The album features 11 covers by such legendary bluesmen as Howlin' Wolf, Little Walter, and Jimmy Reed.
Here the Stones talk about how the retro-yet-still-new CD came to be in a feature article in Rolling Stone magazine.
And here you can read Rolling Stone's 4-and-a-half-out-of-5 star review of Blue and Lonesome.
And finally here is a Spotify playlist that NPR compiled of the new Stones covers and the original versions, as well as some of the earlier blues and R&B covers that the then-young Stones first played.
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