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2016-10-22T11:13:48ZThese 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 of the blues or a newcomer to the music, this is the place to start.
2016-10-22T11:13:48ZList of the one dozen best blues albums for beginners
2016-10-22T11:13:48ZInstant Record Collection: Ten essential Chicago blues albums that every blues music fan needs for their collection.
2016-10-22T11:13:48ZList of The Best Blues-Rock Albums of the 1960s.
2016-10-22T11:13:48ZSix Essential Blues Arts from the Early Blues Era, 1910-1950
2016-10-22T11:13:48ZDefinition of the Mississippi Delta blues style, including musical characteristics and important artists performing in the Mississippi Delta blues style.
2016-10-22T11:13:48ZProfiles of the heaviest blues-rock bands, those that brought thunder & lightning to their sound and thus created the genre known as heavy metal.
2016-10-22T11:13:48ZDefinition of the Country blues style, including musical characteristics and important artists performing in the Country blues style.
2016-10-22T11:13:48ZList of the greatest Chicago blues songs, classic songs from artists like Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, and others
2016-10-22T11:13:48ZList of The Best Blues-Rock Albums of the 1970s
2016-10-22T11:13:48ZProfiles of six essential modern blues artists, circa 1950-1980
2016-10-22T11:13:48ZDefinition of blues instruments, a term used in blues music and blues music-related subjects.
2016-10-22T11:13:48ZThe Rev. Gordon's favorite blues-rock artists
2016-10-22T11:13:48ZProfiles of five classic early era female blues singers
2016-10-22T11:13:48ZA Guide to Blues-Rock Guitarist Rory Gallagher's Best Recordings
2016-10-22T11:13:48ZDefinition of the Chicago blues style, including musical characteristics and important artists performing in the Chicago blues style.
2016-10-22T11:13:48ZThe guitarist discovered by B.B. King blends genres in scorching recordings that have topped the charts since the early 2000s.
2016-10-22T11:13:48ZThe Best Blues Christmas Albums featuring B.B. King, Canned Heat, Alligator Records and others!
2016-10-22T11:13:48ZAbout.com Blues List of the Best Blues-Rock Albums of 2013
2016-10-22T11:13:48ZProfile of blues guitar legend B.B. King, dynamic performer who has helped define blues music for over 50 years.
2016-10-22T11:13:48ZProfile and biography of influential blues guitarist Albert King including a select discography.
2016-10-22T11:13:48ZProfile and discography of blues-rock guitarist Coco Montoya
2016-10-22T11:13:48ZProfiles of six pioneering country blues artists.
2016-10-22T11:13:48ZReview of Dave Alvin & Phil Alvin's Common Ground album
2016-10-22T11:13:48ZProfile and biography of popular female blues singer Ma Rainey.
2016-10-22T11:13:48ZProfiles of six overlooked blues-rock guitarists
2016-10-22T11:13:48ZAn overview of popular blues songs associated with the devil by artists like Robert Johnson, Charley Patton, Brownie McGhee and others.
2016-10-22T11:13:48ZThe Best Etta James Songs
2016-10-22T11:13:48ZSix essential blues slide guitarists that influenced a future generation of blues and blues-rock musicians.
2016-10-22T11:13:48Z2014 Blues Music Awards Nominees & Winners
2016-10-22T11:13:48ZWhere are they now? Blues-rock artists that performed at the Woodstock Festival, 1969.
2016-10-22T11:13:48ZReview of Gary Clark Jr.'s Live album
2016-10-22T11:13:48ZBiography and Discography For British blues guitarist Peter Green
2016-10-22T11:13:48ZBorn Under A Bad Sign: ten blues songs about bad luck.
2016-10-22T11:13:48ZList of the dates of blues artists birthdays
2016-10-22T11:13:48ZAbout.com Blues List of Blues Artists That Died In 2013
2016-10-22T11:13:48ZDefinition of balling the jack, a term used in blues music and blues music-related subjects.
2016-10-22T11:13:48ZProfile of Chicago blues musician Muddy Waters, legendary singer, slide guitarist, and band leader.
2016-10-22T11:13:48ZThe Best Blues-Rock Albums of 2014
2016-10-22T11:13:48ZProfile of Delta blues legend Son House, influential guitarist and performer and running partner of Charley Patton
2016-10-22T11:13:48ZList of 2012 Blues Music Awards Winners & Nominees
2016-10-22T11:13:48ZAbout.com Blues List of the Best Blues Albums of 2013
2016-10-22T11:13:48ZDetails and information on 2013 Blues Festivals
2016-10-22T11:13:48ZProfile and discography for blues guitarist Jimmie Vaughan
2016-10-22T11:13:48ZProfile and biography of legendary female blues singer Bessie Smith.
2016-10-22T11:13:48ZProfile of Texas blues legend Blind Lemon Jefferson, friend of folk-blues giant Leadbelly and influential blues musician.
2016-10-22T11:13:48ZProfile of Mississippi Delta blues legend Robert Johnson, influential slide guitarist and blues music songwriter.
2016-10-22T11:13:48ZReview of Long John Baldry's The Best of the Stony Plain Years
2016-10-22T11:13:48ZProfile and discography of blues-rock guitarist Walter Trout
2016-10-22T11:13:48ZProfile and biography of Texas blues guitarist T-Bone Walker, including recommended albums.
2016-10-22T11:13:48ZSix essential early blues-rock bands that would influence a generation of artists to follow
2016-10-22T11:13:48ZProfile & discography for blues guitarist John Campbell
2016-10-22T11:13:48ZNew Blues CD releases for November 2013, compiled by the Rev. Keith A. Gordon, your About.com Blues Guide
2016-10-22T11:13:48ZProfile of Mississippi Delta blues legend Tommy Johnson, obscure bluesman popularized by the hit movie O' Brother Where Art Thou?
2016-10-22T11:13:48ZReview of Omar Dykes' Runnin' With The Wolf album, a tribute to the one and only Howlin' Wolf
2016-10-22T11:13:48ZSkip James - Rambling Man Born Nehemiah Curtis James near Bentonia, Mississippi, James' mother worked
2016-10-22T11:13:48ZReview of Delbert & Glen's Blind, Crippled and Crazy album
2016-10-22T11:13:48ZReview of Buddy Guy's Rhythm & Blues album
2016-10-22T11:13:48ZProfile and discography of the Allman Brothers Band
2016-10-22T11:13:48ZProfile of blues musician and bandleader Alexis Korner, known as the Father of British Blues, mentor to musicians like Mick Jagger and Keith Richards of the Rolling Stones.
2016-10-22T11:13:48ZReview of the Ann Arbor Blues & Jazz Festival 1972 album featuring performances by Koko Taylor, Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, and other blues greats
2016-10-22T11:13:48ZProfile of Chicago blues harp legend Little Walter.
2016-10-22T11:13:48ZNew Blues CD releases for November and December 2014, compiled by the Rev. Keith A. Gordon, your About.com Blues Expert
2016-10-22T11:13:48ZReview of George Thorogood's George Thorogood and the Destroyers and Move It On Over albums
2016-10-22T11:13:48ZDefinition of the roots of the blues, including historical figures important to the evolution of the music.
2016-10-22T11:13:48ZJohn Lee Hooker profile: Born: August 22, 1917 in Clarksdale MS Died: June 21, 2001 in Los Altos CA John
2016-10-22T11:13:48ZReview of Beth Hart & Joe Bonamassa's Live In Amsterdam album
2016-10-22T11:13:48ZReview of the Nick Moss Band's Time Ain't Free album
2016-10-22T11:13:48ZThe Best Blues Reissue Albums of 2014
2016-10-22T11:13:48ZReview of blues-rock guitarist Johnny Winter's True To The Blues box set, including early songs from festivals, to struggling hits.
2016-10-22T11:13:48ZProfile of Delta blues legend Charley Patton, influential guitarist and performer from the earliest days of the Mississippi blues.
2016-10-22T11:13:48ZInterview with Chicago Blues Guitarist Dave Specter
2016-10-22T11:13:48ZThe Best Blues Albums of 2014
2016-10-22T11:13:48ZProfile and biography of classic female blues singer Sippie Wallace.
2016-10-22T11:13:48ZProfile and discography for legendary blues-rock guitarist Jimi Hendrix, the most ground-breaking guitarist in rock music history.
2016-10-22T11:13:48ZReview of Joe Bonamassa's Different Shades of Blue album
2016-10-22T11:13:48ZNew Blues CD releases for August 2014, compiled by the Rev. Keith A. Gordon, your About.com Blues Expert
2016-10-22T11:13:48ZProfile and discography of blues-rock singer Janis Joplin
2016-10-22T11:13:48ZReview of Johnny Winter's Step Back album
2016-10-22T11:13:48ZProfile and discography for legendary Texas blues-rock guitarist Johnny Winter
2016-10-22T11:13:48ZProfile & Discography of Savoy Brown with Kim Simmonds
2016-10-22T11:13:48ZProfile of Irish blues-rock band Taste, featuring guitarist Rory Gallagher, called back for seven encores at the 1970 Isle of Wight Festival.
2016-10-22T11:13:48ZProfile & Discography for British Blues-Rock Band Mick Abrahams and Blodwyn Pig
2016-10-22T11:13:48ZProfile of blues harp player Charlie Musselwhite, legendary Chicago blues musician and in-demand session player.
2016-10-22T11:13:48ZProfile and biography of popular female blues singer Ida Cox.
2016-10-22T11:13:48ZReview of Bo Diddley, Muddy Waters & Little Walter's Super Blues album
2016-10-22T11:13:48ZNew Blues CD releases for January 2014, compiled by the Rev. Keith A. Gordon, your About.com Blues Guide
2016-10-22T11:13:48ZReview of Tommy Castro and the Painkiller's The Devil You Know album
2016-10-22T11:13:48ZInterview with blues harpist Magic Dick, formerly of the J. Geils Band and part of the Legendary Rhythm & Blues Revue.
2016-10-22T11:13:48ZProfile of Texas blues band the Fabulous Thunderbirds, starring Kim Wilson.
2016-10-22T11:13:48ZProfile and discography of British blues-rock guitarist Robin Trower
2016-10-22T11:13:48ZReview of blues-rock guitarist Duane Allman's An Anthology album, a two-disc collection of the artist's session work and Allman Brothers Band material.
2016-10-22T11:13:48ZProfile of rhythm & blues legend Etta James, a phenomenal singer capable of mixing blues, soul, rock, and jazz styles into a single powerful performance.
2016-10-22T11:13:48ZProfile and discography of Freddie King, an influential and innovative blues guitarist.
2016-10-22T11:13:48ZProfile of legendary Chicago blues guitarist Buddy Guy, often cited by Eric Clapton as his favorite blues guitarist.
2016-10-22T11:13:48ZProfile and discography for blues-rock guitarist Elvin Bishop
2016-10-22T11:13:48ZBlues Bites CD Review Column for September 2014 featuring reviews of recent albums from Dave Mason, Ian Siegal, Rick Estrin and the Nightcats, Ronnie Earl and the Broadcasters, and the Nighthawks
2016-10-22T11:13:48ZProfile and discography of Chicago blues guitarist Otis Rush, one of the progenitors of the West Side blues style.
2016-10-22T11:13:48ZProfile and Discography for blues and soul singer Bobby Blue Bland
2016-10-22T11:13:48ZCD review of The Super Super Blues Band album Featuring Howlin' Wolf, Muddy Waters & Bo Diddley