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Billy Branch and the Sons of Blues – Blues Shock (2014)

Billy Branch, a fire-kissed harp-playing protegé of blues great Willie Dixon, took some 15 years between studio recordings — and not because of some lack of creative impetus. Instead, Branch was waiting for a new sound to come together.

Damon Fowler – Sounds of Home (2014)

Damon Fowler’s career was hardly in need of enlivening. This is a guy who, over the past few years, has not only been unleashing his own rootsy blues-rock outings but has also co-founded the good-time dixie-groove Southern Hospitality band.

Roosevelt Sykes – The Original Honeydripper (1978; 2013 reissue)

Roosevelt Sykes is due for a hipster reevaluation. Ever adaptable, there’s something for every fan of roots music to be found in this pianist’s incredibly varied repertoire.

Charlie Musselwhite, Billy Boy Arnold, Sugar Ray Norcia, others – Remembering Little Walter (2013)

The standard-bearing harp influence of Walter Jacobs — he established the vocabulary still used by nearly every amplified modern player — is well documented. This guest-packed concert tribute reminds you of his composing prowess, too.

Jimmy Vivino on ’13 Live,’ Al Kooper and the Band’s indelible legacy: Something Else! Interview

Jimmy Vivino on ’13 Live,’ Al Kooper and the Band’s indelible legacy: Something Else! Interview

Jimmy Vivino’s connection with the Band runs deep, and it continues right through ’13 Live,’ which was recorded at Levon Helm’s rustic concert space.

Southern Hospitality – Easy Livin’ (2013)

One part Allman Brothers, one part Levon Helm, and one part Howlin’ Wolf, Southern Hospitality is a jam band, a blues band, and a roots band — sometimes all inside of one knee-slapping throwback tune.

The Cash Box Kings – Black Toppin’ (2013)

The Cash Box Kings reanimate that moment when popular music — both black and white — began to coalesce into the rock ‘n’ roll aesthetic. It’s loud music, fun music, occasionally delving into darker themes, but possessing an impetuous, undeniable rhythm.

Craig Chaquico on Jefferson Starship’s “Count on Me,” “Find Your Way Back,” “Jane,” “No Way Out”: Gimme Five

Craig Chaquico on Jefferson Starship’s “Count on Me,” “Find Your Way Back,” “Jane,” “No Way Out”: Gimme Five

Craig Chaquico joins us to talk about key moments from Jefferson Starship and his solo career, including his take on the Albert King-via-Cream classic “Born Under a Bad Sign” from the guitarist’s newly released debut for Blind Pig. We also touch on memorable hits like 1978’s “Count On Me,” 1979’s “Jane,” 1984’s “No Way Out” and his 1994 remake ofRead More

Craig Chaquico – Fire Red Moon (2012)

Fire Red Moon is neither the arena rock of Craig Chaquico’s days with Jefferson Starship, nor the chart-topping smooth jazz that he initially turned to as a solo artist. It’s something grittier, more primordial — and utterly surprising.

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