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BREAKING – Leon Russell Dead at 74

In 2011 Russell was inducted into both the Songwriter's Hall of Fame, and the Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame, joining Johnny Cash and a very select group in being so honored.

Blues Pundit Ralph Speas Dead at 83

"Nothing has ever been boring in my life," he said, "and that’s a healthy thing."

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Scotty Moore

"Everyone else wanted to be Elvis, I wanted to be Scotty." - Keith Richards

Yes, ELO, Journey, Tupac Shakur Head Up 2017 Hall of Fame Inductees

The inductees for the class of 2017 are Joan Baez, Electric Light Orchestra, Journey, Pearl Jam, Tupac Shakur and Yes.

“Blues as Healer” Symposium Set for Blues Foundation’s 33rd Annual IBC

Ranking among the IBC’s marquee offerings is the Keynote Panel “Blues as Healer” on February 3. The panel will look at the restorative power that music, especially blues music, can hold.

‘Blues’n Around’ by Donald Ray Johnson and Gas Blues Band Is Great Blues

Blues’n Around is a welcome addition to any music library! Listeners will agree after spending time with it themselves.

Shore Fire Media Announces Release of Terry Dolan Eponymous 1972 Album

This is the one that might have sealed his reputation.

2017 Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement, Trustee Award Recipients Announced

The Lifetime Achievement Award celebrates performers who have made outstanding contributions of artistic significance to the field of recording, while the Trustees Award honors contributions in areas other than performance.

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Neil Young

On November 12th, Neil Young will celebrate his 71st birthday.

National Blues Museum to Host “Women of the Blues: A Coast-to-Coast Collection” Exhibition

The collection features 60 photographs of ‘Women of the Blues’ of all ages and ethnic backgrounds representing all styles from southern soul blues to Chicago blues & rock blues.
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