Mark Thompson says that “Testify” by the Lee Boys may not be for everyone, but with guests like Warren Haynes and Jimmy Herring, maybe it should be.
Phillip Smith says that the UK’s Mokats pack a nice dose of bluesy rock into their new EP, “Crossover Blues.” Read more.
Kim O’Brien says that “The Return of the Stuff That Dreams Are Made Of” isn’t really for him, but it might be for you.
The nominees for the 2013 Blues Music Awards have been announced. Check them out and decide who to vote for!
In Part Two of his interview with Robert Putignano, Hot Tuna’s Jorma Kaukonen talks about all kinds of things, including the lottery, Jimmy Vivino, and Robben Ford..
Rev. Billy C. Wirtz says that “Everyone, everyone, everyone, owes and acknowledges a debt to the Chicken Shack Man. Read more on this week’s Blues Bytes page.
Bob Gersztyn reviews a recent Robert Cray Band concert in Portland, Oregon.
On This week’s Photo Page, Bob Gersztyn shares some photos from a recent Robert Cray show.
Steve Daniels says that “Always Played The Blues” will remind us of how much we will miss Louisiana Red. Read about this great recording featuring Jon Cleary.
The blues are alive and well in Scotland. Last week David Scott reviewed Volume Two of “Jock’s Juke Joint: Contemporary Blues From Scotland.” Based on the feedback from our Scottish readers, this week David reviews Volume One. It seems that there is more than whiskey going on in the clubs of Scotland!