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Elvin Bishop, Bobby Rush, and John Hammond big winners at last night’s Blues Music Awards

His latest album may be titled Can’t Even Do Wrong Right, but recent Rock Hall of Fame inductee Elvin Bishop (Paul Butterfield Blues Band) seemed to do quite all right at last night’s Blues Music Awards in Memphis, taking home … Continue reading

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Stuff You Gotta Watch: Joe Bonamassa pays tribute to blues masters on Muddy Wolf at Red Rocks

Blues-rock guitarist Joe Bonamassa is no stranger to covering the songs of the blues masters, having, for example, included tracks from Robert Johnson (“Stones in My Passway”), Howlin’ Wolf (“Who’s Been Talking”), and Willie Dixon (“I Got All You Need”) … Continue reading

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Episode 10 – Fall into the Blues

Start your week off right with the latest edition of our BluesPowR Radio Hour, featuring recent releases from Joe Bonamassa, Sugar Ray & the Bluetones, The Knickerbocker All-Stars, Rory Block, The Nighthawks, Dave Specter and more. Episode 10 Playlist I … 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: I Gave Up Everything for You, ‘cept the Blues

Here’s one we mentioned in last week’s review of blues-rocker Joe Bonamassa‘s latest release Different Shades of Blue, a down-and-dirty shuffle featuring doo-wop background vocals as well as some nice work on horns and keyboard – the latter courtesy of … Continue reading

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Blues-rock artist Joe Bonamassa unveils another masterpiece in Different Shades of Blue

As a father, I’m frequently reminding my children to take the time to cherish the moment they’re in rather than always looking ahead to what might be coming next. I’ve had to take that same advice myself recently when it … Continue reading

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With The Devil You Know, Tommy Castro & the Painkillers deliver one hell of a treat

Having spent the past few decades toiling in the blues, San Francisco singer and guitarist Tommy Castro is something of what you might call a “devil you know” in the genre. Whether seeing him live or listening to one of … Continue reading

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Episode 5, The BluesPowR Radio Hour

There’s no better way to enjoy these dog days of summer than listening to a hot new episode of our BluesPowR Radio Hour! Featuring another hour and a half plus of great blues music, our July 2013 edition includes tracks … Continue reading

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Available now: The BluesPowR Radio Hour, episode 3

We’re pretty sure nobody really enjoys doing taxes, but they’re probably even less fun when you’d rather be recording your blues radio show. So even though it’s a week or two later than we had hoped (thanks to Uncle Sam), … Continue reading

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BMA winner Bonamassa keeps on driving with Driving Towards the Daylight

It’s been some time since we last heard from blues-rocker Joe Bonamassa. If, that is, you consider a few weeks or months “some time,” with Bonamassa having just released his Live at Beacon Theatre DVD in March, not to mention … Continue reading

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