Posts Tagged ‘Blues’

THE MUSIC OF JOHN LEE HOOKER TO BE CELEBRATED WITH CAREER-SPANNING BOX SET

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Craft Recordings, the Catalog division of Concord Bicycle Music, is proud to announce the release of King Of The Boogie, a career-spanning retrospective, honoring blues icon John Lee Hooker. Due out September 29th, the five-CD set delves deep into the catalog of the influential artist, featuring not only his iconic hits, but also rarities, live [...]

The July/August issue of Vintage Rock is out now!

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The latest issue of Vintage Rock is available now from WH Smith, independent newsagents and Easons. Get your copy here. Digital copies are available here. This issue finds us slap bang in the middle of a couple of hugely important musical events of the 1950s. In the first, writer Johnny Black transports us back to [...]

Bringing It All Back Home – Champion Jack Dupree

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Champion Jack Dupree’s startling life story took in everything from early tragedy to transatlantic success. John Howard remembers a chance encounter with the blues icon when he returned home for a show in New Orleans… Twenty four years after I first caught blues piano player Champion Jack Dupree’s highly entertaining act, I was sitting in [...]