Blues Photographs

The Blues Archive houses a large number of blues-related photographs. Taken by a variety of photographers, these images help document the blues from the beginnings of its popularity in the 1920s through today. The photographs highlight performers, festivals, and locations important to the blues.

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Image from the Jim O'Neal Collection: Carey Bell and band (1980)


Browse the Blues Photographs Collections:

Blues Photographs by Jim O'Neal

Blues Photographs by Martin Feldmann

Blues Photographs by Pertti Nurmi

Blues Photographs by Renato Tonelli

Blues Photographs by Stefano Marise

Scott M. Bock Collection