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Monday, March 7 2011

Rocking Chair Blues: Howlin’ Wolf - “Shake for Me”

In this new Between the Grooves series, George de Stefano digs beneath the nondescript cover of Howlin' Wolf's "Rocking Chair" album -- an urtext for many rock and R&B artists who have been inspired by it or covered its songs -- to examine some of the greatest blues ever recorded.


Tuesday, January 15 2008

Jimmy Reed: Jimmy Reed at Carnegie Hall

The blues had a baby and they named it rock and roll. Jimmy Reed was one of the few visionaries to make it happen, as this outstanding 23-song compilation proves.


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