Spanish artist Mercedes Lagunas draws inspiration from one of Stevie Ray Vaughn's most beloved rockin' blues love songs.
Toronto collage artist Peter Horvath pays tribute to Nina Simone and incorporates a haunting line from her civil rights protest song "Blackbird": "Your mama's name was lonely and your daddy's name was pain".
Finnish artist Matti Pietar creates a cubist portrait of Stevie Ray Vaughn in his artwork inspired by the lyrics of SRV's soulful song about loss entitled "Life Without You".
Portuguese artist Sofia Simoes uses legendary Jim Morrison lyrics from The Doors song Roadhouse Blues as inspiration for her sexy pop-rock collage artwork.
New York artist Susan Washington uses lyrics from Nina Simone's civil rights protest song "Backlash Blues" as the basis for her NYC street-art and fashion stylized collage.
French artist Lionel Dumas paints a scene representing his take on the metaphorical lyrics from Stevie Ray Vaughn's song "Tightrope" written about surviving the hardships of addiction.
British artist Niki Hare draws your attention to the power of Nina's Simones civil protest song lyrics: "Why you wanna fly Blackbird, you ain't never gonna fly. No place big enough holding all the tears you gonna cry"
Toronto artist Eva Lewarne's bold rooster painting is inspired by lyrics from a Willie Dixon song that topped the UK charts when the Rolling Stones covered it in 1965.
"I like the way you talk" is the phrase from John Lee Hooker's classic blues song that inspired Toronto artist Peter Horvath to make his JLH tribute artwork.
Toronto artist Eva Lewarne creates a sassy representation of the humorous message in Dorothy LaBostrie's legendary blues song.
Toronto artist Eva Lewarne uses Etta James's tragic lyrics as the inspiration for her mournful portrayal of a woman who would rather go blind than see her love walk away.
Spanish artist Mercedes Lagunas ignites a colorful portrait of the legendary Muddy Waters with lyrics from his iconic song "Hoochie Coochie Man".
Portuguese graffiti/mural artist MR KAS uses the iconic image of boxer and civil rights activist Mohammad Ali to contextualize the call to action lyric from Sam Cooke's song "A Change Is Gonna Come"
British artist Niki Hare uses dramatic color and large stenciled words to show the power and emotion of a timeless and timely civil rights call to action statement from Sam Cooke's song "A Change Is Gonna Come"
French artist Lionel Dumas creates an imaginative narrative inspired by a witty line from a song by Sam McGee that quips: "I met a little gypsy in a fortune telling place,
She read my mind, then she slapped my face, woo".
This classic blues song, penned by singer/songwriter Slim Harpo in 1957, has been covered by many of the Blues greats (including The Rolling Stones and Pink Floyd). French artist Lionel Dumas creates his own textured take on the song's sinful main character.