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Three-disc compilation from late guitarist and singer Rory Gallagher offers nothing but Blues (and that’s good by us!)

If you like the music of blues-rockers such as Joe Bonamassa, Johnny Winter, George Thorogood, Walter Trout, Peter Green, and/or Jeff Healey, and aren’t familiar with the late Irish multi-instrumentalist and singer Rory Gallagher, we can think of no better introduction to his … Continue reading

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Armed with arsenal of axes, Joe Bonamassa conquers monster tribute to “three Kings of the blues” on Live at the Greek Theatre

Although we’d of course heard of him by then, it wasn’t until quite a few years into blues-rocker Joe Bonamassa‘s career that he really caught our ear for the first time, when, in June 2010, we were fortunate enough to … Continue reading

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Video: Joe Bonamassa not just Pretending on this cover of Clapton hit

While we’re on the subject of tributes to blues greats, you may have heard that blues-rocker Joe Bonamassa has done a few of his own recently, following up last spring’s spectacular Muddy Waters/Howlin’ Wolf recording from Red Rocks with first … Continue reading

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Blues Lyrics of the Week: Born Under a Bad Sign

Here at the BluesPowR Blog, we holdĀ Albert KingĀ in pretty high regard (and not just because he happened to have a hit titled “Blues Power.”) Albert has long been an inspiration to blues guitarists everywhere, including a few you might have … Continue reading

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