On July 12, 1962, the very first performance The Rollin’ Stonestook place at The Marque Club in London, England, where the band performed covers of Chuck Berry and Chicago blues musicians. The band’s primordial lineup consisted of vocalist Mick Jagger, guitarists Brian Jones and Keith Richards, bassist Dick Taylor, keyboardist Ian Stewart, and drummer Mick Avoy. Once childhood friends, Jagger and Richards met by chance at a…
With lap steel guitar in tow, Ben Harper, a man of many genres, howls alongside notable electric blues harmonica playerCharlie Musselwhiteat New York City’s Irving Plaza on January 29, 2013, the same day that …
Mississippi John Hurtis recorded performing his 1928 country blues classic, “Spike Driver Blues”, after he was rediscovered in 1963
Father and son, Luther and Bernard Allisonbring the blues to Germany during the elder blues musician’s 1991 tour of Europe, and are seen here giving an electrified performance of Luther’s“Bad News Is Coming”.
It’s time for Tribut’sThis Week in Pop Culture! Yet again we’re focusing on important events in music history during the week of July 10 through July 16. Here we go!