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Various Artists – The Healing Blues (2014)

This is a review of ‘The Healing Blues,’ a special compilation of great oroginal blues songs to benefit the Greensboro, NC-area homeless.

Willie "Big Eyes" Smith (1936-2011): An Appreciation

Willie “Big Eyes” Smith, a former sideman with Muddy Waters who became a Grammy-winning performer in his own right, has died.

Bob Margolin on Muddy Waters’ “Mannish Boy,” “Blues for Bartenders,” others: Gimme Five

Bob Margolin on Muddy Waters’ “Mannish Boy,” “Blues for Bartenders,” others: Gimme Five

Bob Margolin discusses his role in Muddy Waters’ final sessions, takes on an early side from Chuck Berry, and then disagrees on one of our favorite solo deep cuts.

Bob Margolin, Muddy Waters guitarist: Something Else! Interview

Bob Margolin, Muddy Waters guitarist: Something Else! Interview

Bob Margolin has spent his life around blues music’s most recognizable figures, and he’s now a respected band leader in his own right.

Pinetop Perkins (1913-2011): An Appreciation

Pinetop Perkins, a rollicking piano player who performed with bluesman Muddy Waters for more than a decade, has passed at 97. Perkins, born in Honey Island near the Delta town of Belzoni, Mississippi, died on Monday at his home in Austin, Texas, reportedly after suffering cardiac arrest.

Muddy Waters – Hoochie Coochie Man (1977)

Muddy Waters – Hoochie Coochie Man (1977)

NICK DERISO: Recorded live at Montreal’s Rising Sun Club in January 1977, and later reissued by Just a Memory Records in ’99, “Hoochie Coochie Man” stands as one of the last testaments to the Gospel of Muddy. He was the bridge between country and city cool, an urban griot with Mississippi Delta dust on his boots. Along the way, WatersRead More

Bob Margolin – Down in the Alley (1993)

Bob Margolin makes fine use of delay-time rhythm, a mean slide scream, and the duo and trio ideas that were so successful for his old boss, Muddy Waters.

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