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Johnny Winter: Self Titled Album (1969)

Johnny Winter: Self Titled Album (1969)

Happy 71st Birthday to blues music legend Johnny Winter. We lost Winter last July, but his music will continue to be an inspiration to all his fans and blues lovers everywhere. Here's one of my favorite articles originally featured almost six years ago for the 40th Anniversary of his Self...Read Entire Article
The Paul Butterfield Blues Band: East West (1966)

The Paul Butterfield Blues Band: East West (1966)

Classic Album Celebrates 50 Years Since Release The following article was written back in October 2009… At the time it was the 2nd anniversary of my blog, and I was reminiscing about the Paul Butterfield Blues Band's album East West, and the influence it had on so many people. In 2009 PBBB still...Read Entire Article
The Steve Miller Band: Bingo!- New Studio Release Preview

The Steve Miller Band: Bingo!- New Studio Release Preview

"I'm excited about releasing some new music for the audience and for my band and for me to play. This material we're just releasing now we've been working on stage for the last couple of years and it's been going over really, really well and it's just worked out that...Read Entire Article
Two Days in Memphis: Part 2 of 2

Two Days in Memphis: Part 2 of 2

In Part 1 of our adventure, I mentioned how my wife Dee and I spent this past Christmas in the Mississippi Delta. On the way home we hung out in Memphis for a few days. First we made stops at the oldest café in Memphis; The Arcade Restaurant. From there we...Read Entire Article
Memphis Minnie: Blues Pioneer

Memphis Minnie: Blues Pioneer

The previous post I wrote featured Etta Baker. It was derived by some rather mocking and playful remarks made TheBluesBloggersWife or for short TBBW. She felt I was totally overlooking some of the more influential women that played the blues. She was right! I then started the research process … What...Read Entire Article
Music Review: Bruce Trower and Seven Moons

Music Review: Bruce Trower and Seven Moons

When I come up with ideas for what to write for this site, I have a good sense of what it’s going to be about before I start typing. I scan through my music collection, pick the artist, organize the tunes on my MP3, and think about my past and...Read Entire Article
Bonnie Raitt: Dig in Deep - 20th Solo Album Review

Bonnie Raitt: Dig in Deep - 20th Solo Album Review

Death is a profound teacher, and music a great healer... This was the building blocks to this blog as I struggled to overcome my own personal challenges nearly 10 years ago. I’m reminded of this while listening to the upcoming release, Dig in Deep from Bonnie Raitt due on Feb 26th....Read Entire Article
Joe Bonamassa: Live From The Royal Albert Hall - DVD Review & Giveaway

Joe Bonamassa: Live From The Royal Albert Hall - DVD Review & Giveaway

Congratulations to Marcel L and John G. They have both won a copy of Joe's DVD. You're gonna love it! Thanks to everyone who entered... I vividly recall my first audible memory being the song “Hideaway” from John Mayall and the Blues Breakers 1966 LP (commonly known as the Beano album)...Read Entire Article
Eric Clapton: New Release “Clapton” out September 28th

Eric Clapton: New Release “Clapton” out September 28th

"This album wasn’t what it was intended to be at all. It’s actually better than it was meant to be because, in a way, I just let it happen. It’s an eclectic collection of songs that weren’t really on the map... If it’s a surprise to the fans, that’s only...Read Entire Article
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