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Quick takes: latest from blues masters John Mayall, Joe Louis Walker

Here are a few more recent releases we just couldn’t let go unmentioned before the new year, from two of the biggest names in the blues! John Mayall, Find a Way to Care (Forty Below Records) Even after all these … Continue reading

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Chicago tribute show, latest album Step Back both good ways to remember blues guitar legend Johnny Winter

If, like us, you weren’t able to make it to Chicago for the Johnny Winter remembrance show that took place at Buddy Guy’s Legends a few weekends back (or to a computer for the accompanying live webstream of the program), … Continue reading

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Johnny Winter box set chronicles nearly 50 years of blues rock legend keeping True to the Blues

With five decades worth of hard-driving rock and blues under his belt, it’s hard to believe that there hasn’t been a definitive box set of Texas blues-rocker Johnny Winter‘s music before now. Perhaps it was precisely the daunting nature of … Continue reading

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Johnny Winter recalls blues roots on latest CD

There’s an old Willie Dixon adage you might have heard that “The blues is the roots, and the rest is the fruits.” One timely example of that sentiment is Texas guitar slinger Freddie King‘s inclusion among this year’s nominees for the … Continue reading

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