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Mighty Mississippi Music Festival A Southern Gem

As the North Mississippi Allstars, Friday's headliners, are fond of singing, "Mississippi knows how to party". Nothing exemplifies this better than the Mighty Mississippi Music Festival.

US Postal Service Honors Ray Charles With Limited-Edition Stamp

The U.S. Postal Service is planning to add soul singer Ray Charles to its "Music Icons Forever" stamp series.

Bobby Messano's "Welcome to Deltaville" Will Move You

Bobby Messano's "Welcome To Deltaville" (with Denna Bogart), is his latest effort, issued by The Prince Frog Record Company. At just a hair under 60 minutes, this album is like a well stocked pantry that we have been raiding since it arrived.

Roomful Of Blues' "45 Live" Is Elegant

This entire album is a great listen; because the recording and mix is so well executed, the presentation of the performances is elegant, rich, clear, and has a lot of depth! Everyone is at the top of their game here.
Valerie June (Photo by Susan Riddle Duke Photography)

My Time After While – The Rise of Valerie June

"I think that my time is just the right time," explains singer/songwriter Valerie June, who released her debut national album "Pushin' Against A Stone"
Hunter and the Dirty Jacks

"Service Your Soul" — An Invitation To Open Your Heart And Be The Change

Tuesday nights at Harvelle's in Santa Monica are what the blues is truly all about. An incredible program for a serious cause.

Candye Kane is "Coming Out Swingin'"

If you like swing and jump style blues, you will love this album. The musicianship here is first rate, as are Kane's vocals. This album is well written, well produced, and well played.

J.J. Cale Will Be Missed

An originator of the so-called Tulsa Sound, Cale's career spanned over 50 years, beginning in 1958. A multi-instrumentalist and song writer, Cale also worked as an engineer. He was renowned for his songwriting, writing a number of hit songs

Popa Chubby Gives Us "Universal Blues Breakdown"

Popa Chubby Gives Us "Universal Blues Breakdown" and it does not disappoint. The album is well produced, and has a very good mix, giving the sound a clear, in-your-face immediacy. Very sweet indeed.

The Ori Naftaly Band Is "Happy For Good"

If this is what blues is like in Israel, we want more! This is a solid album that is full of texture, soul, and righteous blues. Bring this album home today, throw on a good set of headphones, and get lost in it. You won't regret it.
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