Tag Archives: Junior Wells

Now on CD: Muddy Waters and the Rolling Stones Live at Checkerboard Lounge

A few years back, we told you about the Live at the Checkerboard Lounge Chicago DVD that captured a historic 1981 performance from blues great Muddy Waters at Buddy Guy‘s Chicago club, during which Waters was joined onstage by the … Continue reading

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Ain’t Doing Too Bad

Here’s a little something to help get your summer off to the right start: another scorching edition of our BluesPowR Radio Hour featuring recent music from Joe Bonamassa’s Muddy Wolf Tribute, Joanne Shaw Taylor, Billy Boy Arnold, Benny Turner, Duke … 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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Blues Lyrics of the Week: Why are People Like That?

This week’s lyrics likely won’t help in restoring faith in your fellow man, but hey, it’s the blues, baby. Written by Bobby Charles, “Why are People Like That?” is probably best recognized coming from Junior Wells, although it’s also been recorded over the … Continue reading

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