Rory Block Premieres New Song, "Sugar In My Bowl"

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Recently, master country blues guitarist Rory Block decided to put a decades-old idea of hers into action. The project—which she dubbed "Power Women of the Blues"—is dedicated to identifying, celebrating and honoring the work of iconic female blues artists, many of whom never experienced the recognition and commercial success that the Sixties blues revival brought to many of the genre's male stars.

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Jackson Maxwell

Jackson is an Associate Editor at He’s been writing and editing stories about new gear, technique and guitar-driven music both old and new since 2014, and has also written extensively on the same topics for Guitar Player. Elsewhere, his album reviews and essays have appeared in Louder and Unrecorded. Though open to music of all kinds, his greatest love has always been indie, and everything that falls under its massive umbrella. To that end, you can find him on Twitter crowing about whatever great new guitar band you need to drop everything to hear right now.