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Bb King

The Blues spends the night at Radio City (2003)

February 7, 2003 – fifty artists are gathered for a concert at Radio City Music Hall in New-York City to kick off the “Year Of The Blues” national celebration. It will feature BB King, Bonnie Raitt, Steven Tyler and Joe Perry, Buddy Guy, Solomon Burke, etc.

This month In Blues Legends 05

Willie Dixon, Bobby ‘Blue’ Bland, Lightnin’ Hopkins, Junior Wells, Albert Collins, BB King, Jimmy Johnson, Hubert Sumlin, David Johansen, Charlie Musselwhite, Lucky Peterson, Muddy Waters, Howlin’ Wolf, Taj Mahal, Gregg Allman. They are the “Blues Legends” selected among the 950 Posts we publish this month. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy! Tracklist […]

We remember Carl Perkins. ‘Now Go, Carl, Go’

This day (January 19, 1998 ), in Jackson, Tennessee, died Carl Lee Perkins a.k.a. Carl Perkins, an American singer, songwriter who wrote among others ‘Blue Suede Shoes’ and ‘ Matchbox’. Tracklist : Blue Suede Shoes (Perry Como Show, 1956) . Matchbox (1957) . Y.O.U. (1959) . Folsom Prison Blues (w/ Johnny Cash) . Matchbox (w/ […]

This week In Soul Artists 02

Etta James, Wilson Pickett, Parliament Funkadelic, Jackie Wilson, Aretha Franklin, Mavis Staples, Whitney Houston, Incognito, Erykah Badu & The Roots, Temptations, Corinne Bailey Rae, Sade. They are the Soul Artists selected among the 220 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy! Tracklist 1 . Etta James – Midnight […]

Happy Birthday Keith Richards. ‘Keith On My List’

This day (December 18, 1943), in Dartford, Kent, England, is born Keith Richards, English guitarist, singer-songwriter, co-founder of The Rolling Stones Tracklist : Around & Around (w/ The Rolling Stones, 1964) . Mick Jagger & Keith Richards sing The Stones and The Beatles (1965) . Get Off of My Cloud (w/ The Rolling Stones, (1967) […]

Singing & Playing With Stevie Ray Vaughan

Stevie Ray Vaughan who would have turned 65 today, has duetted with a myriad of blues and non blues artists. We have selected twelve of them : Johnny Copeland, Buddy Guy, BB King, Dick Dale, Albert King, Jeff Healey, The Fabulous Thunderbirds, Lonnie Mack , Night Music Band, Jeff Beck, Colin James, Albert Collins Here, […]

Bonamassa’s Role Models

In the excellent ‘Live At Greek‘ album, released today in 2016, Joe Bonamassa pays a tribute to the ‘Three Kings’ : Albert King, B.B.King and Freddie King. We searched our archives for the original audio and video versions and mirrored the Bonamassa’s ‘LAG’ album. Here are ‘Bonamassa’s Role Models’