Read John Hammond: The Time Tom Waits Wrote Me A Song On The Spot
February 16, 2014 – Bluesman John Hammond was at a recording session in 1992 when a surprise guest arrived on the scene.
Read A Debut Album At 81 Years Old
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Watch Paramount Records: The Label Inadvertently Crucial To The Blues
November 2, 2013 – A furniture company recorded all of the top African-American blues and jazz performers of the '20s.
Watch Holding Music History In Your Hands: Why Archives Matter
November 1, 2013 – Listening isn't all you need to do to understand how popular music has shaped Americans' lives.
Listen Black Joe Lewis On World Cafe WXPN
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Listen The Slide Brothers On Mountain Stage
Watch Valerie June: Tiny Desk Concert
Listen Shuggie Otis On World Cafe WXPN
Watch Sacred Strings Guide Gospel Through Thunder And Steel
September 18, 2013 – For the Church of the Living God in Toccopola, Miss., the lap steel guitar channels a divine voice.
Read The Dawn Of Sun Records: 15 Hours Of Blues
Read James Cotton On World Cafe WXPN
Listen Marcia Ball On Mountain Stage