• I Love You, You Big Dummy

    I Love You, You Big Dummy

    Don Van Vliet, aka Captain Beefheart has died of complications from MS at 69 — now that’s some Low Yo Yo stuff. James Mann recalls a genius.

  • Imelda May

    Imelda May

    Rockabilly, blues, jazz – delightful Dublin diva Imelda May put everything but the kitchen sink on the Moore Theater’s stage. Seattle hepcat Steve Stav was there to admire it all.

  • Imelda May

    Imelda May

    “How High The Moon,” indeed. Imelda May‘s tribute to Les Paul & Mary Ford – with Jeff Beck along for the ride – not only caused quite a sensation at the Grammys, it opened America’s eyes and ears to an Irish singing sensation on the rise. Steve Stav recently talked to Ms. May about her big night, guitar god Beck, and her upcoming U.S. tour.

  • Ian McLagan

    From Howlin’ Wolf to the Small Faces to Billy Bragg. One man has made the Hammond B-3 hoot and holler with all three — Steve Stav introduces us to the many faces of Ian McLagan.

  • Children of the Blues

    The blues had a baby, and Art Tipaldi wrote a book about it. James Mann looks at the Children of the Blues.

  • Asie Payton

    Just Do Me Right (Fat Possum). Review by Bill Campbell.

  • Spinning Blues Into Gold

    The legacy and history of the legendary Chess Records is examined in Nadine Cohodas’ new book, Spinning Blues Into Gold. Bob Pomeroy takes the book for a spin.

  • Buckcherry

    In an unconventional interview, Gail Worley gets an in-depth, song-by-song look at the influences that inspire Buckcherry guitarist Keith Nelson. His answers just may surprise you!

  • Muddy Waters

    The Anthology 1947-1972 and Fathers And Sons (MCA/Chess). Review by James Mann.

  • Delbert McClinton

    Delbert McClinton’s amazing four decade career has found him backing up Howlin’ Wolf, teaching John Lennon to play harmonica, and winning a Grammy for a duet with Bonnie Raitt, to name just a few highlights. Matt Thompson catches up with the undisputed king of roadhouse rock.

  • Pure Blues: 20 Essential Blues Recordings

    Various Artists (UTV). Review by Vanessa Bormann.

  • Koko Taylor

    Koko Taylor (MCA/Chess). Review by Roi J Tamkin.

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