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Music Reviews

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

Walter Trout's "Common Ground" Knocks the Blues on it's Ear!

Typically, if it says "Walter Trout", it's going to be good. "Common Ground" exceeds all of those expectations!
Keith Richards' Life book cover

Keith Richards’ “Life” is Bluesy, Dirty, and Magnificent

Keith Richards' 500+ page autobiography has been out a little more than a month, now, and as Rolling Stone Magazine poignantly put it, "nobody expected it to be so good!"
Gips Place in Alabama

Gips Place: Where the Cats Play

If you happen to find yourself traversing the dark back streets of Bessemer, Alabama- on any given Saturday night, between the hours of 9PM and ‘whenever AM’ Sunday morning- pause. Listen. If you have...
Martin Scorsese Presents: The Blues

Martin Scorsese Presents The Blues: A Musical Journey

A lot of people don't know that Martin Scorsese, the brilliant mind behind the movies Goodfellas, The Departed, Taxi Driver, Casino, etc., is a serious blues fan.

Dogs & Bones' "2.1" is funky!

Dogs & Bones is six tracks of swampy, smokey, hard driving blues-rock. The band has a sweet stripped down style with, primarily, simply a guitar, drums, and base with the occasional harmonica interspersed into...

"I Like It A Lot" Blues Buddha CD review

The first thing that jumped out at me was this booming, powerful voice. Tom Dudley, The Blues Buddha, is definitely a very talented singer with incredible range. He seems to float all over the...
Boo Boo Davis - Aint Gotta Dime

Boo Boo Davis "Aint Gotta Dime" CD Review

In the summer of 2009 the trio played a string of big blues & jazz festivals all over Europe. During those long travels they got a lot of ideas for new songs. So in...

Dudley Taft "Left For Dead" Album Review

Goatee-bearded Dudley Taft, 44, has learned his trade with great observation and dedication during spells with Sweet Water and Second Coming, and it's paid off handsomely.
Chris Harper - Four Aces and a Harp

"Four Aces and a Harp" is Chicago Blues Meets Delta All Over Again!

Four Aces and a Harp is an uncompromising blues album that puts it's best foot forward. It's no surprise that the album is simply great; it's packed with some of the biggest blues talent in the industry.
Buddy Guy - Living Proof

Buddy Guy’s “Living Proof” is the Best Thing Buddy’s Done Since the Next Thing...

I think it's safe to finally say it: Buddy simply can't make a bad album. "Living Proof" is an iconic Buddy Guy release.
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