Album review for Big Joe Williams, Southside Blues which was recorded live in the Fickle Pickle in Chicago in 1963. Big Joe Williams was one of the great, legendary blues figures of the 20th century. Joe recorded steadily between the 1930's and 1970's, enjoying a great deal of success in the 1940's on the rhythm and blues charts.
Album review for Bobby G with Curtis Grant Jr. and the Midnight Rockers. This is Bobby G's debut album at the ripe old age of 73 and is the first release from new label Third Street Cigar Records. Bobby G emerges on Still Standing as an authentic Mississippi blues man and has been a featured singer in many blues bands but never cut a record until now.
Scandinavian born Benjamin Folke Thomas released his latest album Copenhagen, in March 2017. Copenhagen is Ben’s best work to date; an album full of Roots and rhythmic Blues, alongside the most beautiful descriptive storytelling, sung with his trademark baritone vocals and packed with anthemic choruses. Links included here for tour dates etc.
Having seen Bad Touch supporting the Kentucky Headhunters earlier this year, it doesn’t surprise me that Truth Be Told comes hurtling out of the traps like a cheetah in need
This is blues par excellence, raw essential blues and quintessentially this type of music is what the term was designed for! When a group have been together for as long
BLUE HWY Carpe Diem: Live At The Coach House. Far West Mississippi Recordings FMWR-3016. Formed in nineteen ninety-three, in California, B.H. played an attractive mixture of Southern Blues and Rock, they
BRIAN E COPE Old New Borrowed & Blue. Flagstop Records. Presented in a quirky cover pertaining to a wedding invitation this makes for engrossing listening. Well I suppose the title
BOB MALONE Mojo EP. Delta Moon Records. This 6-track collection was recorded in Hollywood and Calabassas, California, written by Bob Malone and his guitar compadre Bob Demarco, with the tastefully
BLUES ENGINE Dance Macabre. Independant. Blues Engine are well named. Raw Blues with most of the fripperies and modern affections removed they hit hard and run off chortling into the
BLUE HEAT One Day Too Long. Smith Sound. Blue Heat is producing a sound that is full of rhythm and horns creating a sound that is as hot as the