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S. Victor Aaron’s Best of 2014  (Part 1 of 4, Non-Jazz): Lucinda Williams, Me’Shell Ndegéocello

S. Victor Aaron’s Best of 2014 (Part 1 of 4, Non-Jazz): Lucinda Williams, Me’Shell Ndegéocello

S. Victor Aaron picks the best of 2014’s non-jazz albums, including Lucinda Williams, Me’Shell Ndegéocello, Drive-By Truckers and others.

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.

Fabulous Thunderbirds – On the Verge (2013)

Fabulous Thunderbirds – On the Verge (2013)

Kim Wilson, in detouring through the slow-simmering joys of R&B on this new Fabulous Thunderbirds recording, has allowed himself a remarkable depth of feeling. It is, to my ear, the best he’s ever sung.

Exclusive stream: The Fabulous Thunderbirds, “I Want To Believe” from On the Verge (2013)

Exclusive stream: The Fabulous Thunderbirds, “I Want To Believe” from On the Verge (2013)

Here’s an exclusive stream of the Fabulous Thunderbirds’ “I Want to Believe,” the sizzling advance single from their upcoming Severn Records debut On the Verge.

'A worthy heir to Jimmie Lee Vaughan': Kim Wilson, Tinsley Ellis to honor Sean Costello

A guest-packed benefit show to support the Sean Costello Memorial Fund for Bipolar Research is set for September 29, 2012, with appearances scheduled by Tinsley Ellis, Kim Wilson and Gina Sicilia, among others.

Little Feat – Rooster Rag (2012)

1973’s Dixie Chicken set a template for Southern-fried funkiness that Little Feat (despite a number of lineup changes over the decades) has never felt the need to redraw

Blues Music Awards nominees include Bo-Keys, Musselwhite, Tedeschi Trucks Band

Nominees have been announced for the 33rd Blues Music Awards, to be held on May 10, 2012 at the Cook Convention Center in downtown Memphis, Tennessee. Click through the links for our thoughts on the new nominees!

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.

Elvin Bishop – The Blues Rolls On (2008)

by S. Victor Aaron Bishop has been around longer than just about every other blues guitarists still playing today, has been around greatness, and scored a few hits himself many years ago, but doesn’t get enough credit as being one of the vital performers of the craft. First gaining fame as part of the Paul Butterfield Band’s unsurpassed dual-guitar attackRead More

Kim Wilson – Lookin’ For Trouble (2003)

If you recall how the Fabulous Thunderbirds sounded early on, before “Tuff Enuff” and all that, they were a throwback to the vintage blues-rock bands. Not of the sixties, mind you, but of the fifties. Back in the day when rock ‘n’ roll had just spun off of the electric blues but the differences between the two were still barelyRead More

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