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African Americans (also referred to as Black Americans or Afro-Americans) are an ethnic group of Americans with total or partial ancestry from any of the black racial groups of Africa.
All About Jazz is a website established by Michael Ricci in 1995.
AllMusic (previously known as All Music Guide or AMG) is an online music guide.
The American Folk Blues Festival was a music festival that toured Europe as an annual event for several years beginning in 1962.
Atlantic Recording Corporation (simply known as Atlantic Records) is an American major record label founded in October 1947 by Ahmet Ertegün and Herb Abramson.
Riley B. King (September 16, 1925 – May 14, 2015), known professionally as B.B. King, was an American blues singer, electric guitarist, songwriter, and record producer.
A bandleader is the leader of a music group such as a rock or pop group or jazz quartet.
The banjo is a four-, five- or six-stringed instrument with a thin membrane stretched over a frame or cavity as a resonator, called the head.
Black & Blue Records was a record company and label founded in France in 1968 that specialized in blues and jazz.
Black & White Records was an American record company and label that was founded by Les Schreiber in 1943.
Lemon Henry "Blind Lemon" Jefferson (September 24, 1893 – December 19, 1929) was an American blues and gospel singer, songwriter, and musician.
Blues is a music genre and musical form originated by African Americans in the Deep South of the United States around the end of the 19th century.
The Blues Foundation is an American nonprofit corporation, headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee, that is affiliated with more than 175 blues organizations from various parts of the world.
The Blues Hall of Fame is a music museum located in Memphis, Tennessee.
Brunswick Records is an American record label founded in 1916.
"Call It Stormy Monday (But Tuesday Is Just as Bad)" (commonly referred to as "Stormy Monday") is a song written and recorded by American blues electric guitar pioneer T-Bone Walker.
Capitol Records, Inc. is an American record label owned by Universal Music Group through its Capitol Music Group imprint.
Central Avenue is a major north-south thoroughfare in the central portion of the Los Angeles, California metropolitan area.
Charly Records is a British record label that specialises in reissued material.
The Cherokee (translit or translit) are one of the indigenous peoples of the Southeastern Woodlands.
The Chicago blues is a form of blues music indigenous to Chicago, Illinois.
Charles Edward Anderson Berry (October 18, 1926 – March 18, 2017) was an American singer, songwriter, musician, and one of the pioneers of rock and roll music.
Columbia Records is an American record label owned by Sony Music Entertainment, a subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America, the North American division of Japanese conglomerate Sony.
Dallas is a city in the U.S. state of Texas.
David Louis Bartholomew (born December 24, 1918) is an American musician, bandleader, composer, arranger and record producer, prominent in the music of New Orleans throughout the second half of the 20th century.
Delmark Records is the oldest American jazz and blues independent record label.
The double bass, or simply the bass (and numerous other names), is the largest and lowest-pitched bowed string instrument in the modern symphony orchestra.
Duke Records was an American record label, started in Memphis, Tennessee, in 1952 by David James Mattis (WDIA program director and DJ) and Bill Fitzgerald, owners of Tri-State Recording Company.
Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson (born Edward L. Vinson Jr., December 18, 1917 – July 2, 1988) was an American jump blues, jazz, bebop and R&B alto saxophonist and blues shouter.
Electric blues refers to any type of blues music distinguished by the use of electric amplification for musical instruments.
Evenin' Blues is an album by blues vocalist Jimmy Witherspoon, which was recorded in 1963 and released on the Prestige label.
"Every Day I Have the Blues" is a blues song that has been performed in a variety of styles.
Gig is slang for a live musical performance.
The Grammy Award for Best Ethnic or Traditional Folk Recording was awarded from 1960 to 1986.
Imperial Records is an American record company and label started in 1947 by Lew Chudd and reactivated in 2006 by EMI, which owned the label and back catalogue at the time.
John Vivian "Jack" McVea (November 5, 1914 – December 27, 2000) was an African American swing, blues, and rhythm and blues woodwind player and bandleader.
Jethro Tull are a British rock band formed in Blackpool, Lancashire in 1967.
James Marshall "Jimi" Hendrix (born Johnny Allen Hendrix; November 27, 1942 – September 18, 1970) was an American rock guitarist, singer, and songwriter.
James Witherspoon (August 8, 1920 – September 18, 1997) was an American jump blues singer.
John Robert Parker Ravenscroft, (30 August 1939 – 25 October 2004), known professionally as John Peel, was an English disc jockey, radio presenter, record producer and journalist.
Jump blues is an up-tempo style of blues, usually played by small groups and featuring saxophone or brass instruments.
Les Hite (February 13, 1903 in DuQuoin, Illinois – February 6, 1962 in Santa Monica, California) was an American jazz bandleader.
Linden is a city in Cass County, Texas, United States.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, established in 1983 and located in Cleveland, Ohio, United States, is dedicated to recording the history of some of the best-known and most influential musicians, bands, producers, and others that have in some major way influenced the music industry, particularly in the area of rock and roll.
Lloyd Colquitt Glenn (November 21, 1909 — May 23, 1985) was an American R&B pianist, bandleader and arranger, who was a pioneer of the "West Coast" blues style.
Los Angeles (Spanish for "The Angels";; officially: the City of Los Angeles; colloquially: by its initials L.A.) is the second-most populous city in the United States, after New York City.
Louis Thomas Jordan (July 8, 1908 – February 4, 1975) was a pioneering American musician, songwriter and bandleader who was popular from the late 1930s to the early 1950s.
A mandolin (mandolino; literally "small mandola") is a stringed musical instrument in the lute family and is usually plucked with a plectrum or "pick".
Marl Young (29 Jan 1917, Bluefield, Virginia, – 29 April 2009, Los Angeles, California) was an American musician and arranger who helped with the merger of the all-black and all-white musicians unions in Los Angeles in the early 1950s.
"Mean Old World" is a blues song recorded by American blues electric guitar musician T-Bone Walker in 1942.
Memphis Slim (September 3, 1915 – February 24, 1988) was an American blues pianist, singer, and composer.
Modern Music was an American record company and label formed in 1945 in Los Angeles by the Bihari brothers.
A multi-instrumentalist is a musician who plays two or more musical instruments at a professional level of proficiency.
In the music industry, a music publisher (or publishing company) is responsible for ensuring the songwriters and composers receive payment when their compositions are used commercially.
Oak Cliff is a neighborhood of Dallas, Texas, United States that was formerly a separate town located in Dallas County; Dallas annexed Oak Cliff in 1903.
Pneumonia is an inflammatory condition of the lung affecting primarily the small air sacs known as alveoli.
Polydor is a British record label and company, that operates as part of Universal Music Group.
Reprise Records is an American record label founded in 1960 by Frank Sinatra.
The Rhumboogie Café, also referred to as the Rhumboogie Club, was an important, but short-lived nightclub at 343 East 55th Street, Chicago.
Rhythm and blues, commonly abbreviated as R&B, is a genre of popular music that originated in African American communities in the 1940s.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, located on the shore of Lake Erie in downtown Cleveland, Ohio, recognizes and archives the history of the best-known and most influential artists, producers, engineers, and other notable figures who have had some major influence on the development of rock and roll.
Rolling Stone is an American monthly magazine that focuses on popular culture.
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A stroke is a medical condition in which poor blood flow to the brain results in cell death.
Aaron Thibeaux "T-Bone" Walker (May 28, 1910 – March 16, 1975) was an American blues guitarist, singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, who was a pioneer and innovator of the jump blues and electric blues sound.
Teddy Buckner (July 16, 1909 in Sherman, Texas – September 22, 1994 in Los Angeles, California) was a jazz trumpeter associated with Dixieland music.
The Tenor saxophone is a medium-sized member of the saxophone family, a group of instruments invented by Adolphe Sax in the 1840s.
Texas blues is a style of blues music.
The Allman Brothers Band was an American rock band formed in Jacksonville, Florida, United States, in 1969 by brothers Duane Allman (slide guitar and lead guitar) and Gregg Allman (vocals, keyboards, songwriting), as well as Dickey Betts (lead guitar, vocals, songwriting), Berry Oakley (bass guitar), Butch Trucks (drums), and Jai Johanny "Jaimoe" Johanson (drums).
A trumpet is a brass instrument commonly used in classical and jazz ensembles.
The ukulele (from ukulele (oo-koo-leh-leh); variant: ukelele) is a member of the lute family of instruments.
The violin, also known informally as a fiddle, is a wooden string instrument in the violin family.
Well Done is a 2003 Tamil romantic drama film directed by Ravi Bhargavan, making his directorial debut.
The West Coast blues is a type of blues influenced by jazz and jump blues, with strong piano-dominated sounds and jazzy guitar solos, which originated from Texas blues players who relocated to California in the 1940s.
William James Dixon (July 1, 1915January 29, 1992) was an American blues musician, vocalist, songwriter, arranger and record producer.