Category Archives: Blues

SONG OF THE DAY Kendall Elijah Dynamite – New Gold Tooth

The first thing that sprang into my mind when I heard this track tonight was just how lively it is…and for that I am very excited to share today’s song! Kendall Elijah Dynamite (currently residing or hailing from  Louisville, KY) released New … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Strange Cages – False Prophet Death Waltz

Well, if you thought the title of today’s track was a mouthful, just you wait until you press play and the madness is unleashed! Brighton three-piece, Strange Cages  once described themselves as a “garage/psych band with cruel intentions” and if you’re already familiar … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Edgar Broughton Band – Love in the Rain

Founded in Warwick, UK and still releasing until 2010, The Edgar Broughton Band and their pure blend of psychedelic acid rock have been kicking about since 1968! With gruff vocals compared to that of Howlin’ Wolf and Captain Beefheart, Edgar … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY R.L. Burnside – Jumper on the Line

….there’s nothing like a bit of blues magic from the man: Robert Lee Burnside….

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SONG OF THE DAY The Mystery Lights – Thick Skin

One of the highlights to last years gig diary was catching The Mystery Lights in the UK.  To make it even better,  I got to seem them in a perfectly modest-sized venue, intimate enough to get close and personal to … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Kologbo feat. PapaGee – Gbo Gbo Eniyan

As a means of celebrating the very long and vibrant musical career of  Nigerian Afrobeat guitar legend Oghene Kologbo, Paris DJs have dedicated the 6th of each month to releasing one of his brand new songs, entitling this day “Kologbo Day.” Last … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Doctor Ross – Cat Squirrel

Doctor Isaiah Ross, a.k.a Doctor Ross the Harmonica Boss, was a pioneering blues singer/ guitarist/harmonica player and drummer. Well known for his John Lee Hooker and Sonny Boy Williamson-style playing, Ross was originally signed to Sun Records in the mid … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Screamin’ Jay Hawkins – Frenzy

The contrast of twangy guitar against the theatrical depths of Screamin’ Jay Hawkins voice really sets this song apart from the average bear!…I mean, who wouldn’t feel a little frenzied after two minutes with the pioneer of shock rock! Frenzy whisks you … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY C.W Stoneking – Bad Luck Everywhere You Go

They don’t come much more unique than C.W Stoneking! Fronting a five-piece outfit, the Australian-born self-taught musician fell in love with the blues when he was in his teens! Drawing influences from pre-war blues, gospel blues, Chicago blues, jazz, 1920’s … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Little Milton – Blind Man

When I first heard this song I immediately thought it was Bobby Bland, which is funny because he was actually the first person to record and release this song, but the version I was listening to was actually the first … Continue reading

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