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Author: R. Leckey Harrison
If you want contemporary and unique Chicago blues, then this album is for you. Toronzo Cannon’s John the Conquer Root on Delmark Records.
With a fascinating story singing with soul greats at both Motown and Stax during it’s heyday, Smokey’s been bringing his trademark sound to the blues in Tweed Funk
To understand this album, imagine you’re sitting at a poker table…
The sophomore jinx? Not on this CD, Andy Poxon’s Tomorrow on EllerSoul Records. This young man has a gift. He has talent.
This is no simple stuff. Excellently arranged and produced, not a party CD, but for something smaller and more intimate, this CD is a hit. So buy yourself a copy and have some fun.
This album is original & full of soul. These guys definitely have mojo going on! Gardening is good for the soul & body; and a listen to the CD What Kind of Fool by The Mojo Roots is going to be good for your BLUES body & soul.
Besides being dapper as all get out, the 87 year old Henry Gray is a legend you’ve never heard of. Not unless you’re an aficionado of post war Chicago blues.
Have you ever asked a child what they learned in school and the reply be “a song called ‘Deel Elem Blues’ then we blogged about the experience and learned how to make better decisions”?
You will notice several things listening to the Kirby Sewell Band. One, this guy has an understated energy and passion in what he’s doing. Two, he’s good at it, and three, he likes to have fun doing it.
If you want a heaping tablespoon of Sugar Blue, buy this CD! You’ll get not only this very refined and distinct blues expertise — you’ll get a heapin’ of this man’s soul.