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Taj Mahal, Keb’ Mo’ take blues “All Around the World” with TajMo

We’ve been fortunate to be able to tell you about several pretty terrific blues collaborations in recent weeks: first, a project reuniting guitarist John Primer and harmonica player Bob Corritore, and then a soulful recording from new friends Monster Mike … Continue reading

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Buddy Guy, Mavis Staples, Jon Cleary snag blues, roots Grammys; Gary Clark Jr., Bonnie Raitt help pay tribute to B.B. King

It was a good night for the blues at Monday’s Grammy Awards, with Buddy Guy, Mavis Staples, and Jon Cleary taking home awards for best blues album (Born to Play Guitar), best American roots performance (“See That My Grave is … Continue reading

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International Blues Challenge winners; Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival finalizes line-up

The Blues Foundation’s annual International Blues Challenge took place in Memphis over the weekend, with the Selwyn Birchwood Band capturing the top band honor as well as Birchwood also being recognized as the competition’s best guitarist. Here’s the band doing “I Got Loaded” at last summer’s White … Continue reading

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Blues Hall of Fame 2010, or Mr. Handy, where have you been?

It may not receive quite the same attention as an announcement from its rock counterpart, but the Blues Hall of Fame (managed by The Blues Foundation) this week announced its 2010 class of inductees, to be recognized during a May ceremony in Memphis. … Continue reading

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