Times are Getting Tougher

Here’s another talk-free edition of our BluesPowR Radio Hour to help keep your new year rolling, featuring a trio of classic tracks off Earwig Music’s Cadillac Baby’s Bea & Baby Records: The Definitive Collection from Little Mack Simmons, Sunnyland Slim, and Andrew “Blueblood” McMahon, plus a pair of tracks from both Mike Zito and friends (in this case, Chuck Berry’s grandson Charlie Berry III on one and guitarist Joe Bonamassa on the second) off Zito’s tribute album to the late rock n’ roll pioneer Berry and harmonica ace Bob Corritore joined by a few friends of his own (vocalists Oscar Wilson on “Bitter Seed” and Sugaray Rayford on “Trying to Make a Living”, a tune once covered by Koko Taylor but the original of which from Bobby Saxton can also be heard on the Bea & Baby Records collection, with guitarist Junior Watson also accompanying Corritore and Rayford on this latest take).

If that’s not enough for you, we’ve also got music from Danny Bryant, Dom Martin, Jill West & Blues Attack and the aptly named Sensational Barnes Brothers. It’s going to be tough to pass this one up!

St. Louis Blues – Mike Zito & Friends feat. Charlie Berry III (Rock ‘N’ Roll – A Tribute To Chuck Berry)
Times Are Getting Tougher – Little Mack Simmons (Cadillac Baby’s Bea & Baby Records: The Definitive Collection)
Little Girl – Sunnyland Slim (Cadillac Baby’s Bea & Baby Records: The Definitive Collection)
Worried All The Time – Andrew “Blueblood” McMahon (Cadillac Baby’s Bea & Baby Records: The Definitive Collection)
Xtra Xtra – Jill West & Blues Attack (Blues from the Burgh 5)
Bitter Seed – Bob Corritore & Friends feat. Oscar Wilson (Do The Hip-Shake Baby!)
Trying To Make A Living – Bob Corritore & Friends feat. Sugaray Rayford & Junior Watson (Do The Hip-Shake Baby!)
Mya – Danny Bryant (Means of Escape)
Antrim Blues – Dom Martin (Spain to Italy)
Nobody’s Fault But My Own – Sensational Barnes Brothers (Nobody’s Fault But My Own)
Wee Wee Hours – Mike Zito & Friends feat. Joe Bonamassa (Rock ‘N’ Roll – A Tribute To Chuck Berry)

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