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Music Review: The Reverend Shawn Amos – ‘The Reverend Shawn Amos Loves You’

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The Reverend Shawn Amos surely delivers the blues and lifts up and nourishes the soul. This is a thoroughly engaging and enjoyable album that belongs i n your collection of contemporary blues. Read More »

Music Review: Fiona Boyes – ‘Box and Dice’

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This Australian import demonstrates how delightful and innovative stripped-down blues can be. Read More »

Music Review: Mick Kolassa – ‘Ghosts of the Riverside Hotel’

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Mick Kolassa and a host of talented friends have created a perfect contemporary blues album. Read More »

Music Review: The Kentucky Headhunters with Johnnie Johnson -‘Meet Me in Bluesland’

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The Kentucky Headhunters and the late Johnnie Johnson provide a rip-roaring party from start to finish. Read More »

Music Review: The Nighthawks – ‘Back Porch Party’ (Live & Acoustic)


This acoustic recording, which was done before a studio audience is refreshing, honest, and a whole lot of fun. Read More »

Music Review: Steve Earle & The Dukes – ‘Terraplane’

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Steve Earle proves that he can sing the blues as well as he can handle country music. Read More »

Music Review: Tinsley Ellis – ‘Tough Love’


Tinsley Ellis has been making outstanding music since his teens, and has been loved by legions of fans for many years now. Tough Love is his third release on his own Heartfixer Music label, following the brilliant Midnight Blue. That album should have been hard to match, but Tough Love has done it. This one is indeed often tough and ... Read More »

Music Review: Eric Bibb – ‘Blues People’

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Bibb combines social activism with excellent musicianship and is joined by a fantastic group of friends to explore African-American history and promote Civil Rights. Read More »

Music Review: Kenny Wayne Shepherd – ‘Goin’ Home’

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This album is an exhilarating celebration of electric blues. Read More »

Music Review: Janiva Magness – ‘Original’

Janiva Magness

Magness shares her great blues voice and her enormous soul on this newest and most personal CD. Read More »