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Fans Go ‘Wild’ Over Joanne Shaw Taylor’s Latest Release!

This fine album is sure to be a hit with JST fans, and everyone else should pick up a copy too!

TBT – Muddy Waters’ ‘The Complete Plantation Recordings’ is the Holy Grail

Interspersed along with the music are interview tracks. One gem from these is when Lomax asks Waters "Is [Son] House a better player than [Robert] Johnson is, ya think?" Waters answers, "I think they’re both about equal."

Smoke Wagon Blues Band’s ‘Cigar Store’ Is a Keeper

The Smoke Wagon Blues Band has been winning fans over everywhere they perform. With 'Cigar Store' now available, they will win over even more. This is a must have album for all blues fans.

Blues Legend Lurrie Bell ‘Can’t Shake This Feeling’

The Chicago blues are alive and well, and Lurrie Bell is the pulse.

‘A Night In Copenhagen’ Is Memorable

The band is in fine form, and although the music has a vague 70s vibe about it, it sounds fresh and vibrant from the word go. Best of all, the club's audience eats it up!

Five Essential Delta Blues Albums You Must Own

Now, in the 21st century, these early players are recognized as founding fathers of the blues genre. These musicians are the pillars upon which the houses of folk, rock, and blues have been built.

TBT – Mississippi John Hurt’s Second Wind

This week, Throwback Thursday looks at an album that is the culmination of a lifetime's work, a lifetime of living and looking at the world, and being given a second chance to do what you love.

‘Blues’n Around’ by Donald Ray Johnson and Gas Blues Band Is Great Blues

Blues’n Around is a welcome addition to any music library! Listeners will agree after spending time with it themselves.

Mississippi Heat’s ‘Cab Driving Man’ Sizzles

There are no wooden nickels here. This is the genuine article. This band is so tight, they could bind up a charging lion with the web of a spider.

Smoky Greenwell Brings ‘South Louisiana Blues’ to Life

Greenwell is a force to be reckoned with and he really brings it with his harp and horn playing, and his powerful vocals. He brings the music of New Orleans and Louisiana to life.
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