A site dedicated to the memory and preservation of the Maxwell Street Market. (You can help.) One of a series of good sites about famous open-air markets from the Openair Market Network.
The blues archives of the Chicago Public Library house a wealth of information about the history of the blues in Chicago.
A list of important people in the history of the Chicago blues with short biographies.
A personal site with information about Maxwell Street and the history of the blues there.
Extensive site with all kinds of news about the blues scene
Part of a big site about the blues generally. Offers photos, biographies, event information, links to other blues-related sites, etc.
A big site with all kinds of information about the blues. Has sound clips. Geared to record enthusiasts.
A nicely designed and very thorough site. Something for everyone here. Has a good list of other blues resources on the net.
This site offers a wealth of information, but its haphazard presentation makes it difficult to use. If you've got the time to browse (and a fast modem) it's worth a visit.
A nicely presented "interactive biographical encyclopedia" of the most important blues performers. Good material, although often not sourced.
One of the first blues sites on the Web. An interesting offering with a good page of blues links, among other things.
A big, nicely designed site that offers many, many reviews of the blues on CD
By G gen Antonsson. An extraordinary on-line reference for anyone interested in pre-war blues. Essentially makes most of Dixon, Godrich, and Rye's "Blues and Gospel Records: 1890-1943" searchable.