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Issue 10-41 October 20, 2016 (October 20, 2016 12:10 am)

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Kaz Hawkins Band – Feelin’ Good | Album Review

Oct 23, 2016Comments off

Kaz Hawkins Band - Feelin’ Good Self-Produced CD: 10 Songs, 46:40 Minutes        Styles: 1950’s-Style Blues, Soul, and Rock and Roll What’s the perfect antidote to the Monday (or, for that matter, any-day) blahs?


The Mike Eldred Trio – Baptist Town | Album Review

Oct 22, 2016Comments off

The Mike Eldred Trio - Baptist Town Great Western Recording Company 13 tracks / 58:18 Mike Eldred is no stranger to the guitar, as he ran Fender’s Custom Shop for many years, but he is also


Mighty Sam McClain – Time and Change (Last Recordings) | Album Review

Oct 21, 2016Comments off

Mighty Sam McClain – Time and Change (Last Recordings) City Hall Records 11 tracks The passing of Mighty Sam McClain last June marked the end of five decades of beautiful vocal work by this


David Bromberg Band -The Blues, The Whole Blues, and Nothing But the Blues | Album Review

Oct 21, 2016Comments off

David Bromberg Band – The Blues, The Whole Blues, and Nothing But the Blues Red House Records 13 tracks David Bromberg has had a fifty–five year recording career and his music still sounds fresh


Issue 10-41 October 20, 2016

Oct 20, 2016Comments off

Cover photo by Marilyn Stringer © 2016  In This Issue  Henry L. Carrigan, Jr. has our feature interview with Tim “Too Slim” Langford. We have 7 Blues reviews for you this week including new music from


Terrie Odabi – My Blue Soul | Album Review

Oct 19, 2016Comments off

Terrie Odabi - My Blue Soul Self Release 13 tracks / 64:50 With its rich cultural history of jazz, rock, and the blues, the San Francisco Bay area launched many artists’ careers and has been a


Bill Durst – Good Good Lovin | Album Review

Oct 18, 2016Comments off

Bill Durst – Good Good Lovin Durstwerks 9 songs time-31:20 In this corner…Stratford, Ontario, Canada based blues-rocker Bill Durst brings his hit-you-over-the-head style of blues-rock to this his fifth full length album. He started out


John D’Amato – Born Blue:The Sun Sessions | Album Review

Oct 17, 2016Comments off

John D’Amato - Born Blue: The Sun Sessions TruBlu Records 14 songs time-62:59 John D’Amato is another in the long line of blues-rock guitar hot-shots where the strong suit is not in the singing and song writing


Mat Walklate & Paolo Fuschi – Kicking Up The Dust | Album Review

Oct 16, 2016Comments off

Mat Walklate & Paolo Fuschi - Kicking Up The Dust Self-release 10 songs – 47 minutes Harpman and singer Mat Walklate met Sicilian guitarist/vocalist Paolo Fuschi in Manchester, England, in 2014. Inspired by the early electric


Malaya Blue – Heartsick | Album Review

Oct 15, 2016Comments off

Malaya Blue - Heartsick Self Release through MBM Music 11 tracks / 54:47 Malaya Blue may be relatively new to the scene, but she carries on the tradition of fine blues music that her sisters and