3 CD / Not Now Music / 2016-08-19Artists: Various Artists
1 CD / Louisiana Red Hot Records / 2016-08-19Artists: Jonathon Boogie Long
1 CD / / 2016-08-19Artists: Owen Campbell
1 CD / Sirens / 2016-08-19Artists: Barrelhouse Chuck
1 CD / CDS / 2016-08-19Artists: Various Artists
1 CD / Activate / 2016-08-19Artists: Various Artists
1 CD / Sweetspot Records / 2016-08-19Tracks: Keep Your Love, Where's My Money?; Like You or Despise You; Midnight Blue Persuasion; Tickle My Mule; I've Got to Have Meat (With Every Meal); Like a Woman, Like a Man; Blank Dog; Carry These Blues; ...
Artists: Al Basile
Personnel: Al Basile (vocals, cornet); Monster Mike Welch (guitar); Rich Lataille (alto saxophone, tenor saxophone); Jeff "Doc" Chanonhouse (trumpet); Bruce Bears (keyboards); Mark Teixeira (drums)....continue...
1 CD / Music Access / 2016-08-19Artists: Beatflippa
1 CD / Ruf Records / 2016-08-19Tracks: Got No Place to Go; Something's Changed; Live It Up; Addicted to Your Love; I Will; Thinking About Tomorrow; Take Me High; Down & Blue; Price I Pay, The - (featuring Paul Jones); Higher Ground
Artists: Laurence Jones
Liner Note Author: Mike Vernon.
Recording information: Headline Music Studios, Cambridge, UK.
Photographer: Rob Blackham....continue...
1 CD / / 2016-08-12Artists: Travers Brothership
3 CD / Wienerworld / 2016-08-12Tracks: Miss Lorraine; Talkin' Boogie; Come Back Sugar Mama; Little Machine - L.C. Green; Papa's Boogie; My Special Friend Blues; Nervy Woman Blues - Baby Boy Warren; Making a Fool Out of Me; Squeeze Me Baby...
Artists: Various Artists
Illustrator: Mike Rowe....continue...
5 CD / Bear Family Records (Germany) / 2016-08-12Tracks: Black Pony Blues; Death Valley Blues; Kind Lover Blues; If I Get Lucky; Standing at My Window; Gonna Follow My Baby; Give Me a 32-20; My Mama Don't Allow Me; Mean Old 'Frisco Blues; Raised to My Hand...
Artists: Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup
Illustrators: Victor Pearlin; Bill Dahl.
Photographers: Victor Pearlin; Bill Dahl....continue...
2 CD / Acrobat (USA) / 2016-08-12Tracks: Juke; Can't Hold on Much Longer; Mean Old World; Sad Hours; Don't Have to Hunt No More; Tonight With a Fool; Off the Wall; Tell Me, Mama; Blues With a Feeling; Quarter to Twelve; Lights Out; You're S...
Artists: Little Walter
Liner Note Author: Paul Watts....continue...
1 CD / / 2016-08-05Artists: The Backsliders
1 CD / / 2016-08-05Artists: Victor Biglione
1 CD / / 2016-08-05Artists: Royal Southern Brotherhood
1 CD / / 2016-08-05Artists: Albert Castiglia
3 CD / Big 3 / 2016-08-05Artists: Muddy Waters
1 CD / Yep Roc / 2016-08-05Tracks: Beauty in the Ugliest of Days; Thousand Mile Night; I Wonder; Completely; Paint My Love; Song About Home; Unless You Got Faith; Where the Hell Are All of My Friends; Working Man Blues #22; Hard Time ...
Artists: Jonah Tolchin
Audio Mixers: John Gifford; Jonah Tolchin; Marvin Etzioni.
Recording information: FAME Studios, Muscle Shoals, AL; The Carriage House, Silverlake, CA.
New Jersey native Jonah Tolchin ret...continue...
1 CD / Independent / 2016-08-01Artists: The King Brothers (England)
1 DVD Video / Axe House Music / 2016-07-29Artists: Joanne Shaw Taylor
1 CD / / 2016-07-29Artists: Paul Reddick
1 CD / / 2016-07-29Artists: Kenny "Blues Boss" Wayne
1 CD / Rough Guides / 2016-07-29Tracks: Man of My Own - Ruth Willis; Stack O' Lee Blues - Ma Rainey; Pick Poor Robin Clean - Elvie Thomas/Geeshie Wiley; Careless Love Blues - Bessie Smith; Cocaine Habit Blues - Hattie Hart/Memphis Jug Band...
Artists: Various Artists
1 CD / El Toro / 2016-07-29Artists: Tine Bednoff & the Cocktailers
1 CD / Santo Grial / 2016-07-29Tracks: Welcome to the World; King of the Latin Blues; Ibiza Moon; Fulton in the House; Road to Freedom; Burning Shuffle; Bottleneck Blues; Down by the River; Playing at the Crossroads; Spanish Roads; Space ...
Artists: Vargas Blues Band
1 CD / / 2016-07-22Artists: Foreday Riders
1 CD / King Hokum / 2016-07-22Tracks: Jungle Blues; Talkin Lion Blues; Jungle Lullaby; Brave Son of America; Jailhouse Blues; Housebound Blues; I Heard the Marchin of the Drum; Love Me or Die, The; Early in the Mornin; Greatest Liar, The
Artists: C.W. Stoneking
Personnel: C.W. Stoneking (vocals, guitar, banjo, washboard); Kirsty Fraser (vocals); Howard Cairns (electric banjo, sousaphone, double bass); Sue Simpson (violin, viola); Craig Woodward (fiddle); Chr...continue...
1 CD / Soul Jam / 2016-07-22Artists: 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 / Soul Jam / 2016-07-22Artists: Son House
1 CD / Ecko Records / 2016-07-22Tracks: There's a Party Goin' On; Come On; Zydeco Rodeo; Dogettes; Don't Back Up Off It; It's Too Late to Do Right Now; This Place Is Hot; All True Man; I Got the Feeling; I'm Tired of Being a Secret; Makin'...
Artists: Ms. Jody
Personnel: John Ward (guitar, organ, Hammond b-3 organ); Joanne Delapaz, John Cummings (background vocals).
Audio Mixers: Till Palmer; John Ward .
Liner Note Author: Ms. Jody.
1 CD / Backbender / 2016-07-22Tracks: Knockin' My Knees; Missing Person; Ready or Not; Simmer Down; Little Sugar; If You Wanna Rock (You Gotta Have That Roll); Ready to Burn; Rockin' With the Rev; Won't You Come Back; Open the Door; Thin...
Artists: Dennis Gruenling
Personnel: Dennis Gruenling (vocals, harmonica); Doug Deming (guitar); Andrew Gohman (upright bass, electric bass); Michael Bram (drums, percussion, background vocals); Steve Conte (hand claps, backgr...continue...
1 CD / JSP Records / 2016-07-22Tracks: Here We Go; Old Flame; I Would Be Nothing; Don't Worry About It; Working My Way Back to You; Sweet Woman; What a Night; I Got a Problem; Gonna Put You Down; Candy Man; I Feel So Good
Artists: Johnny Rawls
Personnel: Johnny Rawls (vocals, guitar); Bernard Watts (guitar); Samuel Ross, Anthony Johnson (alto saxophone); David Taylor (Hammond b-3 organ); Eddie Gillespie (drums).
Audio Mixers: Rick Ca...continue...
1 CD / Echoes / 2016-07-22Tracks: Introduction; Something I Can't Let Go; Mother Nature; Don't Put Your Hands on Me; I'm a Woman (Mannish Boy); Bad Case of Loving You; Hound Dog; Wang Dang Doddle; Big Boss Man; I'm a Queen Bee
Artists: Koko Taylor
1 CD / Krossborder Rekords / 2016-07-22Tracks: Hell on Wheels; I Can't Say No; Skinwalker; Gods & Highways & Old Guitars; Katrina; Big Easy, The; Slow Down; Spirits Across the Water; Blues Motel; Sinner
1 CD / Zeitgeist / 2016-07-22Tracks: Reputation; Easy Rider; Shady Lady; Wind and Rain; Stella; Goin' Home
Artists: Warren S. Richardson, Jr.
Personnel: Warren S. Richardson, Jr. (vocals, guitar); Otis Hale (tenor saxophone, baritone saxophone); Ray Joseph Trainer (tenor saxophone); Richard Lewis (trumpet, organ); Mickey McGee (drums).
1 CD / / 2016-07-22Artists: Taj Mahal
Contrary to the intimations of the title, Evolution (The Most Recent) was a predictable continuation of the pleasing but sleepy groove that Mahal had fallen into by the mid-1970s, heavy on the Caribbe...continue...
1 CD / / 2016-07-22Artists: Taj Mahal
Though an expectedly eclectic mix of blues, calypso, Caribbean music, and bits of reggae, disco, and other pop forms, Music Fuh Ya (Musica Para Tu) was not one of Mahal's more inspired outings. No one...continue...
1 CD / Cleopatra / 2016-07-22Tracks: Ain't Gon Let the Blues Die; Bloodline; Plain Old Common Sense; Funny How Time Slips Away; Keep on Moving; I Go by Feel; I'm So Happy; Blues Mobile; I Can't Wait; Real Friend; Thank You BB King
Artists: Kenny Neal
Personnel: Kenny Neal (vocals, guitar, harmonica); Steve Dawson , Bob Britt (guitar); Chris Carmichael (strings); Dana Robbins, Tyler Summers (saxophone); Quentin Ware (trumpet); Billy Huber (trombone...continue...
1 CD / The Vibrators / 2016-07-20Tracks: I Want Her; It's Understood; Bleed on the Inside; I Ain't Through (Lovin' You); Real Emotion; Old News; Find Your Way Home; Karoline; Power Over Me; King of Bad Swing
Artists: The Vibrators
1 CD / Independent / 2016-07-15Artists: Sunday Wilde
1 CD / Jasmine Records / 2016-07-15Artists: Eddie Taylor
1 CD / Select-O-Hits / 2016-07-15Tracks: Stewtro Rock (Just Got Back); I'm Your Man; Ten Feet Tall; Still Under My Skin; Wipes Away Your Sin; Up in the Air; We Just Might; If I Still Had You; Gonna Make You Move, Pt. 1; Gonna Make You Move,...
Artists: Paul Deslauriers
Personnel: Paul Deslauriers (vocals, guitar, piano, Theremin); Sam Harrisson (drums, percussion).
Audio Mixer: Rob Heaney.
Recording information: Studio Fast Forward, Montreal, Quebec....continue...
1 CD / Katalyst Entertainment / 2016-07-15Tracks: Black Names Ringing; My Ancestors; Be Careful How You Vote; I Am a Black Snake; You Can't Send the Children to School; Tribute to Elmore and J.B.; Hangover; First Thing on My Mind Is You
Artists: Chicago Beau
1 CD / Independent / 2016-07-13Artists: Roger McGuinn
Roger McGuinn began his career as a folksinger/guitarist and he has never lost his love of the music. In 1995, he launched the Folk Den project on his website, making free downloads available of folk ...continue...
1 CD / Sirens / 2016-07-11Artists: Erwin Helfer
1 CD / Delmark (Label) / 2016-07-08Tracks: Snatch It Back and Hold It/Wall to Wall; I'm Ready; Born and Raised; Slow Down Baby; Sit Down Baby/Jody's Got Your Girl and Gone; Raspberry Wine; Lucky Man; One Request; Give Me the Green Light; Two ...
Artists: Omar Coleman
Personnel: Omar Coleman (vocals, harmonica); Pete Galanis (guitar); Neal O'Hara (keyboards); Marty Binder (drums).
Audio Mixers: Dave Katzman; Steve Wagner .
Liner Note Author: Steve Wag...continue...
1 CD / ZYX Music / 2016-07-08Artists: John Campbelljohn
1 CD / Vizztone / 2016-07-08Tracks: Good Rockin' Goin' On; Flatfoot Sam; Junior's Walk 2016; Whatcha Gonna Do When Your Baby Leaves You; Smilin' Through My Tears; I Don't Love You No More; Ain't That Just Like a Woman; Can I Change My ...
Artists: Terry Hanck Band
Personnel: Johnny "Cat" Soubrand (vocals, guitar); Terry Hanck (vocals, tenor saxophone); Butch Cousins (vocals, drums); Jimmy Pugh (keyboards).
Liner Note Author: Dan Forte.
1 CD / Black Magic / 2016-07-08Tracks: Tin Pan Alley; Fool's Paradise; Strange Land; 1009 Blues; You Got Me Whistling; But Bruce; Bad Luck Overtook Me; Hard Luck Blues; Crying You Won't Make Me Stay; Miss You So; Good Letting Alone, A; Me...
Artists: Johnny Fuller/Phillip Walker Blues Band
Recorded in 1974, Fuller's Blues was Johnny Fuller's much-belated full-length debut, and it also turned out to be his last record. That's too bad, because it certainly illustrates what he was capable ...continue...