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2014 Blues Music Awards Nominees & Winners
Profile and biography of blues-rock guitarist Joe Bonamassa.
Definition of the Mississippi Delta blues style, including musical characteristics and important artists performing in the Mississippi Delta blues style.
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.
List of 2012 Blues Music Awards Winners & Nominees
New Blues CD releases for April 2014, compiled by the Rev. Keith A. Gordon, your About.com Blues Guide
List of the one dozen best blues albums for beginners
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.
List of The Best Blues-Rock Albums of the 1960s.
List of the greatest Chicago blues songs, classic songs from artists like Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, and others
Profiles of six essential modern blues artists, circa 1950-1980
List of The Best Blues-Rock Albums of the 1970s
About.com Blues List of the Best Blues Albums of 2013
About.com Blues List of the Best Blues-Rock Albums of 2013
Definition of the Chicago blues style, including musical characteristics and important artists performing in the Chicago blues style.
Review of Beth Hart & Joe Bonamassa's Live In Amsterdam album
The Best Etta James Songs
Review of Wilko Johnson & Roger Daltry's Going Back Home album
Six Essential Blues Arts from the Early Blues Era, 1910-1950
New Blues CD releases for March 2014, compiled by the Rev. Keith A. Gordon, your About.com Blues Guide
Profiles of five classic early era female blues singers
Instant Record Collection: Ten essential Chicago blues albums that every blues music fan needs for their collection.
An overview of popular blues songs associated with the devil by artists like Robert Johnson, Charley Patton, Brownie McGhee and others.
Biography and Discography For British blues guitarist Peter Green
Definition of the Country blues style, including musical characteristics and important artists performing in the Country blues style.
Where are they now? Blues-rock artists that performed at the Woodstock Festival, 1969.
Review of Joe Bonamassa's An Acoustic Evening At The Vienna Opera House album
Six essential blues slide guitarists that influenced a future generation of blues and blues-rock musicians.
Profile and biography of legendary female blues singer Bessie Smith.
List of the dates of blues artists birthdays
Profile and biography of influential blues guitarist Albert King including a select discography.
About.com Blues List of the Best Blues Reissue Albums 2013
Profile of British blues-rock legend John Mayall, founder of John Mayall's Bluesbreakers, mentor of Eric Clapton, Peter Green, and future members of Fleetwood Mac.
Profile of Mississippi Delta blues legend Robert Johnson, influential slide guitarist and blues music songwriter.
John Lee Hooker profile: Born: August 22, 1917 in Clarksdale MS Died: June 21, 2001 in Los Altos CA John
Review of Joe Louis Walker's Hornet's Nest album
New Blues CD releases for February 2014, compiled by the Rev. Keith A. Gordon, your About.com Blues Guide
Definition of the roots of the blues, including historical figures important to the evolution of the music.
Profile and biography of popular female blues singer Ma Rainey.
Definition of balling the jack, a term used in blues music and blues music-related subjects.
Review of Rock Candy Funk Party's We Want Groove album
Profile of Irish blues-rock guitarist Rory Gallagher, a prolific recording artist and tireless performer.
Profile of Chicago blues musician Muddy Waters, legendary singer, slide guitarist, and band leader.
Definition of jelly roll, a term used in blues music and blues music-related subjects.
Definition of sharecropping, a term used in blues music and blues music-related subjects.
Profiles of six overlooked blues-rock guitarists
Profile of legendary Chicago blues guitarist Buddy Guy, often cited by Eric Clapton as his favorite blues guitarist.
Profile and discography for legendary blues-rock guitarist Jimi Hendrix, the most ground-breaking guitarist in rock music history.
A Guide to Blues-Rock Guitarist Rory Gallagher's Best Recordings
Profile & discography for blues-rock guitarist Gary Moore
Profile of influential Texas blues-rock guitarist Stevie Ray Vaughan.
Definition of boogie-woogie, a term used in blues music and blues music-related subjects.
Profile and discography of blues-rock guitarist Walter Trout
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Profile and discography for acoustic blues guitarist Eric Bibb
Blues music tour dates - concert dates for touring blues musicians.
Profile & discography for blues guitarist Robert Cray
Review of the Nick Moss Band's Time Ain't Free album
Profile and discography for blues-rock band Govt Mule with guitarist Warren Haynes
About.com Blues List of the Six Best Texas Blues Artists
Review of Buddy Guy's Rhythm & Blues album
Profile of Mississippi Delta blues legend Tommy Johnson, obscure bluesman popularized by the hit movie O' Brother Where Art Thou?
Profile of blues legend Howlin' Wolf, the biggest and baddest artist in the history of the Chicago blues
Profile of Koko Taylor, the Queen of the Blues and Chicago blues legend.
About.com Blues List of Six Essential Contemporary Blues Artists You Should Know
Profile of late blues-rock slide guitarist Duane Allman, founder of the Allman Brothers Band and a notable studio musician. Allman also performed on the classic Derek & the Dominos album.
Profiles of six pioneering country blues artists.
Profile and discography of Freddie King, an influential and innovative blues guitarist.
Born: May 1, 1930 in Marksville LA Died: February 15, 1968 in Chicago IL More than any other harp-slinger,
Profile of British blues-rock legends the Rolling Stones.
Profile & discography of Chicago blues pianist Otis Spann
Profile and discography for legendary Texas blues-rock guitarist Johnny Winter
Definition of blues instruments, a term used in blues music and blues music-related subjects.
Review of Joe Bonamassa's Live From The Royal Albert Hall DVD, a two-disc set featuring a dynamic performance by the blues-rock guitarist and special guest Eric Clapton
Profile of folk-blues artist Huddie Ledbetter, better known as Leadbelly.
Profile & Discography of Savoy Brown with Kim Simmonds
Profile of Irish blues-rock band Taste, featuring guitarist Rory Gallagher, called back for seven encores at the 1970 Isle of Wight Festival.
Skip James - Rambling Man Born Nehemiah Curtis James near Bentonia, Mississippi, James' mother worked
Profle and discography for blues guitarist Susan Tedeschi
Born Under A Bad Sign: ten blues songs about bad luck.
Definition of the Piedmont blues style, including musical characteristics and important artists performing in the Piedmont blues style.
Six essential early blues-rock bands that would influence a generation of artists to follow
Review of Anders Osborne's Peace Album
CD review of The Super Super Blues Band album Featuring Howlin' Wolf, Muddy Waters & Bo Diddley
Profile of blues guitar legend B.B. King, dynamic performer who has helped define blues music for over 50 years.
Profiles of five influential blues-rock guitarists that helped define the genre and influence a generation of musicians to follow.
Profile of Texas blues legend Blind Lemon Jefferson, friend of folk-blues giant Leadbelly and influential blues musician.
Profile and discography for legendary acoustic bluesman John Hammond
Obituary for Nashville blues guitarist Johnny Jones
Profiles of Piedmont Blues Pioneers
Details and information on 2013 Blues Festivals
The Best Blues Christmas Albums featuring B.B. King, Canned Heat, Alligator Records and others!
Profile of British blues-rock band the Yardbirds, featuring Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck, and Jimmy Page, three guitarists that would influence the future of rock music and launch the Yardbirds to international stardom.
Profile and Discography for blues-rock guitarist Roy Buchanan
Profile and biography of Texas blues guitarist T-Bone Walker, including recommended albums.
Profile of Delta blues legend Charley Patton, influential guitarist and performer from the earliest days of the Mississippi blues.
Review of the Paul Butterfield Blues Band's An Anthology: The Elektra Years, a two-disc collection of 33 of the Chicago blues pioneers' best songs
Profile of Chicago blues legend Big Bill Broonzy.
Profile of folk-funk bluesman Bobby Rush, whose unique blend of soul, blues, and funk music has made the artist a popular live performer.
Profile and discography for blues guitarist Derek Trucks
Definition of, or meaning of terms used in blues music and blues music-related subjects.
When the band returned to work in 1979 with Deguello , they were sporting a more polished sound that
Profile of Texas blues music legend Sam Lightnin' Hopkins, an influential guitarist and country bluesman.
Profile and discography of blues-rock guitarist Michael Bloomfield
Review of Paul Rodgers' The Royal Sessions album
About.com Blues List of Blues Artists That Died In 2013
Profile and discography of British blues-rock guitarist Robin Trower
Definition of Lucille, guitar owned by B B King, a term used in blues music and blues music-related subjects.
Born: February 14, 1937 in Grenada MS Died: December 1, 1969 in Chicago IL In an overcrowded field that
Profile and discography of the Allman Brothers Band
Definition of mojo, a term used in blues music and blues music-related subjects.
Review of Deep Blues by Robert Palmer, a classic cultural history of the Mississippi blues.
Review of Grady Champion's Back in Mississippi Live at the 930 Blues Café Album
Profile and discography for blues-rock band Canned Heat
Profile of Delta bluesman Mississippi Fred McDowell, the influential blues singer and slide guitarist who helped define the North Mississippi Hill Country blues sound.
Review of Tedeschi Trucks Band's Made Up Mind album
Profile and discography for blues guitarist Luther Allison
Review of James Cotton's Cotton Mouth Man album
Definition of dust my broom, a term used in blues music and blues music-related subjects.
: Sweet Home Chicago: One of blues music's enduring standards, the song "Sweet Home Chicago" is nevertheless
Profile of Piedmont blues guitarist Blind Boy Fuller, a popular recording artist and performer and bold, expressive singer.
Profile of Texas blues band the Fabulous Thunderbirds, starring Kim Wilson.
Profile and Discography of blues-rock guitarist Kenny Wayne Shepherd
Profile and discography for blues-rock guitarist Warren Haynes, guitarist for the Allman Brothers Band and founder of Gov't Mule
Review of Freddie King's The Complete King Federal Singles album
Definition of John the Conqueroo, a term used in blues music and blues music-related subjects.
Definition of cuttin' heads, a term used in blues music and blues music-related subjects.
Review of Albert King's Born Under A Bad Sign album
Profile and discography of Chicago bluesman Nick Moss
Biography & discography for blues pianist Pinetop Perkins
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 of Delta blues legend Son House, influential guitarist and performer and running partner of Charley Patton
Review of Tommy Castro and the Painkiller's The Devil You Know album
Profile and discography for blues-rock legends The Nighthawks
New Blues CD releases for January 2014, compiled by the Rev. Keith A. Gordon, your About.com Blues Guide
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.
Profile of rhythm & blues legend Etta James, a phenomenal singer capable of mixing blues, soul, rock, and jazz styles into a single powerful performance.
Profile and discography for Canned Heat's Al 'Blind Owl' Wilson, an underrated blues-rock guitarist and harmonica player
Profile & Discography for Louisiana Blues Guitarist Tab Benoit
New Blues CD releases for October 2013, compiled by the Rev. Keith A. Gordon, your About.com Blues Guide
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.
Review of Canned Heat founder Alan Wilson's The Blind Owl album
Review of The Bluesmasters featuring Mickey Thomas Album
Profile and biography of popular female blues singer Ida Cox.
Review of Peter Guralnick's Searching For Robert Johnson book, a lengthy essay on the importance and influence of the blues legend
Review of the Jimi Hendrix Experience's Electric Ladyland album, the landmark work upon which the guitarist's legacy is based
Profile & discography of blues-rock guitarist George Thorogood and the Delaware Detroyers.
Profile and discography for Chicago blues legend and influential harp player Paul Butterfield
Profile and discography of Chicago blues guitarist Otis Rush, one of the progenitors of the West Side blues style.
Profile of slide guitarist Blind Willie Johnson, influential gospel and blues artist of the 1920s.