Tag Archives: Keb Mo

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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Keb’ Mo’s BLUESAmericana gets three Grammy nods; Johnny Winter, Ruthie Foster, Gregg Allman & Taj Mahal, and Charlie Musselwhite among other nominees

We’re sure that Keb’ Mo’s decision to title his latest album BLUESAmericana had little, if anything, to do with looking to maximize his chances for a nomination in the annual Grammy Awards, where Best Blues Album and Best Americana Album … 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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Twenty years on, Kenny Wayne Shepherd still quite at home playing the blues on Goin’ Home

Here at The BluesPowR Blog, we like Kenny Wayne Shepherd‘s stuff like “Blue on Black” or “True Lies” just as much as the next guy or gal, but for us, his band has never sounded better than when they’re fully … Continue reading

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Keb’ Mo’ serves up slice of BLUESAmericana

Last week, we gave you something of a preview of singer/songwriter Keb’ Mo’s new album BLUESAmericana (Kind of Blue Music) with a Blues Lyrics of the Week post on the project’s opening track, “The Worst is Yet to Come”. In … Continue reading

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Blues Lyrics of the Week: The Worst is Yet to Come

There are plenty of reasons to like singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist Keb’ Mo’s latest album BLUESAmericana, and we’ll tell you all about them in our review of the album coming up here on The BluesPowR Blog. But in the meantime, we couldn’t resist … Continue reading

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Coming up on the Crossroads; double DVD, CD sets capture some of world’s best guitarists at Clapton’s fourth Crossroads festival

Having been fortunate enough to attend both nights of Eric Clapton‘s Crossroads Guitar Festival this spring, we’ve been eagerly awaiting the highlights DVD that customarily follows, scheduled for release next Tuesday. For the first time, some of the music will … Continue reading

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With fourth guitar festival, Clapton and friends deliver plenty of blues at the Crossroads

Having attended two of the three previous Crossroads Guitar Festivals (the first in Dallas, as well as the most recent in Chicago), we weren’t all that sure what to think about last fall’s announcement of the 2013 installment of the renowned festival. … Continue reading

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Red, White and Blues at the White House

The House was a’rockin Tuesday night when the President and First Lady hosted a Black History Month salute to the blues featuring a host of artists ranging from longtime performers such as B.B. King, Buddy Guy, and Mick Jagger to “the future of the … Continue reading

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2010 Crossroads Guitar Festival Recap

To see more photos from the 2010 Crossroads Festival, please visit our BluesPowR Gallery. Eric Clapton and his friends sure are getting good at putting on a show, as they proved once again Saturday during the third installment of Clapton’s Crossroads Guitar Festival at Chicago’s … Continue reading

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