Remembering B.B. King: Listen To 2 Overlooked Masterpieces
2015 / Memorial / Music

Remembering B.B. King: Listen To 2 Overlooked Masterpieces

Hailed in his lifetime as “the king of the blues,” B.B. King had a lot to live up to. Thankfully, this was one blues legend who truly lived up to the billing. He died on Thursday at the age of 89 years old. Continue reading

Pick Of The Day: Paul Butterfield Blues Band Is Finally Recognized For Pivotal Role In ’60s Rock
2015 / Music

Pick Of The Day: Paul Butterfield Blues Band Is Finally Recognized For Pivotal Role In ’60s Rock

With all the articles, books and documentaries that have examined and reexamined the hallowed history of 1960s rock ‘n’ roll, it’s still surprising that an important group like the Paul Butterfield Blues Band remains unheralded for their crucial contributions to pop music. Put bluntly, if it weren’t for the Butterfield band, both the American blues revival and Age of Aquarius would have been very different, or not occurred at all. Continue reading