Tag Archives: Tom Hambridge

Blues-rocker Devon Allman rides on with Ride or Die

Rock legend Gregg Allman had some good things to say about his son Devon Allman‘s musical abilities in the Allman Brothers Band co-founder’s biography My Cross to Bear a few years back, perhaps none more to the point than that … Continue reading

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You’ll swear Buddy Guy has blues running through his veins on Born to Play Guitar

We didn’t get the chance to see Buddy Guy when he was in town recently for the latest offering of the Pittsburgh Blues Festival, but we did read about the controversy that ensued, with the festival organizer ending up offering … Continue reading

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Boasting new line-up, Royal Southern Brotherhood Don’t Look Back on latest release

There’s some good news for Royal Southern Brotherhood fans on the band’s third studio album Don’t Look Back (Ruf Records), and that’s that the grooves here are just what we’ve come to expect from the band, despite the rather drastic … 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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Joe Louis Walker kicks up some stinging blues on Hornet’s Nest

After delivering all kinds of Hellfire on his 2012 album, blues singer and guitarist Joe Louis Walker is back with another terrific offering on Alligator Records in Hornet’s Nest. Like that prior project, Hornet’s Nest was again produced by Tom … Continue reading

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Where did you come from, Cotton Mouth Man?: Blues harp legend James Cotton strikes a personal chord with new Alligator CD

As far as we can tell, blues harmonica giant James Cotton has never published a memoir, nor has anyone yet written a book on the life of this extraordinary bluesman, who’s been playing since age nine. And with the release … Continue reading

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Joe Louis Walker unleashes some Hellfire on Alligator Records debut

The last we heard from the guitar-slinging Joe Louis Walker, he and some friends were caught up in quite a Blues Conspiracy aboard the Legendary Rhythm & Blues Cruise. After the switch to a new label and a little time in studio with … Continue reading

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