3 CD / Rockbeat Records / 2015-12-04Artists: Various Artists
Several performances have been newly recorded for the AMERICAN ROOTS MUSIC series. Also includes a 56-page booklet with photos, an American Roots Music "timeline" as well as extensive track-by-track a...continue...
2 CD / Rockbeat Records / 2015-12-04Artists: Muddy Waters
4 CD / Omnivore / 2015-11-27Tracks: Someday; Let Me Love You; Sock Boo Ga Loo; Much Too Much; Gotta Have Money; Camel Walk; Wake Up; Things That I Used to Do, The; Let It All Hang Out; Just Be Yourself; Done Got Good to Me, Pt. 1; Chic...
Artists: Bobby Rush
1 CD / Gonzo / 2015-11-27Artists: Freddie King
Personnel: Freddie King (vocals, guitar); Don Preston (guitar); Leon Russell (piano); John Gallie (organ); Carl Radle, Donald "Duck" Dunn (bass); Chuck Blackwell, Jim Gordon, Al Jackson (drums).
1 CD / Gonzo / 2015-11-27Artists: Alexis Korner
Personnel: Alexis Korner (vocals, guitar); Colin Hodgkinson (bass, background vocals).
Recorded at La Chapelle des Lombards, France in 1980.
He may have been the godfather of the British...continue...
1 CD / Lynched Records / 2015-11-20Artists: Lynched
1 CD / Saint Cecilia Knows / 2015-11-20Artists: Scott Fagan
1 CD / Cicadelic / 2015-11-20Artists: Lightnin' Hopkins
1 CD / Cicadelic / 2015-11-20Artists: Lightnin' Hopkins/Billy Bizor
1 CD / Delmark (Label) / 2015-11-20Artists: Magic Sam's Blues Band/Magic Sam
Personnel includes: Magic Sam (vocals, guitar); Mighty Joe Young (guitar); Eddie Shaw (tenor saxophone); Lafayette Leake (piano); Mack Thompson (bass); Odie Payne, Jr. (drums).
Recorded at Soun...continue...
1 CD / ADA / 2015-11-20Tracks: Left by the Roadside to Die; Give Me One Reason; Here for the Party; You are My Sunshine; Empty Promises/Nothin' Sacred; Stern Warning, A; People Get Ready; Going Down; Stand by Me; Eleanor Rigby; Sp...
Artists: Leslie West
1 CD / Electro-Fi Records / 2015-11-20Artists: Harmonica Shah
7 CD / Papyros / 2015-11-20Tracks: Dadul Nyenkyong; Gyentsenri; Zompa Namsung; Daktod Karpo; Khamsum Wangdu; Jhola Tashi; Gangri Rawa; Hona-La; Rigya Samten; Shalungdak; Gyalwai Tenshu
Artists: Namgyal Lhamo
1 DVD Video / / 2015-11-13Artists: Eddie Martin's Big Red Radio/Eddie Martin (Guitar)
1 CD / Soul Jam / 2015-11-13Artists: Memphis Minnie
1 CD / Soul Jam / 2015-11-13Artists: John Lee Hooker
Solo performer: John Lee Hooker (vocals, acoustic guitar).
Recorded in Detroit, Michigan in April 1959. Originally released on Riverside (838). Includes original release liner notes by Orrin Ke...continue...
1 CD / Vizztone / 2015-11-13Artists: Lara Price
2 CD / Edsel (UK) / 2015-11-13Artists: Muddy Waters/Junior Wells/Buddy Guy
1 CD / Blue Blood (UK) / 2015-11-13Artists: Eddie Martin's Big Red Radio/Eddie Martin (Guitar)
1 CD / Eclectic DVD Dist. / 2015-11-13Artists: Bonnie Raitt
1 CD / Megawave Records / 2015-11-13Artists: Bob Seeley
14 CD / Elektra (Label) / 2015-11-13Tracks: Born in Chicago; Shake Your Money-Maker; Blues With a Feeling; Thank You Mr. Poobah; I Got My Mojo Working; Mellow Down Easy; Screamin'; Our Love Is Drifting; Mystery Train; Last Night; Look Over Yon...
Artists: Paul Butterfield/The Paul Butterfield Blues Band
1 CD / Blues Boulevard / 2015-11-13Tracks: Needle in a Haystack; Train 2 Train; To You Who Have Wronged Me; Los Angeles; Time Is a Mofo; Live the Day; Now You Know; I Stand I Scream; Shortcuts to Infinity; Put Down Your Needles; Another Plane...
Artists: Ellis Hooks
Personnel: Ellis Hooks (vocals); Jon Tiven (guitar, tenor saxophone, keyboards, background vocals); Chester Thompson , Todd Snare, Craig Krampf, Jeremy Gibson, Greg Morrow, Pino Squillace, Simon Kirke...continue...
2 CD / Acrobat (USA) / 2015-11-13Tracks: Black Snake Blues; No More Jelly Bean Blues; Hoodoo Man Blues; Humored and Petted Blues; Blue Valley Blues; Alligator Pond Went Dry, The; T.B. Blues; No. 12 Let Me Roam; Garter Snake Blues; Christmas...
Artists: Victoria Spivey
Victoria Spivey was a blues and jazz singer who enjoyed significant popularity during the 1920s and '30s, performing with many well-known accompanists and ensembles...continue...
Liner Note Author: Paul Watts....continue...
3 CD / Not Now Music / 2015-11-06Artists: Etta James
2 CD / Cleopatra / 2015-11-06Artists: Various Artists
2 CD / Ruf Records / 2015-11-06Artists: Various Artists
1 CD / Stony Plain (Canada) / 2015-11-06Artists: Eric Bibb/J.J. Milteau/Jean-Jacques Milteau
1 CD / Meyer / 2015-11-06Tracks: Footsteps Fall; Jelly Roll Baler; Never Too Soon; Last Letter Home; Little Sadie; 900 Miles; Two Old Mules; Way Beyond the Moon; Fine Sugar Mamma
Artists: Roland Van Campenhout/Richard Bargel/Nils De Caster (Violin)
1 CD / Music Access / 2015-11-06Artists: Gentry Jones (G.J.S.)
2 CD / Provogue Music Productions / 2015-11-06Tracks: Almost Gone; Omaha Prelude; Omaha; Tomorrow Seems So Far Away; Please Take Me Home; Playin' Hideaway; Haunted by the Night; Fly Away; Move On; My Ship Came In; Cold, Cold Ground; Gonna Live Again
Artists: Walter Trout
1 CD / Ecko Records / 2015-11-06Artists: O.B. Buchana
1 CD / Ruf Records / 2015-11-06Tracks: Keep Coming Back; Chin Up; Get Busy Living; Early in the Morning; I Was Drunk; Lonely Heart; Girl From Liberty; Get Out of Denver; Nothin' But the Truth; Cross the Border; What's on Your Mind; Bootleg
Artists: Mike Zito & the Wheel
Personnel: Mike Zito & the Wheel (vocals, acoustic guitar, electric guitar); Jimmy Carpenter (vocals, saxophone); Lewis Stephens (piano, Fender Rhodes piano, organ, Wurlitzer organ); Scott Sutherland ...continue...
1 CD / Music Access / 2015-11-06Artists: LaJa' Ferlance
1 CD / Music Access / 2015-11-06Artists: LJ Echols
1 CD / / 2015-10-30Artists: Tommy Castro & the Painkillers/Tommy Castro
On 2014's The Devil You Know, California bluesman Tommy Castro pared his band back to a quartet called the Painkillers and returned his guitar playing and singing to the forefront of his attack. Thoug...continue...
1 CD / Music Distributors, Inc. / 2015-10-30Artists: Bob Lanza
1 CD / / 2015-10-30Artists: Jordan Officer
1 CD / / 2015-10-30Artists: Russell Morris
1 CD / Seaul / 2015-10-30Tracks: Mark My Words; Big Bad Daddy; Sing Me Some Blues; I Don't Deserve You; Back to the Bayou; Put Your Rock Down; Everyday Will Be Like a Holiday - (featuring G.G. Shinn); Mighty Mighty; Katrina; No Woma...
Artists: Gregg Martinez
Personnel: Gregg Martinez (vocals); Tony Goulas, Tim Jacobi (guitar); Ed Hefti (clarinet, tenor saxophone); Tom Hauptman (baritone saxophone); Brian Francis (trumpet); Joe Corne (trombone, piano, orga...continue...
1 CD / Omnivore / 2015-10-30Tracks: Pelican Bay; Waiting on a Plane; New Mexico; Water From a Stone; All Dressed Up (For Trial); If I Go Crazy; Long Good Time, The; Evicted; Long Time Gone; Bluebells; HWY 62
Artists: Peter Case
Personnel: Ben Harper (guitar, slide guitar); Jebin Bruni (keyboards); D.J. Bonebrake (drums, percussion).
Audio Mixer: Sheldon Gomberg.
Recording information: Carriage House, Los Angele...continue...
1 CD / Arte Verum / 2015-10-30Artists: Barbara Hendricks (Soprano Vocal)
Blues Everywhere I Go is a journey to the heart of the Mississippi Delta, on the trail of the great blues(wo)men. Having explored the repertory...continue...
1 CD / Continental Song City / 2015-10-30Artists: Various Artists
Ted Hawkins was a brilliant performer and songwriter whose life and career were pock-marked with tragedy and disappointment. Petty crime kept Hawkins in and out of jail in his younger days, and while ...continue...
2 CD / JSP Records / 2015-10-30Tracks: Sweet Little Woman; I May Be Wrong; Wait Baby; Hoy, Hoy; Chicago Blues; Doin' the Best I Can; Come On if You're Coming; Please Try to See It My Way; One Sunday Morning - (featuring Big Maceo); Just T...
Artists: Johnny Jones (Piano)
Liner Note Author: Neil Slaven....continue...
4 CD / JSP Records / 2015-10-30Tracks: Some Scream High Yellow; Ham Hound Crave; Lonesome Atlanta Blues; No Job Blues; Kitchen Range Blues - William Harris; Muddy Water Blues - Freddie Spruell; Mr. Postman Blues - Jenny Pope; Walkin' Blue...
Artists: Various Artists
Audio Remasterer: Neil Slaven.
Liner Note Author: Neil Slaven....continue...
1 CD / Provogue Music Productions / 2015-10-30Artists: Walter Trout
1 CD / Armadillo Music / 2015-10-30Tracks: One More Time; Hold On a Little Bit Longer; Special Lady; Love You in Every Way; End of Time; V8 Ford; Yesteryear Today Tomorrow; I Can't Stand It; Definition of Me; Lost and Lookin'; Change Your Nam...
Artists: Eugene "Hideaway" Bridges
Personnel: Eugene "Hideaway" Bridges (vocals, guitar); John Mills (alto saxophone, tenor saxophone, baritone saxophone); Kevin Flatt (trumpet); Jon Blondell (trombone); Clayton Doley (piano); Bobby Ba...continue...
1 CD / Ruf Records / 2015-10-30Tracks: What's It Gonna Be; Don't Need No Reason; Evil; Touch Your Moonlight; Don't Look Back - (featuring Sandi Thom); All I Need; Being Alone; Good Morning Blues; Can't Get Enough - (featuring Dana Fuchs);...
Artists: Laurence Jones
Personnel: Laurence Jones (vocals, guitar); Lewis Stephens, Julian "Mr. Jools" Grudgings (keyboards); Miri Miettinen (drums); SJ Mortimer (background vocals).
Audio Mixer: Piers Mortimer.
1 CD / Listenable Records / 2015-10-23Artists: Jared James Nichols
1 CD / Alligator Records / 2015-10-23Tracks: Common Ground; Shine a Light; Method to My Madness; Died and Gone to Heaven; Got a Lot; No Such Luck; Two Hearts; I'm Qualified; Ride; Lose Lose; All About the Cash; Bad Luck
Artists: Tommy Castro & the Painkillers/Tommy Castro
Personnel: Tommy Castro (vocals, guitar); Mike Emerson (keyboards); Bowen Brown (drums, percussion, background vocals); Ari Rios (percussion, background vocals); Amber Morris, Randy McDonald (backgrou...continue...