Tag Archives: Keb Mo

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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Guitarist Robben Ford looks Into the Sun with latest release

We probably don’t write as much about guitarist and singer Robben Ford as we should here, considering the nearly three dozen albums he’s put out over the years in both his own name and with a variety of bands. But … Continue reading

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Johnny Winter wins blues Grammy plus a few Lancaster Roots & Blues Fest pics

Aside from Johnny Winter‘s posthumous award for Best Blues Album for his Step Back – the late guitarslinger’s first Grammy win for his own music, despite three of the albums he produced for Muddy Waters having won Grammys a few … 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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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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