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The Blue Highway
Find tributes to blues greats such as Robert Johnson, Muddy Waters and B.B. King, as well as travelogues from the Mississippi Delta, blues radio listings, links and a search engine.
New blues artists featured each month with music samples in Real Audio. Blues artists can send their CDs for review and free RealAudio conversion and feature page.
Online version of the print magazine, including excerpts from the current issue and archived articles, as well as CD reviews, festival listings and a message board.
Steve Cohen, a Milwaukee blues singer and harmonica player, has established Blues Central, an Internet compact disc sales site for unsigned blues bands from the Midwest. The site offers CDs from blues artists including Cohen, Peter Roller, Jim Liban, Billy Flynn, Greg Koch, Leroy Airmaster, Susan Julian and Chris Hanson.
The BluesWEB contains an extensive listing of blues-related links, photos and tributes to legends such as the original Sonny Boy, John Lee Williamson, and Little Walter.
Visit Blues World for a wealth of blues information, including essays, interviews, photos of rare LP covers and links.
Crossroads Blues Agency
Blues label from the Netherlands that specializes in European tours of American blues artists.
Delta Snake Daily Blues
Al Handa is publisher and editor of Delta Snake Daily Blues, which offers blues news, reviews, columns, features, links and even a blues comic.
Based in the United Kingdom, Document Records features vintage and contemporary blues, gospel, spirituals, jazz, vintage country and ethnic music.
Look here for hundreds of blues CD ratings, RealAudio blues jukebox, bi-monthly CD reviews, online music stores, message board and more.
Chicago Tribune critic Howard Reich examines the state of traditional Mississippi Delta blues. The site features photos of Pinetop Perkins and David (Honeyboy) Edwards, a timeline of events and Real Audio of artists including Charley Patton, Son House, Robert Johnson and Muddy Waters.
Jack's Blues Shack
Online source of festival schedules, photographs, posters, clothing, books, videos, CDs and other blues related items.
Jefferson Blues Magazine
Find the on-line version of the print magazine, which was founded in 1968. The publication, named after Blind Lemon Jefferson, is based in Sweden.
L.A. Jones & The Blues Messengers
This Los Angeles band features hard-hitting blues guitar and cool blues lyrics with influences from Albert King to Buddy Guy and Muddy Waters."
Living Blues Magazine
Here's a link to the web site to the definitive print blues magazine, which often features contributions by Blues/Soul Scene writer Steve Sharp. The site is currently under construction.
The record label, started in 1998, is dedicated to releasing original, artist-driven blues and roots music.
Monterey Bay Blues Festival Online Gallery
Online gallery of photos from the Monterey Bay Blues Festival from Central Coast Magazine.
Mountlion's Blues Music Page
Jeff Yelton's personal, non-commercial blues music page features a monthly calendar of performer birthdays and events, blues music reviews and a wealth of blues related links.
Music Maker Relief Foundation
Music Maker Relief Foundation, Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping the true pioneers and forgotten heroes of Southern musical traditions gain recognition and meet their day-to-day needs.
The R&B Page
A resource for rhythm and blues fans with interviews, commentary and music from streaming audio.
Web page features artists including Jimmy Dawkins, Otis Rush, Son Seals and Fenton Robinson.