Post Tagged with: "Blues"

Steve Earle, “You’re the Best Lover that I Ever Had” (2015): Something Else! sneak peek

Steve Earle, “You’re the Best Lover that I Ever Had” (2015): Something Else! sneak peek

Steve Earle sounds like he was born to the blues, even if he’s just now turning his focus there.

Various Artists – The Healing Blues (2014)

Various Artists – The Healing Blues (2014)

This is a review of ‘The Healing Blues,’ a special compilation of great oroginal blues songs to benefit the Greensboro, NC-area homeless.

Eric Bibb – Blues People (2014)

Eric Bibb – Blues People (2014)

Eric Bibb’s civil rights blues manifesto ‘Blues People’ is poignant, and also entertaining.

Video of Johnny Winter’s final session finds him in legendary form

Video of Johnny Winter’s final session finds him in legendary form

This newly released video offers fans a concluding glimpse at a legend at work as Johnny Winter takes on Son House’s “Death Letter.”

Lucinda Williams – Down Where the Spirit Meets the Bone (2014)

Lucinda Williams – Down Where the Spirit Meets the Bone (2014)

Lucinda Williams’ ‘Down Where the Spirit Meets the Bone’ is an expection to the rule of double albums being full of filler. This one is all killer.

Rory Block – Hard Luck Child: A Tribute To Skip James (2014)

Rory Block – Hard Luck Child: A Tribute To Skip James (2014)

Rory Block returns to a well of some two dozen haunting, unequivocal and profound blues songs recorded by Skip James for Paramount in 1931.

Gary Moore – Live at Bush Hall (2014)

Gary Moore – Live at Bush Hall (2014)

‘Live at Bush Hall’ isn’t a Gary Moore hits package, so much as a journey deep into his considerable craft.

The Rev. Gary Davis + Sonny Terry, Brownie McGhee, Louisiana Red, others – The Blues and Salvation (2014)

The Rev. Gary Davis + Sonny Terry, Brownie McGhee, Louisiana Red, others – The Blues and Salvation (2014)

The Rev. Gary Davis’ resonant blend of gospel and blues is as electrifying today as it was when he first rose to fame.

One Track Mind: Sugar Ray and the Bluetones, “Our Story” (2014)

One Track Mind: Sugar Ray and the Bluetones, “Our Story” (2014)

Heartfelt and elegant, this is a new swamp-pop standard in the making.

Something Else! sneak peek: Mavis Staples + North Mississippi All-Stars, “I’ve Been Buked” (2014)

Something Else! sneak peek: Mavis Staples + North Mississippi All-Stars, “I’ve Been Buked” (2014)

“Mercy!” Staples crows. “Oooh boy, you’re banging on that guit-fiddle!”