Arriving in Chicago from Baton Rouge in 1957, Buddy was a starving musician when he was “fed by the Mud”
“I said to myself, I want to do something the rest of the kids can’t do. And I thought, I want to play the guitar,” says the blues icon
Video The producer, bassist and immensely prolific songwriter was responsible for some of the blues’ – and popular music’s – most enduring hits
Video The biggest, baddest voice of the Chicago blues scene, Wolf was a far-reaching inspiration
The father of modern Chicago electric blues along with Little Walter, Willie Dixon, James Cotton, Otis Span, Tat Harris and others work their mojo on this collection of groundbreaking masterpieces
From Mississippi Fred McDowell to Cedric Burnside, here’s how a new generation is taking the juke joint sound forward
Video Five years on from his passing, we share the fascinating story behind the Father of Rock ‘n’ Roll’s pioneering classic.
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