James Brown | The Augusta Chronicle

...copies of dozens of albums in a career spanning more than 40 years, and appeared in more than a dozen movies, including The Blues Brothers and Rocky IV. Also known as "The Hardest Working Man In Show Business," Brown was well known locally for...

Learn 10 facts about John Mellencamp before his June 20 Augusta show

...produced by Stax Studios guitar man Steve Cropper, best known for his work with Booker T. and the MGs, Otis Redding and the Blues Brothers. 4. Mellencamp's 1987 album The Lonesome Jubilee is the first credited to John Mellencamp. It was released...

Blues musician B.B. King dies

...King believed anyone could play the blues, and that "as long as people have problems, the blues can never die." But no one could play the blues like B.B. King, who died Thursday...

B.B. King funeral held in Mississippi

...never referred to himself as King of the Blues, an honorary title others used."He felt like the blues was the king, and it was his responsibility...Mississippi, a friend of King."The blues has lost its king and American has...

Vladimir Tarasenko leads Blues past Bruins

...30 goals in 23 years, getting the last two scores in the Blues' 5-1 win over the sagging Boston Bruins on Friday night...Lindbohm, Alex Pietrangelo and T.J. Oshie scored on the Blues' first three shots of the second to chase rookie goalie...

St. Louis Blues coach hits milestone

...sole possession of fourth place on the NHL wins list in the Blues' 6-3 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Thursday...693rd regular-season win broke a tie with Dick Irvin. The Blues coach only trails Joel Quenneville (739), Al Arbour...

Ailey offers three-step lesson in the blues

...company and a three-step lesson in the blues, from the sounds of the Earth to...city to the sounds of the heavens. The blues here is not so much a style as a...artistic director Judith Jamison, the blues can mean the sob of a fiddle, the...

Festival makes having the blues enjoyable

...will once again be happy to have the blues. The 15th annual Blind Willie McTell...in 1967 and has been nominated for the Blues Music Awards Guitarist of the Year...Flowers has given herself over to the blues. She plays a traditional acoustic...

Dr. John doesn't want a cure for the blues

...one long memory." Deep in the depth of sorrow is where the blues come from, wrote Dr. John's friend Crippled Joe Broussard...which leaves you smiling. "People get out of having the blues because they know somebody had them worse," Dr. John...

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Musician knows the blues

...way down deep in the depths of sorrow -- that's where the blues come from, wrote bluesman Crippled Joe Broussard. All you remember is pain, suffering and the blues you feel. The nightmares you can't wake up from, said...