Thursday Jul 17
Johnny Winter R.I.P
Back in the late 60's / early 70's, many of Johnny's contemporaries called him the best white-blues guitar player around.
Mother of Blues Legend Freddie King Honored
Mirror Photo / Mary Laschinger Kirby BENNY TURNER pauses by the new marker he had installed at the East Springfield Cemetery at his mother, Ella Mae King Turner's, grave.
Mother of Blues Legend Freddie King to be Honored
Gladewater Memorials will install the gravestone for the late Ella Mae King Turner today.
Ten important blues albums
I do this thing - every year or so - pick a genre and list out ten important albums; close enough to a Top 10 but the onus is on the gateway-drug idea; I couldn't ever tell you that Gary Moore was a great blues guitar player but his Still Got The Blues album along with almost everything by Eric Clapton was, for example, part of my early education ... (more)
Live music in New Orleans for Fri., June 13, 2014: Blues guitarist Little Freddie King
Little Freddie King, seen here during the 2014 New Orleans Jazz Fest, will perform at Carrollton Station on Friday, June 13, 2014.