Here are a series of biographies of early British blues artists and bands including those from the British Blues Archive:
The Animals - one of the most important bands of the British blues/R&B scene in the 60s.
The Big Town Playboys
The Blues Band
Graham Bond - one of the founding fathers of the 60s British blues scene.
Cyril Davies - one of the first British blues harmonica players.
Peter Green - a major figure in the 'second great epoch' of the British blues movement; founder of Fleetwood Mac.
Keef Hartley - drummer and leader of the Keef Hartley Band; also achieving notoriety as John Mayall's drummer.
Manfred Mann - R&B, jazz and blues band, regularly in the 60s singles and album charts.
John Mayall and The Bluesbreakers
The Pretty Things - English rock band of the early 60s and still going strong, celebrating their 50th anniversary tour in 2013.
Ten Years After
The Yardbirds - English blues band on the 60s, launching the careers of Eric Clapton, Jimmy Page and Jeff Beck
more coming soon ...