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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

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.

The 24th Street Wailers Get "Wicked"

The 24th Street Wailers new self-issued album, Wicked, is a huge step forward for the band. Featuring 11 new songs and two covers, this outing is 38 minutes of pure swinging blues bliss!

"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 ...
Tweed Funk - Love Is

WORLD PREMIERE: Tweed Funk's "Fine Wine" Music Video

American Blues Scene is proud to officially premier Tweed Funk's debut music video, "Fine Wine", from the hit album Love Is. The song has already garnered critical acclaim and airplay around the world.

C.C. Rider the Venerator: Wilson Pickett

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...
Curtis Salgado at the Blues Music Awards. Photo Copyright © Lynn Orman Weiss

Chip In to Help Blues Extraordinaire Curtis Salgado Combat the Cost of Cancer

Blues Music Award-winning soul/blues singer & harmonica master Curtis Salgado will undergo surgery on July 18 in Oregon. Blues fans across the country have already donated to help Curtis offset the incredible expense of the treatment.

"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.
Tweed Funk at Buddy Guy's Legends (Photo: John Overmann)

WORLD PREMIERE: Tweed Funk's "Blues in my Soul"

Tweed Funk, the soul-soaked blues powerhouse from Milwaukee, Wisconsin has released their music video for the song "Blues In My Soul" from their new album!

LIVE From Juke Joint Festival — Interview with Lady A

Lady A is the soul soaked, gospel inspired blues singer from the Seattle-by-way-of-Louisiana area. An amazing singer, Lady A swing by the American Blues Scene tent to speak with us about her latest album,...
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