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Bobby Rush, Fantastic Negrito each land first Grammy award

In case you missed it, the annual Grammy Awards took place last night, with the blues awards again among the 75 or so doled out during a live-streamed ceremony before the bright lights of the network TV cameras came on. … Continue reading

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All I Ever Do is Sing the Blues

Here’s another talk-free edition of our BluesPowR Radio Hour to help keep your summer sizzling, including music from the Knickerbocker All-Stars, Mike Zito & the Wheel, Fantastic Negrito, Davina and the Vagabonds, Tinsley Ellis, and more, as well as a … Continue reading

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Mojo Risin’: Fantastic Negrito pushes blues to the brink on Last Days of Oakland

Last summer, we told you about the Muddy Waters 100¬†project, on which former Waters band guitarist John Primer and a collection of friends paid tribute to the late blues master with a set of updated takes on a number of … Continue reading

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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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Once Lost in a Crowd, Fantastic Negrito now well on his way to being found

Here’s a tune we thought might help get your weekend off to the right kind of start, from a contemporary West Coast blues artist who goes by the name of Fantastic Negrito. Fans of NPR’s All Songs Considered might recognize … Continue reading

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