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The Cash Box Kings hit the jackpot with Royal Mint

Recently, we told you about Chicago bluesman Linsey Alexander’s soulful latest album Two Cats. If you’re in the mood for something of the Chicago variety with a little more swing, you’ll want to check out Royal Mint, the Alligator Records debut … Continue reading

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James Harman, Anthony Geraci, and Sugaray Rayford top nominees for 37th annual Blues Music Awards

The Blues Foundation has announced the nominations for the next edition of its Blues Music Awards, set to again take place in Memphis in early May. Harmonica player and singer James Harman leads this year’s nominations with five, for instrumentalist-harmonica, … Continue reading

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Blues Lyrics of the Week: Ain’t No Fun When the Rabbit Got the Gun

For some reason, this swinging tune from the Cash Box Kings always seems to remind me of a Looney Tunes cartoon (but then again, what doesn’t?). Written by the Kings’ Joe Nosek and Oscar Wilson, the track can be heard on 2010’s I-94 … Continue reading

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