Blues Foundation, The - Memphis-based, but world-renown as the organization dedicated to preserving blues music history, celebrating recording and performance, supporting blues education and ensuring the future of this American art form.
Charlie Patton - Underground comic book genius R. Crumb's retelling of the life of Delta bluesman Charlie Patton, based on the biography by Stephen Calt and Gayle Dean Wardlow.
Delta Blues Museum - The City of Clarksdale, located at the intersection of Highways 61 and 49 ("the crossroads"), and the surrounding Delta region are known as "the land where the blues began". Since its creation, the Delta Blues Museum has preserved, interpreted, and encouraged a deep interest in the story of the blues. Since 1999, the Delta Blues Museum has been housed in the historic Clarksdale freight depot, built in 1918 for the Yazoo and Mississippi Valley Railroad.
Document Records - World's largest catalogue for vintage blues, gospel, spirituals, jazz and country music.
The Blues - PBS series produced by Martin Scorsese. Consists of seven feature-length films that capture the essence of the blues while exploring how this art form so deeply influenced music and people the world over. Each episode of this comprehensive chronicle includes a visit to a celebrated blues location. Venues such as the Delta Blues Museum, the Chess Studios in Chicago, and Beale Street in Memphis emphasize the music's contemporary connections and establish a firm sense of place. Each program breathes life into blues history and culture with new and archival interviews from prominent artists, historians, record producers, and of course, historic and modern-day blues recordings. Each episode ends with a performance of a seminal blues song from a contemporary artist.
The Blues: The Radio Series - Beginning in September of 2003, Public Radio International stations broadcast The Blues," thirteen hour-long programs hosted by Grammy Award-winning bluesman Keb' Mo'. The shows are archived here.
Topblues - Nothing but the blues Internet radio station
Willie Dixon's Blues Heaven - Founder, Willie Dixon, established Blues Heaven Foundation to document and promote the blues and to support Blues artists.
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