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The Best Blues Albums of 2014
The Best Blues-Rock Albums of 2014
2014 Blues Music Awards Nominees & Winners
These are the ten crucial artists that helped define the genre of the blues. Their early recordings and performances served to influence a generation of blues artists to follow. Whether you're a fan of the blues or a newcomer to the music, this is the place to start.
Profile and biography of blues-rock guitarist Joe Bonamassa.
The Best Blues Christmas Albums featuring B.B. King, Canned Heat, Alligator Records and others!
About.com Blues List of the Best Blues Albums of 2013
About.com Blues List of the Best Blues-Rock Albums of 2013
The Best Blues Reissue Albums of 2014
List of the one dozen best blues albums for beginners
List of the greatest Chicago blues songs, classic songs from artists like Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, and others
New Blues CD releases for November and December 2014, compiled by the Rev. Keith A. Gordon, your About.com Blues Expert
Profiles of the six heaviest blues-rock bands, those that brought thunder & lightning to their blues-rock sound and thus created the genre known as heavy metal.
About.com Blues List of Blues Artists That Died In 2013
Janiva Magness CD Preview. Blues.
Definition of the Mississippi Delta blues style, including musical characteristics and important artists performing in the Mississippi Delta blues style.
About.com Blues List of the Best Blues Reissue Albums 2013
Walter Trout Status Update. Blues.
Weekly Blues Music Report: All My Friends Debuts
Nighthawks CD Preview & Tour Dates
List of The Best Blues-Rock Albums of the 1970s
Ronnie Earl CD Preview. Blues.
Six Essential Blues Arts from the Early Blues Era, 1910-1950
List of The Best Blues-Rock Albums of the 1960s.
Profiles of six essential modern blues artists, circa 1950-1980
Definition of the Chicago blues style, including musical characteristics and important artists performing in the Chicago blues style.
Obituary for blues harpist Pat Ramsey of the beloved Florida blues-rock band Pat Ramsey & the Blues Disciples.
List of 2012 Blues Music Awards Winners & Nominees
Definition of blues instruments, a term used in blues music and blues music-related subjects.
An overview of popular blues songs associated with the devil by artists like Robert Johnson, Charley Patton, Brownie McGhee and others.
Definition of balling the jack, a term used in blues music and blues music-related subjects.
The Best Etta James Songs
Definition of the Country blues style, including musical characteristics and important artists performing in the Country blues style.
Profile of Delta blues legend Charley Patton, influential guitarist and performer from the earliest days of the Mississippi blues.
Definition of the roots of the blues, including historical figures important to the evolution of the music.
Profile and discography for legendary Texas blues-rock guitarist Johnny Winter
Profile of Chicago blues legend Big Bill Broonzy.
Profile of legendary Chicago blues guitarist Buddy Guy, often cited by Eric Clapton as his favorite blues guitarist.
Profile of folk-funk bluesman Bobby Rush, whose unique blend of soul, blues, and funk music has made the artist a popular live performer.
A Guide to Blues-Rock Guitarist Rory Gallagher's Best Recordings
Profiles of five classic early era female blues singers
Definition of sharecropping, a term used in blues music and blues music-related subjects.
New Blues CD releases for October 2014, compiled by the Rev. Keith A. Gordon, your About.com Blues Expert
Definition of, or meaning of terms used in blues music and blues music-related subjects.
Profile and biography of legendary female blues singer Bessie Smith.
Blues music tour dates - concert dates for touring blues musicians.
Weekly Blues Music Report: Tommy Castro Debuts!
About.com List of Maples Blues Awards 2014 Winners & Nominees
Review of Freddie King's The Complete King Federal Singles album
Where are they now? Blues-rock artists that performed at the Woodstock Festival, 1969.
About.com Blues List of Six Essential Contemporary Blues Artists You Should Know
Instant Record Collection: Ten essential Chicago blues albums that every blues music fan needs for their collection.
Profile of Chicago blues musician Muddy Waters, legendary singer, slide guitarist, and band leader.
Profile of Mississippi Delta blues legend Robert Johnson, influential slide guitarist and blues music songwriter.
List of the dates of blues artists birthdays
Profile and discography of blues-rock guitarist Walter Trout
Profile and discography for legendary blues-rock guitarist Jimi Hendrix, the most ground-breaking guitarist in rock music history.
Review of Beth Hart & Joe Bonamassa's Live In Amsterdam album
New Blues CD releases for September 2014, compiled by the Rev. Keith A. Gordon, your About.com Blues Expert
Review of Joe Bonamassa's An Acoustic Evening At The Vienna Opera House album
Born Under A Bad Sign: ten blues songs about bad luck.
Profile and biography of Texas blues guitarist T-Bone Walker, including recommended albums.
Profiles of six overlooked blues-rock guitarists
Profile and biography of influential blues guitarist Albert King including a select discography.
Definition of the Piedmont blues style, including musical characteristics and important artists performing in the Piedmont blues style.
Profile of blues guitar legend B.B. King, dynamic performer who has helped define blues music for over 50 years.
Christmas Gift Guide 2010 for the Blues music fan
Skip James - Rambling Man Born Nehemiah Curtis James near Bentonia, Mississippi, James' mother worked
Profile of guitarist Jeff Beck, former member of the Yardbirds and 2009 inductee into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.
Profile of Texas blues legend Blind Lemon Jefferson, friend of folk-blues giant Leadbelly and influential blues musician.
Profile of blues musician Duke Robillard, founding member of Roomful of Blues and noted blues and jazz guitarist.
Review of Stevie Ray Vaughan's Texas Hurricane box set
Six essential early blues-rock bands that would influence a generation of artists to follow
Profile of slide guitarist Blind Willie Johnson, influential gospel and blues artist of the 1920s.
International Blues Challenge 2014 Winners
Review of the Ann Arbor Blues & Jazz Festival 1972 album featuring performances by Koko Taylor, Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, and other blues greats
Profile of Delta blues legend Son House, influential guitarist and performer and running partner of Charley Patton
Profile and discography of the Allman Brothers Band
Profile of Texas blues guitarist Albert Collins, better known as the Ice Man for his chilly, fluid six-string style.
Review of Joe Bonamassa's Different Shades of Blue album
Profle and discography for blues guitarist Susan Tedeschi
Profile & Discography of the Tedeschi Trucks Band
Album review of John Mayall's Bluesbreakers With Eric Clapton, a groundbreaking British blues album that popularized American blues music with young British rock fans.
Weekly Blues Music Report: Beth Hart & Joe Bonamassa Liven Up The Chart!
Review of Paul Rodgers' The Royal Sessions album
Profile of Piedmont bluesman Brownie McGhee, a folk-blues legend and a talented guitarist that is best known for his work with blues harpist Sonny Terry.
Six essential blues slide guitarists that influenced a future generation of blues and blues-rock musicians.
Profile of Texas blues music legend Sam Lightnin' Hopkins, an influential guitarist and country bluesman.
Profile and biography of popular female blues singer Ma Rainey.
Profile of Mississippi Delta blues legend Tommy Johnson, obscure bluesman popularized by the hit movie O' Brother Where Art Thou?
Weekly Blues Music Report: Dana Fuchs Visits Bliss Avenue
New Blues CD releases for August 2014, compiled by the Rev. Keith A. Gordon, your About.com Blues Expert
Profile & discography for blues-rock guitarist Gary Moore
Review of Buddy Guy's Rhythm & Blues album
Review of Albert King's Born Under A Bad Sign album
Profile and discography of Freddie King, an influential and innovative blues guitarist.
Legendary Rhythm & Blues Cruise Reunion Weekend
Profile of Piedmont blues guitarist Blind Boy Fuller, a popular recording artist and performer and bold, expressive singer.
Profile of legendary British blues-rock guitarist Eric Clapton, who has played with bands such as John Mayall's Bluesbreakers, Cream, and Derek & the Dominos as well as pursuing a significant solo career over the past 30+ years.
Profile and discography for Chicago blues legend and influential harp player Paul Butterfield
Profile of Chicago blues harp legend Little Walter.
2014 Blues Music Award Winners
Profile of blues harp Legend Sonny Boy Williamson, Mississippi Delta bluesman and Chess Records recording artist.
Profile & discography of Chicago blues pianist Otis Spann
MonkeyJunk CD Preview. Blues.
Profile of Texas blues legend Clarence Gatemouth Brown, talented guitarist and influential roots musician that mixed electric blues music with elements of country, jazz, and Cajun sounds.
The Southern Soul Assembly Tour. Blues.
Profile and discography for blues guitarist Derek Trucks
Review of Tedeschi Trucks Band's Made Up Mind album
Profile of Irish blues-rock band Taste, featuring guitarist Rory Gallagher, called back for seven encores at the 1970 Isle of Wight Festival.
Definition of canned heat, a term used in blues music and blues music-related subjects.
Profile and biography of popular female blues singer Ida Cox.
CD review of Jack Bruce & Robin Trower's Seven Moons Live album
Joe Bonamassas Tour De Force London CD Release
Winners and Nominees of the 2014 Blues Blast Music Awards
Review of Omar Dykes' Runnin' With The Wolf album, a tribute to the one and only Howlin' Wolf
Profile of Irish blues-rock guitarist Rory Gallagher, a prolific recording artist and tireless performer.
New Blues CD releases for July 2014, compiled by the Rev. Keith A. Gordon, your About.com Blues Expert
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Give Kid Ramos A Hand! Blues.
Review of Tommy Castro and the Painkiller's The Devil You Know album
Review of George Thorogood's George Thorogood and the Destroyers and Move It On Over albums
Profile of Piedmont blues duo John Cephas & Phil Wiggins
New Blues CD releases for February 2014, compiled by the Rev. Keith A. Gordon, your About.com Blues Guide
Blues Music Report: Too Slim In The Top Ten!
Profiles of six pioneering country blues artists.
Profile of rhythm & blues legend Etta James, a phenomenal singer capable of mixing blues, soul, rock, and jazz styles into a single powerful performance.
Biography and Discography For British blues guitarist Peter Green
Profile and discography of Chicago blues guitarist Michael Bloomfield
Profile and discography of blues-rock singer Janis Joplin
Review of Canned Heat founder Alan Wilson's The Blind Owl album
Review of blues-rock guitarist Johnny Winter's True To The Blues box set
Review of blues-rock guitarist Duane Allman's An Anthology album, a two-disc collection of the artist's session work and Allman Brothers Band material.
Profile and Discography for blues and soul singer Bobby Blue Bland
Review of Anders Osborne's Peace Album
John Lee Hooker profile: Born: August 22, 1917 in Clarksdale MS Died: June 21, 2001 in Los Altos CA John
Profile of Chicago blues legend Junior Wells, master of the blues harp, former Muddy Waters Band member and frequent performing partner of blues guitarist Buddy Guy.
International Blues Challenge 2013 Winners
Review of Gary Clark Jr.'s Live album
Profile of multi-instrumentalist blues artist Taj Mahal
Irma Thomas, Professor Longhair & Dr. John Get Real Gone!
Q5: Omar Kent Dykes Talks About Runnin' With The Wolf
Profile and discography of Chicago bluesman Nick Moss
Profile of blues legend Howlin' Wolf, the biggest and baddest artist in the history of the Chicago blues
Review of Dave Alvin & Phil Alvin's Common Ground album
Profile & discography for blues guitarist John Campbell
Rolling Stones Gear: Book Review & Author Interview
Tampa Red Profile: Born: January 8, 1904 in Smithville GA Died: March 19, 1981 in Chicago IL Six-string
Profile of influential British blues-rock legends Cream, featuring Eric Clapton, Jack Bruce, and Ginger Baker.
Definition of dust my broom, a term used in blues music and blues music-related subjects.