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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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Episode 4, The BluesPowR Radio Hour

It’s been a busy past few months here at the blog, but we couldn’t let May pass us by without another edition of our BluesPowR Radio Hour, featuring new music from the likes of Ana Popovic, James Cotton, The Fabulous … Continue reading

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Guitarist John Primer, harmonica ace Bob Corritore team for Knockin’ Around These Blues

While it may have been the guitar that dominated much of the past month here on our blog – between our coverage of Eric Clapton’s Pittsburgh show, the Crossroads Guitar Festival, and new albums from both Ronnie Earl and Ana Popovic –  the next few weeks … Continue reading

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The original rollin’ stone, Muddy Waters jams with the Stones on Checkerboard Lounge DVD

Muddy Waters and the Rolling Stones – Live at the Checkerboard Lounge Chicago 1981 (Eagle Rock Entertainment) You know that question you’re sometimes asked during job interviews about “If you could go back in history and meet anyone, who would it be?” … Continue reading

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Chicago Blues: A Living History returns with another blues (R)evolution

You may recall 2009’s much-acclaimed two-disc collection Chicago Blues: A Living History, which featured Billy Branch, Lurrie Bell, John Primer, and Billy Boy Arnold performing their interpretations of songs representing the evolution of the Chicago blues, from early 1940s tunes like Sonny Boy Williamson’s “My Little … Continue reading

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In his Prime

Nice cover story on Chicago bluesman John Primer in the February edition of Living Blues magazine. Primer, who earned his chops playing with Muddy Waters, Junior Wells, and Magic Slim, has been busy in recent years, with his 2008 release All Original and teaming with Lurrie Bell, Billy … Continue reading

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