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Willie Dixon: 100th Birthday of Blues Music Legend

Willie Dixon: 100th Birthday of Blues Music Legend

“The blues will always be, because the blues are the roots of all American music. As long as American music survives, so will the blues.” ~Willie Dixon Today music legend Willie Dixon would have been 100 years old... When I close my eyes and think of some of the tunes Dixon...Read Entire Article
Fender FSR American Standard Hand Stained Ash Stratocaster - Review

Fender FSR American Standard Hand Stained Ash Stratocaster - Review

As many of you are aware, The Blues Blogger site draws a lot of interest from guitar players and six string enthusiasts worldwide. So today I'm featuring a guest post from Steve Williams and his review of The Fender FSR American Standard Hand Stained Ash Stratocaster.  Steve has rated it out...Read Entire Article
Music Review: Bruce Trower and Seven Moons

Music Review: Bruce Trower and Seven Moons

When I come up with ideas for what to write for this site, I have a good sense of what it’s going to be about before I start typing. I scan through my music collection, pick the artist, organize the tunes on my MP3, and think about my past and...Read Entire Article
Electric Blues Masters (Part 3 of 3)

Electric Blues Masters (Part 3 of 3)

When you look back and think of all the major influences when it comes to the electric blues in the mid to late sixties, you cannot ignore what Jimi Hendrix brought to the music scene. Not usually known as a blues player to the general public, there was no doubt...Read Entire Article
Robert Johnson: Stop Breakin' Down

Robert Johnson: Stop Breakin' Down

Today would have been Robert Johnson's 99th birthday. I'm not sure what I could ever say about Johnson that hasn't been said, written or played before. I wanted to put together a post to commemorate the day. But I really didn't know where to begin, and how to put together...Read Entire Article
Jon Schwartz & The Kids Like Blues Band: Thematic Teaching Using The Blues

Jon Schwartz & The Kids Like Blues Band: Thematic Teaching Using The Blues

Today I’m featuring an educational and entertaining guest post by Jon Schwartz - a second grade teacher at Garrison Elementary School located in Oceanside, California. When I was first made aware of Jon’s teaching endeavors, I was moved by his efforts in utilizing the blues as a vehicle for education...Read Entire Article
Joanne Shaw Taylor: Diamonds in the Dirt - Podcast

Joanne Shaw Taylor: Diamonds in the Dirt - Podcast

It Was Almost Two Years Agothat I stumbled upon Joanne Shaw Taylor's debut release White Sugar. It was the first weekend of Spring 2009 and I was getting ready to take my family on a country excursion for a few days. Impressed with what I heard, (and convinced my...Read Entire Article
Al Di Meola Birthday Trivia Contest Winner

Al Di Meola Birthday Trivia Contest Winner

The winner of the Al Di Meola Birthday Trivia Challenge was Paul F! He had a score of 100% and won an Official Al Di Meola Prize Pack from Return2forever.com Congratulations Paul!Thank you all for playing, and if you did not win, you can still order your own Return to...Read Entire Article
And The Winner of Asa's Latest CD Is:

And The Winner of Asa's Latest CD Is:

Congratulations To:songstress51Thanks to everyone who entered... Asa's latest release on Mercer Street Records is a wonderful album. I look forward to hearing more from this incredibly gifted artist in the future.Songstress51, I'll be emailing you shortly to get your mailing address. Thanks for subscribing to TheBluesBlogger.com.Stay tuned everyone, I will...Read Entire Article

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