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Led Zeppelin Rips Off

There is this talk of Led Zeppelin, where it is beginning to seem as if the group was a big rip-off towards other bands. I personally have my own views on the whole talk, after some evidence and facts were given to me it is clear to see that the band group did in fact, rip off some other artists as well as borrowed or remixed from others. 438 more words

Theater Week - Long Way from Memphis, Slim


Memphis Slim & Sonny Boy Williamson, Live in Europe

A listing of Triangle theater performances
through August 22, 2016

A first-time month-long festival of plays written and directed by women, with women making up at least half the cast, and with women in many of the tech and design positions. 730 more words

Triangle Theater

Harp god James Cotton turns 81 today!

July 1, 2016

Blues harmonica legend James Cotton turns 81 today. James is the real deal, having grown up in Mississippi under the tutelage of… 227 more words

Blues And Other Music

At last I can sleep

Well we can all rest easy.  A judge has ruled that the 7 minute Led Zeppelin leviathan, Stairway To Heaven, was not plagiarized from another band’s song.   211 more words

The real rhythm and blues

Wilko Johnson’s new autobiography, Don’t You Leave Me Here, received an eloquent recommendation from Mark Ellen in the Sunday Times at the weekend. To coincide with its publication, Universal’s Spectrum imprint is issuing a 40-track double CD set compiled by the former Dr Feelgood guitarist called  574 more words


Vinyl Box Set Staff Pick: 'Root Hog or Die-100 Years-100 Songs: An Alan Lomax Centennial Tribute'

In celebration of Alan Lomax’s 100th birthday, Mississippi Records is proud to present a 6 LP box set featuring 100 of his finest field recordings. Previously unreleased tracks by Bob Dylan, Bascom Lamar Lunsford, Southern Drum and Fife Corps, Bill Broonzy, Rosa Lee Hill, Dennis McGee, Jean Ritchie, Shirley Collins, Bukka White, Vera Ward Hall, The Georgia Sea Island Singers, Son House and many more.

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