Otis Spann, one of the most cherished postwar Chicago blues pianists of all time, performed “Nobody Knows My Troubles” and “Cold, Cold Feeling” back-to-back at
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Longtime partners in the blues, Buddy Guy and Junior Wells perform “Ten Years Ago”, one of their earliest collaborations, at the 1974 Montreux Jazz Festival.
Blues Traveler is joined onstage by none other than Elwood Blues himself (ok, it’s Dan Aykroyd) for a fiery harmonica filled “Rock Me Baby” in
San Francisco based Santana, led by Latin rock-blues guitar extraordinaire Carlos Santana, wowed the crowd of the 1969 Woodstock Festival with their intense performance of
Gov’t Mule jams out to their rocking original tune, “Slackjaw Jezebel”, at Boston’s Orpheum Theatre on October 15th, 2004.
The late Stevie Ray Vaughan performs Bob Geddins’ haunting “Tin Pan Alley” along with fellow Texas bluesman, Johnny Copeland, at the Montreux Jazz Festival in
The King of the Blues, B.B. King, performs “I Believe to My Soul”, an original of R&B legend Ray Charles, in Africa circa 1974.
Eric Clapton mesmerizes a crowd of thousands at London’s Hyde Park with his hard rocking blues cover of Bob Marley’s “I Shot the Sheriff”.
The Texas Cannonball himself, the late and great Freddie King tears through a Bill Withers’ classic R&B tune, “Ain’t No Sunshine”.