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Video of Johnny Winter’s final session finds him in legendary form

Video of Johnny Winter’s final session finds him in legendary form

This newly released video offers fans a concluding glimpse at a legend at work as Johnny Winter takes on Son House’s “Death Letter.”

Lucinda Williams – Down Where the Spirit Meets the Bone (2014)

Lucinda Williams – Down Where the Spirit Meets the Bone (2014)

Lucinda Williams’ ‘Down Where the Spirit Meets the Bone’ is an expection to the rule of double albums being full of filler. This one is all killer.

Rory Block – Hard Luck Child: A Tribute To Skip James (2014)

Rory Block – Hard Luck Child: A Tribute To Skip James (2014)

Rory Block returns to a well of some two dozen haunting, unequivocal and profound blues songs recorded by Skip James for Paramount in 1931.

Gary Moore – Live at Bush Hall (2014)

Gary Moore – Live at Bush Hall (2014)

‘Live at Bush Hall’ isn’t a Gary Moore hits package, so much as a journey deep into his considerable craft.

The Rev. Gary Davis + Sonny Terry, Brownie McGhee, Louisiana Red, others – The Blues and Salvation (2014)

The Rev. Gary Davis + Sonny Terry, Brownie McGhee, Louisiana Red, others – The Blues and Salvation (2014)

The Rev. Gary Davis’ resonant blend of gospel and blues is as electrifying today as it was when he first rose to fame.

One Track Mind: Sugar Ray and the Bluetones, “Our Story” (2014)

One Track Mind: Sugar Ray and the Bluetones, “Our Story” (2014)

Heartfelt and elegant, this is a new swamp-pop standard in the making.

Something Else! sneak peek: Mavis Staples + North Mississippi All-Stars, “I’ve Been Buked” (2014)

Something Else! sneak peek: Mavis Staples + North Mississippi All-Stars, “I’ve Been Buked” (2014)

“Mercy!” Staples crows. “Oooh boy, you’re banging on that guit-fiddle!”

One Track Mind: Ruthie Foster, “Singing the Blues” from Promise of a Brand New Day (2014)

One Track Mind: Ruthie Foster, “Singing the Blues” from Promise of a Brand New Day (2014)

Ruthie Foster offers a song of encouragement in dark times.

One Track Mind: Mike Zito with Sonny Landreth, “Fortunate Son” from Blues Tribute to Creedence Clearwater Revival (2014)

One Track Mind: Mike Zito with Sonny Landreth, “Fortunate Son” from Blues Tribute to Creedence Clearwater Revival (2014)

Every bit of this song’s original impetus, that flinty anger, returns.

Mud Morganfield + Kim Wilson – For Pops [A Tribute to Muddy Waters] (2014)

Mud Morganfield + Kim Wilson – For Pops [A Tribute to Muddy Waters] (2014)

The late Muddy Waters is in the blood, soul and heart of Mud Morganfield.