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Album Reviews

‘Back to the Shack’ Is a Soulful Blues Treat

This album does not disappoint, and its' hints at Stax days gone by, and Motown accents of yesteryear are very much appreciated.

Samantha Fish Gives Us ‘Chills & Fever’

Her restate of the vintage soul, rock 'n' roll, and blues sounds on which we grew up is as comfortable as our favorite jeans.

New Hayes McMullan Release Is Rediscovered Gold

The recordings reveal McMullan to be a dynamic performer, possessed of a wide repertoire and capable of performing in a variety of tunings.

‘Soul Repo’ Is Chicken Soup for Blues Souls

Soul Repo is truly chicken soup for the blues. The players come together like the movement of a fine Swiss watch, and the vocals are first class throughout.

‘Honest Woman’ by Thornetta Davis Is Everything an Album Should Be

'Honest Woman' is a what a great album is supposed to be; Unrelenting, captivating, and holding us so we don't want to let go.

‘Bonafide’ by Teresa James & The Rhythm Tramps Is Great Blues

We think she does a magnificent job of integrating with the deep rich sounds behind her.

Delbert McClinton’s ‘Prick of the Litter’ is an Easy Going Southern Brunch

'Prick of the Litter' features lounge-style originals by a career blues and rock musician with a casual elegance and a sense of humor.

Al Basil’s ‘Mid-Century Modern’ Has Something For Everyone

Basile is still going strong with his latest release 'Mid-Century Modern.'

New Release From Beth Hart Lights a ‘Fire on the Floor’

If you aren't already a devotee, this album will not only convert you, but will baptize you in the fire that is Beth Hart.

Jeff Chaz Scores Again With ‘This Silence is Killing Me’

These days, his music is a combination of two delightful musical recipes: "Memphis barbecue meeting up with New Orleans gumbo."
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