blues

The two songs at the heart of Robert Johnson’s devil myth

A pair of tracks that helped to build on the myth of the devil at the crossroads.

Nick Cave Stagger Lee murder ballad

The murder ballad of “Stagger Lee” created a gruesome legend

A tale told over and over again for 100 years kicks off our new series.

Jeffrey Lee Pierce documentary

10 Essential Punk Blues Albums

From the Delta on over to the Sunset Strip.

Junior Kimbrough vs RL Burnside

Pick Your Poison: Junior Kimbrough vs. R.L. Burnside

A look at two titans of the Hill Country Blues.