Josh Garrett Band Holds #1 Spot on Blues Top Five for Second Week

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Josh Garrett Band - String of ProblemsThe Josh Garrett Band’s album String of Problems rose to secure the #1 spot last week, and has successfully defended it’s place for the second week on the Blues Top Five chart. The Louisiana-based band narrowly topped Blues Top Five newcomer Lee Pons and his album Big Boogie Voodoo, and the critically acclaimed Unconditional, by Ana Popovic. Franc Robert’s Why Do I Never Win moved up to the number four position, and newcomer album to the Blues Top Five’s Thirteen Shades of Blue by the Mojo Roots secured the number five position. String of Problems, recorded in Fudge Studio in New Orleans and released in August, 2011, is the band’s third. The album is an energetic dose of true Louisiana blues — with clear Zydeco and Cajun influences. You can find more on the Josh Garrett Band and pick up a copy of their #1 album at their official website.

The Blues Top Five is an album chart that gives blues fans a voice. Once per day, fans can vote on their favorite album. Every Sunday, the algorithm takes fan votes and aggregate data to compile a benchmark of some of the most popular albums each week. The number one position secures press to the thousands of daily American Blues Scene fans, announcements on social networks, and an announcement and airplay on our fine blues radio show affiliates.

Stay tuned to the many exciting blues radio shows across the country to hear a single off of String of Problems this week!


You can vote for your favorite blues album here!

If you don’t see it, ask your band to submit it! 

And be sure to check out Josh Garrett Band on Facebook


Below are just some of the exciting blues radio shows that are affiliated with the Blues Top Five

Smokestack Lightnin’ Blues Radio – Syndicated on 16 stations across the country.

WUCF, 89.9 Orlando, Florida

KJZA, 89.5 Williams, Arizona

KJZP, 90.1 Prescot, Arizona

KJZK, 90.7 Kingman, Arizona

KJZA, 89.5 Flagstaff, Arizona

KJZA, 91.3 Flagstaff, Arizona

WPRL, 91.7 Lorman/Jackson, Mississippi

City Sounds Radio Blues

KASU, 91.9 Jonesboro, Arkansas (Memphis market)

KCOL – Kansas City Online Radio

95.7 The Wolf, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada

WZXP, 97.9 Burlington Vermont, Virginia Beach, Virginia, Orlando Florida

Aquarius 7 Broadcasting Network, Orlando, FL

Blues Radio on WEFT 90.1 FM East-Central Illinois

The Blueshouse Hosted by Jonathan “Oogie” Richards & Sweet Danny Ray O’Byrant
KSER 90.7FM Everett, Washington, LIVE every Thursday 10:30PM PST to 12:30AM PST

Music On The Couch – “Musicians You Should Know” – Monday’s 9pm central time

Blues Therapy Radio hosted by Bigdaddy Ray (7-9PM PST) at 90.5 FM or online at

All Blues hosted by John Kessler on KPLU FM Tacoma/Seattle 88.5 (NPR)

Down in the Delta hosted by Dj Fullmetal Wednesday nights on the W.H.O.B. Radio Network



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