Bb King

Ode To Michael Bloomfield: Review of Blues At The Fillmore 1968 - 1969

Benjamin Lazarus | Posted 20.08.2012 | UK
Benjamin Lazarus

History however is a cruel mistress, and occasionally people get lost in her vaults, ceasing to be recognised for their immeasurable impact and contribution to a particular field. Certainly in the case of modern day music, Michael Bloomfield is the epitome of this, and today his profound influence remains unknown and untold.

WATCH: Barack Obama Sings 'Sweet Home Chicago' - But Is It Better Than His Al Green?

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 22.02.2012 | UK Comedy

Back on 20 January, Barack Obama sang a line or two from Al Green's Let's Stay Together. On 21 February, Barack Obama sang a few bars of Robert Johnso...

Mouth Out Of Control

Simon Napier-Bell | Posted 05.02.2012 | UK Entertainment
Simon Napier-Bell

As far as the blues were concerned Jimmy Page had technique and angst but lacked heartfelt sadness. Eric Clapton too - despite his lengthy period on heroin, trying, he said, to find the true pain at the heart of the blues - never quite got there.