Fri, 04 Jun 2010 02:51:55 -0400The Queen of Southern Soul Blues has a new album out called "24 Hour Woman." She sings that she is "over forty" but in fact is actually seventy years old, and still at the top of her game.
Fri, 14 May 2010 17:36:57 -0400Organist Barbara Dennerlein is one of the world's best players of the Hammond B3. This Blues File is a review of her latest album "Bebabaloo" which is her twenty-fifth album, celebrating a thirty-five year career as an organist. The feature includes music from the album and interview clips from Dennerlein.
Wed, 05 May 2010 13:19:21 -0400Review of "Let's Live It Up!" from the blues-R&B revue Mississippi Heat.
Fri, 16 Apr 2010 05:15:36 -0400Review of "Inside This Heart Of Mine" the third album by jazz and blus singer Catherine Russell.
Wed, 07 Apr 2010 02:09:08 -0400review of "The Way Of The World" new album by 82-year-ol singer, pianist, and songwriter of blues and jazz.
Fri, 26 Mar 2010 22:30:09 -0400Samuel James is a totally original interpreter of the blues tradition, with two excellent albums out, "Songs Famed For Sorrow And Joy" and "For Rosa, Maeve, And Noreen." Jonny Meister interviews James in this Blues File.
Thu, 18 Mar 2010 12:59:15 -0400Guitar Shorty's new album "Bare Knuckle" is upbeat despite some serious social commentary and explorations of love gone horribly wrong. At age seventy, Shorty remains active and energetic, and tuned in to modern times.
Thu, 04 Mar 2010 17:16:11 -0500The Holmes Brothers' new album "Feed My Soul" may just be their greatest album yet. Propelled by Wendell Holmes's battle with cancer, the group offers a soulful and spirited mix of musicial styles and slices of life.
Sat, 06 Feb 2010 19:47:32 -0500The latest album from Canadian bluesman is a triumph of great songwriting and a celebration of "less-is-more" musicianship.
Sat, 06 Feb 2010 19:47:20 -0500The latest album from Canadian bluesman is a triumph of great songwriting and a celebration of "less-is-more" musicianship.