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Music Review: Albert Cummings - No Regrets

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Music Review: Albert Cummings - No Regrets August 21, 2012 Rhetta Akamatsu Blogcritics.org lbert Cummings is a seasoned performer, having released five previous albums before No Regrets. He de READ MORE
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Great Guitars! New Music From Eddie C Campell and Lurrie Bell, Santana 'Montreux...

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Great Guitars! New Music From Eddie C Campell and Lurrie Bell, Santana 'Montreux' Plus Chieftans 50th Anniversary by Josh Hathaway February 21, 2012 'm having some trouble finding many releases READ MORE
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Music Review: Ruthie Foster - Let It Burn

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Music Review: Ruthie Foster - Let It Burn December 25, 2011 David Bowling Blogcritics.org Ruthie Foster has traveled an odd journey on her way to becoming one of the better contemporary blues READ MORE
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Album review: Etta James' 'The Dreamer'

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Album review: Etta James' 'The Dreamer' November 7, 2011 Randy Lewis Pop & Hiss Etta James’ health has been deteriorating in recent years, so as sad as the announcement is that “The Dreame READ MORE
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Music Review: Savoy Brown - Voodoo Moon

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Music Review: Savoy Brown - Voodoo Moon November 8, 2011 by Rhetta Akamatsu Seattle PI British blues-rock legends Savoy Brown have recently signed to a new record lable, Ruff Records, and have READ MORE
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The 2011 Blues Blast Awards

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The 2011 Blues Blast Awards November 1, 2011 Jim White Community Voices managed to let the 2011 Blues Blast Awards slip by me last week (had to get the BlueNotes Halloween costume ready -- if READ MORE
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Jukin' wit de Blues: Muddying the Blues Waters

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Jukin' wit de Blues: Muddying the Blues Waters October 11, 2011 By Dallyon Stymien The Morton Report I generally feel like compilations are a good and relatively inexpensive way to sample a ne READ MORE
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Music Review: R.B. Stone - Lonesome Traveler's Blues

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Music Review: R.B. Stone - Lonesome Traveler's Blues September 23, 2011 Rhetta Akamatsu Seattlepi R.B. Stone has a life and a musical style that scream "Americana." He started out in the corpo READ MORE
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Music Review: Elvin Bishop - Elvin Bishop's Raisin' Hell Revue

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Music Review: Elvin Bishop - Elvin Bishop's Raisin' Hell Revue May 4, 2011 By David Bowling seattlepi I'm getting old! I bought the original vinyl Raisin' Hell back in 1977. I have always pref READ MORE
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Music Review: Various Artists - Chicago Blues: A Living History - The (R)evoluti...

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Music Review: Various Artists - Chicago Blues: A Living History - The (R)evolution Continues May 16, 2011 By John Taylor Seattlepi It may well be burdened with the most unwieldy title in histo READ MORE
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Music Review: Rory Block - Shake 'Em On Down

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Music Review: Rory Block - Shake 'Em On Down March 24, 2011 David Bowling Blogcritics Any new release by Rory Block is like a breath of fresh air or, to be more precise, a fresh breeze from th READ MORE
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The blues and beyond

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The blues and beyond March 16, 2011 BY L. KENT WOLGAMOTT The Sun Chronicle Tommy Castro broadens horizons on new CD Tommy Castro knows what he wants to hear when he puts on a CD. "When I l READ MORE
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Album Stream: Keb Mo - The Reflection

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Album Stream: Keb Mo - The Reflection July 26, 2011 By Alexandra Fletcher Paste The Reflection is an appropriate title for a record that shines back on a full career. American blues singer and READ MORE
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Review: Fedora Blues CD

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Review: Fedora Blues CD July 12, 2011 Rhetta Akamatsu Examiner.com Atlanta blues band, Fedora Blues, has just released a self-titled CD. You may have seen my review of the CD release party las READ MORE
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Review: Tommy Castro - Presents The Legendary Rhythm & Blues Revue-Live!

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Review: Tommy Castro - Presents The Legendary Rhythm & Blues Revue-Live! July 10, 2011 Josh Hathaway Blinded by Sound ommy Castro swept the 2010 Blues Music Awards in support of his Alligator READ MORE
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Music Review: Albert King - The Definitive Albert King on Stax

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Music Review: Albert King - The Definitive Albert King on Stax April 25, 2011 seattlepi he Definitive Albert King on Stax, new from the Concord Music Group, collects thirty-four classic blues READ MORE
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Tracy Nelson shines on "Victim of the Blues" (w/video)

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Tracy Nelson shines on "Victim of the Blues" April 19, 2011 Jim White Community Voices I've been a fan of Tracy Nelson's singing for a long time. Her lusty vocals are soulful, bluesy, churchy, READ MORE
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New Rory Block CD -- "Shake 'Em On Down"

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New Rory Block CD -- "Shake 'Em On Down" March 29, 2011 Community Voices Rory Block, the masterful country blues guitarist whose work is possessed by the spirit of her muse, releases a new albu READ MORE
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Music reviews: Lucinda Williams...

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Music reviews: Lucinda Williams... March 8, 2011 Michael McCall NorthJersey.com Lucinda Williams, "Blessed" (Lost Highway) *** Lucinda Williams built her reputation in the 1990s with a seri READ MORE
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Gregg Allman plays some amazing blues

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Gregg Allman plays some amazing blues March 8, 2011 Adam Davis Times & Transcript Gregg Allman Low Country Blues Its not uncommon for musical legend Gregg Allman to put a decade or so be READ MORE
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Music DVD Review: Eric Clapton - Crossroads Guitar Festival 2010

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Music DVD Review: Eric Clapton - Crossroads Guitar Festival 2010 December 10, 2010 By PAUL ROY seattle pi Crossroads Guitar Festival 2010 is the third installment of the concert event that E READ MORE
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Album review: Lucinda Williams' 'Blessed''

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Album review: Lucinda Williams' 'Blessed'' March 1, 2011 Randall Roberts Los Angeles Times It’s been rough being a Lucinda Williams fan for the past decade; we’ve listened as the singer, READ MORE
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This is the Blues- Volume 3 (w/videos)

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This is the Blues- Volume 3 February 7, 2011 Alt Sounds Eagle Records have assembled various teams of blues musicians, to get them playing together and covering blues songs by other blues music READ MORE
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Music Review: Muddy "Mississippi" Waters Live (Legacy Edition)

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Music Review: Muddy "Mississippi" Waters Live (Legacy Edition) January 18,2011 seattle pi t is rare that musical performers release a superlative live recording, one that meets or exceeds the o READ MORE
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Music Review: Junior Wells & The Aces - Live In Boston 1966

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Music Review: Junior Wells & The Aces - Live In Boston 1966 November 12, 2010 Richard Marcus BlogCritics Music In the mid to late 1960s blues musicians hoping to appeal to a wider audience READ MORE
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Music Review: Big Bill Broonzy - Trouble In Mind

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Music Review: Big Bill Broonzy - Trouble In Mind November 1, 2010 By MIKE KING seattle pi For fans of folk-blues, the most authentic recording is that of a singer accompanying himself on an ac READ MORE
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Slicer's Slivers of Being

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Review of various small venue acoustic blues performances, along with other guitar-based music... and thoughts prompted by that music READ MORE
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Music Review: Joe Louis Walker - Blues Conspiracy - Live On The Legendary Rhythm...

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Music Review: Joe Louis Walker - Blues Conspiracy - Live On The Legendary Rhythm & Blues Cruise September 29, 2010 Josh Hathaway Seattle pi Skip navigation Advertising seattlepi.com 54° READ MORE
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Album Review: 'Clapton' by Eric Clapton

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Album Review: 'Clapton' by Eric Clapton September 2010 By BRETT WARNER ...ology Yes, Eric Clapton still has the blues. Though the novelty of hearing a multi-millionaire play poor black music READ MORE
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Music Review: Rockit 88 Band – Sweet Sugar Cane

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Music Review: Rockit 88 Band – Sweet Sugar Cane September 23, 2010 John Taylor Seattle pi There’s much to like about the Rockit 88 Band’s Sweet Sugar Cane. The band is led by pianist Bil READ MORE
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Music Review: James Cotton – Giant

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Music Review: James Cotton – Giant September 20, 2010 By JOHN TAYLOR seattle pi In mortal hands, the diatonic harmonica is a limited instrument. In the hands of a true giant like James Cotto READ MORE
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Justin Townes Earle: Harlem River Blues

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Justin Townes Earle: Harlem River Blues September 18, 2010 Neil Spencer guardian.co.uk he scion of troubadour Steve Earle, and named after doomed country bard Townes Van Zandt, Justin has heri READ MORE
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Music Review: Charlie Musselwhite - The Well

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Music Review: Charlie Musselwhite - The Well September 16, 2010 By JOSH HATHAWAY Seattle pi We've heard many a song or album described as the most personal thing an artist has ever done, wheth READ MORE
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Music Review: The Robert Cray Band - Cookin' In Mobile (CD/DVD)

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Music Review: The Robert Cray Band - Cookin' In Mobile (CD/DVD) September 10, 2010 By DAVID BOWLING seattle pi Way back when Robert Cray set out to become an architect. By the mid-seventies, w READ MORE
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Music Review: Various Artists - This is the Blues Volumes 3 & 4

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Music Review: Various Artists - This is the Blues Volumes 3 & 4 By FCETIER August 20, 2010 seattle pi Did you ever break into a big smile, or laugh out loud while listening to the blues? The f READ MORE
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New Kenny Wayne Shepherd: Live in Chicago Out September 28

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New Kenny Wayne Shepherd: Live in Chicago Out September 28 August 10, 2010 All About Jazz Roadrunner/Loud & Proud Records is excited to announce that latest signing Kenny Wayne Shepherd is rel READ MORE
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Music Review: Magic Slim & The Teardrops - Raising The Bar

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Music Review: Magic Slim & The Teardrops - Raising The Bar July 31, 2010 By JOSH HATHAWAY seattle.pi Magic Slim has been playing the blues for more than 50 years and been recording since 1977 READ MORE
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Music Review: Various Artists - This is the Blues: Volume One and Two

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Music Review: Various Artists - This is the Blues: Volume One and Two June 21, 2010 BlogCritic The blues genre has been graced with many greats over the years — from Robert Johnson to B.B. READ MORE
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BPR 6 Pack: Otis Taylor, Rob Stone, Bettye LaVette, Nick Moss, Mississippi Heat ...

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BPR 6 Pack: Otis Taylor, Rob Stone, Bettye LaVette, Nick Moss, Mississippi Heat feat. John Primer, Magic Slim July 4, 2010 Josh Hathaway BlogCritic I have no idea how many Independence Day/4th READ MORE
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‘Memphis’ belle; Cyndi Lauper Sings the Blues

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'Memphis’ belle; Cyndi Lauper Sings the Blues June 22, 2010 By Jed Gottlieb The Edge If you haven’t listened to “Girls Just Want to Have Fun” in a while, you probably remember it as a READ MORE
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Music: Review of 'Classic Appalachian Blues' from Smithsonian Folkways

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Music: Review of 'Classic Appalachian Blues' from Smithsonian Folkways February 14, 2010 By Bill Friskics-Warren The Washington Post Appalachia isn't widely regarded as a wellspring of African READ MORE
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Music Review: Carolina Chocolate Drops – Genuine Negro Jig

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Music Review: Carolina Chocolate Drops – Genuine Negro Ji February 1, 2010 John Taylor BlogCritic hether it’s western swing, gypsy jazz, or delta blues, one can always find revivalist READ MORE
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Sorting great Guy from good Guy a big job

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Sorting great Guy from good Guy a big job April 20, 2010 by Mike Devlin Times Colonist When sifting through a blues legend's catalogue of work, you'll only find gold if you sleuth with an ea READ MORE
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ommy Castro's latest album, 'Hard Believer,' shows great leaps forward

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Tommy Castro's latest album, 'Hard Believer,' shows great leaps forward 12/31/2009 By Andrew Gilbert Mercury News Posted: 12:00:00 AM PST Tommy Castro paid his dues, and now the San Jose-raise READ MORE
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KTRU Corner: Classic Appalachian Blues

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KTRU Corner: Classic Appalachian Blues 2/26/10 Miguel Quirch The Rice Thresher It's not every day that one comes across a compilation of blues music spanning back to the 1940s. Classic Appalac READ MORE
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Music Review: Louisiana Red & Little Victor's Juke Joint - Back To The Black Bay...

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Music Review: Louisiana Red & Little Victor's Juke Joint - Back To The Black Bayou February 22,2010 Josh Hathaway BC Music Louisiana Red (born Iverson Minter) had a busy year. The 77-year old READ MORE
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CD/DVD Review: Luther Allison - Songs From The Road

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CD/DVD Review: Luther Allison - Songs From The Road December 14, 2009 Richard Marcus BC Music One of the biggest mysteries about the American music industry is why it took British musicians to READ MORE
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Blu-ray Music Review: Carlos Santana Presents: Blues at Montreux 2004

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Blu-ray Music Review: Carlos Santana Presents: Blues at Montreux 2004 December 15, 2009 El Bicho BC Rock and Roll Hall of Fame guitarist Carlos Santana never seems to bask in his own talents. READ MORE
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Review: The South Side Chicago's lost club scene

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Review: The South Side Chicago's lost club scene December 9, 2009 JAKE O'CONNELL SFGate Various Artists, "Light: On The South Side" (The Numero Group) The latest release from reissue label READ MORE
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Music Review: Eric Clapton - Me and Mr. Johnson

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Music Review: Eric Clapton - Me and Mr. Johnson November 24 2009 by David Bowling BC Robert Johnson may not have invented the blues, but he remains one of its most influential practitioner READ MORE
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Music Review: Chicago Blues Harmonica Project - More Rare Gems

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Music Review: Chicago Blues Harmonica Project - More Rare Gems September 21, 2009 John Taylor BC It’s been said that ‘the blues ain’t pretty,' and this disc proves the point. It’s di READ MORE
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Music Review: Joe Louis Walker – Witness To The Blues

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Music Review: Joe Louis Walker – Witness To The Blues August 19, 2009 Lou Novacheck BC Music t times, Walker’s voice and style remind me of Curtis Mayfield, while at other times he remind READ MORE
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Blues Nots from All Over: Chicago Blues: A Living History

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Blues Nots from All Over: Chicago Blues: A Living History August 17, 2009 Jazz.com Blues musicians often can’t decide whether they want to celebrate the past or charge into the future. Someti READ MORE
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Album Review: Levon Helm, "Electric Dirt" (Dirt Farmer Music/Vanguard)

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Album Review: Levon Helm, "Electric Dirt" (Dirt Farmer Music/Vanguard) July 2,2009 By Phil Gallo Live Daily The Last Waltz," The Band's grand, multi-genre finale from late 1976, provides some READ MORE
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New Release Hits The Charts, Guitar Player Feature & Free Download!

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New Release Hits The Charts, Guitar Player Feature & Free Download! May 30, 2009 The Slide Zone "It's a signature project..." ~ Billboard Roy Rogers' new release "Split Decision" is gaini READ MORE
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Otis Taylor CD Preview

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Otis Taylor CD Preview Reverend Keith A. Gordon About.com Throughout his lengthy and acclaimed career, it could be said that Otis Taylor puts the "blue" in blues music. His beautifully-crafted READ MORE
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Various Artists - M for Mississippi soundtrack album (2008)

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Various Artists - M for Mississippi soundtrack album (2008) By Reverend Keith A. Gordon About.com Sometime in late-2006, Roger Stolle of Cat Head Delta Blues & Folk Art in Clarksdale, Mississip READ MORE
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Shemekia Copeland CD Preview

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Shemekia Copeland CD Preview February 4, 2009 Reverend Keith A. Gordon About.com Blues singer Shemekia Copeland is set to release her fifth studio album, and her first album for the noted Tela READ MORE
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VARIOUS ARTISTS – Alligator Records 30th Anniversary Collection (Alligator)

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VARIOUS ARTISTS – Alligator Records 30th Anniversary Collection (Alligator) Scott C. Davis Blueshound.net You want the blues? Start by realizing that the record label that probably got you in READ MORE
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Howlin' Wolf - Memphis Days: The Definitive Edition, Vol. 1 (1989)

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Howlin' Wolf - Memphis Days: The Definitive Edition, Vol. 1 (1989) By Reverend Keith A. Gordon About.com Chester Burnett, a/k/a Howlin' Wolf, is one of the giants of Chicago blues music. Howeve READ MORE
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