3 CD / Masters of Music / 2017-01-13Tracks: Anything to Say You're Mine; My Dearest Darling; Trust in Me; Sunday Kind of Love You, A; Tough Mary; I Just Want to Make Love to You; At Last; All I Could Do Was Cry; Stormy Weather; Girl of My Drea...
Artists: Etta James
Recording information: Chess Studios, Chicago, IL (1955-1959); Chicago, IL (1955-1959); Los Angeles, CA (1955-1959); San Francisco, CA (1955-1959); Chess Studios, Chicago, IL (1960-1961); Chicago, IL ...continue...
1 CD / Friday Music / 2017-01-13Tracks: I Used to Be Bad; John Lee Hooker Boogie; Remember Woodstock; (You'll Have To) Come and Get It; Heat in Me Is Up, The; It's Hot; Vision of You; Nothing at All; 24 Hours; Gamblin' Woman; I Might Be Te...
Artists: Canned Heat
Canned Heat: James Thornbury (vocals, harmonica, guitar); Henry "The Sunflower" Vestine, Junior Watson (guitar); Ron Shumake (acoustic & electric bass); Adolfo "Fito" De La Parra (drums, vocals).
2 CD / Stargrove / 2017-01-06Artists: Various Artists
1 CD / Wolf / 2016-12-23Artists: Big Wheeler
1 CD / / 2016-12-16Artists: Chris Finnen/Gwyn Ashton/Peter Beulke
1 CD / Hallmark Recordings (UK) / 2016-12-16Artists: Freddy King
1 CD / Hallmark Recordings (UK) / 2016-12-16Artists: Albert King
Includes liner notes by Hal G. Neely.
Possessing a fluid, versatile guitar style and a smoky, understated voice, Albert King was a major influence on Stevie Ray Vaughn. (Vaughn readily acknowle...continue...
2 CD / Not Now Music / 2016-12-16Artists: Various Artists
1 CD / / 2016-12-16Artists: Mick Abrahams/Blodwyn Pig
Mick Abrahams' Blodwyn Pig: Mick Abrahams (vocals, guitar); Dave Lennox (keyboards); Mike Summerland (bass); Graham Walker (drums).
It would be difficult to imagine a better live album coming f...continue...
Pete Seeger (Folk)/Big Bill Broonzy: Cahn Auditorium, Northwestern University, Evanston, Chicago 1956 *
2 CD / Echoes / 2016-12-09Tracks: Introduction; Midnight Special; Backwater Blues; Foolish Frog, The; Green Corn; This Train Is Bound for Glory; Mrs McGrath; Crawdad Song; Musical Instruments; Glory of Love, The; Kisses Sweeter Than ...
Artists: Pete Seeger (Folk)/Big Bill Broonzy
2 CD / Sunset Blvd Records / 2016-12-09Tracks: Shake 'Em on Down; Fred's Worried Blues; Jesus Is on the March; Mercy; When the Saints Go Marching In; Someday Baby; Lovin' Blues, The; You Got to Move; White Lightnin'; Louise; Baby Please Don't Go;...
Artists: Mississippi Fred McDowell
Recorded live in New York City in November of 1971, this captures McDowell accompanied by Tom Pomposello on bass guitar. McDowell is in top form, blasting out electric versions of "John Henry," "Baby,...continue...
1 CD / Ear Music / 2016-12-09Artists: Paul Personne/Robben Ford/Ron Thal (aka Bumblefoot)
1 CD / Continental Europe / 2016-12-09Tracks: Just Fooling Around; Teasin' Without the Pleasin'; Dangerous Kind; Things; Another Man; Brand New Man; Change My Ways; Yes You Can; I Gotta Know; Just One More Time; Live and Learn
Artists: Little Steve & the Big Beat
1 CD / The Store for Music / 2016-12-09Tracks: Timber; How Long Blues; Hoochie Coochie Man; Willie's Trick; Mean Fool; Heavy Hearted Blues; Lawdie Miss Clawdie; I'd Rather Go Blind; Blue Monday; Clapping Song, The
Artists: Alexis Korner
1 CD / Secret Records / 2016-12-09Tracks: Chuck Brick (Aka Berry Drive); Della (Aka Daisy Delta); Forty Three (Aka Forty Two); Late Night (Aka Conchita Mercedes); Lassoo (Aka Larrytino); Grin Aka Smile; Detroit (Aka Leavin' Detroit); Poxie M...
Artists: Mick Abrahams
Recording information: Bishops Stortford Blues Club (11/24/2003)....continue...
2 CD / Sireena / 2016-12-09Tracks: Mechanic Man; I'm So Alone; Rockin' Robin; Hard Going Up (Twice as Hard Going Down); I Can't Quit You Baby; Don't Point Your Finger at the Guitarman; Johnny Weekend; Down in the Dirt; On the Road Aga...
Artists: Nine Below Zero
Personnel: Dennis Greaves (vocals, guitar); Mark Feltham (vocals, harp); Mickey Burkey (drums).
Audio Mixer: Kai Fiefstück.
Recording information: Gifhorn (04/14/2015).
1 CD / Essential Media / 2016-12-05Artists: Harmonica Slim
1 CD / / 2016-12-02Artists: Steve Baker/Alexis Korner/Tony Sheridan
1 CD / Essential Media / 2016-12-02Artists: Jackie Payne
1 CD / Blue Blood / 2016-12-02Artists: Eddie Martin (Guitar)
1 CD / Soul Jam / 2016-12-02Artists: Charles Brown
2 CD / Soul Jam / 2016-12-02Artists: Roy Buchanan
1 CD / True North Records / 2016-12-02Tracks: Reet Petite; I'm Shakin'; Where Y'At; I Will Be There; Lonely Avenue; I Want You to Be My Baby; That's Where It's At; Please, Baby Don't Do That; No Buts, No Maybes; That's What Love Is Made Of; Nigh...
Artists: Colin James
Personnel: Colin James (vocals, electric guitar); Greg Piccolo, Steve Hilliam (tenor saxophone); Doug James (baritone saxophone); Terry Townson (trumpet); Roy Agee (trombone); Reese Wynans (organ); Je...continue...
1 CD / True North Records / 2016-12-02Tracks: Man's Gotta Be a Stone; Wavelength; Lost Again; Johnny Coolman; Love Is Calling; Find My Home; Stronger; Corrina; More Than You Needed; Better Than I Can Imagine; Photograph; If You've Gotta Go Go Now
Artists: Colin James
1 CD / True North Records / 2016-12-02Tracks: Better Way to Heaven; Watchin' the River Flow; Limelight; Far Away Like a Radio; On My Way Back to You; When I Write the Book; Misplaced Heart; Speakeasy; Healing Time; Travellin'; Shadow of Love; It...
Artists: Colin James
Audio Mixer: John Whynot.
Recording information: Magic 10 Studio, Vancouver; Pinhead Recorders, Toronto; Sound City, Los Angeles; The Rendering Plant, Nashville; The Warehouse, Vancouver.
3 CD / Tuohi / 2016-12-02Artists: Ben Granfelt
1 CD / Antoinette / 2016-12-02Tracks: Blues for the New World, A; Second Chance; Calico Girl; Common Ground; It's All So La; Politics; Sounds So Sweet; Holy Moses; Frank and Margie; It Ain't Free; What If I Told You; Sky's the Limit, The...
Artists: David Clayton-Thomas
Audio Mixer: John "Beetle" Bailey.
Recording information: The Drive Shed Recording Studios, Toronto, Canada (08/2012-12/2012)....continue...
1 CD / Universal Music / 2016-12-02Tracks: Midnight Train to Georgia; Change Is Gonna Come, A; People Get Ready; If You Don't Know Me by Now; Sunny; I've Been Loving You Too Long; (Sittin'On) The Dock of the Bay; Ruby; When Something is Wrong...
Artists: David Clayton-Thomas
1 CD / Delmark (Label) / 2016-11-25Artists: Sharon Lewis & Texas Fire
1 CD / Jasmine Records / 2016-11-25Tracks: Heavenly Road; My Mothers Prayers; Wild Stage of Life, The; Ain't It a Shame; My Poor Heart; I'm Losing You; Bump on a Log; If the Sun Isn't Shining in Your Window; What Could I Do But Believe in Jes...
Artists: Lula Reed
1 CD / Music on CD / 2016-11-25Artists: Herman Brood/Herman Brood & His Wild Romance
1 CD / / 2016-11-18Artists: Charlie A'Court
1 CD / Music Access / 2016-11-18Artists: J-Wonn
1 CD / Iconoclassic / 2016-11-18Tracks: Sugar Bee; Shake It and Break It; That's All Right Mama; My Time Ain't Long; Skat; Let's Work Together; London Blues; So Sad (The World's in a Tangle); Future Blues; Poor Moon; Wooly Bully; Let's Wor...
Artists: Canned Heat
Personnel: Alan Wilson (vocals, harmonica); Bob Hite (vocals); Harvey Mandel (guitar); Adolfo "Fito" de la Parra (drums).
Liner Note Author: Greg Russo.
Photographer: Herb Greene.
1 CD / Smog Veil Records / 2016-11-18Tracks: Ninety Nine; Sweet Little Angel; Baby Please Don't Go; Evil; Sunday Morning Revival; Long Distance Call; Dissatisfied; Checkin' on My baby; Dust My Broom
Artists: The Schwartz-Fox Blues Crusade
Personnel: Mike Sands (piano); Jimmy Fox (drums).
Liner Note Author: Nick Blakey.
Recording information: Audio REcording, Cleveland (1967)....continue...
1 CD / Stony Plain (Canada) / 2016-11-18Tracks: Keepin' Outta Trouble; Bukka's Day; Aberdeen Mississippi Blues; Fixin' to Die Blues; Panama Limited; Parchman Farm Blues; Spooky Rhythm; New Frisco Train; Gonna Be Some Walkin' Done; Back to Memphis
Artists: Rory Block
Keepin' Outta Trouble is Rory Block’s sixth release in her “Mentor Series” that salutes the blues masters who’ve had a profound impact on her music....continue...
Tributee: Bukka White.
Personnel: Rory Block (vocals, guitar, bongos, percussion).
Audio Mixer: Rob Davis.
Recording information: Aurora Productions, NY.
1 CD / Ecko Records / 2016-11-18Tracks: Trail Ride [Remix] - Jaye Hammer (remix, previously unreleased); They Were Gone - O.B. Buchana (previously unreleased); I'm Goin' Back - Donnie Ray; Make Time - Mr. Sam (previously unreleased); Energ...
Artists: Various Artists
Illustrator: Chris Johnson ....continue...
4 CD / One Louder (Various Artists) / 2016-11-18Artists: Howlin' Wolf/John Lee Hooker/Little Walter/Muddy Waters
1 CD / Tuohi / 2016-11-18Tracks: Easy Baby; One Day You'll Love Me; Time Was; Pink City; You Hang Me with Your Love; Sauna, Tar & Booze; Follow Me; Forest in the Water; Tell Mama; Goodness
Artists: Honey B. & T-Bones
1 CD / Ruf Records / 2016-11-18Tracks: Highway Mama; Wasted Time; Red Bird; Crazy Legs; Make Blues Not War; On the Road; Bad News Is Coming; One More Train to Ride; Girl Back Home; Chip Off the Old Block; Road Dog; Route 90
Artists: Mike Zito
Personnel: Mike Zito (vocals, guitar); Rob McNelly (guitar); Tom Hambridge (drums).
Audio Mixers: Michael Saint-Leon; Tom Hambridge.
Recording information: Soundstage Studio, Nashville, ...continue...
1 CD / BGO / 2016-11-18Tracks: Livin' in the Sunlight (Lovin' in the Moonlight); Gee Baby Ain't I Good to You; 99 1/2; I Want to Be a Sailor; Why Should I Love You?; Higher & Higher; Wondering Why; Jailbird Love Song; High Blood P...
Artists: Geoff Muldaur
1 CD / Analog Spark / 2016-11-18Tracks: Nobody's Fool; Raining in Memphis; Tearjoint; Time; Lodi; Ain't No Love; I Hate You; Prayer for Peace; If Love Was Money; Skin
Artists: Dan Penn
Recording information: Beautiful Sounds, Memphis, Tennessee.
Photographer: Jimmy Chappell .
On first listen, it's not unreasonable to think that writer/producer Dan Penn's 1973 solo debu...continue...
1 DVD Video / Henry Hadaway / 2016-11-18Artists: Peter Green
1 CD / Straight Talkin' / 2016-11-18Tracks: All of Your Love; Everything I Have to Give; Il Grande Mafioso; Won't Be Taken Down; Time; Dishevelled; Troubled Soul; Kalina; Handful of Doubt; Right As Rain; Other Part of Me; Stay; Hold You To It
Artists: Aynsley Lister
1 CD / Laser Media / 2016-11-18Artists: Howlin' Wolf
1 CD / Laser Media / 2016-11-18Artists: John Lee Hooker
1 CD / Horton Records / 2016-11-11Artists: Dustin Pittsley Band
1 CD / / 2016-11-11Artists: Hat Fitz/Cara Robinson
1 CD / Splash Point / 2016-11-11Tracks: Spark; Jefferson County Blues; 2-8-2 out of Missoula; Voyager, The; Don't Ever Let Me See Your Face Again; Tempest Blues, The; Cold Classicals
Artists: The Andy Drudy Disorder
1 CD / Black Knight / 2016-11-11Tracks: Juke; Tell Me Mama; You're So Fine; Too Late; Last Night; Mellow Down Easy; One More Chance with You; I Got to Find My Baby; My Babe; Who; It Ain't Right; Boom, Boom Out Go the Lights; Back Track; It...
Artists: Little Walter