How ’bout some vintage blues to start the week? Here’s Buddy Guy performing “Mary Had a Little Lamb” and “My Time After Awhile” back in 1969.
Once again, I have compiled my inexpert list of the blues-based albums that I liked the most from the past year. Here we go: 1. Eric Bibb – Global Griot. I like experimentation, and that is something Bibb is not afraid to do, as his last several albums all include interesting collaborations and stylistic blends. […]
You picked The Blues Is Alive and Well by blues singer-songwriter, Buddy Guy, as your favorite new release for the week of June 15, 2018. Poll Results New Releases Did we miss something? If you feel a new release is missing from our current poll, please let us know in the comments. Readers’ Tops Winter […]
There’s no way we can claim to track all the new music that comes out in a year. But we’re wired to find what we like. While I certainly enjoy the alt. country artists so popular on Twangville (caught Jason Isbell’s show at the Electric Factory last summer – fantastic!) I tend to write more […]
BUDDY GUY, Born To Play Guitar beats out DANIEL ROMANO, If I’ve Only One Time Askin’ by 1 vote as your favorite for the week of July 31, 2015. Poll Results Readers’ Tops – Summer 2015 JASON ISBELL, Something More Than Free (34) BUDDY GUY, Born To Play Guitar (14) DANIEL ROMANO, If […]
If Night One was about the late night party, night two was about the tributes. Most of the headliners – most notably Metallica and the Jeff Beck Band – mixed a healthy dose of covers into their sets, many with special guests along for the ride. Similar to Night One, the legendary Jerry Lee Lewis […]
Buddy Guy performs “Skin Deep” the title track of his new LP. BUDDY GUY, Skin Deep (Silvertone) Official Site | MySpace | Samples (Amazon) Living blues legend Buddy Guy cuts a record with a little help from some other big hitters including Eric Clapton, Robert Randolph, Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks. A warm welcome in […]