On Blues Brothers Records Label

Dan Aykroyd has just announced the establishment of Blues Brothers Records with Judy Belushi-Pisano, the widow of John Belushi.
George Jackson

George Jackson Dies: Rock & Soul Songwriter Passes Away

Songwriter George Jackson, co-author of "Old Time Rock and Roll" and hundreds of other soul, rock and rhythm and blues tunes, has died. He was 68.

Boz Scaggs' "Memphis" Has Soul

This is very much an album of atmosphere and mood. It is textured, but also ballsy in a quiet, understated way. Sublime. The players sound great, and Scaggs is smoother than ever.

Music Maker Relief Foundation Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Celebration includes museum exhibition, comprehensive two-disc set, new book, and more!
Dana Fuchs at JazzBones in Tacoma, Washington (Photo: Carolyn Frye)

Dana Fuchs, the Force of Nature

American female Blues singer with a raw sexuality, ideally with unruly hair and, oh yes, a voice that erupts like the entire field of the Daytona 500 blowing past and nobody’s having engine trouble.

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.

"They Call Me Big Llou" by Big Llou Johnson is Silky, Sultry Blues

They call him Big Llou, the well-known voice of the "Ten Commandments of the Blues" on B.B. King's Bluesville, because he weights 300 pounds -- and he wants the world to know it!

Celebrating the Genius of Sam Cooke, "Mister Soul", After 50 Years

Though fifty years have passed since Cooke's shocking death, the music he crafted and the legacy he built remains a powerful cultural staple. His life was filled with a rare destiny, creating music with an extraordinarily unusual staying power that reflected his true genius

"Tough Love" Is Tinsley Ellis at His Best

Ellis has always delivered on the promise of music that has passion and heart. Ellis is the real deal, and always has been. Tough Love is his best work to date ...

"Too Far Gone" By Betty Fox Band Is Powerful

"Too Far Gone" by The Betty Fox Band showcases her talents and the stellar band as well. This album is chock full of pleasant surprises! From start to finish, it is a delicious mix of blues and soul.
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