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Blues Blues Lovin’

We haven’t done quite as good a job of keeping up with our BluesPowR Radio Hour as we would have liked in recent months, but the upside is that we’ve got a slew of great music to send your way! … Continue reading

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Latest releases from daughters of the blues Shemekia Copeland, Zakiya Hooker help keep blues, fathers’ legacies alive

Anyone with even the slightest knowledge of blues history will be familiar with the names – and probably at least a few of the songs – of blues masters John Lee Hooker and Johnny Clyde Copeland. But with both bluesmen … Continue reading

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Nearly twenty years after debut recording, Alvin Youngblood Hart still has Helluva Way of setting self apart

Okay, so Alvin Youngblood Hart may not exactly be the first name that jumps to mind when you’re talking bluesmen who are also quite capable of rocking out. The California singer and multi-instrumentalist has been entertaining and delighting music fans … Continue reading

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True Blues in photos

We’ve added an album of photos from last weekend’s True Blues show to our BluesPowR Gallery. If you missed our recap of the show, you can read it here, or head straight over to the gallery to view the pics.

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Corey Harris, Guy Davis, and Alvin Youngblood Hart bring True Blues to Pittsburgh

Last summer, we told you about a multimedia blues project called True Blues featuring the likes of Taj Mahal, Shemekia Copeland, Corey Harris, Alvin Youngblood Hart, Phil Wiggins, and Guy Davis. In addition to the true gem of a CD (of which everyone should … Continue reading

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Taj Mahal, Shemekia Copeland, other blues faithful team to present True Blues

Not since the designation of 2003 as the “Year of the Blues” has the genre been more celebrated than it is on the newTrue Blues CD from Telarc, featuring solo and joint performances from blues greats Taj Mahal, Corey Harris, Guy … Continue reading

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All new! The BluesPowR Radio Hour, Episode 2

Thanks to those of you who checked out the inaugural edition of our BluesPowR Radio Hour over the past month. We hope you enjoyed listening to it as much as we did recording it. Today, we’re pleased to bring you … Continue reading

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San Fran harp player Big Bones helps remember Paul Pena with some vintage blues by the Bay

About a decade back during a visit to the world-famous Biscuits & Blues club in San Francisco (which, true to its name, offers up some tasty food as well as music), we picked up a Joe Louis Walker-produced CD compilation entitled Mean … Continue reading

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