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Five Essential Delta Blues Albums You Must Own

Now, in the 21st century, these early players are recognized as founding fathers of the blues genre. These musicians are the pillars upon which the houses of folk, rock, and blues have been built.
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Deep Deep Blue from Dudley Taft is a Full Course Meal!

While his music is full of hooks and potential single ipod fodder, the body of work consumed in it's entirety is when it is at it's best. Deep, Deep Blue is the full meal deal with dessert!

Frank Bang and The Secret Stash Bring It With "Double Dare"

Frank Bang and The Secret Stash bring it with "Double Dare." This album rocks, slides, roars and even soothes in places. This is an energetic album. If this doesn't get you rockin' then you need to make sure you still have a pulse.

Texas style blues with Marc Benno and The West Side Horns

Marc Benno has released another album "I Got It Bad" to add to his already bulging body of work. According to my calculations this is the 18th album released by Marc Benno. He has...
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Rolling Stones 30th Album Goes Back to the Blues

The Rolling Stones are returning to their roots for their first new album in years, and it's blues all the way.

Grady Champion's "Bootleg Whiskey" a Return to Down Home Southern Soul

latest offering on the Malaco label is a return to the rhythm & blues and soul that seductively permeated the airwaves decades ago and it is a welcome return indeed.
Mill Block Blues - Ruff Kutt Blues Band

"Mill Block Blues" by Ruff Kutt Blues Band, an Instant Classic

Not only is Mill Block Blues generating thousands of dollars for the Handy Artist Relief Trust to help blues musicians in need, it is an excellent album with an all-star Texas cast. Fun to listen to and expertly made, it's got the magic!

'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.

Eden Brent soars on “Ain’t Got No Troubles”

Eden Brent is the "blues diva" boogie piano master who's been all over the blues scene for the past few years. Last year, Eden won the Pinetop Perkins Piano Award from the Blues Foundation, and one listen to her latest album "Ain't Got No Troubles" will quickly show any listener exactly why.

C.C. Rider the Venerator: Charles Brown

So legitimate, you can almost smell the barbecue and hear the bug zappers.
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