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Tupelo Mississippi has always been know as the birthplace of the King of Rock and Roll, but now it can also be known as the birthplace of the new King of the Blues, Will…
Tab Benoit is really at his best live at a nice crazy venue like the Rock ‘n Bowl in New Orleans, jamming like mad on the guitar, breaking string after string after string …
Whether the mood calls for blues or jazz, there is a sultry appeal when a vocalist can master both genres with ease. As strong as some of the greats may have been, Margu…
British blues legend John Mayall’s musical persona might be akin to jazz drummer/bandleader Art Blakey’s mentoring of those who possess raw talent and display the goods …
Linda Hopkins released her first album in 25 years on her 82nd birthday in mid-December, 2006. She’s a very gutsy gal and still puts whitecaps on the beer when she shouts t…
If what you want is solid blues and soul from a champion piano player who lit up the Louisiana blues/soul scene in the 70s, Bobby Powell is your man. As notable a vocali…
Warm, passionate, deep toned clarity, and melodically strewn are some of the essential ingredients found in acoustic blues-pop vocals and broths. Ben Carroll’s debut alb…
Joe Bonamassa can only be described as a prodigy. How else would you describe someone who performed with BB King at age 12 and John Lee Hooker at 14? Since then, Bonamas…
It has always struck me as a bit of an oxymoron that Bob Dylan a man whose speech you could seldom understand is considered a legendary songwriter and performer. Another…
Now, here’s some great jazz-blues originally recorded in the late 1970s, showcasing a marvelous collaboration between the legendary Hank Crawford and jazz-blues buddy Calvi…