Eddie Boyd, Mississippi blues musician

Celebrating Eddie Boyd

By Doug Lohnes:   Edward Riley “Eddie” Boyd (November 25, 1914 – July 13, 1994) was an American blues pianist. He was born on Stovall’s Plantation near Clarksdale, Mississippi. Boyd moved to the Beale Street district…


Origins – DooWop

By: Pete Cummings   WHY doesn’t black folks support black traditions or music heritages ? Is it because White folks control every aspect of music, are we moving away from genres because of white Inclusion…


Leroy Foster Unforgotten Blues Legend

By: Doug Lohnes   Today we celebrate Baby Face Leroy Foster, an Unforgotten Blues Legend! “Baby Face” Leroy Foster (February 1, 1923 – May 26, 1958) was an American blues singer, drummer and guitarist, active…


American Legacy Magazine

By Lamont Jack Pearley American Legacy Magazine has been the hub of the celebration,  preservation and general historical facts of African American history and achievements for some time now. Along with their Teachers Kit, board…


Celebrating Hubert Sumlin

By: Doug Lohnes Hubert Sumlin made the side man role equivalent to the actual main super hero act. his guitar riffs, and amazing ability to carry a song along with the late great Howlin Wolf…


Mr Handy’s Blues Teaser

By: Lamont Jack Pearley   I’ve had the honor and pleasure to meet, interview and talk about the Blues with the Emmy winning Producer Joanne Fish. Her knowledge of documentary filmmaking is far beyond most….

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Sammy Lawhorn

By: Doug Lohnes Sammy David Lawhorn (July 12, 1935 – April 29, 1990) was an American Chicago blues guitarist, best known as a member of Muddy Waters‘ band although he also accompanied many other blues musicians…


Jimmy “Duck” Holmes Blue Front

By: Lamont Jack Pearley   BLUE FRONT from Mickey Todiwala on Vimeo. Jimmy “Duck” Holmes, a Blues pioneer and one of the last remaining threads of the original Blues cloth. Jimmy “Duck” Holmes is the…