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Album Reviews

The Jimmys - Gimme

Gimme by The Jimmys — Jump Blues from America's Dairyland

You may not know where in the world Monticello, Wisconsin is, but if The Jimmys latest album is any representation, it's sure got great jump blues!
Leaflets Volume 2 Album Cover

Leaflets Vol. II Represents the best of Blues Leaf Records

Ten Blues stallions and a mare make up the corral represented in Blues Leaf Records, Leaflets, Volume II 2000-2006, issued this year for blues listeners.

Hellfire from Joe Louis Walker Raises Hell and Brings Fire

It's easy to see why Walker is collecting worldwide accolades, awards, fame, and recognition. It's only January and his new release, Hellfire, is almost certain to rank among the best albums of the year!
Brandon Isaak - Bluesmans Plea

Bluesman's Plea from Brandon Isaak –

Brandon Isaak is a roots-based Canadian artist with some strong things to say, and an old school blues way of saying it, floating from a country blues, "Mississippi Sheiks" style, to Gospel, Piedmont and...

Cash Box Kings' Holler and Stomp — Stompin' Country Blues For Everyone

Cash Box Kings has scored another hit with Holler and Stomp, a slight depart from their "50's cool" Chicago style, adding just a touch of Sun Records' style rockabilly. Holler and Stomp, released by the...

Do Not Miss Here I Am by Nick Moss

Nick Moss has the rare and treasured ability to be blues in a way that is progressive and exciting, lending optimism and depth to the genre. Here I Am is proof positive.
Kilborn Alley - Four

Four by Kilborn Alley; Darn Good Blues and Soul

Kilborn Alley's latest album Four is a diverse, professional, and most importantly, solidly blues album that is simply fun to listen to. The album is the band's fourth collaboration with Blue Bella Records, and...
Louisiana Red & Little Victor's Juke Joint - Memphis Mojo

Memphis Mojo by Louisiana Red is a Juke Joint on an Album

For those that haven't had the pleasure of finding themselves in a southern juke joint, this album will show you what your life's been missing. Red floats between slow-droning and searing harmonica fused with mean, mean licks.

Samantha Fish – Runaway Album Review

Samantha Fish, a relative newcomer to the blues, has recently released a top quality, guitar-driven album, produced by Mike Zito, that touches on a number of styles and boasts several memorable tracks.
Blue Mosiac - The Kingsnakes

Blue Mosiac by The Kingsnakes is Classic Chicago Blues

On their latest album, the Kingsnakes are largely doing what they've done best for nearly two decades: Chicago Blues
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