ZZ Top: Bearded Bassist Dusty Hill Dies in his Sleep at 72ZZ Top bassist Dusty Hill, one of the iconic Texas blues trio’s bearded frontmen, died at his Houston home, the band announced Wednesday on Facebook. He was 72.
Three Bay Area Musicians Nominated For 'Best Traditional Blues Album'Musicians Elvin Bishop, Maria Muldaur and Charlie Musselwhite call the Bay Area their home. All three are up for the same Grammy for 'Best Traditional Blues Album.'
Country Bluesman, Hit Songwriter Tony Joe White DiesA record label representative says Tony Joe White, the country rocker and hit songwriter behind such hits as "Polk Salad Annie" and "A Rainy Night in Georgia," has died at age 75,
Chicago Blues Musician Lonnie Brooks Dies At 83Chicago blues musician Lonnie Brooks, whose relationship with his adopted hometown was cemented by his hit recording of Robert Johnson's "Sweet Home Chicago," has died at age 83.
Former Allman Brothers Band Members Play Butch Trucks' FuneralAt a private memorial service at the Cox Capitol Theatre in Macon, GA, musicians, and speakers came together to pay tribute to Trucks.
From Busking At BART Stations To Grammy Winner -- Meet Fantastic NegritoA few years ago Fantastic Negrito was busking in BART stations. Now he's won his first Grammy for his debut album, 'The Last Days Of Oakland.'
From Busking At BART Stations To Grammy Winner -- Meet Fantastic NegritoA few years ago, Fantastic Negrito was busking in BART stations. Now he's won his first Grammy for his debut album, 'The Last Days Of Oakland.'
Butch Trucks, Founding Member Of Allman Brothers, Dies At 69Drummer Butch Trucks, one of the founding members of the Southern rock legend The Allman Brothers, has died. He was 69.
Mose Allison, Jazz-Blues Musician, Dead At 89Mose Allison, a pianist and singer whose witty, southern-accented lyrics delivered over a backdrop of boogie-woogie blues and jazz piano won fans and influenced musicians across a wide spectrum, died Tuesday of natural causes. He was 89.
Blues Beat Sharks 6-3 To Even Series At 2 Games ApieceThe Blues bounced back from consecutive shutout losses to beat the San Jose Sharks 6-3 in Game 4 on Saturday night.
Bay Area Jazz, Blues Icon Killed Monday In Alameda Traffic AccidentAn East Bay blues legend was killed in a traffic accident in Alameda on Monday.
Israel's King Of Blues To Jam With CBS's Own Mike SugermanYou don't have to live in Chicago or New Orleans to have the blues, you can have them in downtown Tel Aviv, and that's where Lazar currently has them.
B.B. King Considered Standing Ovation From Bunch Of 'Hippies' In San Francisco A Career BreakthroughIn an anecdote from his autobiography, the late blues legend wrote about being reluctant to play San Francisco's Fillmore because he didn't think hippies cared about the blues. They ended up loving him.
Blues Legend B.B. King Dies At 89`King of the Blues' legend B.B. King dead in Las Vegas at age 89, his attorney says.
Watch: Oakland Singer Fantastic Negrito Wins NPR's Tiny Desk Concert ContestHis music was enough to grant him the prize, but upon hearing Dphrepaulezz's story, he seems all the more deserving.