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Tweed Funk | First Name Lucky | Album Review

Apr 19, 2014No Comments

 Tweed Funk – First Name Lucky  Self- Released  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


Issue 8-16 April 17, 2014

Apr 17, 2014Comments off

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


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

Mark T. Small Smokin' Blues CD Cover

Mark T. Small – Smokin’ Blues | Album Review

Apr 16, 2014Comments off

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


Terry Gillespie – Bluesoul | Album Review

Apr 16, 2014Comments off

Terry Gillespie – Bluesoul Self-produced CD 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.


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


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

Apr 14, 2014Comments off

 Bobbie ‘Mercy’ Oliver – Sleeping With The Dogs  Self-Release – 2013  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’


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


Wilko Johnson and Roger Daltrey – Going Back Home

Apr 12, 2014Comments off

Wilko Johnson & Roger Daltrey – Going Back Home 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


Chris James and Patrick Rynn – Barrelhouse Stomp | Album Review

Apr 11, 2014Comments off

 Chris James and Patrick Rynn - Barrelhouse Stomp  Earwig Music  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,