I guess Houston-born Hamilton Loomis is compared a lot to Gary Clark Jr. but that’s not quite fair to Loomis. Sure, like Clark, he has formitable guitar chops.
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Cassie Taylor brings the same sort of hard-bitten focus on truth telling, and the same frisky sense of experimentation, that’s surrounded her father Otis’ work.
S. Victor Aaron’s Best of 2013 (Part 1 of 4, Non-Jazz): Harper/ Musselwhite, Robert Randoph, Steven Wilson
With so many major releases typically timed go on sale to take advantage of the holiday shopping season, you’d think that most of the choicest music of any given year are records issued during the September-November timeframe.
The story of the Nashboro record label shines a light at the intersection of music, commerce and faith.
‘We always thought he was a genius’: Christine McVie is still awestruck by Fleetwood Mac’s Peter Green
Christine McVie, a member of Fleetwood Mac from 1970-98, came in with a healthy appreciation for the group in its original blues-focused Peter Green-led incarnation. In fact, she could have almost been described as a groupie.
By the time Eric Clapton gathered a working band in support 1983′s Money and Cigarettes (home to the Top 10 U.S. hit “I’ve Got a Rock ‘n’ Roll Heart”), the guitarist was clean and sober.
Join Boz Scaggs as he discusses a few key cuts on the forthcoming two-disc Essential collection from Columbia Legacy — a 32-song set showcasing his timeless alchemy with soul, blues, rock and R&B.
Robert Plant’s newest post-Led Zeppelin outfit is a canny blending of blues and world music influences, adding spicy new flavors to a post-blues aesthetic that goes back to his earliest successes in music.
A terrific debut solo album from the lead singer of the Chesterfield Kings, Mississippi Murderer is an all-blues affair — and a much welcome one, at that!
‘They started dancing and clowning around’: Steve Cropper sparked a key moment in the Blues Brothers legend
In keeping with its name, the Blues Brothers’ 1978 smash Briefcase Full of Blues started out as a rootsy affair. Then, Steve Cropper made an historic suggestion.