Tag Archives: Eric Bibb

Seeing really is Believing: Sugar Ray & the Bluetones rack up combined 10 nominations in 2017 Blues Music Awards

Nominations for the 2017 Blues Music Awards were announced earlier this week, with New England blues institution Sugar Ray & the Bluetones and its members earning an impressive – and probably unprecedented – two handfuls of nominations, including nods for … Continue reading

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Born to the Blues

We know we’ve been a little quiet here on The BluesPowR Blog lately, but hopefully this latest edition of our BluesPowR Radio Hour will help make up for that, featuring music from Magic Sam, Johnny Rawls, Mac Arnold & Plate … Continue reading

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Good Morning Blues

This latest edition of our BluesPowR Radio Hour is sure to help wake you up on these post-Super Bowl/Fat Tuesday mornings, with strong nods to both Lead Belly – including the opening cover of the blues/folk great’s “Good Morning Blues” … Continue reading

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Eric Bibb & JJ Milteau help rediscover Lead Belly’s Gold

Earlier this year, we told you about a terrific new five-disc set featuring the music of blues-folk singer and player Lead Belly, a project that has since received a nomination in the Best Liner Notes category of the 58th annual Grammy … 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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Spring into the Blues

With the weather warming and signs of spring now all around, here’s a little something you can take with you when you go, whether that’s out and about on the trail, down the highway, or just to your favorite chair … Continue reading

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Sugar Ray Norcia, Elvin Bishop and John Nemeth lead latest Blues Music Awards nominations

Last week, we told you about this year’s nominees for the annual Grammy Awards, where the type of music on which this blog focuses is often confined to a handful of categories at best, with now just one dedicated blues … Continue reading

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Blues Lyrics of the Week: Don’t Ever Let Nobody Drag Your Spirit Down

A little spiritual inspiration for a Tuesday morning, although this is good advice any day of the week. Eric Burdon also did a soulful cover of this tune on his Soul of a Man CD a few years back. “You might slip, … Continue reading

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