Soul Blues

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Magic Sam

Tomorrow marks the 47th anniversary of the all-too-early death of a West Side Chicago guitar master. In honor of his gifted influence on the world of electric blues music, we offer 10 things you may not know about Samuel Maghett, better known to the world as Magic Sam.

The Fast Track with Pierre Lacocque

"Well, one that I am quite pleased with and it’s a blessing, with the years the name of the band has grown among fans."

TBT – Dr. John’s ‘In a Sentimental Mood’ Is a Harvest of Wonder

His early performances are the stuff of myth and legend, and just dropping a needle on one of his exceptional albums will ignite the passions gathered in any given space.

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Dr. John

Born Malcolm John Rebennack, Jr., "Mac" was born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Sharon Jones, Dynamic Voice of the Dap-Kings Dead at 60

These records were funk and soul works of art that featured a tip of the hat to the greatness of the Stax sound...

‘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.

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.

R&B Hall of Fame Looking For a Home in Detroit

Robinson believes Detroit is one of the music capitals of the world and that bringing the Hall of Fame to the city could cement that status.

Hugh Laurie Receives Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

"I've been incredibly lucky. I'm going to bask in this extraordinary honor and my extraordinary good luck and I'll set to work first thing tomorrow on the global unfairness problem."

Bluescentric.com Launches New Product Lines Including Otis Redding and Stax Brands

These indelible, iconic brands join Howlin’ Wolf, Bo Diddley, Johnny Winter and others as part of the Bluescentric family.
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