1 DVD Video / Axe House Music / 2016-07-29Artists: Joanne Shaw Taylor
1 CD / Independent / 2016-07-29Artists: Pelle Lindström
1 CD / Independent / 2016-07-29Artists: Sons of the Delta
1 CD / Independent / 2016-07-26Artists: Kurt Crandall
1 CD / Independent / 2016-07-25Artists: Nick Trill and the Thrillseekers
1 CD / Independent / 2016-07-24Artists: Jeramy Norris & the Dangerous Mood
1 CD / Independent / 2016-07-23Artists: Stormy Monday
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 / / 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 / / 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 / 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 / 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 / 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 / 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 / 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 / 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.
2 CD / Soul Jam / 2016-07-22Artists: Son House
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...
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 / / 2016-07-22Artists: Foreday Riders
1 CD / Independent / 2016-07-22Artists: Dogtown Blues Band
1 CD / Independent / 2016-07-22Artists: Fat Bastard Blues Band
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 / 2016-07-19Artists: Little Mike
1 CD / Independent / 2016-07-18Artists: Ally Venable Band
1 CD / Little Village / 2016-07-15Tracks: I Am the Real Deal; You Will Discover; I'm Like a Stranger to You; That's Big!; Smoking Pig, The; That Certain Day; Dona Mae; I'm So Weak Right Now; When Your Eyes Met Mine; Screaming in the Night; (...
Artists: John Blues Boyd
Personnel: John Blues Boyd (vocals); Kid Andersen, Robert Welsh (guitar, piano, organ); Big Jon Atkinson (guitar); Aki Kumar, Rick Estrin (harp); Frankie Ramos, Eric Spaulding, Terry Hanck, Doug Rowan...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 / 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 / Jasmine Records / 2016-07-15Artists: Eddie Taylor
1 CD / Independent / 2016-07-15Artists: Sunday Wilde
1 CD / Dirty Cat / 2016-07-15Tracks: So High; It Ain't Enough; Jackson; Don't Let 'em See Ya Cry; Blind Man in the Dark; I Can't Change Ya; Still Enough Time to Cry; Give Me a Sign; In Any Town; Devil's Dream; Small Town Talk
Artists: The Lucky Losers
Personnel: Phil Berkowitz (vocals, harmonica); Cathy Lemons (vocals); Marvin Greene (guitar); Chris Burns (keyboards); Robi Bean (drums).
Audio Mixer: Kid Andersen.
1 CD / Independent / 2016-07-14Artists: Eddie Turner
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 / Independent / 2016-07-11Artists: Ben B. Beckendorf
1 CD / Independent / 2016-07-10Artists: Wayne Ellis Watson
1 CD / Independent / 2016-07-09Artists: E Flat Porch Band
1 CD / Delmark (Label) / 2016-07-08Tracks: Hoodoo Man; Cut That Out; Junior's Wail; Tomorrow Night; Ways Like an Angel; Eagle Rock; Please Throw This Poor Dog a Bone; Blues Hit Big Town; Lord, Lord; 'Bout the Break of Day; So All Alone; Can't...
Artists: Junior Wells
Personnel includes: Junior Wells, Muddy Waters, Elmore James, Otis Spann, Willie Dixon, Johnnie Jones, Fred Below, Odie Payne Jr.
The Aces include: Louis Myers, Dave Myers.
1 CD / Ruf Records / 2016-07-08Tracks: Hanging Loose; Pretty Messed Up; Bubbly Kisses; Farewell; Don't Hurt Me Now; Talk to Me; Now You Want Me Back; Devil May Dance Tonight; Before You Go Home; No Room for Love; I Want a Little Sugar in ...
Artists: Ina Forsman
Personnel: Ina Forsman (vocals); Mark "Kaz" Kazanoff (vocals, tenor saxophone); Nick Connolly (vocals, piano, Hammond b-3 organ, Wurlitzer organ, keyboards); Tommy Taylor (vocals, drums, percussion); ...continue...
1 CD / Ruf Records / 2016-07-08Tracks: Backstage Queen; Why Do We Hurt the Ones We Love; Wild One; Highway of Tears; Breaking Free; Work Horse; Sweet Angel; Run Away; Wild Horses; Good Man, A; He Loves Me
Artists: Layla Zoe
Personnel: Layla Zoe (vocals); Jan Laacks (acoustic guitar, electric guitar, lap steel guitar, organ, percussion, background vocals); Hardy Fischötter (drums, percussion).
1 CD / BGO / 2016-07-08Tracks: One More River to Cross; L.A. Town; I Need Someone; Bagful of Boogie; I'm a Hog for You, Baby; You Am What You Am; Shake, Rattle & Roll; Bright Times Are Comin'; Highway 401; We Remember Fats (Fats D...
Artists: Canned Heat
2 CD / Cleopatra / 2016-07-08Tracks: Intro; Make It There; Change in Me, The; Block the Sun; Open Road, The; Sea of Bad Blood; Bass & Drum Solos/Guitar Solo; Swamp; 1019; Good for Sumthin'; Miss You; Bonus Material [DVD]
Artists: Eric Gales
Personnel: Eric Gales (vocals, guitar); Cesar Oviedo (bass guitar); Nicholas Hayes (drums); LaDonna Gales, Tyrone Thomas (background vocals).
Audio Mixer: Eric Debris.
Director: Scott Ga...continue...
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...
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 / ZYX Music / 2016-07-08Tracks: Mumble Boogie, The; I Got It All; Meet My Maker; Poor Man Pays, The; Castaway; Attitude; How Stupid Is That; Stop Making Excuses; Sally in the Alley; Fantastico Supremo; Good Morning Mr. Blue Sky; Sh...
Artists: John Campbelljohn
Personnel: John Campbelljohn (vocals, guitar); Ronald Hynes (electric guitar, upright bass, bass guitar); Robert Campbell (piano, organ); Neil Robertson (drums); Stan Carew, Martha Mae Campbell, Megan...continue...
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 / Independent / 2016-07-07Artists: The Theorists
1 CD / Independent / 2016-07-03Artists: Henri Nigro
1 CD / Swing Suit / 2016-07-02Tracks: Baby Faced Louise; Taylor Made Blues; Prison Song; I'm Getting Late; In the Day; With Friends Like Mine; Lungs; Keep a Goin'; Left Too Soon; Can't Get Next to You; My Hurry Done Broke; Raul Was My Fr...
Artists: Mick Kolassa
Personnel: Mick Kolassa (vocals, acoustic guitar); Jeff Jensen (acoustic guitar, electric guitar); Colin John (lap steel guitar, resonator guitar, sitar); James Cunningham (drums, percussion).
1 CD / Severn Records / 2016-07-01Tracks: Let's Rock Tonight; I Tried So Hard; I Thought I Heard; Monkey on a Limb; Blue Mambo; Somethin's Smellin' Good (At My Baby's House); Bricks in My Pillow; My New Car; Kansas City Blues; Snake Oil; We'...
Artists: Steve Guyger
The 2003 remastered version of PAST LIFE BLUES includes three bonus tracks.
Personnel: Steve Guyger (vocals, harmonica); Brian Bisesi, Rich Yescalis (guitar); Steve Gomes (bass); Joe Maher (dru...continue...