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ONE YEAR AFTER THE HISTORIC RELEASE OF MOJO MORGANFIELD’S “IT’S GOOD TO BE KING”

Exactly one year ago Delmark Records released Mojo Morganfield’s song “It’s Good To Be King”. Bringing Muddy Waters’ family into the Delmark family, to make justice to their legacy, musicianship, talent and dedication was a goal Delmark’s new management had since the beginning. Signing Mojo Morganfield was a decision the label will never regret. Mojo,…

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October 2021: Dave Specter, Bob Stroger, Mud Morganfield, Jose Ramirez, Frank Corpus, Bob Koester & more

Dave Specter’s double album SIX STRING SOUL coming October 22 Delmark celebrates Dave’s 30 years on the label with a stellar line-up of guests including Otis Clay, Jorma Kaukonen, Lurrie Bell, Billy Branch, Ronnie Earl, Jimmy Johnnson & more. Dave Specter has earned an international reputation as one of the premier talents on the Chicago…

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REMEMBRING BOB KOESTER – Wonderful 18 (!) page tribute in LIVING BLUES magazine to Delmark and Jazz Record Mart’s founder, the one and only, Bob Koester!

Be sure to pick up the September issue of America’s longest running blues publication, LIVING BLUES! Remembering Bob Koester  1932–2021 By Jim O’Neal and others Bob Koester, owner of Delmark Records and the Jazz Record Mart in Chicago, was for more than 60 years a mentor and friend to many in the blues world, and…

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MUD MORGANFIELD’S “PRAISE HIM” reviewed in the premier gospel website, JOURNAL OF GOSPEL MUSIC! And be sure to check out his new lyric video!

A big shout out to our friend, Bob Marovich and his amazingly detailed, informative, and well researched and written website, Journal of Gospel Music for his new review of Mud Morganfield‘s new Delmark Records gospel blues single, “Praise Him!” Thank goodness we have this “definitive online resource of gospel music of yesterday, today, and tomorrow”…

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1st ANNUAL ROCKWELL BLUES & JAZZ STREET STROLL photos & videos

A very successful festival presenting Delmark and Earwig artists: Donna Herula, Mike Wheeler Band, Liz Mandeville, Soul Message Band, Michael Frank & Paul Kaye, Dave Weld & The Imperial Flames and Delmark All Stars featuring Bob Stroger, Billy Flynn, Willie “The Touch Hayes”, Roosevelt Purifoy, Jimmy Burns, Dave Specter, Linsey Alexander, Willie Buck, Milwaukee Slim…

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FEELIN’ GROOVY?! Delmark Records and Linsey Alexander featured in CHICAGO IN TUNE with live performance and interview at THE HIDEOUT, CHICAGO!

Are you feelin’ groovy??!!! One of the world’s most beloved music venues, Chicago’s Hideout Inn is showcasing one the world’s most beloved blues and jazz record labels (and the world’s longest running independently owned label!) Chicago’s Delmark Records with a FREE live performance from the legendary Hoochie Man, Linsey Alexander – this Saturday night Aug…

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Rockwell Blues & Jazz Street Stroll + Robert Whitall Art Show + Mud Morganfield + Jose Ramirez + Delmark All Stars Band + Dave Specter + Jimmy Johnson

Rockwell Blues & Jazz Street Stroll 1 day Fest on Sept 4th. Mud Morganfield has a new single. Jose Ramirez recorded with Delmark All Stars Band. Dave Specter upcoming double album. Jimmy Johnson receives the Jus’ Blues Award. Robert Whitall Jr. art show is OPEN until September 24. ROCKWELL BLUES & JAZZ STREET STROLL INDOOR…

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Just announced! Sat Sept 4th – Blues & Jazz Street Stroll on Rockwell!! Delmark Records is elated to announce its first annual blues and jazz block party!

Rockwell Blues & Jazz Street Stroll: September 4th 2021 Presented by Delmark Records, Earwig Records & RBRA (Rockwell Business & Residents Association). This program is made possible by a grant from the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events with funding from the Walder Foundation. Saturday September 4th on Rockwell Ave. between Irving Park &…

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Mud Morganfield: Muddy Waters’ Eldest Son Signs with Delmark

Breaking News: Mud Morganfield’s single debut on Delmark Records will appear this fall. Delmark Records, the oldest continuously operating blues & jazz independent record label in the US, announces a major addition to its roster. Mud Morganfield. Muddy Water’s eldest son just signed with the label. Morganfield’s first release on Delmark will be a digital…

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