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Big Walter Horton - Gonna Bring It On Home

Big Walter "Shakey" Horton performing Gonna Bring It On Home. A timelesss blues track later covered by Led Zeppelin.

Polish-Jewish immigrants Phil and Leonard Chess, joined later by Leonard's son Marshall (right) founded and ran Chess Records, Chicago's world-renown blues label, home to Willie Dixon, Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, Little Walter and countless other blues legends.

How the blues brothers behind Chess Records made all the right moves

Leonard and Phil Chess’s legendary Chicago label helped invent rock’n’roll with Ike Turner, brought us the minimalist blues of Muddy Waters, and provided a direct influence on the young Rolling Stones

Little Walter - My Babe (single version - 1955)

Who's the king of all postwar blues harpists, Chicago division or otherwise? Why, the virtuosic Little Walter, without a solitary doubt. The fiery harmonica .

CIRCA 1970: Photo of Leonard Chess Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images

Leonard Chess founder of Chess Records born Lejzor Czyz in a Jewish community in Motal, Poland (now in Belarus)

B. B. King, nee Riley B. King, born 1925 in Itta Bena, MS, taught to play guitar by preacher uncle; blossomed during WW II Army duty into blues guitar.  Nicknamed B. B. King by manager of radio station WDIA as 'Beale Street Blues Boy' shortened to B. B. King.  Joined the angels in Blues Heaven on May 14, 2015.

B.B. King

BB King, King of The Blues, died Thur. May 2015 at age 89

A History Of Blues Pt2  Part Two of Four.  Documentary series on the origins and development of the Blues, as a guitarist's guide. The series features archive footage of performances denoting landmarks in the blues scene. In this part we take a close look at the early legends of blues from the 1920s and 1930s.

Documentary series on the origins and development of the Blues, as a guitarist's guide. The series features archive footage of performances.

Nat King Cole sings "When I Fall in Love" One of my favs of all time! Who couldn't love Nat King Cole!

Nat King Cole sings 'When I Fall in Love' . what a voice, glorious, he was born to sing this song

Leonard Cohen:Dance...(1984)

Leonard Cohen - Dance Me To The End of Love, 1984 Our wedding song.

Mississippi Fred Mcdowell Kokomo Me Baby

Fred McDowell (January 1904 - July known by his stage name; Mississippi Fred McDowell, was a blues singer and guitar player in the North Mississ.

Walter Trout, Popa Chubby "Giants of bluesrock"-Jam - Limbourg, Le Kursa...

Walter Trout, Popa Chubby "Giants of bluesrock"-Jam - Limbourg, Le Kursaal

The Hoochie Coochie Man. "Everyone man wanted to Be Muddy Waters after this song came out. Women went crazy"  Chess Records

The Hoochie Coochie Man. "Everyone man wanted to Be Muddy Waters after this song came out. Women went crazy" Chess Records

Little Walter - Hate To See You Go

Little Walter - Hate To See You Go. Listening to Little Walter at midnight, not a good sign.

OMG! Al Green sang Sam Cooke's "A Change Is Gonna Come" at the 1999   "Concert of the Century for VH1's Save the Music" ~ S-o-o good!

Al Green sang Sam Cooke's "A Change Is Gonna Come" at the 1999 "Concert of the Century for Save the Music" ~ S-o-o good! (this version gave me goose bumps.

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