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Los Tijuana Blues – Thunderbird Motel | Album Review

Apr 27, 2015Comments off

Los Tijuana Blues - Thunderbird Motel Self Release 10 tracks / 30:17 Los Tijuana Blues is a band out of Valencia, Spain that has found inspiration from the Chess Records and Excello Records catalogs of the


Brian E Cope – Old, New, Borrowed & Blue | Album Review

Apr 26, 2015Comments off

Brian E Cope - Old, New, Borrowed & Blue Flagstop Records RIDE CD004 15 songs – 50 minutes In the years before affordable transportation, and decades before the invention of the internet, there were advantages and disadvantages


Mary Hott – Shaman Lover | Album Review

Apr 25, 2015Comments off

Mary Hott - Shaman Lover Soul Stew Records CD-4206 7 songs – 31 minutes Singer/songwriter/keyboard player Mary Hott steps out of the shadows for the first time to produce this interesting collection of jazz-tinged blues


Billy Boy Arnold – The Blues Soul Of Billy Boy Arnold|Album Review

Apr 24, 2015Comments off

Billy Boy Arnold – The Blues Soul Of Billy Boy Arnold Stony Plain Records 14 Tracks/59:57 Running Time Billy Boy Arnold is a 2014 Blues Music Award nominee and one of the few remaining original


Issue 9-17 April 23, 2015

Apr 23, 2015Comments off

Cover photo by Bob Kieser © 2015  In This Issue  Terry Mullins has our feature interview with John Németh. Our 2105 blues festival coverage starts this week as John Mitchell has a review and photos from


Willie May – Shaken Tree Blues | Album Review

Apr 21, 2015Comments off

Willie May - Shaken Tree Blues Booman Music BMCD 4024 10 songs – 39 minutes Willie May has been around for decades, having started performing in the 1960s but, surprisingly, he did not release his debut


The KingmiXers – Flyboy | Album Review

Apr 20, 2015Comments off

The KingmiXers - Flyboy MAPL/Self-Produced  CD: 12 Songs; 53:44 Minutes Styles: Jazz-Influenced Blues, Harmonica Blues If ever there was a genre of music conducive to travel, it would be the blues. Few people talk about Mississippi


Featured Interview – John Németh

Apr 20, 2015Comments off

Despite his own admission that he’s ‘the first to throw in the towel if something’s not going right,’ harmonica ace and soul singer deluxe John Anthony Németh is by no means a quitter. Check this out for


Blueheart Revival – Stone Feathers | Album Review

Apr 19, 2015Comments off

Blueheart Revival - Stone Feathers Self release 9 tracks / 46:03 It is always fun when a band goes outside the box and adds tangible elements from other types of music to an established genre, and


Brad Absher & Swamp Royale – Lucky Dog | Album review

Apr 18, 2015Comments off

Brad Absher & Swamp Royale – Lucky Dog Montrose Records – 2015 12 tracks; 49 minutes It is very surprising that Brad Absher is a new name to me as his music is right up