Blues Time Machine

Obscure origins of ‘You Don’t Love Me’

“You Don’t Love Me” is a classic blues song that has roots in the 50’s and is still ...


Bo Diddley’s ‘Before You Accuse Me’ influential as the master

Written by John Kessler Bo Diddley may not have had the commercial success of some other performers, but ...


‘Another Man Done Gone’ – a powerful tale of woe on a chain gang

Written by John Kessler Repression of African Americans didn’t stop at the end of the Civil War, and ...


‘Somebody’s got to go’ – the path from from blues to rap

  Written by John Kessler Lonnie Johnson was one of the first American guitar masters, with a style ...