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Summertime Blues edition

“Monday again, I can’t face another day…”: Janiva Magness captures the start of the workweek perfectly with this opening line from the song “I Need a Man” off her new album Original, but hopefully we can help you through the … Continue reading

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Guitarist Walter Trout turns away death, embraces the music with The Blues Came Callin’

Blues-rocker Walter Trout certainly has a lot to celebrate these days, with a new album, biography, and documentary all slated for release in the coming weeks as part of a long-planned celebration of Trout’s 25th year as a solo artist, … Continue reading

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Post-Bluesbreakers, John Mayall still leading A Special Life

It’s been five years now since British multi-instrumentalist, bandleader and singer John Mayall broke up his storied Bluesbreakers for good and put together a new five-piece line-up for his 2009 album Tough (which probably describes pretty well the decision to … Continue reading

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