Once again Lucinda Williams excels at making her pain, perseverance and hope relatable to ours, like few others can.
Nick DeRiso’s Best of 2015 list for blues, jazz and R&B also included Marc Cary, Robben Ford, Dave Douglas, Papa Mali, Matthew Shipp and others.
Hammond B3 master John Ginty made a well-rounded roots rock record that’s of the caliber of Randolph, The Black Keys or the Tedeschi-Trucks Band.
‘Slowhand at 70’ finds Eric Clapton reflecting on a storied past, yet his still-powerful artistry places the guitarist firmly in the present.
Got the Christmas blues, or just want some blues for Christmas? Either way, Joe Bonamassa’s got ya’ covered.
Depite Water Trout’s devastating illness, ‘Battle Scars’ boasts a striking resiliency and sense of purpose.
Like all the best religious records, ex-Blind Boys of Alabama guitarist/vocailist Sam Butler’s ‘Raise Your Hands!’ has that the ability to lift the spirits of pagans and Christians alike.
Here’s the premiere of the title track from Mike Zito and the Wheel’s new deeply soulful blues-rock album “Keep Coming Back.”
Levon Helm’s ‘Dirt Farmer,’ released on Oct. 30, 2007, was so determinedly rustic that it made the Band sound like sleek electronica.
As with the Heart legend’s musical heroes Led Zeppelin, Ann Wilson gets closest to the bone when exploring deep into her blues roots.