May 18, 2013 — The Serbian guitarist fell in love with American blues music as a kid — well before she could understand the words.
May 17, 2013 — On Spirityouall, McFerrin performs classic black spirituals with roots in enslaved communities, as well as songs he composed himself. Throughout the album, he says, he hears the influence of his father, Robert McFerrin Sr., a renowned operatic baritone.
May 9, 2013 — The virtuoso pedal-steel band plays songs from its debut album, Robert Randolph Presents The Slide Brothers, and discusses its transition from performing in churches to playing clubs.
May 3, 2013 — The rock guitarist plays Little Buddy Doyle's "Slick Capers Blues" and more with host Jon Weber.
Apr 30, 2013 — Taj Mahal's influences are drawn from many places around the world, from California to Africa to the Pacific Islands. But in this archival Mountain Stage performance from 1995, he pays tribute to his roots with a lively set of blues and boogie songs.
Apr 22, 2013 — The singer-songwriter and harmonica legend give the blues a modern twist on their new album, Get Up!
Apr 11, 2013 — Two treasures of Nashville's Americana scene play songs from their collaborative album, Buddy & Jim.
Apr 8, 2013 — Nashville veterans John Radford, Joe McMahan, Adam Bednarik and Melissa Mathes come together to craft a raw and powerful fusion of gospel and roots music.
Apr 2, 2013 — The singer-songwriter plays songs from his full-length debut, Heatstroke/The Wind and the War, and talks about how his father's funeral inspired "The Rebel."
Mar 29, 2013 — The legendary blues and jazz pianist's Mountain Stage debut, recorded January 15, 1989.