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Cesar Crespo & The Pinball’s Blues Party – Guitar Player | Album Review

Mar 28, 2015Comments off

Cesar Crespo & The Pinball’s Blues Party - Guitar Player www.facebook.com/thepinballbluesparty Dogshound Recordings ASIN: B00K3RS3FO 11 songs – 53 minutes The Cesar Crespo who leads The Pinball’s Blues Party is not the same person as the former

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Igor Prado Band and Delta Groove All-Stars – Way Down South | Album Review

Mar 27, 2015Comments off

Igor Prado Band and Delta Groove All-Stars - Way Down South Delta Groove Music DGPCD167 www.igorpradoband.com 13 songs – 54 minutes The sudden passing last year of harmonica wizard Richard “Lynwood Slim” Duran left friends and fans

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Issue 9-13 March 26 2015

Mar 26, 2015Comments off

Cover photo by Bob Kieser © 2015 Blues Blast Magazine   In This Issue  Blues Blast Magazine Senior Writer Terry Mullins has our feature interview with Chicago’s own, Johnny Drummer. We have 5 music reviews for you

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Blues Condition – Moon Over Main Street | Album Review

Mar 24, 2015Comments off

Blues Condition - Moon Over Main Street Big Cellar Records www.bluescondition.com  CD: 15 Songs; 49:15 Minutes Styles: Blues Covers, Contemporary Electric Blues At the beginning of their writing careers, novice fiction authors commonly attempt certain kinds of

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World-Famous Juke Joint Festival Lineup Announced

Mar 23, 2015Comments off

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Clarksdale, Mississippi’s 12th annual Juke Joint Festival unites crazy old bluesmen and leaky juke joints with paddling pig races and greasy soul food! CONTACT: Roger Stolle (media contact) Juke Joint Festival Clarksdale, Mississippi

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Robin McKelle & The Flytones – Heart Of Memphis | Album Review

Mar 23, 2015Comments off

Robin McKelle & The Flytones - Heart of Memphis Doxie Records – Vizztone Label Group www.RobinMckelle.com 13 tracks/49:34  It certainly is rare to read about a soul/blues singer who once finished third in the Thelonious Monk International Jazz

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Featured Interview – Johnny Drummer

Mar 22, 2015Comments off

Even in today’s ever-changing times, there are still a few undeniable givens that are seemingly chiseled in stone; things you can count on year-after-year. If you want to find the sun, look to the east in

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Big Apple Blues – Energy | Album Review

Mar 22, 2015Comments off

Big Apple Blues - Energy Stone Tone Records – 2014 www.bigappleblues.com 9 tracks; 49 minutes Big Apple Blues is a NYC collective of musicians, several of whom have other gigs that they probably call ‘the day job’:

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Roy Mette – Vibralism | Album Review

Mar 21, 2015Comments off

Roy Mette - Vibralism Self-Release – 2014 www.roymette.co.uk 14 tracks; 63 minutes  Roy Mette is an experienced musician from Essex in the UK and this is the sixteenth album of his career.  He has always mixed things

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My Own Holiday – Reason To Bleed | Album Review

Mar 20, 2015Comments off

My Own Holiday - Reason To Bleed Electro Groove Records EGRCD517 www.electrogroove.com 13 songs – 45 minutes Based north of San Bernardino, Calif., My Own Holiday is a hard-driving duo who play a synthesis of blues, rock