The Montreux Years shows why the legend will always matter.
Hurdy-gurdy and exotic grooves makes for an exciting sound.
The album teaches as much as it rocks out.
Ingram remains rooted in the blues, but isn't afraid to go beyond it.
The actor/musician takes the listener on a fun blues ride.
The compilation also reminds us of great, forgotten music from the iconic blues label.
Fire it Up lets the legendary soul guitarist show he can still command attention.
The harmonica legend always delivers simple, welcome blues.
Finley and producer/Black Key Dan Auerbach forcefully collaborate.
Sousaphones, dobros, and Creole create a fascinating blues-influenced sound.
This noble experiment proves the two work together perfectly.
Some of Walker's previous work reads as more overtly blues, but Tales of the Mescal Canyon Troubadours still has blues to spare.
The combination of the familiar wrapped in the exceptional, and the way in which King perfectly integrates all of that, makes Living In The Last Days essential listening.
Joanna Connor's 4801 South Indiana Avenue is ear candy for guitar heads, but delivers enough soul to make it sonically nutritious.
As the blues traveled outside of the American south, to places as close as Chicago and Texas and as far away as Croatia, it's taken on new, local characteristics. The Sunnysiders nail the blues sound, but also create something new and lovely.
Alabama Slim spins old-school blues.
Singer/songwriter/guitarist Rick Holmstrom, best known for being Mavis Staples' band leader, shows off his own personality on See That Light, his solo album.
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