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среда, 26 декабря 2018 г.

Willie May - Blues Like That

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 2018
Time: 38:05
Size: 87,3 MB
Label: Williemaymusic
Styles: Blues/Guitar Blues/Contemporary Blues
Art: Full

Tracks Listing:
 1. Don't You Cry - 3:55
 2. She Loves the Devil - 4:12
 3. Ferris Wheel - 3:29
 4. Two Cats - 3:22
 5. Bottoms Up Baby - 3:32
 6. You Should Stop Talkin' - 3:25
 7. Livin' Like a King - 3:49
 8. You Know I'm Lyin' - 4:24
 9. The Party's Over - 3:57
10. Evil Wicked Big and Mean - 3:56

Buffalo Music Hall of Famer offers an array of blues from traditional to haunting heavy, slippery horn grooves to world music vibe, harmonica driven bop to guitar fueled shuffles and beyond.

Blues Like That

вторник, 25 декабря 2018 г.

Josh Hyde - The Call of the Night

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 2017
Time: 31:38
Size: 73,1 MB
Label: Self Released
Styles: Blues/Funky Blues
Art: Front

Tracks Listing:
 1. The Call of the Night - 3:04
 2. The Truth - 4:08
 3. Close - 3:17
 4. Offshore - 4:13
 5. It's Not Too Late - 3:02
 6. Need a Lill More - 3:07
 7. Guitar in Hand - 3:23
 8. Mississippi Bridge - 3:34
 9. I've Got This Song - 3:47

Josh Hyde is a native of Louisiana and offers up here 9 original tunes that are filled with  his Cajun and Zydeco influenced vocals and guitar.  His band included Joe V. McMahan on guitar (who also produced the CD), Ron Eoff on bass, Jamey Bell on drums, Bryan Owings on percussion and John Gross on keys.  Several guest artists including Sonny Landreth join in for a few songs and are noted below.
The title song “The Call of the Night” has an Allman Brothers Band sort of ring to it.  Slick Southern rock mixed with cajun and blues is what we have here.  “The Truth” follows with guitar and organ howling a bit along with the vocals in a New Orleans sort of manner.  “Close” is next, a country ballad of sorts where Hyde uses his vocal style to make an impassioned plea.  Buddy Flett is on guitar with the band for “Close.”  Sonny Landreth joins in on guitar for “Offshore,” a cut with a haunting and swampy sound that very much is in the Sonny Landreth style.  Landreth is also on the next tune, “It’s Not Too Late.” Tony Daigle also fills in on acoustic guitar and James Westfall is on keys.  The song builds from the acoustic guitar and vocals with the slide added and an overall increase in intensity and then Daigle takes us out on a soft note.
“Need A Lil More” is a “down in the bayou” sounding sort of tune with pensive guitar work and organ layered on the vocals to good effect.  Hyde follows with “Guitar in Hand,” a pensive and thoughtful piece with a long, pungent yet sultry guitar solo.  Next we have “Mississippi Bridge” where Flett accompanies on guitar and Laura Mayo does backing vocals.  A mid-tempo cut, it guilds a bit with nice guitar work and the keys behind the entire song for effect.  The album concludes with “I’ve Got This Song” where Westfall is back on keys in support.
The album is mostly sultry and low to mid tempo.  It spins an intricate web of swampy sounds that are cool and interesting.  The vocals are haunting and ethereal, also quite interesting.  It is a modern sort of bayou music that blends blues, Cajun, Zydeco and some Southern rock into an intricate sound.  It’s not mainstream stuff but it’s cool and a nice change of pace to listen to.  Certainly not straight ahead blues but it’s fun and, as I noted, very interesting and intriguing music.

The Call of the Night

Bill Johnson - Bill Johnson Blues Band (LIVE)

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 2005
Time: 39:18
Size: 90,4 MB
Label: Self Released
Styles: Contemporary Blues/Guitar Blues
Art: Front

Tracks Listing:
 1. Every Day I Have the Blues - 7:38
 2. Rock Me Baby - 6:36
 3. Hurtin' Man - 7:41
 4. Too Hot to Handle - 6:46
 5. How Can You Stand It - 4:10
 6. Come on Baby - 6:24

Bill Johnson is on the move with his 2nd cd release " The Bill Johnson Blues Band 'LIVE' ". His first cd "Why I Sing the Blues", is a collaboration between Bill and top US and Canadian poets.
Debuting to sold out shows in Vancouver and Victoria, Bill is beginning to be seen by a wider audience. When the first version of his band debuted, Victoria's Times-Colonist dubbed him "Victoria's Guitar Flame Thrower" after his performance at the International Jazz Festival. The title has stuck even though Johnson's style has matured. While his contemporaries have pursued FM rock's version of the blues, Bill's style is more that of yesteryear, citing his influences as Chuck Berry, Muddy Waters, T-Bone Walker, Eric Clapton, and BB King.
Previously Bill Johnson has been heard with Vancouver Island's Auntie Kate on her debut CD, and then again on a collaborative blues CD featuring Bill. In 1998 Bill teamed up with Grammy Award Winning Texas Bluesman Don Johnson for the CD "Donald Ray". Songs from that CD are currently play-listed on cable's Galaxy Networks blues channels, and on CBC radio, as well as some US stations.
Bill is very proud of his band. Featuring the multi-talented Gary Preston on harp, piano, and voice, Rick Erickson on acoustic/electric bass, and Paul Nixon on drums. The versatility of this band is amazing and sure to please blues fans everywhere.

LIVE

понедельник, 24 декабря 2018 г.

Blues Cousins - Sleepless Night

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 2018
Time: 55:38
Size: 137,0 MB
Label: Self Released
Styles: Blues/Blues Rock
Art: Front

Tracks Listing:
 1. The Dream - 7:55
 2. Love Matters - 4:26
 3. The Brother - 6:38
 4. Sleepless Night - 3:12
 5. What You Gonna Do - 5:01
 6. Thew Chocolate - 6:26
 7. I'll Be Waiting - 4:38
 8. You Don't Know - 6:18
 9. 5 Long Years - 6:35
10. Let It Go - 4:28

"The Best Blues Band In Moscow Russia!" That is what I was told when I saw them on the list of bands  Kettle River Blues Festival. When they got up and played,
it all made sense. The crowd went nuts! The Cousins play a "turned up to the max" power trio version of the blues that rocks audiences from Europe to the USA. In their
13 years together, The Blues Cousins have been named the most popular blues band in Russia. In 2000 they were awarded "Best Band" among 57 bands at Blues Sur Seine
Festival in France. The band's leader, Levan Lomidze, has been officially named among the top 10 guitarists in Russia.

Sleepless Night

Gary Johnstone - Live at The Howlin' Wolf

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 2017
Time: 63:42
Size: 147,2 MB
Label: Self Released
Styles: Blues/Rockin`Blues/Hammond Organ
Art: Front

Tracks Listing:
 1. Weekday Night (live at The Howlin' Wolf) - 3:55
 2. The Day I Found Blues (live at The Howlin' Wolf) - 3:17
 3. Pay the Bills (With This Guitar) (live at The Howlin' Wolf) - 6:45
 4. Broke Man's Blues (live at The Howlin' Wolf) - 3:35
 5. Keyboard Warrior (live at The Howlin' Wolf) - 4:32
 6. First Love (live at The Howlin' Wolf) - 3:25
 7. That Girl's Gonna Hurt Me (live at The Howlin' Wolf) - 5:03
 8. Man, That Boy Could Play! (live at The Howlin' Wolf) - 6:05
 9. I Know Who I Am (live at The Howlin' Wolf) - 4:23
10. Can't Stop Loving You (live at The Howlin' Wolf) - 4:41
11. I'm With You (live at The Howlin' Wolf) - 4:03
12. Enough For Everyone (live at The Howlin' Wolf) - 5:54
13. The Sauchiehall Street Shuffle (live at The Howlin' Wolf) - 3:22
14. Knock Knock Blues (live at The Howlin' Wolf) - 4:39

Live blues rock album with 5 piece band recorded live at The Howlin' Wolf, Glasgow 30/3/2017
Hi guys! I'm a blues rock guitarist, singer and songwriter based in Glasgow, Scotland, UK. I've been writing and performing live for 15 years all over the world from late night bar jams to theatre shows, busking top 40 hits at weddings and sleeping in vans on all-out rock and roll tours. Basically I've been round the block a few times because I absolutely love live music. 

Live at The Howlin' Wolf

понедельник, 17 декабря 2018 г.

Big Pete Pearson - I'm Here Baby

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 2007
Time: 53:09
Size: 122,0 MB
Label: Blue Witch Records
Styles: Blues
Art: Full

Tracks Listing:
 1. Too Many Drivers - 3:49
 2. Tin Pan Alley - 5:30
 3. The Way I See It - 3:15
 4. Worried About My Baby - 3:11
 5. I'm Here Baby - 4:49
 6. Big Leg Woman - 6:46
 7. The Highway Is Like A Woman - 5:17
 8. Pete & W.C.'s Blues Medley - 3:39
 9. Possum Up A Tree - 3:45
10. Natural Ball - 2:35
11. My Baby Is A Jockey - 3:49
12. Texas Blues Memories - 6:37

The blues may be one of the very few musical genres where revivalism -- thanks to the slow pace of change -- was never really necessary. While certain forms, like acoustic blues, have come and gone, electric blues have never really been out of style since Muddy Waters' time. Better yet, a listener could have fallen asleep for 50 or 60 years after listening to Waters and still be able to "get" most of the blues scene. Big Pete Pearson isn't so much a revivalist on I'm Here Baby, then, as he is a traditionalist, drawing on a wide array of familiar blues styles. But while Pearson's approach might be called tried and true, he nonetheless gains the listener's attention by delivering songs like "Worried About My Baby" and "Too Many Drivers" with persuasive energy and soulfully gruff vocals. The backing band, including a guest list big enough for a blues festival, matches Pearson's energy, building an electric, guitar-driven sound that easily shifts arrangements to fit each song. One might imagine -- as wonderful as this all sounds -- that it wouldn't hurt blues traditionalists to read at least one Gloria Steinem book, though it's unclear what a feminist version of "Big Leg Woman" might sound like. If one can overlook lyrics about fishing poles and women jockeys who like to ride all the time, he or she will find I'm Here Baby a passionate recording.

I'm Here Baby

среда, 12 декабря 2018 г.

Mason Ruffner - The Best

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 2003
Time: 77:11
Size: 177,4 MB
Label: American Beat Records
Styles: Blues/Electric Blues
Art: Front

Tracks Listing:
 1. Ain't Gonna Get It - 4:38
 2. Angel Love - 3:44
 3. Dee Blues - 5:08
 4. I Got A Flame - 3:39
 5. Let The Spirit Go - 4:12
 6. Courage - 3:50
 7. Let Me Down Easy - 3:54
 8. Dancin' On Top Of The World - 3:45
 9. Distant Thunder - 4:47
10. Kings Highway - 4:02
11. Lament In 6-8 - 3:20
12. Gypsy Blood - 4:39
13. Love Don't Love Nobody - 4:17
14. Break Out - 3:15
15. Loaded Dice - 3:55
16. Ruler Of The World - 4:18
17. Under Your Spell - 3:57
18. Baby, I Don't Care No More - 3:36
19. You Got My Number - 4:04

Mason Ruffner’s musical roots begin in the late 1960’s when the Fort Worth, Texas native heard the supernatural guitar prowess of Jimi Hendrix and the lyrical genius of Bob Dylan. Mason’s lineage can be traced to modern rock back to its post-war origins, digging the sounds of Jimmy Reed, BB King and Robert Johnson.  In his early career, Mason tried modern rock and folk music but the blues would not let go.  Robert Ealey, noted blues singer from Fort Worth, invited Mason to the house band, The Five Careless Lovers, at Fort Worth’s now legendary Bluebird Lounge.  What follows is Mason’s formative period as a guitarist and stage performer.
Mason left Fort Worth and contributed to the music scenes in California and New York before finding himself in New Orleans in the late 1970’s.  New Orleans proves to be a rich environment for Mason.  After a few years of playing in bands on Bourbon Street, Mason decided to find his own voice and started his own band, The Blues Rockers.  The band had a steady performance calendar at Club 544 and played more than 200 live shows each year.  The Blues Rockers became one of the most popular bands in the Crescent City and backed blues legends, Lightin’ Hopkins, John Lee Hooker, Memphis Slim and many more.  In his audience, you could find Bruce Springsteen, Jimmy Page, Carlos Santana, and ZZ Top who dropped in to listen or sit in with Mason.  Mason can be found in performances or recordings with Bob Dylan and Daniel Lanois and has toured with U2, Jimmy Page, Ringer Starr, Crosby, Stills and Nash.  Carlos Santana has performed Mason’s composition “Angel Love” and included Mason as a guest guitarist at several of his concerts. From an interview with Santana, he quotes, “Angel Love” is mainly a Santana song-even though it’s written by my great friend Mason Ruffner.  He’s from New Orleans and I think he gives it that real New Orleans feel.  It’s got the great jukebox feeling of real American roots rock.  It’s a perfect jukebox single.”
Another famous artists, Bob Dylan writes from “Chronicles Vol. 1”,  “Fort Worth guitarist and singer Mason Ruffner played in Bourbon Street clubs like the Old Absinthe Bar.  He was a regional star, had a high pompadour, a gold tooth smile with a tiny guitar inlaid.  He had a few records out and some explosive licks with funky edges, rockabilly tremolo-influenced, wrote songs, too, said that he’d hung around libraries reading Rimbaud and Baudelaire to get his language down.  He also told me that as a teenager he had played with Memphis Slim.  I thought I had something in common with him there.  I’d played with Big Joe Williams when I was coming up.  Mason had some fine songs.  One of them had the line, “You do good things for people and it just makes them bad”.  I would have thought about recording it if I didn’t have my own originals.”
Mason has released six recordings.  Rolling Stone Magazine and major press around the world have praised his music.  “Gypsy Blood” the title song from one of his recordings was a top 10 album radio hit in the summer of 1987 and was featured in the hit film, “Steel Magnolias”.  Ruffner has earned the respect of many of the world’s best musicians and serious fans.  Mason continues in his dedication to delivering his provocative lyrics with great music and is second to none at guitar instrumentals.

The Best

Audergang - No Time 4 Little Troubles

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 2018
Time: 42:15
Size: 97,6 MB
Label: Self Released
Styles: Blues/Blues Rock
Art: Front

Tracks Listing:
 1. Little Trouble - 3:34
 2. Stay Alone - 3:12
 3. I've Got the Blues - 4:17
 4. Sister - 4:32
 5. Secrets - 5:41
 6. No Man's Land - 3:31
 7. Blues for Madrid - 2:25
 8. Take Me by Your Side - 3:46
 9. Rt (Live) - 2:57
10. Sunshine Blues (Live) - 8:15

Idealizada pelo guitarrista Auder Júnior, a AUDERGANG tem se consolidado como um dos grandes expoentes do Blues no cenário brasileiro. A banda foi criada em 2007, em Belo Horizonte, berço de um dos maiores movimentos musicais na década de 1960, o “Clube da Esquina". Influenciada por essa geração e pelo blues, a Audergang homenageia essa fase histórica em algumas de suas canções autorais, como “On every corner”.
​Ao longo dos dez anos de estrada, a AUDERGANG já realizou vários shows e tem se destacado nas apresentações de eventos culturais nacionais, especialmente festivais de Blues, como o tradicional "BH Blues Festival", na capital mineira. A banda já dividiu palco com grandes ícones do blues e rock nacional e mundial, como Celso Blues Boy, Mark Farner do Grand Funk Railroad, Glenn Hughes do Deep Purple e do mestre Johnny Winter.
Com som ousado, contagiante e diferenciado, a AUDERGANG tem conquistado o público e despertado atenção da mídia e de representantes da área musical. O álbum “Blues for the Blues”, por exemplo, foi destaque entre os 12 melhores lançamentos nacionais do primeiro semestre de 2015 pelo site Southern Rock Brasil.
O ano de 2017 foi promissor para a AUDERGANG, com a realização de diversos shows e a participação em importantes projetos culturais. A banda foi um dos destaques em um dos maiores eventos de Minas Gerais, o “Festival Internacional de Cerveja e Cultura”.
Uma das grandes realizações do grupo foi o lançamento do primeiro DVD “Audergang Blues Sessions”, que reúne as principais canções que fizeram parte da história da banda.
Após inúmeras conquistas, a AUDERGANG encerrou 2017 em grande estilo com uma turnê na Europa, por meio do Programa Música Minas da Secretaria de Estado de Cultura (SEC). Foram realizados shows em Portugal, nas cidades de Leiria e Aveiro, onde a banda foi muito bem recebida pelo público ao apresentar o seu blues brasileiro com raízes mineiras.
E o som da AUDERGANG tem ecoado por diversos lugares. Em 2018 a banda vem participando de eventos de destaque na capital mineira, como o “XI BH Soul Blues Festival, “Beer Horizonte e, recentemente, da primeira edição do “Street Blues Festival”, evento o qual a banda teve a honra de acompanhar o norte-americano Jason Ricci, eleito pelo segundo ano consecutivo como o melhor gaitista de blues do mundo.

No Time 4 Little Troubles

The Jeff Mertick Band - My Fire

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 2018
Time: 48:53
Size: 112,3 MB
Label: Self Released
Styles: Blues/Funky Blues
Art: Front

Tracks Listing:
 1. Augusta G.A. or Bust - 4:06
 2. Wirlwind - 4:01
 3. My Fire - 3:59
 4. Strange Love - 5:58
 5. The Real - 3:52
 6. Train of Thought - 5:23
 7. Chaos in Catastrophe, Pt. 1 - 4:17
 8. Chaos in Catastrophe, Pt. 2 - 2:10
 9. Sweet Soul Saviour - 5:01
10. Let Your Sycamore Grow - 4:55
11. Hard Road Home (Song for the Repentant) - 5:08

A sleek and stylish collection of funk and soul music, mixed with some New Orleans blues, and just a touch of reggae, for a well rounded and eclectic tour through the world of rhythm and syncopation.

My Fire

The Jeff Mertick Band - Outrun the Sunrise

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 2018
Time: 47:08
Size: 108,1 MB
Label: Self Released
Styles: Blues/New Orleans Blues
Art: Front

Tracks Listing:
 1. Real Life - 5:47
 2. Claimed - 6:36
 3. Mr. Mistreated - 5:24
 4. Outrun the Sunrise - 3:08
 5. Hide nor Hair - 4:16
 6. That's Where It's At - 3:09
 7. Temporary Resident - 5:33
 8. Ain't Gonna Be a Lullaby - 4:00
 9. New Orleans Women - 4:54
10. Sweet River Queen - 4:15

Swampy, bluesy, funky, soulful, & warm. Let the music wash over you like a happy day from your memories that you almost forgot. The pure songwriting & vocal harmonies will leave you wanting just enough to go check out the rest of this group's catalogue.

Outrun the Sunrise

Walter Trout - Survivor Blues

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 2019
Time: 65:08
Size: 151,2 MB
Label: Provogue / Mascot Label Group
Styles: Blues/Blues Rock
Art: Front

Tracks Listing:
 1. Me My Guitar And The Blues - 7:01
 2. Be Careful How You Vote - 3:56
 3. Woman Don't Lie (feat. Sugaray Rayford) - 5:27
 4. Sadie - 4:44
 5. Please Love Me - 3:47
 6. Nature's Disappearing - 6:36
 7. Red Sun - 4:26
 8. Something Inside Of Me - 6:38
 9. It Takes Time - 4:17
10. Out Of Bad Luck - 5:00
11. Goin' Down To The River (feat. Robby Krieger) - 6:52
12. God's Word - 6:17

Walter Trout will release Survivor's Blues globally on January 25, 2019. Walter Trout is no ordinary artist and this is no ordinary covers album. From the day he conceived the project to the moment he counted off the first song in the studio, he had a bolder plan for this release.  Trout shares. "I'm riding in my car sometimes, and I've got a blues station on – and here's another band doing Got My Mojo Workin'. And there's a little voice in me that says, 'Does The World need another version of that song?' So I came up with an idea. I didn't want to do 'Stormy Monday' or 'Messin' With The Kid.' I didn't want to do the Blues greatest hits. I wanted to do old, obscure songs that have hardly been covered. And that's how Survivor Blues started...”

Survivor Blues

вторник, 11 декабря 2018 г.

Mason Ruffner - Mason Ruffner

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 1985
Time: 37:27
Size: 85,9 MB
Label: CBS Records
Styles: Blues/Electric Blues
Art: Front

Tracks Listing:
 1. Just Be My Friend - 3:49
 2. Lady Moon - 3:55
 3. Gamblin' Fever - 4:01
 4. Down to New Orleans - 3:17
 5. Bonton Roule - 4:00
 6. Gravediggers - 2:51
 7. Ain't Nothin' But Trouble - 3:04
 8. Standed - 5:01
 9. Lay It on Me - 3:23
10. Serenata - 4:03

Rick Derringer produced the self-titled 1985 album by Mason Ruffner on CBSAssociated Labels and beautifully captured the raw sound with a professional slickness that doesn't get in the way. The streetsmart singer/songwriter composes nine of the ten tracks here, including the beautiful instrumental "Serenata," something strikingly different from the bluesy tone of the rest of the disc and one of the project's highlights. He's got the George Thorogood growl with a bit more of a pop/rock edge, and a cover-boy photo that makes him look like he's going for Rick Springfield's audience. Looks can be deceiving. The Georgia Satellites is more like it, though this is when the Satellites were "making waves," a year before their Elektra major-label debut. Jeff Healy also broke out shortly after this release, just as it was all coming back into vogue, thanks given often to the 1983 Texas Flood album from Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble. But keep in mind that it was Thorogood who actually opened the floodgates, Stevie Ray Vaughan giving the genre popularity and Mason Ruffner aiding and abetting the cause. Recorded in Louisiana and New York, you'd never guess Derringer is on bacground vocals, synthesizers, bass, and guitar. The producer stays out of the spotlight embellishing this solid effort. "Down to New Orleans" best displays the blues these cats churn out condensed into a pop format. The cover of Clarence Garlow's "Bon Ton Roule" adds a different dimension to the proceedings, but not as extreme as "Serenata," which not only breaks out of the album's style, it shimmers in an extraordinary way and is the true gem here.

Mason Ruffner

понедельник, 10 декабря 2018 г.

Teeny Tucker - Put On Your Red Dress Baby

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 2018
Time: 49:01
Size: 112,6 MB
Label: TeBo Records
Styles: Blues
Art: Full

Tracks Listing:
 1. Church House Prayer - 3:27
 2. Love Don't Hurt - 2:33
 3. Learn How To Love Me - 3:18
 4. I Sing The Blues (Wooten/Bridgeman) - 3:27
 5. Heart, Mind, and Soul - 2:53
 6. One Kind Favor (Blind Lemon Jefferson) - 2:51
 7. Put On Your Red Dress Baby (Tommy Tucker) - 4:10
 8. Don’t Look Back (in the Rear View Mirror) - 2:42
 9. Crack the Door - 3:20
10. From the Skies - 4:15
11. Jump Back - 2:58
12. I’d Rather Go Blind (Long Version) (Jordan/Foster/Etta James) - 8:11
13. I’d Rather Go Blind (Short Version) - 4:49

Musicians:
Teeny Tucker - vocals;
Robert Hughes - guitar;
Linda Dachtyl - Hammond B3;
Robert Blackburn - bass, backing vocals;
Ryan Parkevich - drums;
Cary Dachtyl- percussion;
Mary Ashley, Paula Brown - backing vocals.

The good news is that the daughter of renowned 60s R’n’B singer Robert Higginbotham has just released her 6th album. What? You’ve never heard of him or her? Well, Regina B Higginbotham is better known as Teeny Tucker, and her father was the redoubtable Tommy Tucker of Hi-Heel Sneakers fame. But then she hasn’t and certainly doesn’t need to ride on any coat-tails, Teeny is a blues singer of power and soul, and can put more emotion into a single note than some do in a lifetime. I won’t detail her history here as the wonderful Lori Graboyes (“One To One Blues Woman”) is interviewing her elsewhere on Bluesdoodles and does a much better job than I can here.
This latest album, Put On Your Red Dress Baby; those words may sound familiar as they are taken from Tommy’s aforementioned hit. Her cover of that classic, in this new guise, is also the centrepiece of this album.
It opens with Church House Prayer and introduces us to the excellent guitar playing of Robert Hughes as he cleverly builds to the riff. Teeny then begins to display why she deserves more recognition as she delivers a vocal of depth and a clear diction bereft of the histrionics beloved by some. A short harp and guitar solo add colour to a blues shuffle of quality. Love Don’t Hurt is a slightly faster shuffle with more masterful guitar and a strong vocal performance as Teeny incorporates references to the modern curse (social media) into the lyrics. Learn How To Love Me has a slow blues intro with such passion, helped by the gospel feel from the backing vocals. It develops into a faster R’nB style with more tasteful guitar and the B3 warming it all up and backed by a simply superb bass line. Up next is I Sing The Blues (probably best known from the Etta James version but also known as I’ll Sing The Blues For You which has been covered by many…my favourite is the Moody/Marsden version off Ozone Friendly). Here, it transforms into a grittier version with the riff taking due prominence and Teeny doing a fine job with power and grit to match the guitar. Heart, Mind And Soul is everything that is good with modern blues…a slow heart-wrenching vocal backed with intuitive guitar and bass with an untypical drum pattern completing the set. The guitar on this is stunning in its effortless reflection of the vocal and the emotion therein. Blind Lemon Jefferson gets the Tucker/Hughes treatment on One Kind Favour. Already a fabulous, atmospheric song (also recorded by many, sometimes as See That My Grave Is Kept Clean…in fact Glenn Hughes delivers his finest performance ever on a cover of this song from Stuart Smith’s solo album, Heaven and Earth), Teeny takes it to a different dimension with a positive sounding timbre and light guitar work from Hughes of the Robert variety…love it! Next up is the interpretation of her Dad’s big hit. Put On Your Red Dress Baby takes Hi-Heel Sneakers and updates it without taking an iota of the R’n’B energy and fun from it and Teeny cleverly adds to the lyrics to acknowledge the original’s inclusion into the Hall of Fame. The guitar helps with the empathetic tones and picking but is gloriously extended into a lovely solo. Don’t Look Back (in the Rear View Mirror) has a rolling backing reminiscent of Baby Please Don’t Go, but the piano and guitar are so different and, after Teeny says “go Bobby” he most certainly does and again adds so much to the passion of the song. Crack The Door slows the pace with a soulful blues of guitar over B3 and the vocal powerful as ever. Best of the bunch for me is the guitar driven track, From The Skies, where Hughes seems to reference and pay tribute to BB King and Hendrix, particularly toward the end. The vocal is nicely restrained and full of feeling as the B3, bass and drums show suitable restraint. Jump Back is indeed a jumping blues number bringing the Stones to mind in its structure. It’s a fun three minutes but the weakest of the album. It all closes with two versions of the Etta James classic I’d Rather Go Blind. The short version is just an edited version of the long version that, at just over eight minutes might put off some radio stations. Anyone brave enough to take on such a seminal piece is valiant indeed and, in this case, hugely successful in at least equalling Etta’s original performance. It actually tips the scales for me due to the imaginative guitar backing and soloing.
This album shows a vocalist who can display complete control of a voice that can go effortlessly from a whisper to an anguishing cry. She has ensured a band of quality is there to match the vocal input and together they have produced an excellent soulful blues album that will be getting repeated listens from me.

Put On Your Red Dress Baby

четверг, 6 декабря 2018 г.

Rivercat - 52 Saturday Nites

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 2018
Time: 49:19
Size: 113,8 MB
Label: Self Released
Styles: Rock/Boogie Rock/Rockin Blues
Art: Front

Tracks Listing:
 1. New Night - 4:10
 2. Red Lipstick - 3:17
 3. Down in the Streets - 3:33
 4. Drive - 4:59
 5. The Rain - 3:08
 6. Suzies Bullet - 6:06
 7. Bourbon - 3:26
 8. Shake This House - 3:54
 9. Party Train - 4:35
10. Blue Whiskey - 3:49
11. Somebody 2 Rock - 4:38
12. One After 909 - 3:38

52 Saturday Nites celebrates our favorite night of the week. The songs are all about guitars & cars & girls & booze...Nothin' but a Goodtime had by all....Rock Blues & bits of funk. come & get your groove on !
New 52 produced & mixed by Tom (not just a drummer) Curiano of Garland Jeffreys & Poppy Chubby... along with Dan Grigsby known for his work with Keith Richards ' Joe Cocker & Kool & the gang..Bring Rivercat to new heights with great songs catchy hooks and Brilliant arrangements. Rivercat is at the top of his game with a mixture of Rock Funk & Bluesy Soul...

52 Saturday Nites

Ryan McGarvey - Heavy Hearted

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 2018
Time: 48:28
Size: 111,1 MB
Label: Self Released
Styles: Blues/Blues Rock
Art: Full

Tracks Listing:
 1. Prelude - 1:07
 2. Feelin' Like I Do - 2:39
 3. Right Side Of The Dirt - 3:44
 4. I Shoulda Known Better - 5:36
 5. Break My Heart - 4:25
 6. Houston - 4:16
 7. Six Feet In The Ground - 3:26
 8. Ain't Enough Whiskey - 7:15
 9. A Walk In The Rain - 4:47
10. Surrender - 4:01
11. Who Would've Thought - 6:13
12. Conclusion - 0:54

An album destined to go down in history as a classic example of modern day blues. This all new/original studio album that ranges from blistering guitar solos, heartfelt lyrics, to emotional vocals is a must have for any blues, rock or guitar lover!
This album has been a long time coming. Wanting to deliver a more straight ahead blues based album, Ryan McGarvey was joined in the studio by legendary bassist Carmine Rojas (David Bowie, Rod Stewart, Tina Turner, Joe Bonamassa, etc) drummer Logan Miles Nix (John 5), and ace keys player Brant Leeper (Coco Montoya, WC Clark, etc) to give what was to become a collection of "Heavy Hearted" all original songs. Still incorporating influences of modern rock, and more- This blues based album comes across almost as a front to finish representation of how the many shades, and styles of the blues has always influenced Ryan's music, and songwriting. Longtime favorites such as "Ain't Enough Whiskey", "Houston", and "Who Would've Thought" present themselves as strongly built songs that have long been requested by fans worldwide. Where as brand new songs such as "Right Side Of The Dirt", and "A Walk In The Rain" have already been proven to be new fan favorites! This album truly showcases the versatility of McGarvey's musicianship. From the guitar playing, to the matured vocals, to the overall songwriting. This is definitely an album that has been a long time coming, but been well worth the wait!

Heavy Hearted

среда, 5 декабря 2018 г.

The John O'Leary Band - Two For The Show

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 2010
Time: 51:08 + 70:17
Size: 117,5 MB + 165,0 MB
Label: Trapeze
Styles: Harp Blues/Electric Blues
Art: Full

Tracks Listing:
CD1
 1. Early In The Morning - 4:24
 2. Snatch It Back - 4:13
 3. I'm Tired - 4:21
 4. Blue Water - 3:03
 5. Who's Been Talking - 5:25
 6. Waiting For You - 4:12
 7. And Everything - 4:30
 8. House Of Ice - 4:09
 9. Black Cat Bone - 3:53
10. Move Away - 4:39
11. Chiswick Roundabout - 4:28
12. Save My Soul - 3:46

CD2
 1. Born In Chicago -  7:32
 2. Snatch It Back -  7:41
 3. Early In The Morning - 10:15
 4. Butterfingers -  7:45
 5. Little By Little -  7:47
 6. Who's Been Talking - 11:17
 7. Black Cat Bone - 11:11
 8. Look on Yonder's Wall -  6:47

Harmonica virtuoso John O Leary is one of the legends of British blues, and in a career spanning forty years was a founder member of the Savoy Brown Blues Band, who turned British blues into a US stadium rock attraction, as well as playing with the John Dummer Blues Band, Mainsqueeze and a host of touring American bluesmen. For the last decade he has assembled line-ups of the best contemporary blues musicians for his extensive live work and recording and is a fixture at European blues festivals. This 2-CD set comprises the 2004 studio album Sins , previously privately released by John, and a previously unreleased live album recorded at Mr. Kyps club in Poole, Dorset.
O'Leary was simply superb. Bearing down on the reeds with such powerful, precise tone on numbers such as 'Snatch It Back & Hold It' and 'Checking On My Baby', he lifted the performance to a higher level every time he took to the stage... --The Times

Two For The Show

Waydown Wailers - Backland Blues

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 2018
Time: 43:22
Size: 99,4 MB
Label: Woodstock Records
Styles: Blues/Blues Rock
Art: Front

Tracks Listing:
 1. Back Door Woman - 4:25
 2. I Want Your Soul - 3:32
 3. Done Somebody Wrong - 3:50
 4. Another Bump In The Road - 4:14
 5. No Mercy - 4:41
 6. Dizzy Miss Lizzy - 3:13
 7. Every Passing Mile - 3:39
 8. Somewhere In The Middle - 4:50
 9. I'm On The Hunt - 3:25
10. State Of The Union Remix - 3:39
11. Lover Of The Bayou - 3:48

Musicians:
David Parker: rhythm and lead guitar, vocals;
Christian Parker: rhythm & B-bender, lead guitar;
Connor Pelkey: bass, backing vocals;
Michael Scriminger: drums, percussion.
Special Guests:
Aaron Professor Louie Hurwitz: Hammond Organ, piano, keys, backing vocals;
Miss Marie: backing vocals;
Ron Keck: tamborine (track 8);
Alexander Scriminger: backing vocals Track 9.

New York State band Waydown Wailers are set to release their third album, Backland Blues. They like to call their music ‘Outlaw Jam’, which sounds more like a new variety of Robertsons than the mix of blues, country, pop and, yes, the Grateful Dead approach to guitar structures and soloing they actually convey. What cannot be denied is their ability to fuse these genres into an enjoyable offering that sees them deliver eight original compositions and three covers… a classic Elmore James, a similarly classic Byrds and a surprising version of a Larry Williams hit.
It all starts with a 12-bar blues, fresh from a raucous roadhouse. Back Door Woman Blues doesn’t surprise, but it is a well-crafted rendering of a classic style. The guitars are backed by the Professor on piano and they make a great noise together: the solo follows classic patterns too, but it still ticks all the boxes. I Want Your Soul has an interesting intro as Christian utilizes a B-bender on his guitar. This is a device attached to the guitar that, via a lever, can ‘bend’ the string (usually the B string) by up to a minor 1/3rd. It makes it sound like a pedal-steel slide and gives a lovely tone to all that follows. The solo is neat too as it expands over a great drum pattern. Elmore James’ Done Somebody Wrong gets the full slide treatment as befits a master of the bottleneck. This is well executed and flies across an almost jungle drum sound which takes it away from the original while maintaining credibility. A really strong interpretation of a true classic. Another Bump in the Road sees the band summon up their country influences backed again by Professor Louie on piano. This rolls along at a good pace and benefits from a very Doors like guitar solo. Their jam claims are justified on No Mercy, as the Dead references abound throughout the funky treat which has a great riff and a clever slide/picked duet in the middle: then add a layer of glorious keys from the Prof. and this is clearly the best of a good bunch. The surprise cover comes next… written by Larry Williams in 1958 but probably made most famous by four blokes from Liverpool. Dizzy Miss Lizzy almost works: it is still an enjoyable chunk of rock ‘n’ roll but, for me, it somehow jars with the rest of the album and, when your mind can’t get past Lennon and Harrison it is difficult to appreciate fully. That is forgotten as we get back into a country vein again. Every Passing Mile has twin guitars and vocal harmonies that give this a slightly aggressive feel, rather than the usual country droll and roll, and it’s all the better for that! Back to the Dead allusions on Somewhere in the Middle as we get the rock/country/folk blend they were masters of. Here the folk gives way to rock for the jam feel of the soloing on the outro, with a captivating keyboard…if you listen closely. There is a distinct Dylan feel to the storytelling and the intonation. I’m On the Hunt takes us, happily, into blues with a rock edge. Played in a minor key beloved of many bluesmen, this one works a treat. In fact, it is so familiar, I can hear Alice Cooper’s Blue Turk crossed with his Is It My Body… it is still damn good. The next track, State Of the Union, is a ‘remix’ of the song from their debut album and is a comment on err, the state of the union. It comes across as a bit reggae (the Wailers part perhaps?). It has a hint of CCR or the Outlaws on top of that reggae backing. It does work courtesy of a thoughtful solo but isn’t my favourite. Final track is a cover of The Byrds’ Lover of the Bayou… here it sounds as if Dylan and Knopfler were fronting the band, but the Waydown Wailers do it more than justice. The Hammond solo is a gem too from the venerable Professor Louie.

Backland Blues

Greg Cagle - Red Herring

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 2018
Time: 57:31
Size: 131,7 MB
Label: Churchill-Nash Records
Styles: Blues/Rockin Blues
Art: Front

Tracks Listing:
 1. Walkin' - 5:43
 2. She Musta Laid a Spell on Me - 4:49
 3. Plenty Enough - 4:45
 4. Everything Is Better - 5:05
 5. Spendin' Money - 4:38
 6. Back on the River - 4:54
 7. If You Don't Know Right from Wrong - 5:15
 8. Once Upon a Dark & Lonely Night - 4:51
 9. Introduce the Band - 5:25
10. Years Later - 4:33
11. Leave Me with the Blues - 4:03
12. Doo Wop & Soda Pop - 3:23

The 4th Cagle & Nash produced release - Red Herring Redux - is a Solo effort by Greg Cagle. Cagle & Nash take the songs on this project to a different place more on the blues, blues rock and alt rock vein.
This is the fourth production project for Charlotte, NC songwriter/producer duo Cagle & Nash Greg Cagle and Rick Nash both grew up in the town of Concord back when it was hip to listen to cats like James Brown and Otis Reading and Wilson Picket. They actually crossed paths for the first time at the young ages of 15 &16 respectively. Back then they called them “basement” bands. Doug & the Soul Review, the Tamrons, Then there were the serious bands like Sugarcreek where both Greg & Rick worked on a couple of different occasions. Sometime along the way Cagle lured Nash to UNC-Charlotte where Cagle went for Theater stuff and Nash was chasing that Music Composition dream
Cagle continued to build his catalog of original material and honing his composing and arranging skills while Nash went on to study studio recording and production under non other than Mark Williams, Engineer on projects of R.E.M, Don Dixon, James Brown fame while pursuing his day gig as Marketing Manager for a B2B manufacturer in the Charlotte area. Cagle and Nash still kept in touch on a close friendship level but were not afforded the opportunity to write and record together again until . . .
Fast-forward to Late December 2007 they got together again to to write and record. In 2009 the first Cagle & Nash titled CD - Soul Complete was released. Two years later this prolific duo is on their fourth release with Red Herring Redux and already have two other projects in the works.

Red Herring Redux

Matt "the Rattlesnake" Lesch - Furious Strike

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 2018
Time: 60:11
Size: 138,8 MB
Label: Self REleased
Styles: Blues/Blues Rock
Art: Front

Tracks Listing:
 1. Shake 'n' Crawl - 3:14
 2. Crosscut Saw - 4:04
 3. Rattlin' - 3:57
 4. Still Got My Blues - 6:20
 5. Rattlesnake Shuffle - 2:36
 6. I'm Going Down - 3:53
 7. We're Not Gonna Give Up - 3:56
 8. Unpredictable - 4:25
 9. In the Rain - 5:05
10. Ride This Train - 3:58
11. Voodoo Child (Slight Return) - 7:17
12. We're Not Gonna Give Up (Alternate Version) - 5:26
13. Three o'Clock Blues - 5:55

Electric Guitar Driven Blues/Rock, Progressive Blues with some Jazz/Blues/Rock Fusion.
Born in 1997 in St. Louis MO., Matt "The Rattlesnake" Lesch started playing guitar at the age of 11 and started out playing mostly rock and hard rock. By the age of 12 he had heard of a musician named Stevie Ray Vaughan, and that changed his life forever. After hearing SRV, Matt took a serious interest in Blues music and started listening to artists such as Albert King, BB King, Freddie King, Buddy Guy, Robert Johnson, Muddy Waters and Howlin’ Wolf to Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton and Jeff Beck. Make no mistake, his young age is far outweighed by his bleeding passion for the Blues. When you Hear The Rattlesnake you can imagine and feel the intensity of the Blues passion channeling thru him. His Debut Album "Furious Strike" Is a Guitar Driven Journey into a Blues/Rock Experience your sure to Love!!!

Furious Strike

вторник, 4 декабря 2018 г.

Richie Green - Richie Green Songz

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 2018
Time: 82:11
Size: 188,4 MB
Label: Self Released
Styles: Blues/Funky Blues
Art: Front

Tracks Listing:
 1. One More Song - 3:58
 2. Long Lonely Nights - 7:10
 3. Moan - 6:05
 4. Cleveland Blues - 5:09
 5. Belong - 5:45
 6. Bitch - 6:09
 7. Feel So Bad - 4:05
 8. Happiness - 5:07
 9. I Had Love - 4:33
10. Madness - 6:11
11. Everybody's Crazy - 5:50
12. Rush Hour Blues - 5:13
13. Slide - 5:39
14. Tender Feelings - 5:28
15. No Stranger - 5:42

Drawing from Rock,, R&B, Blues, Funk, and Reggae tradition/

Richie Green Songz

Benoit - I'm Your Man

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 2018
Time: 27:42
Size: 63,5 MB
Label: Self Released
Styles: Blues/Rockin Blues
Art: Front

Tracks Listing:
 1. I'm Your Man - 3:51
 2. Loving One - 3:32
 3. The Way It's Suppose to Be - 3:19
 4. Going to the Country - 4:29
 5. Taste of Fire - 4:49
 6. Dw Diddy - 3:53
 7. Living the Dream - 3:46

The blues is to be found wherever one goes; not the “state” of the blues, but blues music specifically. In every town regardless of size, there are guitarists playing the blues. Sometimes they make a living at it, but, more often, they could be but chose to keep their hand in while getting on with avoiding the state of the blues, or, to be more specific, making a living and raising a family. And it’s no surprise that among those are many whose abilities are such that they could have made a living, of sorts, as a player, singer and writer, but were not in a position to let life’s responsibilities slide while they played their slide.
London, Ontario, a medium sized city in Canada just may have more blues guitarists per capita than any other municipality above the 49th parallel, and Larry Benoit is recognized as one of the very best of them.
Benoit is one of those who took his responsibilities to his family seriously, and he accepted the role that life had handed him. Yet, he never stopped playing, but also never found the time to put his music down on an album until now.
Titled I’m Your Man, Benoit's CD differs from many of its type simply by presenting original material over the standard blues covers one can find on albums by too many others. All but two of the songs are his own, and all are equal to any other new blues you’re likely to hear this year.
Benoit's talents as a guitarist and singer are, naturally, featured throughout but as proof of the respect due him, his support musicians are all among the very best.
Doug Varty, Jim Corbett and Ed Pranskus are all members of the Jack Richardson London Music Hall of Fame, after a lifetime spent by each making a living from music alone. Others who came out to play with national reputations included Maple Blues Award honouree Chris Murphy; Randy Bachman’s drummer Dale Ann Brendon; nationally respected keys player Lance Anderson and drummer Ted Peacock, and on.
Benoit produced the album himself, with engineering help from Darren Morrison
(Bill Durst’s producer) and Kyle Ashbourne, along with Juno winning producer Dan Brodbeck looking after the mastering of the finished product.
This album is, in fact, not just another disc to be used to get more gigs in more bars. Instead, it is a fine piece of work, guaranteed to please all fans of fine blues music anywhere, and highly likely to make Larry Benoit’s name known well beyond the 519 Area Code, all things being equal. Watch for him on a stage in your town soon.

I'm Your Man

Archie Clark - 50 Days In Asia

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 2018
Time: 58:10
Size: 133,5 MB
Label: Self Released
Styles: Blues/Americana/Rock/Country
Art: Front

Tracks Listing:
 1. 50 Days In Asia - 4:04
 2. Sex Lies And Deciet - 3:11
 3. Gods And Kings - 4:18
 4. Out Of Time And Money - 4:07
 5. Be Home Soon - 3:19
 6. One Afternoon - 3:26
 7. Tore Down - 4:28
 8. Elephant Beer Blues - 3:53
 9. When We Meet - 4:09
10. Oh, Vietnam - 3:40
11. Saigon Girl - 3:40
12. Johnson's Blues - 2:04
13. True Love - 3:46
14. Mean Streets - 6:34
15. Sweet Darlin' - 3:24

Music genre includes Blues, Rock and Country with a touch of Jazz. Strong lyrics complemented by innovative lead guitar, piano and a five piece band.
Archie Clark was born on the wild West Coast of New Zealand's South Island and raised in the legendary coal-mining town of Blackball. He started his musical apprenticeship there, playing on the West Coast with his first band The Blackball Shufflers before moving with his young family to Christchurch to follow music full-time and tour the South Island with blues-rockers The Wrongway Corrigan Band.
Archie continued to play in bands around the Christchurch and the mid-Canterbury area during the 1980s in bands including Streetlife, Stop that Train, Naked by Mistake and Rio & the Hurricane Horn Section. He was also writing songs, but a growing family and a developing career in the telecommunications industry required a move to Wellington and meant that music took a back seat for the next 15 years. A move to Tauranga in The Bay of Plenty in 2005 reignited the flame.
The fifteen tracks on this album are for the most part true stories, half of them written in recent years while travelling through China, Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, and India, including the title track “50 Days In Asia”. Other songs, such as the iconic blues stomp “Elephant Blues”, date back to those early Christchurch days. Musically the album's vibe is that of accessible mainstream rock with a solid dose of blues and a scattering of country and jazz.
Recorded at Boatshed Studio in Tauranga, in New Zealand's Bay of Plenty, 50 Days In Asia features some of the Bay's premier players and was produced by The Boatshed's Nigel Masters, noted for albums he has made with Shona Laing, Jan Preston, Kokomo, Brilleaux and many other top New Zealand acts.

50 Days In Asia

Brian Ames with David Danced Collective - Myth and Truth

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 2018
Time: 56:11
Size: 128,8 MB
Label: Self Released
Styles: Rock/Blues Rock
Art: Front

Tracks Listing:
 1. Fix Me Right - 3:57
 2. Wade In The Water - 5:18
 3. Books Of Moses - 4:54
 4. There Ain't No Grave Gonna Hold My Body Down - 2:48
 5. Bitter - 6:00
 6. John The Revelator - 4:28
 7. Have Mercy - 3:55
 8. Pure Religion - 4:10
 9. Heaven Jam - 4:04
10. Absent From Flesh - 4:28
11. No One's Winning Streak Blues - 7:57
12. Knockin' On Heaven's Door - 4:06

New rock and roll from America's sacred blues and roots traditions/
I wanted to do a project that honored America’s “sacred roots”/”sacred blues” tradition. On “Myth and Truth,” I marshaled the talents of a dozen or so Chicago-area musicians, styled as the David Danced Collective, to cover songs from that unique canon – or songs derived from or connected to that tradition – and added a couple of my own compositions. I gave them a rock update, with musical elements ranging from country honky-tonk, deep swampy blues, jazz funk, psychedelic rock, even some hip-hop… and an acoustic track made thoroughly and quirkily tasty by a closing clarinet solo and a suitcase harmophone.
We recorded, engineered and mastered the work at Chicago’s Rax Trax studios, with Noam Wallenberg (Alan Parsons, NEEDTOBREATHE, Dee Snider, Bun E. Carlos) as producer. Many of the musicians are veterans of the Chicago independent music scene, delivering first-rate session work to the project. They include frequent Chicago Bluesfest artist Jamiah Rogers; guitarist/keyboardist Packy Lundholm of I Fight Dragons; vocalists Jennifer Hall and CHAR of the popular Steely Dan cover band Deacon Blues; area rapper Melo Tripp, and veteran drummer Larry Beers.

Myth and Truth

Clockwork Wolf, Co. - In the Sunshine

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 2018
Time: 21:48
Size: 50,1 MB
Label: 1066157 Records DK2
Styles: Rock/Blues Rock
Art: Front

Tracks Listing:
 1. In the Sunshine - 5:37
 2. Old For New - 3:47
 3. Part Of The Plan - 3:44
 4. Flash Flood - 4:03
 5. Idle Hands - 4:35

Well, Rob Chapman has stepped up the audio and video quality to a whole new level.
The hammy acting in the video aside (at this level he needs a screenwriter and director), the production is right up with "pro" stuff and he's clearly targeting the big money pool of the US by reinventing himself into a more mainstream dirty blues rock vibe as opposed to the metalhead, T-shirt wearing, short wearing dude niche he has inhabited to date.

Musicians:
Guitar & lead vocals - Rob Chapman
Bass - Dave Hollingworth
Bass - Jack Hosgood (Idle Hands)
Drums & percussion - Chris Hardwick
Backing vocals - Natassja Chapman & Yvonne Park
Guest solo on Part of the Plan - Captain Lee Anderton

In The Sunshine

Lino and Dad - No Limit

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 2018
Time: 41:34
Size: 96,3 MB
Label: Tunecore
Styles: Electric Blues
Art: Front

Tracks Listing:
 1. Find Your Way - 3:48
 2. No Limit - 2:30
 3. The Sun - 3:52
 4. 1964 - 3:52
 5. Up to You - 3:20
 6. After the Rain - 2:31
 7. Slightly Dawn - 3:46
 8. Close to You - 4:15
 9. Rollin' on - 4:17
10. Song for You - 2:30
11. When the Train is Leaving Town - 3:49
12. Come Back - 2:59

Das erste Teilalbum No Limit  der Band wurde am 27.10.2017 veröffentlicht.  Auf dem Album sind neben rockigen Stücken wie Find Your Way und Come Back auch die vorher ausgekoppelte Single The Sun und der folkige Song Slighly Dawn zu finden. Zudem gibt es noch 4 unveröffentlichte Songs zu hören: Rollin on, When the train is leaving town, Up to you und 1964!

No Limit

Paul Felton - Time Waits For No One

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 2003
Time: 70:03
Size: 160,9 MB
Label: Self Released
Styles: Blues/Electric Blues
Art: Front+Back

Tracks Listing:
 1. Further Up The Road - 5:28
 2. I Left My Woman - 4:23
 3. Knocking On Heavens Door - 5:49
 4. All Along The Watchtower - 6:23
 5. Please Dont Let Me Be Misunderstood - 5:27
 6. Setting Me Up - 5:15
 7. The End Is Not In Sight - 5:00
 8. Please Stop Messing Around - 4:17
 9. Can't Hold Out - 4:33
10. You Had Better Watch Yourself - 3:56
11. Little Bit - 4:07
12. Little Wing - 5:33
13. Mercury Blues - 4:20
14. Lipstick Blues - 5:25

Easy listening blues/I have been playing in bands for around 30 years playing lead,guitar and singing the songs of all my favorite artists and playing original songs to many ,many fans here in Western Australia.I have recently put this cd together to do my renditions of all my favorite musicians,freddy king,eric clapton,duane allman,dickie betts, just to name a few and being my first cd using limited resorces.I found it very easy listening and you will find you have heard most of the tunes at some time or another,Being blues based its a foot tapping experience.I know you will enjoy every note of this cd, there are only two originals on the cd which were written on the day that I recorded it, one called lipstick blues which was acollaboration between pete and myself and the other called watch yourself are very bluesy tracks.ENJOY Im also playing on my mates cd which is listed with cdbaby. Petes cd is called Sublime to Ridiculous by Pete romano all original tunes, check it out ..so keep the faith ...paul felton

Time Waits For No One

понедельник, 3 декабря 2018 г.

Stevie Nimmo - The Wynds Of Life

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 2010
Time: 63:03
Size: 145,7 MB
Label: Aramadillo
Styles: Blues
Art: Front+Back

Tracks Listing:
 1. You'd  Be On It - 4:59
 2. Lonely Night In Georgia - 5:12
 3. Morning Sun, Midnight Rain - 4:48
 4. Dreams - 4:18
 5. Eye Of The Storm - 5:55
 6. Good Day For The Blues - 4:29
 7. Make It Up To You - 3:53
 8. Long Road To Heaven - 4:15
 9. Coming Home To You - 4:12
10. In Your Arms At Night - 4:13
11. Winter - 2:53
12. Sometimes - 4:06
13. It's A Hard Life - 4:54
14. Everything Is Gonna Be Alright - 4:50

For singer-songwriter and Nimmo Brothers cofront man Stevie Nimmo, song writing isn't something that you plan; it's something that you need to do. Born and raised in Glasgow, Scotland there was always music around as Stevie was growing up. After honing his skills with local bands, Stevie and Brother Alan formed The Nimmo Brothers. The Nimmo Brothers have toured all over the UK, Europe and America for over 15 years, with five successful electric and acoustic CDs to their name. Following a diagnosis of cancer Stevie, now living in France, was forced in 2009 to ease back on his touring schedule with The Nimmo Brothers and spend some months in recovery after a major operation. During this period, focusing on the style of music Stevie listens to 'off the park', he wrote most of the songs that now make up The Wynds of Life.

The Wynds Of Life

Big Mike Griffin - All My Runnin'

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 2008
Time: 45:14
Size: 104,3 MB
Label: Chrome Link Records
Styles: Blues/Electric Blues
Art: Front

Tracks Listing:
 1. Iron City - 3:32
 2. I'm Gonna Take My Troubles - 4:45
 3. Broken Strings - 5:32
 4. Buried Alive in the Blues - 4:03
 5. Use Me - 5:40
 6. Shade Tree Mechanic - 4:16
 7. Somebody's Got to Go - 3:06
 8. You Wouldn't Understand - 5:10
 9. Shoal Creek - 4:11
10. All My Runnin' - 4:56

Musicians:
Big Mike Griffin - Guitars & Vocals;
Mike Johnson - Steel guitar on "All My Runnin'";
James "Fish" Michie - Keyboards & Hammond B3;
Steve Vines - Bass;
Johnny Bird - Drums & Percussion.
and:
Emilie Shantz - Vocals
Miranda Louise - Vocals

All My Runnin' (2008) features the title cut written by Big Mike's childhood friend, the late Byrd Taulbee. The lyrics were passed on to Mike after Byrd's death by a mutual friend and Big Mike recorded the song in his memory. Additional tracks include "Iron City Blues" and "Shoal Creek", which are from, and inspired by, the award-winning documentary "Iron City Blues". A "must have" for Big Mike fans!!

All My Runnin' 

Big Mike Griffin - Sittin' Here With Nothing

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 1995
Time: 43:48
Size: 102,3 MB
Label: Waldoxy Records
Styles: Blues/Electric Blues
Art: Full

Tracks Listing:
 1. Somebody's Been Talkin' - 4:12
 2. Satisfied - 2:43
 3. Love Is Growing Cold - 4:24
 4. Sittin' Here with Nothing - 3:53
 5. The Last Thing I Need - 3:52
 6. High Maintainence Woman - 3:23
 7. Bad Seed - 4:03
 8. I Am the Doctor - 3:31
 9. He Can't Do It - 4:53
10. You Done Tore Your Playhouse Down - 4:46
11. Deliver Me From Evil - 4:05

"When it comes to the blues, Mike Griffin is the real deal. Lots of players claim to be blues musicians, but all it takes is one listen to realize that Griffin not only plays the blues - he LIVES the blues. From his smoky, soulful vocals to his stinging, singing guitar playing, Griffin makes music that penetrates right to the bone with emotion that you can feel as well as hear. It's a sensation that will chill you, thrill you, and full-fill you."
Sittin' Here With Nothing is Griffin's third Waldoxy release, and as the saying goes, "The third times the charm." Recorded at Alabama's legendary Muscle Shoals Sound studio, the album captures Griffin and the band at their best - relaxed, upbeat and burning. Griffin's guitar solos talk as if they were directly linked to his powerful, gruff singing. When it comes to the blues, he can play it all whether it's uptown and jazzy or lowdown and rockin'. For a taste of his versatility, check out his funky rhythm work on "The Last Thing I Need" his melodic, sophisticated solos on "He Can't Do It" and his gritty slide on the album's title track.
Griffin's stellar backup band adds just the right amount of spice and substance to the music. From his gospel-inspired piano licks to his fat, Staxlike organ rhythms, Clayton Ivey turns in a smoking keyboard performance, which is highlighted by his solos on several cuts. Bassist David Hood and drummer Pat O'Connor provide a swinging grooving backbone that propels the songs like a '50 Mercury running on rocket fuel. You'd be hard pressed to find a better horn section than Terry Townsend (trumpet) and Dennis Taylor (sax), whose lively accompaniment adorns several songs with the potent punch of a heavyweight champion. Add guest drummer/percussionist Paul H. Lee and you've got a surefire recipe for 100% blues satisfaction". Chris Gill, Associate Editor, Guitar Player magazine

Sittin' Here With Nothing