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Blues News From American Blues Scene Magazine:

  1. Boston Drummer Sib Hashian Dead at 67 March 24, 2017
    Hashian with his daughter Lauren in 2011 John “Sib” Hashian, who played drums on Boston’s first two albums has died. Hashian was on the Legends of Rock Cruise, sailing from Miami with stops in the Bah …
  2. San Felipe International Blues & Arts Festival 2017 – Great Music, Food, & Culture March 23, 2017
    Looking over the Sea of Cortez, the San Felipe International Blues & Arts Festival, at the La Ventana del Mar Resort at El Dorado Ranch, hosted by the Lions Club, has become the premier fundraising ev …
  3. Todd Albright Takes Us Back and Brings Us Home March 23, 2017
    Don’t be shy; drop the needle on that sweet, sweet vinyl. Swoon as the first notes cascade off the record on their journey to your hungry, waiting ears. Close your eyes. Lose yourself in days long pas …
  4. Eric Gales Is Back, Making the Most of a Second Chance March 22, 2017
    Eric Gales is back, and he is a juggernaut. Having put his addictions and other difficulties in their rightful place and now working a strong recovery program, his music is not only thriving, it is fl …
  5. Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band Releases New Video for “One More Thing” March 21, 2017
    BROWN COUNTY, Ind. — “One More Thing” is the latest video from Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band’s new Thirty Tigers release Front Porch Sessions. The Reverend speaks for the working class in this haunt …
  6. Moulin Blues Festival Comes to Ospel in May March 21, 2017
    Ospel, NL – For over 30 years, the annual Moulin Blues Festival has made the scene in Ospel, the Netherlands. It has since become one of the leading blues stages in Europe. Each year, during the first …
  7. Hendrix Sues Serial Infringer Andrew Pitsicalis March 20, 2017
    NEW YORK – March 16th, 2017- Experience Hendrix, L.L.C. and Authentic Hendrix, LLC (“the Hendrix Companies”), the companies founded by the Estate of Jimi Hendrix and Al Hendrix, the rock legend’s fath …
  8. Rock ‘n’ Roll Founding Father Chuck Berry Dead at 90 March 19, 2017
      St. Charles, MO –  Chuck Berry, founding father of what came to be known as Rock ‘n’ Roll, has died. He was 90 years old. Berry was a guitarist, singer, and composer, penning hits that are now stand …
  9. Smithsonian Folkways To Release ‘Classic Piedmont Blues’ March 17, 2017
    Smithsonian Folkways‘ Classic Piedmont Blues, is the 27th title in the label’s award-winning Classic Series. It captures the essence of a fascinating blues tradition with a selection of indelible reco …
  10. Harmonica Master James Cotton Dead at 81 March 16, 2017
    BREAKING – Master harmonica player James Cotton has died of pneumonia at St. David’s Medical Center in Austin, Texas; he was 81. Born James Henry Cotton in Tunica, Mississippi on July 1, 1934 or 1935, …


Even More Blues News:

  1. Rolling Stones Gear: Book Review & Author… March 12, 2017
    Rolling Stones Gear: Book Review & Author Interview
  2. 12 Best Blues Albums for Beginners March 12, 2017
    List of the one dozen best blues albums for beginners
  3. The Best Blues-Rock Albums Of The 1960s March 12, 2017
    List of The Best Blues-Rock Albums of the 1960s.
  4. Nick Moss Band – Time Ain't Free (2014) March 12, 2017
    Review of the Nick Moss Band’s Time Ain’t Free album
  5. Ten Great Early Blues Artists March 12, 2017
    These are the ten crucial artists that helped define the genre of the blues. Their early recordings and performances served to influence a generation of blues artists to follow. Whether you’re a fan o …
  6. Danny Gatton Profile March 12, 2017
    Profile & Discography for Blues-Rock Guitarist Danny Gatton
  7. List of the Best Blues-Rock Albums of the 1970s March 12, 2017
    List of The Best Blues-Rock Albums of the 1970s
  8. Greatest Hits (Epic Records, 1995) March 12, 2017
    CD cover of Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble’s Greatest Hits. Page 12.
  9. Blues Styles: Chicago Blues March 12, 2017
    Definition of the Chicago blues style, including musical characteristics and important artists performing in the Chicago blues style.
  10. Blues CDs New Releases – May 2013 March 12, 2017
    New Blues CD releases for May 2013, compiled by the Rev. Keith A. Gordon, your About.com Blues Guide
  11. Winners of the 2014 Blues Music Awards March 12, 2017
    2014 Blues Music Awards Nominees & Winners
  12. Jelly Roll – Definition in Blues Slang March 12, 2017
    Definition of jelly roll, a term used in blues music and blues music-related subjects.
  13. Long John Baldry – The Best of the Stony Plain… March 12, 2017
    Review of Long John Baldry’s The Best of the Stony Plain Years
  14. Jimi Hendrix Profile March 12, 2017
    Profile and discography for legendary blues-rock guitarist Jimi Hendrix, the most ground-breaking guitarist in rock music history.
  15. Early Blues Artists March 12, 2017
    Six Essential Blues Arts from the Early Blues Era, 1910-1950
  16. Robert Cray Profile March 12, 2017
    Profile & discography for blues guitarist Robert Cray
  17. Blues Styles: Country Blues March 12, 2017
    Definition of the Country blues style, including musical characteristics and important artists performing in the Country blues style.
  18. Stevie Ray Vaughan Illustrated Discography March 12, 2017
    Illustrated discography for legendary blues-rock guitarist Stevie Ray Vaughan
  19. Review of Dave Specter's Message In Blue album March 12, 2017
    Review of Dave Specter’s Message In Blue album
  20. Jeff Healey Profile March 12, 2017
    Profile and discography for blues-rock guitarist Jeff Healey
  21. Johnny Winter – Step Back (2014) March 12, 2017
    Review of Johnny Winter’s Step Back album
  22. Ram John Holder – Black London Blues/Bootleg… March 12, 2017
    Review of Ram John Holder’s Black London Blues & Bootleg Blues albums
  23. 2014 Blues Blast Music Awards March 12, 2017
    Winners and Nominees of the 2014 Blues Blast Music Awards
  24. Family Style (Epic Records, 1990) March 12, 2017
    CD cover of the Vaughan Brothers’ Family Style. Page 7.
  25. 6 Bands That Brought the Blues to Rock March 12, 2017
    Profiles of the heaviest blues-rock bands, those that brought thunder & lightning to their sound and thus created the genre known as heavy metal.
  26. Paul Butterfield Profile March 12, 2017
    Profile and discography for Chicago blues legend and influential harp player Paul Butterfield
  27. 10 Best Chicago Blues Songs March 12, 2017
    List of the greatest Chicago blues songs, classic songs from artists like Muddy Waters, Howlin’ Wolf, and others
  28. Johnny Winter – Still Alive and Well (1973/1994) March 12, 2017
    Review of Johnny Winter’s Still Alive and Well album
  29. How do 'Delta Blues' Differ From Other Styles? March 12, 2017
    Definition of the Mississippi Delta blues style, including musical characteristics and important artists performing in the Mississippi Delta blues style.
  30. The Best Blues Reissue Albums of 2013 March 12, 2017
    About.com Blues List of the Best Blues Reissue Albums 2013

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