Tag Archives: blues

Blues Legend B.B. King Dies At Age 89

Via the BBC: The “King of the Blues”, guitarist and singer BB King, has died aged 89. King, known for his hits My Lucille, Sweet Little Angel and Rock Me Baby, died in his sleep in Las Vegas. Born in Mississippi, King began performing in the 1940s, going on to influence a generation of musicians and work with Eric Clapton …

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Swag Tuesday

Courtesy of Fly-Life, today’s Swag Tuesday booty is Memphis Blues, the 11th studio album from everybody’s hero, Cyndi Lauper. Iconic performer and musical chameleon Cyndi Lauper will release Memphis Blues on June 22nd on Downtown Records. The collection of blues cover songs, recorded this March at Electraphonic Studios in Memphis, Tennessee, features appearances by such great artists as B.B. King, …

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Gil Scott-Heron – Me & The Devil

I spent the weekend grooving on this track from Gil Scott-Heron’s new album I’m New Here, which is just out. This clip closes with a spoken word interlude from “The Godfather of Rap.”

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