Category: CD Review

Terry Robb

Terry Robb - Confessin’ My Dues

Confessin’ My Dues NiaSounds Terry Robb delivers his sophomore release on the NiaSounds label titled Confessin’ My Blues and in pure Robb fashion it is done with precision, technique and a sense of beauty in tone and delivery. Everything that

The Kentucky Headhunters

Live At The Ramblin’ Man Fair Alligator Records When it comes down to brass tacks, Southern rock has almost always had a base stemmed from the blues. Bands like The Allman Brothers, Gov’t Mule and Wet Willie can all take

Kevin Burt

Kevin Burt - Heartland And Soul

Heartland And Soul Little Village Foundation Heartland And Soul is the stunning debut release by 2018 International Blues Challenge solo/duo winner Kevin Burt. Not only did he win the overall prize in the solo/duo category, he also laid claim to

Dexter Allen

Dexter Allen - Live From Ground Zero Blues Club

Live From Ground Zero Blues Club At The Crossroads, Clarksdale, Ms Pass the Pick Productions Mississippi native Dexter Allen’s new album Live From the Ground Zero Blues Club is a suburb live recording that highlights Allen’s combustable Stratocaster licks and

Arrogant Bastards – Blues, Funk and Rock -n- Roll

Arrogant Bastards

The Arrogant Bastards, a Muddy award finalist for best new band, is a five-man outfit playing straight ahead blues-infused rock, or is it rock-imbued blues, or maybe just funky blues-rock — really it doesn’t matter much though, since this six-song

Dave Keller – Every Soul’s A Star

Dave Keller Every Soul’s A Star Catfood Records   For several years now, I have been singing the praises of New England bluesman Dave Keller. An amazing guitarist and songwriter with a voice that drips pure soulful honey, every album

Boz Scaggs – Out Of The Blues

Boz Scaggs Out Of The Blues Concord Records This is the third album in Boz Scaggs’ triology of recordings that showcase the songs and styles of the music that first influenced him. Following in the successful footsteps of Memphis (2013)

Tony Joe White

Tony Joe White - Bad Mouthin’

Bad Mouthin’ Yep Roc Records Tony Joe White may forever be embedded in our minds for his smash hit single “Polk Salad Annie,” but his final release just may be one of his finest ever. Bad Mouthin’ is an exploration

Kirk Fletcher

Kirk Fletcher - Hold On

Hold On Self Produced Just in case it might have slipped your mind for one reason or another, Kirk Fletcher is a bad ass guitarist. Listen to the opening track “Two Steps Forward” from his latest disc Hold On. That’s

Paul Oscher

Paul Oscher -Cool Cat

Cool Cat Blues Fidelity Recordings Okay, anybody familiar with the blues is already aware of harmonica ace Paul Oscher’s past as member of the Muddy Waters band. But it has been over thirty years since Muddy left this world and