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Muddy Waters Tribute caps off stellar night of blues focused on fighting cancer

It’s not every day that you get to see two former guitarists with Muddy Waters‘ band perform together on the same stage, backed by an all-star band of some of the top names in the blues music world. And while … Continue reading

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A first look at Project Blues Review 2014

The late, great Muddy Waters once sang about a dream he had on his mind and when he woke up the next morning, not a thing could he find. Saturday night’s Project Blues Review was so good, we thought we … Continue reading

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One night only Muddy Waters Tribute to assemble Waters band members John Primer and Bob Margolin, other top names in the blues

Yesterday, we told you about the latest releases from second generation bluesmen Mud Morganfield and Kenny “Beedy Eyes” Smith – in Mud’s case, a tribute to his father McKinley Morganfield, a.k.a. Muddy Waters, on which he paired with esteemed harp player … Continue reading

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Johnny Winter box set chronicles nearly 50 years of blues rock legend keeping True to the Blues

With five decades worth of hard-driving rock and blues under his belt, it’s hard to believe that there hasn’t been a definitive box set of Texas blues-rocker Johnny Winter‘s music before now. Perhaps it was precisely the daunting nature of … Continue reading

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Quick takes: Volker Strifler, Tail Dragger & Bob Corritore, and Mac Arnold & friends

We’ve had the pleasure of reviewing some pretty terrific albums in recent weeks, including new releases from Mud Morganfield, Curtis Salgado, the Phantom Blues Band, Pinetop Perkins, Janiva Magness, and Lurrie Bell, among others. But those aren’t the only ones worth adding to your blues music … Continue reading

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In fond memory of Willie Big Eyes Smith

Late last week, the blues world lost another of its legends with the passing of drummer and harmonica player Willie “Big Eyes” Smith, who in death is reunited with such former bandmates as the great Muddy Waters and keyboardist Pinetop … Continue reading

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Hubert Sumlin/Bob Margolin show photos

Just posted to the BluesPowR gallery: more photos from last week’s Moondog’s show featuring blues guitar legends Bob Margolin and Hubert Sumlin. Check them out at http://photos.bluespowr.com/GalleryFilmstrip.aspx?gallery=305914

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Blues Guitar Heroes

Incredible show at Moondog’s Thursday night from blues guitar masters Bob Margolin, Hubert Sumlin and band. In addition to covering many of the classics from their days in the bands of Muddy Waters and Howlin’ Wolf, respectively, these guys threw in a nice array of songs from … Continue reading

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