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1- Trampled Under Foot – “The Wrong Side of the Blues” – 2008 IBC and Albert King-award winning three-piece family band from Kansas City. This is the title track from their new release, which was produced by Tony Braunagel.
1- Wrong Side Of The Blues
2- North Mississippi Allstars featuring Mavis Staples – “The Meeting” – North Mississippi Allstars teamed up with Mavis Staples on this ghost-dance gospel recording of “The Meeting,” in which one struts and swaggers confidently through the pearly gates of heaven with head held high. The song appears on Keys to the Kingdom, the new album from North Mississippi Allstars, in stores now.
2- The Meeting
3- Bob Margolin & Dave Gross – “Low Life Blues” – Legendary guitarist Margolin teams up with rising star Gross to perform a song by the late Sean Costello. The song will be part of the upcoming release No Half Steppin’: A Tribute To The Music of Sean Costello. And that’s Dennis Gruenling on harp.
3- Low Life Blues
4- Jason King Band – “Mean & Nasty” – King was recently a winner of Blues Revue’s Support The Band Contest and an IBC participant. Enjoy this get-down greasy track from his self-produced CD Blue Skies & Black Shoes.
4- Mean And Nasty
5- Todd Sharpville – “Lousy Husband (But A Real Good Dad)” – This British bluesman, who is quickly becoming popular in the U.S., lays down a truth-filled autobiographical track from his recent release Porchlight.
5- Lousy Husband (But A Real Good Dad)
6- Gina Sicilia – “Addicted” – Her first album earned her a Blues Music Award nomination for “Best New Artist Debut,” her second earned her accolades and recognition. This smoky song is from her upcoming third album, Can’t Control Myself.
7- Dr. Wu & Friends featuring Buddy Whittington – “Why Is It So Hard To Say Goodbye?” – This eclectic Texas ensemble never takes themselves too seriously and lays down some great Lone Star blues. This track is from Texas Blues Project Volume II.
7- Why Is It So Hard To Say Goodbye
8- Fabrizio Poggi & Chicken Mambo – “I’m On My Way” – This Italian band’s star-studded 2010 release Spirit & Freedom was a favorite of the Blues Revue staff. With this, the opening track, you will see why. A little help from The Blind Boys of Alabama and Charlie Musselwhite doesn’t hurt either!
8- I’m On My Way
9- Pete Anderson – “Still In Love” – Multi-platinum, Grammy Award-winning guitarist/producer, Pete Anderson is back with his new CD, Even Things Up/Deluxe Edition.
9- Still In Love
10- J.P. Soars and The Red Hots – “More Bees With Honey” – One of the late Robin Rogers last works, she guests with Soars on this original title track from his new release.
10- More Bees With Honey
11- Todd Wolfe – “Love Gone Bad” – This long-time Sheryl Crow sideman lays down the blues on his recent album The Todd Wolfe Band Live.
11- Love Gone Bad
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