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четверг, 22 августа 2019 г.

Patrick Hardman - Time Has A Way

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 2019
Time: 59:44
Size: 137,3 MB
Label: Self Released
Styles: Blues/Rockin' Blues
Art: Front

Tracks Listing:
 1. Music 28 - 4:35
 2. Tess - 3:30
 3. Heart Remembers - 3:44
 4. Time Has A Way - 3:44
 5. Prisoner After All - 4:16
 6. Creeps Suzette - 3:02
 7. In These Rooms - 3:22
 8. Usta Love Me - 5:50
 9. Telephone Lover - 5:06
10. Please Don't Say That - 5:32
11. Does It Make A Sound - 3:56
12. My Baby's Back - 3:32
13. Love & Love Only - 3:44
14. Sonoma - 5:45

Traditional and rockin'n blues. Inspirational Americana.
Here then are expressions of gratitude for the kind and loving energy and the creative talent that made this recording possible. First, gratitude for that universal creative life force that allows for and inspires appreciation for beauty and art. A great big thank you to my wife, Phyllis, for always supporting my creative endeavor, for her original art on a cover and years of love, patience, and encouragement. Great gratitude and love to my dear friend Michael Adams for the support, encouragement, technical expertise, excellent musicianship, patience, and artistic guidance that resulted in this album, the realization of a lifelong dream. To Michael’s wife Carolyn for the support, the sacrifice of her home and several Golden State warriors games, and providing delicious and healthful nutrition on many a night. Also great thanks to David Adams for his technical assistance and vision by getting the images and lyrics into final form. Heartfelt appreciation to Stephen Anderson for his excellent contribution on keyboards on Music 28, The Heart Remembers, Does it Make a Sound, and Love and Love Only. Also much appreciation to Jeremiah O’Neill for contributing beautiful banjo on the title track, Time Has a Way
Patrick Hardman: vocals and harmonica
Michael Adams: all guitars, bass, drums, background vocals
Michael Adams: recording/engineering/mixing
all songs written by Patrick Hardman

Time Has A Way

Pretty Kenny - Soul Blues & Grooves

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 2019
Time: 54:47
Size: 125,6 MB
Label: Open Lane / Yaa Bigg Ent
Styles: Blues/Funky Blues
Art: Front

Tracks Listing:
 1. Good Thang - 7:52
 2. The Weather Man - 5:00
 3. For the Party - 4:24
 4. Church Sista - 4:55
 5. Listen Girl - 4:09
 6. Mr. - 6:11
 7. Bad Girls - 5:13
 8. Thunderbolt Mountain - 4:34
 9. If You Got the Time - 5:27
10. Only Here 4 the Moment - 6:58

Pretty Kenny album Soul Blues & Grooves is a experience of Funk Blues and Soul.

Soul Blues & Grooves

Bishop Bullwinkle - The Da Vinci Code

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 2019
Time: 34:32
Size: 82,4 MB
Label: Music Access, Inc
Styles: Gospel/Blues
Art: Front

Tracks Listing:
 1. Mama - 6:20
 2. Do You Hear Me - 3:33
 3. Beast Of Burden - 4:25
 4. You Do too - 4:02
 5. Pouring Water - 3:37
 6. No Woman, No Cry - 5:38
 7. Some Preachers - 4:09
 8. Is It Real - 2:44

Bernard Thomas (August 22, 1948 – June 16, 2019), better known as Bishop Bullwinkle, was an American pastor and singer best known for appearing in the viral YouTube video "Hell 2 Da Naw Naw". Bishop Bullwinkle's real name was Bernard Thomas. The Bullwinkle part of his name came from a childhood nickname; while in school, a  lassmate of his wrote on the bulletin board, "Bernard Thomas is funny like Bullwinkle the moose".He was based in Florida. Thomas died on June 16, 2019 from complications of a heart attack.

The Da Vinci Code

Alex Lopez - Yours Truly, Me...

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 2019
Time: 44:23
Size: 101,9 MB
Label: Maremil Records
Styles: Funky Blues/Pop Rock met veel vintage invloeden
Art: Front

Tracks Listing:
 1. Woe is me - 4:29
 2. Tush - 3:42
 3. Take me back home* - 4:59
 4. I'm a working man - 3:10
 5. I'm a losing it* - 4:06
 6. I love you blues* - 3:14
 7. I Can't Stop* - 3:35
 8. I will miss you - 4:01
 9. Chase my blues away - 1:22
10. All I really want is you - 3:52
11. Sinful - 4:27
12. Cheating Blues* - 3:22

Alex Lopez - guitar and vocals;
Kenny Hoye - keyboards;
Steve Roberts - bass;
David Nunez - drums.
Steve Pagano - bass & Michael Maxim - drums on:
"I'm a losing it", "I love you blues", "Cheating blues".
Special Guest:
Vocalist - Ellie Carr on "Sinful"
Guest Horn section: Carlos Ortiz and Jule Boyer

Tampa based singer/songwriter Alex Lopez explains the meaning behind the title of his fourth album, “Yours Truly, Me,” as “a simple collection of songs, no theme or concept, except to create the best music possible.” The guitarist grew up in the rock ‘n’ roll heartland of Cleveland Ohio and settled in Florida after college, where he has honed his skills as an entertainer, soaking up all the influences that meld together in the sunshine state from Latin to Southern Rock, smooth jazz and R&B. Backed by his touring band, The Xpress, featuring Kenny Hoye on keyboards, Steve Roberts on bass and drummer David Nunez, Lopez moves easily from British blues to soul and jazzy pop, on eleven original tracks and an inspired cover of a Texas blues rock classic. The opening track, ‘Woe Is Me,’ introduces us to the gritty tenor vocals and expressive guitar work from Lopez on a tale of tough love that starts out with a shifting current but ends on smooth sailing guitar outro. Next up the band reinvents a ZZ Top standard ‘Tush,’ as a sophisticated urban blues, swapping the shuffle for a modern funk rock groove peppered with hot Hammond B3. Lopez then picks up an acoustic to bring in the first of what he tags as redux tracks that have been reworked from a previous recording, delivering ‘Take Me Back Home’ as an easy-going blues. The tempo jumps up for the pumping rocker ‘I’m A Working Man,’ and a hot go-go beat opens the Motown inspired ‘I’m A Losing It’ that is nicely spiced up by hot horn hits from Carlos Ortiz and Jule Boyer. Lopez gets passionate for the emotional ballad ‘I Love You Blues,’ featuring fine piano work from Hoye. Lopez channels Richie Valens on the Chicano rock ‘n’ roll boogie ‘I Can’t Stop,’ then his guitar channels Eric Clapton on the sentimental ‘I Will Miss You.’  The lovely acoustic sonnet, ‘Chase My Blues Away,’ is slipped into the set for a quick palette cleanser before Lopez and crew play out the Latin pop fused ‘All I Really Want Is You.’ Special guest Elle Carr joins Lopez for the duet ‘Sinful,’ bringing her sultry alto from Somerset to the project, perfectly playing the foil to Lopez on the sizzling tango that should prove to be the highlight of the album. The horn section joins in again on ‘Cheating Blues,’ adding spice and fire to the Chicano rock party finale. Alex Lopez and The Xpress have much to be proud of on this strong fourth release, “Yours Truly, Me,” taking another bold step forward on their mission to make a positive impact on people’s
lives through their music.

Yours Truly, Me...

Professor Louie & The Crowmatix - Songs Of Inspiration

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 2019
Time: 41:28
Size: 95,4 MB
Label: Woodstock Records
Styles: Blues/Roots/Americana
Art: Front

Tracks Listing:
 1. I Shall Not Be Moved - 2:49
 2. Up Above My Head - 3:33
 3. I'm On My Way - 4:17
 4. Rivers Of Babylon - 3:32
 5. You'll Never Walk Alone - 4:11
 6. Open Hand Open Heart - 3:58
 7. Glory Now - 4:15
 8. Melody Of Peace - 4:04
 9. Motherless Child - 3:50
10. Angel Band - 3:03
11. Daughters & Sons - 3:51

Professor Louie & The Crowmatix Roots Music Royalty - playing the fabric of American Music In 2019 their Songs Of Inspiration CD will be released on The Woodstock Records label inspired by Professor Louie & The Crowmatix with The Empire State Orchestra & Choir performances at The NY Capital Region's 2018 premiere holiday extravaganza! The four night sold out performances at The Proctors Theater in Schenectady, filmed for The CBS 6 TV Special Melodies Of Christmas NY in front of 15,000 people, viewed by three million people on CBS 6. This show over the past help raise over $8,000,000 for The Children's Hospital at the Melodies Ward in Albany Med NY. Professor Louie has emerged in the music industry as the torchbearer of the true spirit of American Roots music. Seasoned live performer, prolific recording artist and versatile multi-instrumentalist Professor Louie also wears the hat of award-winning recording producer and engineer, capturing the talents of some of the world's most highly acclaimed musicians, most notably, The Band. Grammy Nominated Professor Louie & The Crowmatix were the studio band for Aaron Professor Louie's musical productions for the The Band. Rick Danko christened him Professor Louie due to his work with The Band. Louie collaborated with them for over 17 Years. Professor Louie & The Crowmatix have released 14 CDs and maintain a steady performance schedule Their CD Crowin' The Blues was voted top 50 CD's of 2017 by RMR In 2018, their EP The Lost Band Tracks-Funzalo/Woodstock Records received great reviews and radio airplay. Professor Louie Keys-Accordion,Vocals collaborated with The Band for 17 years. John Platania Guitar-Vocals known for his performances with Van Morrison. Gary Burke Drums performed with Bob Dylan's The Rolling Thunder Review. Miss Marie Vocals-Percussionist-Keys preformed, recorded with Levon Helm, Rick Danko, Garth Hudson. Frank Campbell Bass-Vocals Levon Helm's Music Director with the Woodstock All-stars.

Songs Of Inspiration

Lance Canales - These Hands

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 2008
Time: 50:18
Size: 115,3 MB
Label: Blues/Acoustic Blues
Styles: Black Oak Records
Art: Front

Tracks Listing:
 1. San Joaquin - 3:58
 2. Cotton Wood River - 5:09
 3. Aboriginal Alien - 6:14
 4. Yokuts Valley - 5:37
 5. Pain and Tears - 6:37
 6. 45 Mph - 4:09
 7. Clear Eyes Strait Hands - 3:04
 8. Ruin - 4:36
 9. Going Down South Texas - 3:40
10. Desert Wind - 3:58
11. Lonsome Wind - 3:11

This Album is a must have. The vocals and Acoustic Guitar melodeys are strong and powerful,the Native American flute speacks to the soul. Truely American roots music at it best.
Lance Canales Bio
is a singer-song writer, Native American flute player, and accomplished recording artist. He is said to carry the deep soulful vocals of the ancestors in many of his songs accompanied by guitar, flute and various other percussion instruments. He is known for his Cigar Box Guitar Delta blues originals that go back to the roots of blues slide music. He has opened up for many great performers including Native American artists, Rita Coolidge, Branscom Richmond, Floyd Red Crow Westerman and has performed at numerous music festivals through out California, on a tour that covered the United States, to the Native American Television Network and PBS and has been featured on many national radio stations including the international Native American radio program “Earth Songs”.
Lance’s is known for bringing forth a different sound from the Native American wood flute and reed flute. His flute playing style is said to be representative of the old traditional sounds of California Native culture. Lance was also a co-founder with NAFTA of a program designed to reintroduce the flute and other traditional instruments to the native youth of California.

These Hands

среда, 21 августа 2019 г.

Dave Kyle - Looking Back

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 2019
Time: 51:32
Size: 118,8 MB
Label: Self Released
Styles: Blues/Harmonica Blues
Art: Front

Tracks Listing:
 1. Tumbleweed - 2:04
 2. Too Late in the Day - 3:46
 3. Is It Raining Where You Are - 2:22
 4. The Night Belongs to Him - 4:18
 5. Just to be Trusted - 3:42
 6. Dark Place in My Soul - 3:28
 7. Plain Jane - 2:30
 8. Relentless - 3:49
 9. Enough's Enough - 2:38
10. The Bounce - 1:11
11. The Book of Love - 3:11
12. Man on the Run - 3:12
13. Old Jim - 5:22
14. Tumbleweed 2000 - 3:19
15. Matchbox (Live) - 3:20
16. Hoy Hoy Hoy (Live) - 3:14

Blues with a Rocking, Country feel, both acoustic and electric with guest appearances by Danny Gatton and Steve Rusin, harmonica player extraordinaire. Hard to pin down, style wise but enjoyable throughout.
Dave Kyle is releasing his first CD after a career of playing on other people's recordings. He began pitching songs to publishers and labels in Nashville in 1973 and worked as a background singer and guitarist for some of the industry's most well known artists. Having played on Nashville's Saturday Morning Show on WSMV-TV, the local NBC affiliate, he worked with such greats as Chet Atkins, Lonnie Mack, Duane Eddy, Charlie McCoy, Boots Randolph, Tracy Nelson, Jack Green and several other Nashville luminaries.
He played and sang live with artist, Chet Atkins, Kix Brooks, James Burton, Paulette Carlson (Highway 101), Marty Haggard, Billy Dean, Wolfman Jack, the Drifters, Del Reeves to name just a few. He has opened for many other famous acts including, the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Leroy Parnell, Lacey J. Dalton, Gary Morris, Three Dog Night, Jimmy C. Newman and Skeeter Davis to name a few. His singing landed him on recordings with several well known artists, Alan Jackson, Vince Gill, Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash, Marty Stuart, Garth Brooks and nearly every recording artist in Nashville for a TV show on the Grand Ol' Opry, which he also performed on with Johnny Russell.
As a sideline, Dave wrote for Vintage Guitar magazine where he interviewed Chet Atkins, Danny Gatton, Gregg Allman, Marty Stuart, Roy Rogers, Waylon Jennings, Carl Perkins, Scotty Moore as well as several other well known guitarists and guitar makers. At the same time he began selling vintage musical instruments as Dave Kyle Guitars. There, he was chosen to help Waylon Jennings sell off his inventory at the time Jennings stopped touring. He was also consigned one of George Harrison's guitars and John Lennon's Melatron.
After moving from Nashville to Southern California in 2005 he dropped out of the business for a time until his friend and harmonica player extraordinaire, Steve Rusin talked him into putting this album together with his help. Kyle gathered together what he considered his best demos from his time pitching songs and recorded some all new material, giving the title, "Looking Back" a true meaning. Containing 16 songs, all original except for one with guitar great, Danny Gatton and another older recording of his '70s band Kid Lizard, these songs show the progression of his writing, singing and playing over a career spanning some forty years.

Looking Back

Truth - Machine

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 2008
Time: 59:56
Size: 139,3 MB
Label: Grooveyard Records
Styles: Heavy Blues Rock
Art: Full

Tracks Listing:
 1. Freedom - 2:59
 2. Respect - 3:51
 3. Over and over - 3:36
 4. Generation stupid - 3:24
 5. Machine - 3:13
 6. Hold out - 4:40
 7. Stand in line - 4:36
 8. Angel - 4:21
 9. Can I be forgiven - 2:46
10. Big Al - 2:42
11. Self control - 5:16
12. Out of control - 3:21
13. High and low - 4:20
14. Tormented - 3:51
15. Heavy rain - 6:53

Brilliant debut studio disc from outstanding Swedish heavy guitar rockers, featuring 15 tracks (60 minutes) of exceptional, mind-blowing, top-shelf, muscular, bluesy heavy guitar riffage and powerful, melodic vox that is guaranteed to rock your world.


Derrin Nauendorf - Skin Of The Earth

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 2008
Time: 39:21
Size: 91,1 MB
Label: RUF Records
Styles: Blues/Singer-Songwriters
Art: Full

Tracks Listing:
 1. Skin Of The Earth - 5:02
 2. Michelle - 2:51
 3. Push The River - 4:24
 4. Pride Before A Fall - 3:07
 5. The Round-Up - 3:47
 6. Mystery Child - 4:40
 7. Everyone's got a Plan - 3:36
 8. Most of the Time - 5:02
 9. Not Alone - 4:36
10. Sometime - 2:10

Determined to make something of his music career, five years ago Derrin Nauendorf arrived at Heathrow airport from Australia with a guitar, ?1200 and several extra layers of clothing. Derrin spent those next five years playing anywhere that would have him, sleeping on floors and living on tuna baguettes. Things looked up when he purchased an old Post Office van, which then became his home for the next six months. More importantly, it allowed him to get gigs, and essentially his music, out into the real depths of the UK. Over 1000 gigs later, Derrin finds himself with fans not only in England, but Scotland, Holland, Denmark, Sweden, Germany, France and his native Australia too. He has since managed to sell over 12,000 albums from the back of that van, and become a bit of a hit on the festival circuit too. This new release looks set to be even bigger. Derrin's songwriting skills have taken him up several levels, his voice has more depth and soul than ever before, and his repertoire has expanded to encompass ballads, mid tempo songs and upbeat tracks.

Skin Of The Earth

Bar 12 - Start The Machine

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 2006
Time: 53:01
Size: 127,4 MB
Label: Self Released
Styles: Rock/Blues Rock
Art: Full

Tracks Listing:
 1. The Desert - 4:13
 2. Don't Tell Her You Love Her - 3:05
 3. Slow Blues - 9:03
 4. Soul Shine - 5:25
 5. Hotel Del Rio - 4:27
 6. Boots - 5:40
 7. Wish You Were Here - 5:42
 8. Take Me To The River - 6:08
 9. Going To California - 4:52
10. Comin' Home - 4:21

Lance Alan - vocals, guitar;
Josh Turner - vocals, guitar;
Studio musicians:
Joe Neelo - kegs, mandolin;
Michael Kora - drums;
Bob DeGeorge - bass.

On this album, the group recorded their compositions and compositions of famous authors and musicians.

Start The Machine

Keith Thompson & Strange Brew - Out Of The Smoke

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 2002
Time: 47:31
Size: 109,4 MB
Label: Brambus
Styles: Blues/Blues Rock
Art: Full

Tracks Listing:
 1. Tumblin' Dice - 3:38
 2. Could've Been Somebody - 3:46
 3. Stealing Back My Heart - 3:13
 4. Strange Brew - 6:07
 5. Power Of Love - 4:20
 6. Beat The System - 3:05
 7. In Your Arms - 4:24
 8. Under Your Shadow - 3:33
 9. Not The Same As Love - 3:45
10. Let You Go - 4:24
11. All Over Now - 3:25
12. Promised Land - 3:48

British Blues/Rock. Kick Ass with class. This artist combines his experience as a guitarist with his skills as a successful songwriter to come up with a blend of UK Blues/Rock that cooks.

Out Of The Smoke

Keith Thompson - Keith Thompson & Strange Brew

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 2000
Time: 58:00
Size: 132,8 MB
Label: Brambus Records
Styles: Blues/Blues Rock
Art: Full

Tracks Listing:
 1. Cat Scratch Crazy - 3:53
 2. You Don't Know Me - 2:52
 3. I'm Tore Down - 4:11
 4. Reduce me to Tears - 6:42
 5. Little Boy - 5:34
 6. Road to Recovery - 3:26
 7. I'm Not Your Victim - 4:43
 8. Heart & Soul - 3:48
 9. Got My Mind Made Up - 4:17
10. Count on You - 2:57
11. Blues Don't Love You - 3:37
12. Be Good to Yourself - 3:36
13. Crossroads - 3:45
14. Higher Ground - 4:33

Keith is primarily a songwriter and a guitarist although he plays many instruments.He performs music on a professional level solo or with great musicians in The Keith Thompson Band in the genre of blues/rock.He also writes  and records music, some of which have been used on TV, computer games and production company releases.  Real music and thoughtful lyrics.

Keith Thompson & Strange Brew

Keith Thompson Band - Transcendence

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 2019
Time: 63:09
Size: 145,1 MB
Label:  Density Music
Styles: Blues/Blues Rock
Art: Full

Tracks Listing:
 1. Backwater Blues - 5:41
 2. Like a Stranger - 5:47
 3. Watch N' Chain - 3:59
 4. Thin Ice - 5:11
 5. Working on the Railroad - 4:51
 6. Hesitation Blues - 5:20
 7. Taking Me Back - 3:33
 8. Never Happy Unless I Got the Blues - 4:06
 9. Surrender - 6:40
10. Leave the Blues Behind - 3:43
11. Whiteman's Blues - 3:23
12. All Rise Up - 4:43
13. Transcendence - 6:07

Keith Thompson : Guitars, Vocals, Blues Harp, Keyboards and Horns on “Taking Me Back”
Arthur Malik: Drums
Jacek Chruscinski: Bass
Patsy Gamble played Sax on “Hesitation Blues”
Gary Hunt did extra vocals on “Transcendence”, “Taking Me Back” and “All Rise Up”

British Blues/Rock with a creative spin and an international band/After doing many tours in Poland, a set of circumstances led me to be introduced to Arthur Malik and Jacek Chruscinski in a car park in Grodkow, Poland. They were to be a pick up band for a gig that night in Chojnow, near Legnica. We found that we gelled as people and as a band. The gig didn’t exactly go to plan but the audience loved it. We joined forces for another tour later that year in Germany, Switzerland and Austria where a natural chemistry developed on stage. We did more work in Poland, Czech Republic and Luxembourg and it was decided
to do the next KTB album together. This is my 12th album and I wanted to be creative , yet stay true to my roots. I wanted to be myself, yet in some way pay homage to those who have influenced me. A challenge but I think this has been achieved. It was recorded by Adam Drzewiecki over 3 days in DMP Studios in Krakow and about two weeks or so at Density Music in the UK. Produced: Keith Thompson - Density Music Mixed and mastered by David Pickering Pick at FFG Studios, UK. All songs are written by Keith Thompson, except: “Backwater Blues”, Bessie Smith (MPL UK Publishing) and “Hesitation Blues” Trad arr. By Keith Thompson.


вторник, 20 августа 2019 г.

Cyril Lance - Live From The Outskirts

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 2004
Time: 55:22
Size: 127,1 MB
Label: DogTalk Music
Styles: Roots Roc/Southern Blues Rock
Art: Full

Tracks Listing:
 1. I Want The Real Thing -  5:04
 2. I Went Down - 10:51
 3. Remembering Jon -  6:58
 4. Blues Ain t Nothing - 10:46
 5. Same Thing - 12:37
 6. Chank -  9:04

Lance and his band "Outskirts of Infinity Collective Experience Arkestra" toured regionally in the south-east honing a show tailored to Lance's vision and has built a reputation for shows that combine deep songwriting and roots grooves with passionate and spontaneous improvisational explorations that has made him equally at home in both the blues circuit and the jamband scene. Based on this touring, Lance has released his second CD "LIVE from the OUTSKIRTS" which has already met with similar acclaim as his first album. "LIVE" perfectly captures what makes Lance and his band so special in performance. Lance is currently recording his third album which will further the boundaries of American roots music.

Live From The Outskirts

Cyril Lance - Stranger In My House

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 2003
Time: 58:17
Size: 134,4 MB
Label: DixieFrog
Styles: Roots Rock/Southern Blues Rock
Art: Full

Tracks Listing:
 1. I Want The Real Thing - 5:30
 2. I Went Down - 6:53
 3. Just Not Ready - 6:38
 4. Hot Tamale Baby - 6:15
 5. Stranger In My House - 6:21
 6. Same Thing - 5:17
 7. Light Of This World - 4:48
 8. When I First Met You - 5:05
 9. Catfish Pie - 4:22
10. Remembering Jon - 7:04

"Blues guitarist/songwriter Cyril Lance's debut album, "Stranger in My House," a completely DIY project, was one of the best blues albums of 2002. "Live From the Outskirts" is another DIY affair that was recorded in three days at a trio of North Carolina rock venues. Lance's band members provide a major thrill in and of themselves: Johnny Neel (vocals, piano), Kelly Pace (drums), Chris Carroll (bass, vocals), Matt Jenson (B3) and Dave McCracken (B3). Lance and his mates offer up a collection of tunes notable not only for their incredible power but also for the variety of the groove. From the soul-fired vibe of Neel's vocal on "Blues Ain't Nothing" to the formidable cover of John Scofield's "Chank" to the deep blues of "Same Thing," the sheer musicianship of this disc matches the best any blues label has to offer. Lance wrote half the tunes himself, and his guitar playing is virtuosity defined."

Stranger In My House

The Blues Overdrive - Overdrive Live!

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 2017
Time: 42:51
Size: 98,7 MB
Label: Gateway Music
Styles: Blues/Blues Rock/Modern Electric Blues
Art: Front

Tracks Listing:
 1. Death on the Highway - 4:04
 2. Three Time Lover - 3:49
 3. Ball & Chain - 9:24
 4. Highwater (for Charley Patton) - 4:49
 5. Everybody Was Rocking - 3:49
 6. Mr. 16 Tons (Blues for Thorup) - 3:55
 7. You Got the Power to Turn Me On - 4:13
 8. Cherry - 5:15
 9. I Was Wrong - 3:30

The cover of Overdrive Live! screams the album title in large capitalized letters, together with the promise that the album was “Recorded live to tape – No dubs – No BS!”. It also depicts a photograph of the band in concert, showing a drummer, bassist and two guitarists.  This, in conjunction with the band’s name, might lead one to expect a live recording featuring a series of long, loud and overwrought guitar solos all hung on the bones of a series of heavy rock songs calling themselves blues. Well, appearances can often be deceptive and everyone knows the dangers of making judgements based on first impressions. Overdrive Live! is the third album by the Danish band, The Blues Overdrive, recorded live at one of Denmark’s largest festivals, Smukfest, in 2016. It’s also a fine recording of a very impressive blues band in concert.Comprising Martin Olsen on vocals and rhythm guitar, Andreas Andersen on lead guitar, Brother Thomas Birck on bass and Louisian Bolter on drums, The Blues Overdrive formed in 2001 but did not release their first album in 2012.  Overdrive Live! includes four tracks from their debut album, two tracks from their 2015 sophomore effort, Clinch!, a new track (“Everybody Was Rocking”) and two covers. Olsen wrote all the songs except Bob Dylan’s “High Water (For Charley Patton)” and the psychedelic rock of The Chambers Brothers’ 1968 hit “You Got The Power To Turn Me On.” The latter song was often performed by Danish blues singer/guitarist/songwriter, Peter Thorup, to whose influence The Blues Overdrive also pay tribute on “Mr. 16 Tons (Blues For Thorup)”. Thorup died in 2007 but he was immensely influential in Denmark (and in the UK, where his version of Led Zeppelin’s “Whole Lotta Love” was used as the them tune to the Top of The Pops TV show throughout the 1970s and 1980s). Dylan’s “High Water” is re-imagined as a funky blues-rock workout, while “Death On The Highway”, which was originally performed on Clinch! as a mid-paced shuffle, now becomes an upbeat blues-rock groove that actually improves the song materially. The band tend to favor relatively short and punchy numbers, with only the threatening slow blues of “Ball & Chain” and the poppy soul-blues of “Cherry” extending past the five minute mark. This restraint and control serves the album well, with the focus very much on the song rather than the soloist.  This is not to denigrate Andersen at all, who delivers a series of memorably melodic solos (including a wry nod to “Baby Please Don’t Go” in his solo in “Mr. 16 Tons” and a bow to Jimmie Vaughan in “Three Time Lover” and Albert Collins in “I Was Wrong”). As a record of the band’s live prowess, Overdrive Live! is an impressive and highly enjoyable statement. Produced by The Blues Overdrive themselves and mastered by Bolter, Overdrive Live! captures the energy and vitality of a top-drawer live performance but combines it with a warm-yet-crystalline clarity many studio albums would envy. As an introduction to The Blues Overdrive, you couldn’t start at a better place than Overdrive Live!  Great stuff.

 Overdrive Live! 

Woods & Taylor - Rooted in the Blues

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 2019
Time: 31:40
Size: 72,6 MB
Label: Self Released
Styles:Blues/Blues Vocals
Art: Front

Tracks Listing:
 1. Get Up - 3:27
 2. Deep River Blues - 3:37
 3. Worn out Shoes - 3:16
 4. Still Got the Blues for You - 3:21
 5. No Ringy Ding - 3:40
 6. Blue Barracuda - 4:04
 7. Better Be Better - 3:22
 8. Forgotten - 3:22
 9. Good Life - 3:28

Various styles of American blues music/About the songs: All of the original songs began with the words first. On an electronic keyboard I experimented with pre-programmed rhythms and with tempo. I either played the notes over the rhythm myself or utilized a function that allows you to change and loop chords with the rhythm by pressing just one key. Michael quickly adapted each song for the guitar and we ditched my keyboard versions. He also added lead guitar, bass, electronic drums and keyboard on all of the finished tracks. Needless to say these songs would have never been recorded had I not met this multi instrumentalist who is also a music teacher and an experienced studio engineer. Thank you Michael Taylor.

Rooted in the Blues

Jim Kirby - The Small Ways

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 2019
Time: 28:10
Size: 64,7 MB
Label: Nub
Styles: Blues/Blues Rock
Art: Front

Tracks Listing:
 1. She Came to Me - 5:20
 2. The Letting Go - 4:12
 3. Something's Missing - 4:00
 4. Heartache and the Healing (The Sense of an Ending) - 3:44
 5. Your Mistake (What am I Trying to Say) - 3:00
 6. What a Shame It Is - 5:18
 7. Can You Hear Me (Chloe May) - 2:32

A blues guitarist and singer-songwriter from St Albans who oozes passion for music.

The Small Ways

понедельник, 19 августа 2019 г.

Henry McCullough - Ballywonderland

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 2019
Time: 66:33
Size: 152,8 MB
Label: Ballywonderland Records
Styles: Blues/Folk/Pop/Rock
Art: Front

Tracks Listing:
 1. Belfast to Boston - 6:43
 2. I Couldn't Sleep for Thinking of Hank Williams - 3:56
 3. Time to Put the Snakes to Bed - 2:57
 4. While My Guitar Gently Weeps - 3:37
 5. Live Long Rock & Roll - 4:32
 6. Belfast Train - 5:17
 7. The Last of the Bluemen - 4:02
 8. Drunken Nights in the City - 4:20
 9. Fast Blues in G - 4:12
10. Ould Piece of Wood - 3:56
11. I'd Rather Die Young - 4:09
12. Failed Christian - 4:09
13. The Burial Ground - 4:38
14. So Long Blues - 7:18
15. Josie's in the Garden - 2:41

Henry Campbell Liken McCullough (21 July 1943 – 14 June 2016) was a Northern Irish guitarist, singer and songwriter. He was best known for his work as a member of Spooky Tooth, the Grease Band, and Paul McCartney and Wings. He also performed and recorded as a solo artist and session musician.


The Fireside Hustle - Day Stealer

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 2019
Time: 31:47
Size: 73,1 MB
Label: Self Released
Styles: Blues/Blues Rock
Art: Front

Tracks Listing:
 1. Tell Me Why - 5:32
 2. Six Days - 4:47
 3. Slingshot - 5:33
 4. Day Dreamer - 5:55
 5. Falling Sand - 5:01
 6. Keep Us Apart - 4:59

A mixture of soulful rock-n-roll Americana blues from Austin Texas. The Fireside Hustle is a state of mind where the laid back, easy go easy, care free feel of small town America meets the dog eat dog, mean streets of big city living.

Day Stealer

пятница, 16 августа 2019 г.

Jeff Liberman - Play Date

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 2010
Time: 61:33
Size: 141,2 MB
Label: Self Released
Styles: Blues/Blues Rock
Art: Full

Tracks Listing:
 1. When You're Ready For Love - 3:34
 2. B 4 U Go - 3:17
 3. Slippin' Away - 2:56
 4. Poodle X 2 - 2:48
 5. Fascination With Fire - 4:20
 6. A Sunset Paramour - 4:07
 7. Music Takes Me Higher - 2:49
 8. Jam - 2:25
 9. Evil Woman Blues - 3:33
10. Caught In Transition - 2:19
11. I Need You Now - 5:19
12. Just A Matter of Time - 6:39
13. Night Ja Vu - 4:11
14. 25 Or 6 to 4 - 4:47
15. Culmination - 8:21

Guitar oriented. Eclectic stylings, influenced by such greats as: Roy Buchannan, Gary Moore, John Mclaughlin, Santana, Frank Zappa and Larry Carlton. The music is a byproduct of the great musicians that work with me.
At the age of 13 I heard songs by "Cream" with Eric Clapton and new that I wanted to be able to make those sounds come to life on a guitar. I listened to: Eric Clapton, Carlos Santana, B.B. King, Albert King, Albert Collins and began to develop my own style. I acquired an interest in Jazz, with such influences as; Larry Carlton, John Mclaughlin and Larry Coryell. I would say that I have fused the Blues/Jazz/Rock genres into my own thing. I certainly consider my guitar as a tool by which I can express my emotions and ideas. I enjoy creating music with energy and power while keeping in mind the need for musical congruity. The key to my ability to articulate my musical ideas, is utilizing the great musicians that I work with along with having a great recording engineer.

Play Date

Big Town Players - Big Town

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 2018
Time: 41:26
Size: 95,1 MB
Label: Self Released
Styles: Blues
Art: Full

Tracks Listing:
 1. Big Town Players - 3:44
 2. All About You - 3:53
 3. Fool For The Blind - 3:03
 4. I'm Alright - 4:01
 5. Let Me Come Home - 3:13
 6. My Kind Of Woman - 3:45
 7. Won't Give In - 5:39
 8. Sinners Delight - 4:05
 9. Trouble Train - 5:15
10. Desperate Halo - 4:42

The Big Town Players are a harp/ guitar-driven old-school Rhythm and Blues band with a 90% original repertoire and have been playing around town for nearly 3 years. Their blues covers range from Taj Mahal to The Red Devils. Featuring local stalwarts Howie Smallman, Phil Bradley, Pete Lisiewich and Phil Riseborough, the band boasts 4 vocalists and has been wowing audiences at the Perth Blues Club and other local haunts with their energetic, spirited performances. Sporting a weighty, traditional-style old-school sound with a new-school approach to songs and song-writing, the Big Town Players promise to be a wild card on the local scene. The band has recently recorded its debut album.
Howie has played at the Festival of Adelaide, Blues at Bridgetown in Lee Sappho And The Body And Fender Band, as well as Bridgetown in other outfits including The Hips. Phil Riseborough has played Bridgetown with The Hips, and Phil Bradley has played Bridgetown as a solo act.
In 2017 The Big Town Players appeared as guests of The Perth Blues Club, playing a resounding set that had the punters dancing from the first number.

Big Town

Big Ed Sullivan - Big

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 1999
Time: 48:54
Size: 113,7 MB
Label: DixieFrog
Styles: Blues/Electric Blues
Art: Full

Tracks Listing:
 1. What You Say And What You Do - 3:05
 2. Fly Straight Baby - 2:41
 3. Slack Mama - 3:27
 4. No Good At All - 3:23
 5. All Night Baby - 2:23
 6. Don't Wanna Sleep - 7:50
 7. One Or Two Things - 3:51
 8. In The Grave - 2:03
 9. Pony Blues - 1:57
10. Haunted House - 3:39
11. Scratch My Back - 3:21
12. Just Once - 3:28
13. Wedding Ring - 3:13
14. Roy The Psycho Cowboy - 4:28

Big Ed Sullivan -Lead Guitar, Slide Guitar, Vocals, Harp;
Popa Chubby -Bass, Backing Vocals, Mandolin, Dobro, Organ;
Mike Lattrell - Keyboards;
Paul Richards - Drums.

Ed Sullivan was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York.  As a young man, he spent countless hours sharpening his talent on guitar and harmonica, while seeing too many of his friends fall victim of drugs and gang wars. For Sullivan, music was an escape, but he says, “it was really what saved me from the street and from a choice that could have ruined my life." Inspiration from some of the great names of the blues and rockabilly – Slim Harpo, Albert Collins, Danny Gatton and Link Wray – influenced Sullivan’s style, and still hold a special place in his list of musical gods. Sullivan is a pillar of the New York music scene. He was a regular player at Manny's Car Wash, the former temple of the blues in New York. He also played at numerous festivals organized in the city and he was one of the founding members of Rebel Rockers, a rockabilily group featuring original Stray Cats member, Gary Setzer.  Sullivan’s latest record, Run ToThe Border, produced by Popa Chubby, (as was his first record titled, Big), features a return to the sources of blues and guitars more sharp-edged than ever. Big Ed Sullivan was inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame as a Great Blues Artist on December 4, 2011


четверг, 15 августа 2019 г.

Jeff Liberman Project - Love Is Worth The Blues

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 2002
Time: 55:07
Size: 126,7 MB
Label: JSL Records
Styles: Blues/Blues Rock
Art: Full

Tracks Listing:
 1. To Be In Love - 4:14
 2. In My Heart - 2:57
 3. Vehicle - 3:27
 4. Tell Me You Love Me - 2:58
 5. Dreamin' - 3:22
 6. Way Down Deep - 4:57
 7. Stormy Weather - 2:12
 8. I Love You - 4:26
 9. Sunshine Of Your Love - 3:01
10. One More Time - 3:45
11. Your Love - 3:45
12. Love Is Worth The Blues - 3:00
13. After Midnight - 4:22
14. Someone In My Dreams - 2:48
15. The Way I Love You - 1:57
16. Nothin' But The Blues - 3:49

This is my first album since the '70s, when I had written and recorded four vinyl Albums. I like to record a lot of my own work myself, and only when I came upon the "Pro Tools" recording system, did I decide to record my music once again. I love to write, record and produce my work. Working with great musicians is truly a joy and their efforts are what make things happen!
These players are what inspire me to new heights!

Love Is Worth The Blues

Professor Louie And The Crowmatix - Miles Of Blues

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 2019
Time: 45:16
Size: 104,4 MB
Label: Woodstock Records
Styles: Blues
Art: Front

Tracks Listing:
 1. L-50 Blues - 3:16
 2. Funky Steampunk Blues - 4:22
 3. Love Bound - 3:59
 4. Passion In My Life - 3:32
 5. Rain 40 Days - 4:32
 6. Exit Zero - 3:04
 7. Please Send Someone To Love - 5:05
 8. Orange Juice Blues - 3:40
 9. Oh My Lady - 4:39
10. Bull Frog Jam Blues (Live) - 9:03

Professor Louie & The Crowmatix began as the studio backing band for Aaron “Professor Louie’s” musical productions for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees, The Band. Rick Danko christened him Professor Louie due to his work and friendship with The Band.
This GRAMMY-nominated Woodstock, NY group plays 150 shows a year in the US and worldwide. They have performed at the Thunder Bay, London, Windsor, Tondor, Falcon Ridge Festivals, Sellersville Theater, BB Kings, NYC, House Of Blues, LA. Professor Louie has performed twice on The Legendary Rhythm & Blues Cruise.
Professor Louie & The Crowmatix repertoire is steeped in rock ‘n’ roll, blues, Gospel and American roots music, they have 12 studio CD’s on The Woodstock Records label. Their latest recording, Crowin' The Blues will be released, Feb 17, 2017. In 2016 their CD, Music From Hurley Mountain, was voted best concept record & group by Radio Crystal Blue. PL & C have been inducted into Blues Hall Of Fame, New York Chapter and hold a permanent place in the Canada South Blues Museum.
“Roots Music Royalty!” Extended Play Sessions - Bill Hurley
Professor Louie (Keys-Accordion,Vocals) collaborated with The Rock n Roll Hall Of Fame group The Band for over 16 years.
John Platania (Guitar-Vocals) known for his great performances with Van Morrison for over thirty years and collaborated with Van creating some top hits such as Domino.
Gary Burke (Drums) performed with Bob Dylan’s The Rolling Thunder Review recorded and toured extensively with Joe Jackson.
Miss Marie (Vocals-Percussionist-Keys) preformed, recorded with Levon Helm, Rick Danko, Garth Hudson an integral part of Mercury Rev’s Gold Album Deserters Song.
Frank Campbell (Bass-Vocals) Levon Helm’s music director with the Woodstock All-stars touring the USA, performed & recorded with Steve Forbert on tour.
“I've never been so impressed by a band--this is the best live band in the country right now and they have such a deep heritage in blues and rock and roll.”
Jeff Wignall - WPKN Music Director
“All the best parts of great music are on display with Professor Louie & The Crowmatix. It’s clear these folks are driven to match the all time greats.” - Cash Box

Miles Of Blues

среда, 14 августа 2019 г.

Chas Crane - Small Town Blues

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 2019
Time: 45:51
Size: 105,7 MB
Label: Distrokid Records
Styles: Blues/Electric Blues
Art: Front

Tracks Listing:
 1. Heart Of Stone - 3:37
 2. Break Up Blues - 4:36
 3. I've Had Enough - 3:02
 4. Bad News - 5:12
 5. Somebody's Acting Like A Fool - 3:42
 6. Street Corner Woman - 3:00
 7. That's It - 3:07
 8. Ran Outta Luck - 4:50
 9. Brexit Blues - 3:19
10. Loner - 3:51
11. Politician - 3:44
12. Small Town Blues - 3:44

Chas Crane is a blues guitarist and songwriter who releases a wide range of music - country, through rock and blues - predominantly with a guitar base.Chas played in a number of blues bands during the British blues boom of the 1960s and 70s and sat in very briefly as an emergency fill in for a couple of London gigs with John Mayall. Blues is still his first love. He's now retired and no longer plays in public but still writes and records. His greatest wish is that other bands like what he does and include them in their live set. "It'd be great to hear what other people do with my music" he says.

Small Town Blues

четверг, 8 августа 2019 г.

Emanuel Young with Howard Glazer & The El 34's - Live In Detroit

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 2008
Time: 68:34
Size: 157,1 MB
Label: Random Chance
Styles: Blues/Guitar Blues
Art: Front

Tracks Listing:
 1. Lucky Lucy - 6:36
 2. out Skirts of Town - 6:58
 3. I Should Have Quit You - 5:13
 4. Give Me Back My Wig - 6:08
 5. On No, My Baby Don't Want Me Anymore - 8:15
 6. Back Door Man [Dialoge] - 0:47
 7. Back Door Man - 7:51
 8. Tore Up Over You - 8:47
 9. I'm in the Mood - 8:27
10. Train - 4:49
11. Poor Boy - 4:38

Emanuel is a walking, talking textbook of Detroit's history and has played with many of the well known musicians that have graced the Motor City with their talent, including John Lee Hooker, Martha Reeves, Jimmy Reed and Albert King. Emanuel's most recent CD, Live In Detroit was recorded at The Halligan Bar, a local watering hole for Detroit Fire Fighters. Emanuel is backed by the powerful line up of Howard Glazer and the EL 34s. With his old school blues rhythms and a fifties sense of melody, Emmanuel shines on this recording.

Live In Detroit 

среда, 7 августа 2019 г.

Mark DuFresne Band ( featuring Billy Stapleton) - Have Another Round

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 1999
Time: 51:13
Size: 117,5 MB
Label: Jeromed Records
Styles: Blues
Art: Front

Tracks Listing:
 1. The Stalker - 3:54
 2. Crow Between Two Hats - 5:00
 3. Sveedish Wife Exchange Club - 4:06
 4. Long Legs - 4:38
 5. That's How Much - 3:59
 6. Hell Is What You Make It - 3:52
 7. You Never Know - 4:03
 8. Addicted - 3:03
 9. Spongecake - 4:06
10. Troubadour - 4:17
11. Kharma Wheel - 5:13
12. Twelve Billion Years - 4:55

One of Washington Blues Societies most awarded hamonica and vocalists releases his much awaited, second CD. A Hohner endorsed harmonica player with a three plus octave range. With Billy's slide guitar playing, and a tight rhythm section, these all original tunes are unforgettable. BAND_MEMBERS: Mark DuFresne - harmonica Billy Stapleton - guitar Alan Isaacson - drums Kelly Leifer - bass
Mark DuFresne is one of the most sought after Blues talents in the Northwest.  The Washington Blues Society has awarded him for best vocalist, songwriter and harmonica more than any other artist. 
He has recorded three CD’s of all original music.  “Out of That Bed”,  “Have Another Round” and “There’s A Song In There”, which featured the lineup of the former Hollywood Fats Band. 
In 2002 Mark joined the coveted band “Roomful of Blues” as lead vocalist.  While in that role the band received a Grammy nomination for “That’s Right”.  They also won the W.C. Handy award for Best Band - 2004.  The New England Blues monthly awarded him Best Blues Vocalist.  He returned home to the Pacific Northwest in 2006 after a very successful and fun four and a half years. 
Recently he has had the pleasure to tour in Europe with  Italy’s finest...  Maurizio Pugno, guitar, Alberto Marsico, organ and bass, and Gio Rossi..  excellent musicians..  excellent pasta.....
His work on the chromatic harmonica is considered as some of the most innovative in Blues music.  His ability to circular breathe has left audiences amazed.
“DuFresne is as distinctive as a vocalist as he is a fiery player;  rather than recycling old riffs, his original compositions are tuneful, melodic and grooveworthy..” - Blues Review Magazine....

Have Another Round 

KK & The Reverend Blues Revival - NightFlying

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 2019
Time: 38:56
Size: 89,6 MB
Label: Self Released
Styles: Blues
Art: Front

Tracks Listing:
 1. Walkin 55 - 4:00
 2. Recipe for the Blues - 4:17
 3. I Miss You (With Every Rock I Throw) - 3:05
 4. Redemption in a Bottle - 4:03
 5. A Good Day to Play the Blues - 3:28
 6. NightFlying - 4:05
 7. Waiting on a Check - 2:20
 8. Burn Hate Down - 2:52
 9. Rosalita - 3:07
10. Pouring Rain Blues - 3:44
11. Bad Man - 3:48

The Reverend Blues Revival -
The Reverend  David Ashcroft has long had a dream of a Blues Revival to inspire and move souls through music. “Preaching the blues…” He says. “Hands in the air spirit walking blues…”. David spent 17yrs as pastor/preacher. “…peace, love and FREEDOM!!!” He belts out in cadence… Moving the spirit so the body has GOT to groove, is the magic of these performances. This passion for the blue notes is what drove and developed The Reverend and his Blues Revival. While performing with ElectroGroov Band he reconnected with the amazing Kathy Kidd.
Kathy Kidd has been singing her goose bump raising full tones and pure notes since early childhood in school, church and socially. She was gigging around Fayetteville in the early 80’s when the late Rick Lancaster took her under wing. By the end of the 80’s Kathy was down in New Orleans, LA studying guitar with Marti Jacobs who is a Guitar Institute of Technology bass player. Jacobs taught guitar chops but showed the bass line as well. Kathy found the bass lines were her home. While in New Orleans studying she was also performing with various artists including Sidney Snow. When her mother fell ill, Kathy moved back to Northwest Arkansas and there met Steve Glasspool. As a renowned bass player from Beaumont, TX, Glasspool continued to teach her bass and they performed as a duo around Beaumont for several years. Kathy moved to Hot Springs and has played in the band ElectroGroov for a couple years in the Hot Springs Area and beyond. The Blues is Kathy’s true home. The inception of  KK & The Reverend Blues Revival was inevitable! The music they both play and love is the Blues. Each one knew they would be working on this project together. It was simply a matter of when…
The Reverend David Ashcroft moves your soul through his keyboard expressions and well-trained vocal contributions. The Rev’s earliest influence was his uncle Alvin Maloch who was a 1940s/50s professional jazz pianist. David’s mother shared the big band and orchestra music she loved and his big brother planted the roots that brought him to the Blues. At 11 he began to take classical piano. School choir and voice training were going on while studying harmonica. In his early 20’s David worked for Capital Keyboards demonstrating organs throughout the state. This is where he met Dale Rich. Dale was a retired jazz Hammond Organ player and concert organist for the Lowrey Organ Company. Mr. Rich embraced and mentored David in jazz and blues organ. Variety is the spice of life they say and this musician embraced the philosophy. David was involved with groups that did full acoustic (Acoustic Fusion), all originals (Tri-Chord), as well as old Rhythm & Blues (Urban City Band). Later he played piano, organ and harmonica with Steve Hester and DeJaa Vodoo who graced the stage at Miglewood Hall in Memphis, TN; House of Blues in Dallas, TX and Juanita’s in Little Rock, AR. This group opened for the likes of Samantha Fish, Eric Gale, Lynard Skynard and Johnny Winter. Supporting Blues in Arkansas is a passion for David. In January of 2018 David performed with guitarist Kenny Mann and the band Cheap Thrills at the 2018 IBC in Memphis.
Kenny Mann’s high energy and excitement are evident as both lead guitar and vocalist. Kenny’s parents gave him a pivotal gift when he was 12 years old. It was a Blues Series guitar and he hasn’t been without a guitar since. He joined the first band (Hair Metal) at barely 15 and by 18 had found the Blues. In 2001 the Guitar Alliance website (on-line guitar lessons) was launched as a way to blend his internet marketing experience with a love for guitar. As the lead singer and guitarist for Spinning Jenny he spent several years playing all across the southern US. Kenny’s voice makes the listener feel every emotion and want to hear more. The blues is a natural home for this talented musician. This was evident when he performed with Cheap Thrills representing the Arkansas River Blues Society at the International Blues Challenge in Memphis, TN. Kenny and The Rev certainly represented with this band for Arkansas during their two performances at Hard Rock Cafe on Beale Street.  Kenny continued as lead vocals/guitar for Adult Summer Camp 2018. Kenny was the front man for the band Cheap Thrills when they played the Historic Arlington Hotel nearly exclusively through the Summer of 2018.
These three decided it was time. With Kenny, Kathy and The Rev….KK & The Reverend Blues Revival had begun!


Personne Paul - Patchwork Electrique

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 2000
Time: 63:26
Size: 146,1 MB
Label: Universal Distribution / Decca 
Styles: Blues
Art: Front

Tracks Listing:
 1. Aphonie cerebrale - 4:20
 2. Cool-rat - 5:29
 3. Exit of Eden - 4:37
 4. La beaute du blues - 3:20
 5. Ballade pour un idiot - 5:06
 6. Nuit d'orage - 3:45
 7. Comment - 4:12
 8. Bye Bye - 4:03
 9. Par coeur - 4:17
10. Bouge d'ici - 3:59
11. On s'en sort - 6:10
12. J'roule - 3:32
13. Longue duree - 3:54
14. Ca vaut la peine ? - 6:36

Son nom est Personne. La presse s'en amuse lorsqu'elle titre un article sur le plus connu des bluesman francais. Pourtant Paul Personne est devenu quelqu'un. Au fil des galeres, de la vie difficile d'un musicien desireux de faire ce qu'il aime, loin des diktats des maisons de disques, il a su construire une carriere d'artiste authentique. Paul Personne est ne un 27 decembre a Argenteuil et passe une partie de son enfance a Houilles. Son pere est ouvrier et joue quelquefois de l'harmonica. Ses parents achetent pour lui un accordeon a un boulanger voisin. Mais cet instrument ne plait pas vraiment au jeune garcon. C'est en fait sa grande soeur qui va le recuperer. Lui, c'est plutot la batterie qui le tente. Il en bricole une et commence ainsi ses premiers pas de musicien amateur.
Paul decouvre a la radio la musique qui lui "botte" avec Eddy Mitchell et Johnny Hallyday. Il joue aussi un peu de guitare inspire sans doute par l'arrivee des groupes de la vague anglaise : Beatles - Stones - Kings - Animals etc... Ses parents demenagent aux Mureaux...
C'est l'heure des premiers groupes montes avec ses copains de lycee:
Les Douglas - Les Mirages - Les Murbeats - Les Taciturnes : Musiciens : Paul a la batterie et au chant - Philippe Saboulard a la guitare - Gerard Benassayag a la basse.

Patchwork Electrique

пятница, 2 августа 2019 г.

Billy Price - Dog Eat Dog

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 2019
Time: 58:33
Size: 134,8 MB
Label: Gulf Coast
Styles: Memphis Soul/Blues/R & B
Art: Front

Tracks Listing:
 1. Working on Your Chain Gang - 4:46
 2. Lose My Number - 5:10
 3. We're In Love - 3:39
 4. Dog Eat Dog - 5:36
 5. My Love Will Never Die - 5:17
 6. All Night Long Cafe - 4:59
 7. Walk Back In - 4:56
 8. Toxicity - 5:29
 9. Remnants - 4:38
10. Same Old Heartaches - 4:48
11. More Than I Needed - 4:09
12. You Gotta Leave - 5:00

One of the greatest gifts that the art of music carries within, it is that one doesn't necessarily need to be a true connoisseur of a particular genre to be able to love a record, as long as the aforementioned record speaks, in some ways, to those listening to it.When said music is drenched as well with strong melodies and harmonies, packed with superb arrangements and sang soulfully with passion, power and honesty, it is impossible not to fall in love with it for anybody. Someone that has fully reached this artistic target, it is 2016 Blues Music Award Winner singer/songwriter Billy Price, through his new album due to be released on 2nd August via Gulf Coast Records and called Dog Eat Dog. Price's new album, produced once again by Christoffer "Kid" Andersen, who worked as well with the New Jersey-born singer on the 2018's previous studio album called Reckoning, sees the artist achieving new heights of class and maturity through a record that can be considered, undoubtedly, his most ambitious and inspired album to date. The 12 tracks included in Dog Eat Dog are a serious treat for any music fans all over the world. Through the extraordinary layers of Memphis Soul, Blues and R&B created by Price's studio musicians, that includes a gigantic A-List of talented sidemen like Jerry Jemmott on bass, Alex Pettersen on drums, Andersen Himself on guitars plus various instruments, Jim Pugh on keys, Jack Sanford and Eric Spaulding, respectively on baritone and tenor sax, John Halblieb on trumpet plus many more Special Guests, the artist born William Pollak showcases everything that you may possibly expect from a singer, in terms of power, depth and delivery's quality. BIly Price, who, let's not forget, will be 70 years of age later this year, is a true joy for the heart and soul to listen to, throughout the whole of the record. His vocal takes on both Otis Rush's Same Old Heartaches and My Love Will Never Die are strong, convincing and, at the same time, respectful of the arrangements of the original versions. Still, delivered with impressive and soulful style. Having said that, most of the new songs part of the new album are equally breathtaking and uplifting. The album's opener Working On Your Chain Gang is a marvelous blend of Blues, R&B and Soul, executed by Price and his musicians with true sonic magnificence, thanks to its rich, fresh and opulent sound twinned with Price's charming vocals.
Listening to Price's music feels like peeling one of the most succulent orange off the tree of music. While tunes like All Night Long Cafe', Toxicity and Remnants reveal all the swagger and the vocal charisma of a superb singer and performer like Price, then you get songs like More Than I Needed or Walk Back In, revealing the smoother side of Price's highly impressive vocal style and adding, at the same time, even more intensity and emotional power to an already exquisite body of work from one of the true, real last Soul Men left in the music business. Dog Eat Dog is the ultimate musical bridge between the sounds of Chicago and Memphis of the 60's and the 70's and the contemporary ones, built and structured in the most solid, elegant and stylistically sophisticated way by Billy Price, one of the very few left torchbearers of the last four decades of Soul, Blues and R&B.

Dog Eat Dog

Tommy Grills - The Hard Side Of The Blues

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 2019
Time: 42:39
Size: 98,5 MB
Label: Self Released
Styles: Blues/Guitar Blues
Art: Front

Tracks Listing:
 1. Driving Me Away - 3:52
 2. Hardside of the Blues - 2:46
 3. Help Me - 5:24
 4. On the Blues Side of Town - 5:55
 5. Thats Alright - 5:28
 6. Little Red Rooster - 4:38
 7. Running from The Law - 1:49
 8. Peanut Butter Woman - 4:45
 9. Bad Bad Love - 4:42
10. Mean Old World - 3:17

Chicago blues meets Baton Rouge blues in this first effort by Blues Master Guitarist Tommy Grills produced by Kenny Neal Tommy “Bluz” Grills grew up in the Rochester, NY, area exposed to some of the top Jazz, Blues and Folk Artists while working at his father’s nightclub “The Nugget” during the late 60s to early 70s. Greats like Miles Davis, John Hammond, Freddie King, Harry Chapin, John Prine, Steve Goodman,Bobby Whitlock and many more played there. While they were all huge influencers on Tommy, it was the BB King crossover classic “The Thrill Is Gone” that sealed his love of Blues. As he says, “It was the vocal-like quality of BB’s guitar – he could make it cry.” Tommy met and played with James Cotton’s band in 1977. He was offered a spot in the band but had to decline at that time for personal reasons. Around the same time period, Tommy met and played with Robert JR Lockwood and met Albert Collins . Those three were his biggest influencers. Shortly after, during the late 70s, he formed his first Blues Band, playing inner city bars and local venues around the Rochester area. In 1982, Tommy played two shows with Albert King. Following that, he reconnected with James Cotton and toured with him throughout the Northeast and Canada until James had to stop touring due to health reasons. In 1993, Tommy moved to Phoenix and formed another Blues Band, the Tommy Grills Band. He immediately entered them into the Phoenix Blues Showdown. There were over 15 local bands entered in that competition and even though they had not yet played a formal gig, Tommy’s band won first place and was sent to Memphis to participate in the Blues Competition. That would be the first of four times Tommy has won that honor, each time with a different band.In 1999, when AZ singing legend Big Pete Pearson came out of retirement and moved back to Phoenix from Maine, he called on Tommy to join his band. They had many years of pleasure working together and in 2001, recorded the CD “One More Drink” on Blue Witch Records. During his time with Big Pete, he played with many of the Blues greats such as Nappy Brown (at his last Rhythm Room appearance), Joe Houston, Harmonica Fats, Bernie Pearl,Tom also opened shows for Duke Robillard, James Cotton, Savoy Brown, Robert Cray, Albert King, Matt “Guitar” Murphy, tom has also done shows with Joe Beard, Raful and son Kenny Neal. AZ Artists Tommy has performed with include Big Pete Pearson, Chico Chism, Chief Schabuttie Gilliame, Tommy Dukes. This recording fills a dream of recording in Baton Rouge with the Neal Brothers Gralin,Darnell, Red and Kenny Neal. Tom had met and played with Noel Neal in the James Cotton Big Band and thru him met and played with the Patriarch of the family Raful Neal. I would like to personally thank Kenny Neal for his guidance and harp playing during the sessions at Brookstown Studios Baton Rouge.

The Hard Side Of The Blues

24 Pesos - Flesh & Bones

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 2019
Time: 54:26
Size: 125,2 MB
Label: Ourgate Records
Styles: Contemporary Blues
Art: Front

Tracks Listing:
 1. I am the Blues - 4:26
 2. Broken Hearted Man - 4:40
 3. All the Same - 4:02
 4. You Don't Want Me - 4:14
 5. Man Like Me - 4:44
 6. Flesh and Bones - 3:52
 7. Goodbye Sweet Angel - 3:26
 8. Think About You - 5:06
 9. Luck on Your Side - 5:06
10. Breakdown Paranoia Blues - 4:28
11. Papa Was a Bluesman - 4:30
12. You'll Never Know - 5:46

Top class London based Blues Band 24Pesos have a unique and energetic take on the Blues with enough grit and energy that always brings the house down every night! Established 2008 the band have gigged extensively all over Europe playing many major festivals including Bluesin@out, France, Ribs&Blues, Holland, Rhythm & Blues Night Groningen, Holland, Bliuzonaktys Festival Lithuania, Askim Festival Norway, Cullemborg Festival, The Colne Blues Festival and club dates at Ronnie Scotts, The Jazz Café London, Paradiso Amsterdam and the Harvest Jazz and Blues festival Canada. They represented the UK at the European Blues Conference in Berlin, they won the New Brunswick battle of the Blues competition. They have been Nominated 10 times at the British blues awards and have released 4 critically acclaimed albums THE BOOGIE WORM, BUSTED BROKEN AND BLUE , WHEN THE SHIP GOES DOWN and DO THE RIGHT THING which won the blues and soul awards for most innovative blues album of 2016.

Flesh & Bones

Jorg - Angry Road

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 2019
Time: 44:24
Size: 101,7 MB
Label: PA74 Music
Styles: Blues Rock
Art: Front

Tracks Listing:
 1. Monster - 4:21
 2. Gotham City - 6:26
 3. Angry Road - 3:25
 4. In The Middle Of Nowhere - 4:59
 5. Can't Let You Go - 5:10
 6. Talk To Me - 4:51
 7. Sold My Soul To Rock'n Roll - 4:12
 8. Dancing Butterfly - 5:24
 9. Singing My Songs Alone - 5:33

Pfaffenhofen (kc) Bei?ende Gitarren, stampfende Beats, mitrei?ende Grooves - wer auf erlesene Klassiker und Eigenkompositionen in authentischer Blues-Manier steht, der ist hier gut aufgehoben: Unter dem Titel "We call it Blues" stellt der Ingolstadter Gitarren-Guru, Sanger und Bandleader Jorg Klein heute, Freitag, auf der Intakt-Musikbuhne sein brandneues Album "Angry Road" vor - und tritt bei diesem "Fast-Heimspiel" erneut den Beweis an, wie vielfaltig die Facetten von "Mutter Blues" sein konnen. Als hervorragender Gitarrist hat sich der langjahrige Dozent am Pfaffenhofener Intakt Musikinstut uberregional langst besten Ruf verschafft und ist deutschlandweit bekannt - spatestens durch seine YouTube-Erfolge mit dem Crash-Kurs fur Gitarre.  Im Dezember erhielt er in Siegen den Zweiten Preis des Deutschen Rock- und Popmusikpreises in der Kategorie "Bester Gitarrist". Mit seiner sympathischen Art auf der Buhne versteht er es, Publikum und Mitmusiker gleicherma?en zu bezaubern. Nun gastiert Klein nach zuletzt Auftritten in ganz Deutschland, aber auch in Italien oder Rumanien, mit seiner Band "We call it Blues" neuerlich in Pfaffenhofen. Neben ihm sind an diesem Abend Christian "Krischan" Saal an den Keyboards, Christopher "Locke" Bayer am Bass sowie Markus "More" Maier an den Drums zu horen.  Die Songs auf der neuen Scheibe "Angry Road" erzahlen von echten und erfundenen Geschichten aus dem Leben des Schanzer Gitarrenhelden.
Das Feeling reicht dabei von flippig uber tieftraurig bis hin zu ironischem Textmaterial. Musikalisch ist ebenso ein weites Spektrum abgedeckt: Einflusse von Rock, Funk, Hardrock und sogar Swing geben der Scheibe ihr besonderes Flair. Mit der Garantie fur exzellenten Live-Sound darf man sich bei der Prasentation dieses Albums jedenfalls - wie schon bei seinen letzten Auftritten vor Pfaffenhofener Publikum - auch diesmal wieder auf einen musikalisch gehaltvollen und unterhaltsamen Abend freuen.

Angry Road

пятница, 26 июля 2019 г.

The Barnguys - The Barnguys

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 2016
Time: 29:32
Size: 68,9 MB
Label: Self Released
Styles: Blues/Blues Rock
Art: Front

Tracks Listing:
 1. Midnight Lover - 3:19
 2. Forgive Me - 4:05
 3. Cold Cold Blues - 4:58
 4. Sinkin'life - 4:05
 5. I Want You - 4:28
 6. When I'm Wrong - 4:31
 7. Shame on Me - 4:03

Le premier album des Barnguys sort le 28 octobre 2016. Un concert aura lieu à la même date au Portobello rock club à Caen ou les Barnguys présenterons sur scène les 7 titres de l'album ainsi que d'autre titres inédits.
more info: https://thebarnguysblues.wixsite.com/thebarnguys

The Barnguys

Miss Kaytie - Where The Magic Lives

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 2019
Time: 47:47
Size: 109,8 MB
Label: Self Released
Styles: Blues
Art: Front

Tracks Listing:
 1. Room Full Of Mirrors - 4:49
 2. Pull Me Down - 3:46
 3. Big City Lights - 3:15
 4. Where The Magic Lives - 4:08
 5. Getting Free - 6:51
 6. Pretty Baby - 3:29
 7. Cold Feeling - 6:18
 8. Walking By My Side - 2:55
 9. Cry My Love - 5:05
10. You, Devil and Me - 7:07

Miss Kaytie is a 3 piece Vintage-Blues-Rock-Band. The band formed in April 2012. 10 months later, the first concerts were played and then immediately signed the first record deal. For another 10 months later, the first work "PLAYING IN THE DIRT" was present.
There are three musicians with very different musical roots in a band, thus there is an interesting mix of styles. The songs are arranged primarily, as it is best for the song without having to fit into a conventional rock or blues cliche

Where The Magic Lives

Miller Anderson Band & Friends - Live At Herzberg Festival

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 2019
Time: 57:37
Size: 133,1 MB
Label: Herzberg Records
Styles: Rock/Blues/Blues Rock
Art: Front + Back

Tracks Listing:
 1. Sinnin' For You -  7:35
 2. Think It Over -  7:37
 3. Born To Die - 10:18
 4. Just To Cry - 17:51
 5. Leaving Trunk -  9:08
 6. Through The Mill -  5:06

2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the Woodstock Festival, and Miller Anderson is one of the last surviving musicians to perform there in in August 16, 1969 at 5 pm USA time. Miller, still thrilled with energy and enthusiasm, has appeared in Woodstock as co-founder, guitarist & singer of the Keef Hartley Band and on this release he plays the original Woodstock set with the Miller Anderson Band (Frank Tischer-Keyboard / vocals, Tommy Fischer drums and Janni Schmidt-Bass) in the big lineup with horn section (such as Lee Mayal on the saxophone) and additional blues violin by Klaus Marquardt !!!

Live At Herzberg Festival

Leroy Johnson - It's Never Too Late

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 2019
Time: 48:50
Size: 111,9 MB
Label: Self Released
Styles: Blues
Art: Front

Tracks Listing:
 1. Come Back Home - 3:54
 2. The Blues - 5:05
 3. Looking Good Tonight - 5:47
 4. Tender Love - 3:29
 5. Fast Fingers - 3:57
 6. Sorry I Left You - 4:36
 7. Things I Used To Do - 3:43
 8. Crazy Fingers - 5:20
 9. The Soul Power Chant - 0:11
10. The Bump-Slide - 5:14
11. Happy Birthday - 2:43
12. Precious Lord - 4:45

This guy played with James Brown and a whole lot of other cats back in the day. This is a great CD. Great-sounding tribute to Duane Eddy/Ventures/Johnny and Hurricanes/

It's Never Too Late

Moonshine Society - Sweet Thing

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 2019
Time: 48:41
Size: 111,6 MB
Label: Self Released
Styles: Blues/Blues Rock
Art: Front

Tracks Listing:
 1. Sweet Thing - 5:19
 2. Shake - 3:48
 3. Mama, He Treats Your Daughter Mean - 4:56
 4. Come On Home - 5:52
 5. Southern Road - 3:45
 6. Biscuits, Bacon, And The Blues - 3:16
 7. Use Me On Gilded Splinter - 6:58
 8. I'd Rather Go Blind - 5:21
 9. Deal The Devil Made - 4:05
10. The One Who Got Away - 5:15

Black Betty- Vocals
Joe Poppen- Guitar
Tod Ellsworth- Bass
Wes Lanich- Keys
Jason Ricci- Harmonica
Rodney Dunton- Drums

"Sweet Thing" is the first single and title track of Moonshine Society's second album, written by band leader Black Betty and featuring blistering solos by BMA award-winning harmonica player Jason Ricci and Blues Hall of Fame guitarist Joe Poppen. Moonshine Society gives a big nod to Aesop’s theory that we’re known by the company we keep. So while staking claim to lofty Music Land real estate of their own with a searing, cutting-edge blend of blues, soul, rock and R&B, they continue to rack up powerhouse stripes rubbing elbows with the best. Johnny Winter, Gov’t Mule, Derek Trucks, Susan Tedeschi, Tower of Power, John Mayall, Roomful of Blues, John Mayer and Ron Holloway count among the legends the band and its members have accompanied and opened for, not to mention other greats as Tab Benoit, George Clinton and the Funkadelic, Danny Gatton and Samantha Fish.Moonshine Society is the offspring of three promising young music scholars who came together at Boston’s renown Berklee College of Music. Of like minds and musical passions, they united in 2009 to create their own brand of soulful blues, roots rock and old-school R&B–if a fundamental definition is actually required. In truth, they teamed to craft their own formula of music that speaks to the soul and defies the labels of traditional musical confines. The trio sealed their pact one moonlit night in the Anacostia Delta, where then and there, their name became written in the stars. They were to be Moonshine Society. Little did they know on that fateful night that they were buckled in on a launching pad set to rocket them at dizzying speed to performance destinations of their wildest dreams throughout the US and the world. In retrospect, though, it’s little wonder considering the band’s composition of killer talent, now four-plus strong. Leading the troupe is impassioned, soulful singer and songwriter Black Betty, who has shared the stage with such musical greats as Warren Haynes, Derek Trucks and Jack Pearson of Allman Brothers fame, Susan Tedeschi of the Tedeschi Trucks band and Jimmy Vivino from “Late Night with Conan O’Brien”. Part vamp and part glamour girl, she is all-commanding in her on-stage deliveries and becomes pure sorceress spellbinding audiences with her searing hot vocals. To quote from her sizzlingly seductive rendition of “Fever” –what a lovely way to burn.

Sweet Thing