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Tweed Funk | First Name Lucky | Album Review

Apr 19, 2014No Comments

 Tweed Funk – First Name Lucky  Self- Released  www.tweedfunk.com  11 songs  Tweed Funk’s latest release offers the listener a tasty choice of cuts that expresses the musicality and feel of the band performing live. By limiting

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Issue 8-16 April 17, 2014

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Cover photo by Bob Kieser © 2014 Blues Blast Magazine  In This Issue   Terry Mullins has our feature interview with Blues rocker Kelly Richey. Eric Steiner has photos and commentary from the Coeur d’Alene Blues

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Delta Groove Music and Eclecto Groove Records New Releases

Apr 16, 2014Comments off

    WEBSITE    STORE    CONTACT   Delta Groove Music & Eclecto Groove Records New Releases   We are happy to announce that Delta Groove Music & Eclecto Groove Records just released 3 new albums on April 15th 2014

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Mark T. Small – Smokin’ Blues | Album Review

Apr 16, 2014Comments off

Mark T. Small - Smokin’ Blues 12 Tracks; 37 minutes Lead Foot Music www.marktsmall.com Mark T. Small has played all kinds of music. From New Grass to electric Chicago Blues, Small has explored the realm of American

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Terry Gillespie – Bluesoul | Album Review

Apr 16, 2014Comments off

Terry Gillespie – Bluesoul Self-produced CD www.terrygillespie.ca 13 songs – 51 minutes  Recognized as the king of Canadian roots music, Terry Gillespie lays down a rock-steady groove in this solid collection of original contemporary blues tunes.

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Featured Interview – Kelly Richey

Apr 14, 2014Comments off

The line between being at the peak of the summit or being at the very bottom of the valley is a thin one. One day you’re at the top of your game and the next day

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Bobbie ‘Mercy’ Oliver – Sleeping With The Dogs | Album Review

Apr 14, 2014Comments off

 Bobbie ‘Mercy’ Oliver – Sleeping With The Dogs  Self-Release – 2013  www.bobbiemercyoliver.com  9 tracks; 33 minutes Bobbie ‘Mercy’ Oliver is an experienced bluesman from Texas whose CD tells us that he is ‘The King Of Blue’s’

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Magic Sam – Live at the Avant Garde | Album Review

Apr 13, 2014Comments off

 Magic Sam - Live at the Avant Garde  Delmark Records  CD: 16 songs; 67:48 Minutes  Styles: Classic Chicago Blues  The French phrase “avant garde” means “vanguard” – something or someone who stands at the forefront of culture

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Wilko Johnson and Roger Daltrey – Going Back Home

Apr 12, 2014Comments off

Wilko Johnson & Roger Daltrey – Going Back Home www.wilkojohnson.com Chess Records/Universal Music Enterprises 11 songs – 35 minutes Although not a household name in the United States, Wilko Johnson may be as close to a

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Chris James and Patrick Rynn – Barrelhouse Stomp | Album Review

Apr 11, 2014Comments off

 Chris James and Patrick Rynn - Barrelhouse Stomp  Earwig Music  www.chrisjamesandpatrickrynn.com  12 tracks / 53:25  It is refreshing to see talented artists that are willing to leave their egos at home and give the limelight to others,