Dr. John and the Blind Boys of Alabama are currently on their “Spirituals To Funk” tour. Eric Sutter got lucky and caught one of the shows. Read about it in this week’s Blues Beat.
Bob Putignano says that that the new DVD “Rolling Stones Under Review 1975 – 1983 The Ronnie Wood Years (Pt. 1)” is a very good representation of the the mid-career portion of the Stones’ career.
Bob Putignano says that the Electric Hot Tuna DVD of “Jorma’s 70th Birthday Celebration” is a superb snapshot of a great party with lots of great guests sitting in.
Mississippi Heat celebrated their twentieth anniversary with a new release, “Delta Bound.” Richard Ludmerer says that they should be congratulated on both counts.
Blues on Broadbeach Music Festival has announced its 2013 lineup. It’s their largest ever for one of the largest festivals in the world.
In Part Two of his interview with Mark Goodman, Johnny Sansone talks about his work with the Voice of the Wetlands All-Stars, working with Anders Osborne, and his new record.
He was one of the most influential singers and James Brown’s favorite singer. Rev. Billy C. Wirtz looks at the music and the furious and short life of Little Willie John.
Eric Sutter recently caught the great Toots and The Maytals on their first-ever Unplugged Acoustic Tour.
Our old friend Bob Sekinger was one of the official photographers on Legendary Rhythm & Bleus Cruise #19. On this week’s Photo Page, Bob shares some of his photograph from the cruise.
Steve Daniels says that Omar & The Howlers fiftieth anniversary album, “I’m Gone,” is one of his favorite albums of the year. Read why!