Monday, March 29, 2004

Totally Savage: Trouble Dead Ahead
Original blues-rock, smoldering with tight, soulful and intense performances, blending electric blues with a need to "scratch" that hard-rock "itch"
Tommy Lepson and the Lazy Boys: Live & Durty
Hammond b-3 wiz Tommy Lepson and his too tight rockin band return for a live set that just doesn't quit. As Nils Lofgren describes this album, " Tommy's voice is dripping with soul and the music is from the gut." This album is a must for all fans of rock n roots
Aunt Kizzy'z Boyz: Trunk full of bluez
High energy down home blues, with a lot of soul
Debbie Ritter & 4-40 Blues: Bluesday Afternoon
"A stunning collection of very eclectic, guitar-laden originals, all fueled by Debbie's soulful vocals". "Debbie is a sultry singer with a debt to classic stylist' - Blues Revue Magazine
Chris Bonoli: Out for the Night
Blues that moves to rock, jazz and back again: solos from B3, piano, harmonica, horns and guitar - a recording you'll listen to over & over again
Brook: The Great Blues Sea
Songs from the many musical streams that the blues have touched that pour into the ocean of our joy as experience our loves, our losses, life in the face of death. This collection ranges through acoustic and electric blues, touching gospel, jazz...
The Nighthawks: Trouble
Known to the world as "America's best bar band," the nighthawks return with a rockin' set. " Trouble" is guaranteed to please all fans and make a lot of new friends

Saturday, March 27, 2004

Bill McLees: If I Lose Your Love
A blend of Rock, Blues, & Country, tasty wailing guitar,lighthearted look at good love, bad love, and hard times
James Solberg: Real Time
A soulful blues album that rocks
Michael Fell: Michael Fell And His So-called Friends
Harmonica driven Chicago blues with the west coast style

Thursday, March 25, 2004

Johnny Neel: One Hot Night / You Should've Been There
Roots Rock, Blues, Southern Delta Boogie, New Orleans Swamp Funk, call it what you want, it's here, It's the real deal, it's me

Wednesday, March 24, 2004

Karen Gallinger: Kinda Blues
Jazz and blues vocalist with pizzazz and style, reminiscent of the greats, like Sarah Vaughn, Casandra Wilson, and Carmen MacRae
Betty In Black: Bisquit Bones
James Brown meets Led Zeppelin; insanely fun funky blues rock. It's all about the groove
Andy Coats: Song & Pony Show
Broad collection of blues, slide guitar, rootsy rock, jazz, and ragtime--one listener has said the disc sounds like a "history of music"

Saturday, March 20, 2004

The Rockin Daddies
The Rockin Daddies are a stripped down, tough rockabilly/blues band with a fresh 1950's sound. There is no wasted space on this CD. Every song is strong and focused. It's straight ahead, fun, raw, bass slappin rock and roll that's not over produced. Nothing but vintage amps and analog recording gear was used to record this CD
The Shades: Darker Side of Fun
They engage & fascinate audiences from the very first note, blending blues, rock, & traditional r&b with knock-out vocalists & soloists. Each member brings a wealth of experience & diversity to an incredibly exciting, entertaining CD
The Slippery Chickens
Stripped down, tough, get up off your feet and dance Blues, New Orleans Style

Friday, March 19, 2004

Bo Weevil: Come From Here
Gut Swampin', Foot Stompin', Finger Lickin', Chicken Pickin'. Acoustic country and contemporary blues. Great finger-style guitar and piano

Thursday, March 18, 2004

W.C. Spencer: Bluescat
If you are into classic electric blues, then checkout Bluescat, W.C.'s first album

Wednesday, March 17, 2004

cj and the hot mess co.: funky business
Dirty, funky, lo-fi-blues, for those that like their blues 100 proof raw and full of excitement
Damian Coen: Six Lane Highway
Renowned for his lyrical blues harmonica playing, Coen has gathered Australia's premier acoustic blues & roots musicians to embellish this fine collection of original songs

Tuesday, March 16, 2004

Blue Reign: Across The Tracks
Modern day Blues with a flair for Rock and Funk
Janey Street: The Street Less Traveled
Song oriented blues and jazz from a womans point of view. Recorded in Nashville, she has a unique style backed by Nashville's best players
The E&E Blues Express
The "mellow blues" album debut from E&E Blues Express of On Hit Music Group
Cascade Blues Association/Compilation: Acoustic Roots & Blues Festival at Portland Saturday Market, July 16, 2000
The Acoustic Roots & Blues Festival, recorded live at the Portland Saturday Market, July 16, 2000. A compilation of selected songs from this live, afternoon, outdoor music event
Rick Fink and his Gas House Gorillas
Swinging Blues, Jump Blues, Roots, Americana, Swing, Rockabilly, Rock & Roll, Jazzy Blues

Cascade Blues Association/Compilation 10th Anniversary

Cascade Blues Association/Compilation 10th Anniversary
The Blues: A variety of musicians and styles, compiled from some of the preeminent Blues musicians in the Pacific NW, as voted on by the members of the Cascade Blues Association

Thursday, March 11, 2004

Frank Bang's Secret Stash
A Melting Pot of Rock, from Buddy Guy Guitartist Frank "Bang" Blinkal
Sofa Kats: Standin in the Desert
Hot rockin, funky blues, with an edge. Nods to Delbert McClinton and Dr John
Urban Blue: It's Different Today
A hot blues guitarist fronts a six-piece band with horns, keyboards and a songwriting team that been together for decades
Hottest accordion in America. Rock & Roll form of Zydeco music from south Louisiana. Festive music, powerful vocalist
Dave Steffen Band: Eve of Autumn
Takes you on a musical journey that winds down a road of blues, rock, and a little jazz accented with sultry vocals and singing guitar reflecting different vibrations and emotions
Spike Blake: Soul Shadows
A soulful blend of rhythm & blues, with a hint of country blues
Mike Tabares: Passionate Blues
Electric blues that covers Chicago, New Orleans, and Texas styles in a blues meltdown

Wednesday, March 10, 2004

2B3: The Toronto Sessions
Two of the finest B3 players in the world facing off in an old fashioned 'cutting session'. Doug Riley (Ray Charles) and Bill Payne (Little Feat) and five other B3 masters crank up the Leslies and pull out all the stops for this romp

Tuesday, March 09, 2004

Debbie Henning: Shades of Blue
Singer/songwriter/guitarist/recording artist with 7 #1 hits at the former; produced by W.C Handy award nominee, Mark Lyon. Blues and more
The Yard Dogs: Live At Berts Bar
Cajun, Zydeco, Rockin', footstomping blues
Anderson/Sloski: Footwork
Soulful Hammond B3 playing with two feet dancing over the bass pedals and Canada's best drummer. This is a duo that lays down the heaviest Blues, soul, funk and jazz grooves and have the virtuoso technique to back it up

Patti Sterling: Bettin' On You
Jazz Flavored R&B with a Texas Edge- A Stellar Voice Bolstered by Unearthly Chops - Tom Kidd- MUSIC CONNECTION

Saturday, March 06, 2004

America's favorite bar band rocks this house with an exciting living album. "They get em up and they play the blues. I enjoy working with them" - John Lee Hooker. "If you need any more proof that these guys can cook just check out this disc" - James Cotton. "This is some righteous, boogie all night, airtight stuff" - Earl King
America's favorite bar band playing originals including a great remake of Frank Zappa's "Trouble Comin' Every Day."

Friday, March 05, 2004

More to the Blues - lists blues clubs and performance calendars worldwide

Monday, March 01, 2004

Tom Ball and Kenny Sultan: Tom Ball and Kenny Sultan - 20th Anniversary Live - Internationally acclaimed as one of America's premier acoustic folk/blues duo's. Over two decades as a performing and recording team