When Earl and his band are locked in and focused, they’re a force to be reckoned with.
‘Beyond the Blue Door’ confirms Earl’s status as one of the most soulful blues/soul/jazz guitarists working today.
“I believe that the lineup we have this year is probably one of the strongest, if not the best, that we’ve ever produced in our past 24 years.”
This album is a timeless classic, and should be mandatory listening for anyone aspiring to be a guitarist of merit. It is without doubt one of the finest blues records ever recorded and well worth the price of admission, and then some.
Jarekus Singleton! Ronnie Earl! James Cotton! Real-deal blues graced the Pocono Mountains last weekend; find out why you should discover this Pennsylvania treasure!
Michael Cloeren is on a one-man crusade with the Pennsylvania Blues Festival to prove that practitioners of the real deal are still out there.
The Blues Foundation sent out a message at the 35th annual Blues Music Awards in Memphis on Thursday, May 8th: The state of blues is strong.