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Soul Music

Matthew Curry Gets His ‘Shine On’

"Watch out Bonamassa, there's a new kid in town."

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.

Chicago Blues All-Stars Are "Red, Hot & Blue"

The Chicago Blues All-Stars are "Red, Hot & Blue." Released on the Azure Music label, Red, Hot & Blue is noteworthy on many levels. These musicians are all top-shelf Chicago players who have backed and played with music royalty including Chuck Berry, John Lee Hooker, Albert King, gary Moore, Otis Rush, and Muddy Waters.

Linda Hopkins Dead at 92

In her nearly 70 year career, she traveled the world, performed on stage, in films, and television, and released 5 albums of blues and gospel music, not including the many singles she released in the 50s and 60s. She will be dearly missed.
Janiva-Magness FEATURED

"Stronger For It" by Janiva Magness is the Gospel of the Blues

In a word, her new album is "Gospel" -- The gospel of the formidable blueswoman, the gospel music that seeps it's way into nearly every track, the gospel of unmistakably moving vocals.

"They Call Me Big Llou" by Big Llou Johnson is Silky, Sultry Blues

They call him Big Llou, the well-known voice of the "Ten Commandments of the Blues" on B.B. King's Bluesville, because he weights 300 pounds -- and he wants the world to know it!

Bobby Rush Serves Up a Heaping Helping of ‘Porcupine Meat’

This is one that every blues, funk, r&b, or soul lover will cherish.

BluesMobile Says Farewell

"This series, alas, has gone as far as it can go. Our final broadcast will be July 30, 2017."

The Mojo Roots storm the Blues Top Five

The Mojo Roots' album Thirteen Shades of Blue raised for the fourth week straight, achieving #1 status in the Blues Top Five this week. The stark combination of soul, slide, harmonica prowess, and swampy...

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!
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