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Blue and Lonesome

Fight the frigid winter temperatures with another scorching edition of our BluesPowR Radio Hour, featuring doubleshots from Kim Wilson and Tweed Funk, as well as music from the Supersonic Blues Machine, Chris Pierce, Nick Schnebelen, The Harpoonist & the Axe … Continue reading

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Kim Wilson delivers old-school Blues and Boogie on latest solo release

Harmonica player and singer Kim Wilson has done a lot of fabulous stuff through the years, not only as a founding member of the long-running Thunderbirds band whose name includes that same adjective and for which he continues to serve … Continue reading

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Tedeschi Trucks Band, Curtis Salgado big winners at last night’s Blues Music Awards

The annual Blues Music Awards took place in Memphis last night, with the Tedeschi Trucks Band and soul man Curtis Salgado walking away as the night’s biggest winners with three awards each. Tedeschi Trucks won for both band and rock … Continue reading

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Seeing really is Believing: Sugar Ray & the Bluetones rack up combined 10 nominations in 2017 Blues Music Awards

Nominations for the 2017 Blues Music Awards were announced earlier this week, with New England blues institution Sugar Ray & the Bluetones and its members earning an impressive – and probably unprecedented – two handfuls of nominations, including nods for … Continue reading

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Buddy Guy, Walter Trout, Otis Clay among big winners at last night’s Blues Music Awards

The winners of the 37th Blues Music Awards were announced last night in Memphis, with Buddy Guy, Walter Trout,¬†Otis Clay, Cedric Burnside, and Victor Wainwright each taking home a pair of awards in a five-way tie for the event’s big … Continue reading

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Robert Cray Band celebrates 4 Nights of 40 Years Live on latest CD/DVD offering

Bluesman Robert Cray has been “groovin’ 4 decades” now, so this isn’t of course the first live recording we’ve heard from him, nor is it likely to be the last. But the double CD/DVD set 4 Nights of 40 Years … Continue reading

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You’ll swear Buddy Guy has blues running through his veins on Born to Play Guitar

We didn’t get the chance to see Buddy Guy when he was in town recently for the latest offering of the Pittsburgh Blues Festival, but we did read about the controversy that ensued, with the festival organizer ending up offering … Continue reading

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Elvin Bishop, Bobby Rush, and John Hammond big winners at last night’s Blues Music Awards

His latest album may be titled Can’t Even Do Wrong Right, but recent Rock Hall of Fame inductee Elvin Bishop (Paul Butterfield Blues Band) seemed to do quite all right at last night’s Blues Music Awards in Memphis, taking home … Continue reading

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Old Man Winter Blues (Blues Lyrics radio hour edition)

With Old Man Winter biting and blowing here in the northeast U.S., we thought you might enjoy this double dose of blues to help keep you warm, featuring a talk-free edition of our BluesPowR Radio Hour as well as a … Continue reading

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Sons of the blues Mud Morganfield, Kenny “Beedy Eyes” Smith team with players from fathers’ pasts on latest releases

We’ve talked here plenty of times before about the numerous second generation bluesmen and women doing their parts to help keep their fathers’ music alive. So we were of course delighted to learn of separate new projects involving two true … Continue reading

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