1 CD / Provogue / 2017-01-20Artists: Ronnie Baker Brooks
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).
1 CD / Secret Records / 2016-12-09Artists: Mick Abrahams
2 CD / Sireena / 2016-12-09Artists: Nine Below Zero
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 / Borealis Records / 2016-11-18Tracks: Four Years, No Rain - (previously unreleased); Rising River Blues; Country Breakdown; You Missed a Good Man; You Can't Keep a Good Man Down; Pay Day; Married Woman; Morning Prayer; At It Again; Summe...
Artists: Michael Jerome Browne
Audio Mixers: Michael Jerome Browne; Larry O'Malley.
Illustrator: Bruno Rouyère....continue...
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 / 2016-11-18Artists: Various Artists
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
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 / Laser Media / 2016-11-18Artists: Howlin' Wolf
1 CD / Laser Media / 2016-11-18Artists: John Lee Hooker
1 CD / Vizztone / 2016-11-11Tracks: Dat Maybe; Grizzle N' Bone; Feel I'm Falling; Time and Time; Road to my Obsession; Biscuit; Cover My Love; Woman Won't You Love Me; Just Let it Happen; Tired of Bluesmen Cryin'; Higher and Higher
Artists: Tas Cru
1 CD / JCP (Just Cleveland's Past) / 2016-11-04Tracks: Savin' Everything for You; This Silence Is Killing Me; I Ain't Nothin' Nice; I'm Not All There; Blues Is My Drug, The; Merry Christmas to You; Oncoming Train; Fried Chicken Store; Self Inflicted Woun...
Artists: Jeff Chaz
1 DVD Video / JSP Records / 2016-11-04Artists: Phil Guy
1 CD / Stony Plain (Canada) / 2016-11-04Tracks: Best Kept Secret; Time to Roll; See the Sign; Blue Lights Go Down; Pray for Rain; Hunter, The; Can't Call You Baby; Undertaker Blues; Gone; Fuzzy Poodle
"Time To Roll," MonkeyJunk’s fifth release, showcases deep grooves and soulful original material plus a cover of Albert King’s classic “The Hunter.” The Ottawa-based trio...continue...
Personnel: Steve Marriner (vocals, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, baritone guitar, harmonica, background vocals); Tony D (guitar, acoustic guitar); Matt Sobb (drums, percussion, background vocals)....continue...
1 CD / Hitman / 2016-11-04Tracks: Born Under a Bad Sign; Victim of Desire; Take Me to the River; Para Paco de Lucía; On My Own; One More Empty Feeling; They Don't Make Them Like You Anymore; No Turning Back; Leave My Girl Alone
Artists: Jorge Salán/Jorge Salán & the Majestick Jaywalkers
Audio Mixer: Jorge Salán.
Recording information: Hispamusic Studios, Alpedrete, Madrid (11/2015-06/2016); The Utopian Sea Studios, Villalbilla, Madrid (11/2015-06/2016).
1 CD / Endzone / 2016-11-04Artists: Willie Clayton
1 CD / Continental Europe / 2016-11-04Artists: Phil Bee's Freedom
1 CD / Talking Elephant / 2016-11-04Artists: Stan Webb's Chicken Shack
1 CD / Talking Elephant / 2016-11-04Artists: Bernie Marsden (Guitarist)
2 CD / Acrobat (USA) / 2016-11-04Tracks: Love You Till the Day I Die - (featuring Bobby "Blue" Bland); Crying All Night Long - (featuring Roscoe Gordon); Dry Up Baby - (featuring Roscoe Gordon); Good Lovin' - (featuring Roscoe Gordon); Lett...
Artists: Bobby "Blue" Bland
Liner Note Author: Paul Watts....continue...
1 CD / / 2016-10-28Artists: John Hammond, Jr.
3 CD / Manhaton / 2016-10-28Artists: King King
1 CD / / 2016-10-28Artists: Crystal Shawanda
4 CD / JSP Records / 2016-10-28Tracks: Jail Bird Love Song - Mississippi Sheiks; No Job Blues - Ramblin' Thomas; Down in the Bottom Where I Stay - Ozie McPherson; Gut Struggle - Wilmer Davis; Trouble and Whiskey - Roosevelt Sykes; Raise R...
Artists: Various Artists
1 CD / World Music Network / 2016-10-28Tracks: Special Streamline - Bukka White; Bye Bye Blues - Tommy Johnson; Hard Time Killin' Floor Blues - Skip James; I'll Go With Her - Robert Wilkins; Country Farm Blues - Son House; Who's Been Here? - Bo C...
Artists: Various Artists
Memphis was the closest big city to the Mississippi Delta and this became a magnet for blues singers desperate to escape the hardships of the...continue...
1 CD / Armadillo (USA) / 2016-10-28Artists: Micky Moody (Michael Joseph Moody)/Ali Maas