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There's a link between Dixon's work and the relationship between Blues and Rock and Roll working with Chuck Berry and Bo Diddley as they pioneered the New Rock Music. Then his songs were covered by some of the biggest Rock Acts including: Cream, Jeff Beck, The...

In each town he'd send his assistant and driver to the grocery store to buy a chicken, some potatoes, maybe collard greens or whatever else looked good and set him up backstage. Of course the aroma of frying chicken traveled all around back there and it wasn't...

After seeing his drinking partner Willie Dixon playing bottle neck guitar and getting a lot of ladies decided to become a singing guitar slinger himself.

Determined to continue to perform Davis began to play in a wheelchair, while using the butter knife to make up for his useless hand; this my friends is a man singing the Blues with lyrics about his handicaps. His music was discovered in the 90' s and picked up by P...

All this has led up to our playing a video of Lightnin' singing RAINY DAY IN HOUSTON--the town where Lightnin' Hopkins died of esophageal cancer in 1982 at age 69.

You might recognize some of those titles as Hit Songs for Elvis Presley in the early days, it was the music he'd listened to on the radio at night as a young man. Meanwhile, Arthur was collecting almost nothing from the sales of his own records even though they wer...

Bonnie and Mr. Hooker are in live performance doing the Blues Song, "I'M IN THE MOOD," and there's a great transition moment when John Lee finishes a verse and turns it over to the lady who's playing some nasty slide guitar, and she gets down and...

One of the premier Gospel Quartets who performed with changing personnel for over 80 years were called THE SOUL STIRRERS, and when they came to town to perform, often at a big African American Church, the venues would be filled to capacity with joyous followers of the...

The early deaths of a lot of these Blues guys may have had to do with their lifestyle: booze, cigarettes, late nights and little sleep, and a far from healthy diet. But they loved what they did, playing their music, and probably had more interesting experiences in thei...

"Honey Boy" played until his death from congestive heart failure in August of 2011 at age 96, forcing cancellation of his gig at Chicago's Millennium Park that night. Fortunately for us, David "Honey Boy" Edwards was captured in a terrific video...

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