British Blues

Introduction

This section concentrates on the history of British Blues and provides the reader with an educational resource in terms of articles and essays, directories, biographies and interviews with legendary British blues artists, memories and memorabilia from readers lucky enough to have witnessed the early British blues scene, recommended British blues history books and references to other websites containing the history of British blues. I hope this is useful.

Please feel free to email alan@earlyblues.com with any comments / additional material / etc.

 

British Blues Artists and Bands Directories

These directories has been compiled to acknowledge the involvement and contribution of the early British blues artists/bands in creating the British Blues Scene.

Click here for a directory of early British blues artists, their backgrounds, home towns and musical associations.

Click here for a directory of early British blues bands, their formation, composition and years active.

 

Biographies

Click here for a series of biographies of early British blues artists and bands.

 

Interviews

Click here for a series of interviews with legendary British blues artists with reminiscences of the early British Blues scene.

 

Articles and Essays

Click here for a series of articles and essays on the birth of British Blues, sources and influences, evolution of British blues and where we are today.

 

Event Reviews

Click here for reviews of gigs and festivals on the British blues scene.

 

Memories

Click here for readers own memories of the early British Blues scene.

Click here for memorabilia of the early British Blues scene.

 

Early British Blues Festivals

Click here for details of festivals of the early British Blues scene.

 

Further Reading and Reference

Recommended British Blues History Books

Here you will find a bibliography of blues books concerning the history of British Blues.

Recommended Websites with British Blues History content

Here you will find a list of websites which cover the history of British Blues.

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Notes

1.  Some details in these sections are taken from Wikipedia articles reproduced here strictly for educational use only.  Several are augmented with photographs, additional information and links by Alan White (and/or other contributors as indicated within each section).

2.  Source:  www.wikipedia.org  – used under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Share-Alike license (CC-BY-SA);

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