Honoring Johnny Winter on his birthday today

Johnny Winter, Rock and Blues Muse

We miss the late, great Johnny Winter. Today he would have been 74 years old. He died July 16, 2014. Winter was one of the world’s greatest blues guitarists in the world, regarded as a blues-rock guitar virtuoso. He was also a singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer.

Known for his high-energy blues-rock recordings and performances of the 1960’s and 1970’s, Winter also produced three Grammy Award-winning albums for Muddy Waters.

After his time with Waters, he recorded several Grammy nominated blues albums. Step Back, his last album that was [Read More]

By | 2018-02-23T12:11:40+00:00 February 23rd, 2018|Rock Muse|0 Comments

Stay Part of Rock and Blues Muse Community!

Dear Fans of Rock and Blues Muse,

Because of Facebook’s major changes to business pages, you will not be seeing our concert and album reviews, artist interviews, new video/single premieres, Rock Muse, new artist features, playlists and more, on Facebook like you used to.

Why?

Because Facebook is dramatically reducing exposure for business pages like ours. Their focus is now more on personal pages and friends and family. Which is great, except it’s bad news for Rock and Blues Muse followers. You probably have noticed changes already. I know we have.

What are we going to [Read More]

By | 2018-02-15T15:34:54+00:00 February 11th, 2018|Rock Muse|5 Comments

Brand New Video “Purple Haze” Feat. Jerry Douglas & Tommy Emmanuel

Tommy Emmanuel announces his first show with Dobro master Jerry Douglas at Merlefest in Wilkesboro, NC, this year. “Purple Haze” is on Tommy’s new album, Accomplice One. This recording is one take and totally spontaneous.Tommy said, “I’m still not sure if I followed Jerry or if he followed me, but we both ended up in the same place- and then laughed about it. Jerry is a genius and has a beautiful attitude towards making music. I’m very grateful to have him as a friend.”

Accomplice One, by Tommy Emmanuel is available:
Website: [Read More]

By | 2018-02-15T15:24:29+00:00 February 13th, 2018|Rock Muse|2 Comments

Awesome Female Guitarists: Part 2 !

Awesome female guitarists Part 2, Rock and Blues Muse, Martine Ehrenclou

By Martine Ehrenclou

After our “Awesome Female Guitarists 2017 Part 1” (see Part 1 here ) we listened to you, our followers, and your suggestions for more awesome female guitarists. Here are your top picks. They are in no particular order.

Carolyn Wonderland
With simply amazing, soulful vocals and guitar slinging skills likened to Stevie Ray, Carolyn Wonderland reaches into the depths of the Texas blues tradition. Also a songwriter, Wonderland released nine albums, and is considered a legend of our time. Her [Read More]

By | 2018-02-15T15:37:33+00:00 February 12th, 2018|Rock Muse|10 Comments

New Video “Love Remains” Black Country Communion

Black Country Communion just released a new video, “Love Remains” from their recently released album, BCCIV. The rock supergroup consists of vocalist/bassist Glenn Hughes (Deep Purple, Trapeze) drummer Jason Bonham (Led Zeppelin, Foreigner) keyboardist Derek Sherinian (Dream Theater, Alice Cooper, Billy Idol) and guitarist Joe Bonamassa. They released their album BCCIIV on Mascot Records Sept. 22, 2017.

Black Country Communion is an earth-shattering combination of American and British rock influences. Their tremendous success conveys an important message—classic rock is thriving!

Black Country Communion’s inception took place when legendary frontman and bass player, Glenn Hughes [Read More]

By | 2018-02-08T15:25:34+00:00 February 4th, 2018|Rock Muse|0 Comments