The Lone Star State has long produced some of the greatest blues legends to ever pick up a guitar or stand behind a microphone. Legends like Albert Collins from Leona, Sam "Lightnin'" Hopkins from Centerville and Johnny Winter from Beaumont all have found the blues in Texas. Hell, we even have a Gra ... More >>
The following is a dispatch from Outside Lands Festival in San Francisco, from our sister paper, SF Weekly. Stevie Wonder, in theory, is an American artistic treasure. He's more than our Beatles or Rolling Stones; he's our Dickens or Dalí: a figure of impassable recognition, discussion, talent, lo ... More >>
Back in June, Steve Miller and his Band released a new album called Bingo!, it's first studio release since 1993's Wide River, believe it or not. Of course, it didn't exactly feature new material -- instead, it featured cover songs from artists such as B.B. King, Lowell Fulson and Jimmy Reed. The ... More >>
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