Blues Time Machine

‘The Sky Is Crying’ with three legendary guitarists

  Elmore James is a giant of the blues. His work as a songwriter, singer and guitarist put ...

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The Wolf Howls on “Smokestack Lightning”

In the span of Howlin’ Wolf’s life and career he saw virtually the entire progression of blues from ...

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Obscure origins of a blues classic: ‘Catfish Blues’

It’s one of the most widely played songs in the blues, but not much is known about Robert ...

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Trance Blues inspired by Skip James

Skip James was one of the first influential blues players. Although he came from the same Mississippi culture ...

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