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  • Blues veterans to join in tribute

    Blues veterans to join in tribute
    Ask Jody Williams about Howlin' Wolf's legacy, and he'll rattle off remarkable numbers about the old Chicago bluesman.
  • Talking Shop: Pop music with a sweet tooth

    Talking Shop: Pop music with a sweet tooth
    “This post has been corrected, as noted below.”  To the uneducated eye, the lustrous behemoth — simultaneously incongruous and at ease in its shady corner in the LAB — appears to be a caravan. A circular light dangles above the...

    Pinetop Perkins dies at 97; Mississippi Delta blues piano player

    Pinetop Perkins dies at 97; Mississippi Delta blues piano player
    Pinetop Perkins, a regal piano player who was one of the last of the original Mississippi Delta blues musicians, died Monday of cardiac arrest at his home in Austin, Texas. He was 97. "He was absolutely the premier blues piano player," said Bruce...

    21st century blues -- can an ancestral art form survive?

    21st century blues -- can an ancestral art form survive?
    You can't find the blues on radio very easily these days, unless you hunt low down on the dial in the small hours of the morning. Same with TV -- a vast wasteland, as far as real blues is concerned. Record stores -- remember those? -- no longer can...

    Delta blues legend won a Grammy at age 97

    Delta blues legend won a Grammy at age 97
    Pinetop Perkins lived the blues. Born on a cotton plantation near Belzoni, Miss., in 1913, he worked the fields from age 7, drove a truck for a living at 18 and got stabbed in the arm in his late 20s. The barroom attack tore his tendons and cut his...