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Music Reviews

This is the all-encompassing section to review anything music-related.

Jo Harman Hits With ‘People We Become’

Backed by some of today's top Nashville session artists, Jo Harman has a hit record on her hands.

‘Sonny & Brownie’s Last Train’ a Loving Tribute

This release isn't for the Saturday night, boogie-woogie crowd. It's for those of us who still enjoy a glass of sweet tea on a Sunday afternoon. If you fit that category, you'll be doing yourself a disservice by not immediately purchasing this first-rate record.

‘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.

ZZ Top Has Legs and They Know How to Use Them

These guys transport you into another galaxy. They're Rocky and Bullwinkle when it comes to turning rock culture into one huge fractured fairy tale and their Jimi Hendrix collision with a Minnie Pearl dress code breaks the rule of cool that most hot rocks cling to.

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.

Marcus King Band Lights Up Legends

  Chicago, IL - Buddy Guy's Legends wasn't packed to the rafters, but for a Wednesday night, it wasn't a bad crowd; not at all. This night was a wee bit special to the assembled...

‘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.
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