Joe Bonamassa’s new batch of songs points up the fact that the blues does come in so many different shades. And all of it is good.
Legend says Clapton split over “For Your Love.” But there was more to it.
Heartfelt and elegant, this is a new swamp-pop standard in the making.
He’s adding intriguing new layers to the age-old idea of blues singing.
‘We couldn’t make fun of our music': The Blues Brothers overcame big questions with Briefcase Full of Blues
That tough backing group showed how seriously they took things.
‘A very haunting guitar run down': How ‘Dazed and Confused’ came to be a Yardbirds, Led Zeppelin staple
A late-1960s opening act changed everything for two of rock’s signature bands.
A stirring comeback just before fate closed its hand around a legend’s heart.
Albert Collins’ words, so filled with regret and devastated acceptance, still ring true.
“Mercy!” Staples crows. “Oooh boy, you’re banging on that guit-fiddle!”
Ruthie Foster offers a song of encouragement in dark times.