Bob Putignano says that Boz Scaggs’ “Memphis” is a near-perfect recording. Read why!
Dave Scott says that Doug MacLeod has done it again with his latest release, “There’s A Time.”
Phillip Smith says that Craig Erickson’s “Galactic Roadhouse” is a heavy dose of electric blues that might be correct for the right patients.
Bob Putignano has been reviewing a lot of the reissues coming from Real Gone Music. Now he goes to the Real Gone cat, Gordon Anderson, talk about reissues.
In Part Two of “The Tattoos of The Blues,” Rev. Billy looks at the birth of The Nighthawks.
Mark Thompson says that Mike Wheeler has finally had the chance to show off his strong songwriting skills, expressive vocals, and his spot-on guitar work on his new release, “Self Made Man.”
Kim O’Brien has some peeves with the CD/DVD “25th Annual Easter Parade Chicago All Star Blues Revue,” but they aren’t with the talent of the various artists recorded at this event.
Steve Daniels says that Deanna Bogart explores the area between blues and jazz on her release “Pianoland.”
Booker T. Jones was one of the architects of the Memphis soul sound of the late 1960s as the leader of Booker T. & the MG’s. Bob Putignano sits down with this legend to talk about the past, present, and future of his music.
Rev. Billy C. Wirtz thinks about Mark Wenner, the leader of the seminal band The Nighthawks.