Tag Archives: Bob Corritore

A first look at Project Blues Review 2014

The late, great Muddy Waters once sang about a dream he had on his mind and when he woke up the next morning, not a thing could he find. Saturday night’s Project Blues Review was so good, we thought we … Continue reading

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One night only Muddy Waters Tribute to assemble Waters band members John Primer and Bob Margolin, other top names in the blues

Yesterday, we told you about the latest releases from second generation bluesmen Mud Morganfield and Kenny “Beedy Eyes” Smith – in Mud’s case, a tribute to his father McKinley Morganfield, a.k.a. Muddy Waters, on which he paired with esteemed harp player … Continue reading

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Summertime Blues edition

“Monday again, I can’t face another day…”: Janiva Magness captures the start of the workweek perfectly with this opening line from the song “I Need a Man” off her new album Original, but hopefully we can help you through the … Continue reading

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Wrapped Up and Ready for your listening pleasure, The Mannish Boys’ latest CD is another winner

The blues supergroup known as The Mannish Boys has done some pretty terrific stuff over the years, so to say that their newest CD Wrapped Up and Ready (Delta Groove Music) may just be their best yet is no small … Continue reading

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Harping on the Taboo: Bob Corritore offers up album of blues harmonica instrumentals

We’ve written here before about a few projects involving harmonica ace Bob Corritore, including some pretty impressive recent collaborations with the likes of one-time Muddy Waters Band guitarist John Primer (Knockin’ Around These Blues) and veteran blues singer Tail Dragger … Continue reading

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BluesPowR Radio Hour Episode 7

Check out the all new edition of our BluesPowR Radio Hour, featuring music from Cyril Neville, Jonny Lang, Bryan Lee, the Spin Doctors, Sugaray Rayford, MonkeyJunk, Shawn Holt & the Teardrops, Samantha Fish, Toronzo Cannon, Oli Brown, Sean Chambers, and … Continue reading

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Episode 4, The BluesPowR Radio Hour

It’s been a busy past few months here at the blog, but we couldn’t let May pass us by without another edition of our BluesPowR Radio Hour, featuring new music from the likes of Ana Popovic, James Cotton, The Fabulous … Continue reading

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Guitarist John Primer, harmonica ace Bob Corritore team for Knockin’ Around These Blues

While it may have been the guitar that dominated much of the past month here on our blog – between our coverage of Eric Clapton’s Pittsburgh show, the Crossroads Guitar Festival, and new albums from both Ronnie Earl and Ana Popovic –  the next few weeks … Continue reading

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Longtime friends in the blues reunite for Tail Dragger, Bob Corritore CD release party

We spent a few days in Phoenix for meetings last week, but you know what they say about all work and no play… So we were pretty pleased to learn that harmonica player Bob Corritore was having some friends in to his … Continue reading

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The Mannish Boys pack double the dynamite on latest release

There’s perhaps no better way of describing blues supergroup The Mannish Boys than as written in the liner notes to their latest offering, where they’re portrayed as “a virtual blues festival in a single band.” As applicable as that statement could be … Continue reading

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