Misssissippi-born singer and amplified slide guitarist Elmore James was born January 27, 1918.  A look at his substantial legacy and a guitar style influential in both the blues and rock fields.

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Host Rich Kienzle takes a  special look at the five-CD soundtrack to the American roots music documentary American Epic.  He examines seven songs from the collection that have had longevity, and shows the difference between the modern, better known versions.

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 The announcement the Rolling Stones are recording a new album is, in itself, nothing new. But they've made a big point of noting that this new album takes them back over 50 years to their blues days, before the groundswell of original Jagger-Richards songs began. It sounds like they're coming full circle.

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