Sunday , February 25 2024
Elvin Bishop's Red Dog Speaks is #1 at blues radio this week...

Elvin Bishop #1 At Blues Radio; Bob Corritore’s Harmonica Blues, Albert Castiglia’s Keepin On Rise

We have a new #1 this week.  Blues-rock veteran Elvin Bishop’s Red Dog Speaks has been all over the charts since its debut earlier this year and this week it knocks Pinetop & Willie from the top spot at claims the throne as the #1 album at blues radio for the week.

We’ve also got a big chart move for Bob Corritore’s Harmonica Blues in its first week of release.  Harmonica Blues is a compilation of sorts, chronicling 40 years of playing that blues harp with just about everybody (names ranging from Honeyboy Edwards, Pinetop Perkins, Louisiana Red, Koko Taylor, and Robert Lockwood Jr. just to name a few!).  If you love classic, traditional blues harp stylings, this is an album for you.  Another big mover this week is Albert Castiglia’s Keepin On.  It has risen a little further up the chart each week since its release.

Moreland & Arbuckle’s Flood had disappeared from the charts for awhile after a very strong showing for weeks after its February release.  We also have the return of Peter Parcek’s The Mathematics Of Love to the chart.  A few other titles I’d like to highlight as you’ll be hearing more about them in the coming days and weeks: Teeny Tucker’s Keeping The Blues Alive, Karen Lovely’s Still The Rain, Walter Trout’s Common Ground, and Jimmy Vaughan Plays Blues, Ballads, & Favorites.

  1. Elvin Bishop – Red Dog Speaks
  2. John Nemeth – Name The Day!
  3. Smokin’ Joe Kubek & Bnois King – Have Blues, Will Travel
  4. Magic Slim & The Teardrops – Raising The Bar
  5. Pinetop Perkins / Willie ‘Big Eyes’ Smith – Joined At The Hip
  6. The Derek Trucks Band – Roadsongs
  7. Janiva Magness – The Devil Is An Angel, Too
  8. Walter Trout – Common Ground
  9. Bob Corritore & Friends – Harmonica Blues
  10. Eddie Turner – Miracles & Demons
  11. Albert Castiglia – Keepin On
  12. Mitch Kashmar & The Pontiax – 100 Miles To Go
  13. Otis Taylor – Clovis People, Vol. 3
  14. Tim Woods – The Blues Sessions
  15. Steve Miller Band – Bingo!
  16. Davis Coen – Jukebox Classic
  17. Jimmie Vaughan – Plays Blues, Ballads & Favorites
  18. Dylan Wickens & The Grand Naturals – Tattoo Black
  19. Dr. John And The Lower 911 – Tribal
  20. Bettye Lavette – Interpretations – The British Rock Songbook
  21. Les Copeland – Don’t Let The Devil In
  22. Robert Cray – Cookin’ In Mobile
  23. Peter Parcek – The Mathematics Of Love
  24. Moreland & Arbuckle – Flood
  25. JJ Grey & Mofro – Georgia Warhorse
  26. Karen Lovely – Still The Rain
  27. Grady Champion – Back In Mississippi Live At The 930 Blues Cafe
  28. Teeny Tucker – Keep The Blues Alive
  29. Mississippi Heat – Let’s Live It Up
  30. Mitch Woods – Gumbo Blues

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