The voting is over for the Blues Music Awards, nothing to do but get your tickets to the big bash in Memphis – May 8th is the awards party. It’s our Grammy, our Oscar and I recommend it to any blues fan, at least once.
This week we have the spot light on Ms. Annika Chambers and her release ‘Making My Mark‘. A super release full of passion and soul. Look for this release to garner much support for a BMA next year!
We have two new additions to the Baker’s Dozen chart, British Blues guitarist Matt Schofield, and Root Doctor (featuring Mr. Freddie Cunningham) from Michigan. Some great variety of music here, and hope ya give them a warm reception to our list.
On the up and coming Chef Suggestion list we got our selves an international entry with The 24th Street Wailers – from Canada. These youngin’s are dynamic and by their sheer force they are moving the blues forward. Also we are debuting the band Dixie Peach. Hailing from Ohio and playing Southern Fried Blues-Rock they have just reunited and are as tasty as ever.
Our ‘Amuse Bouche’ this week features a sampling of Blues411′s Tier1 Supporters. They are artists, industry folks record labels and we felt it was a nice thing to give them some love by playing their songs. So while ya read this or listen this week, be sure to check them out and consider buying, hiring or just saying thanks to them for their support of what we do here.
We added another song from Michissippi Mick Kolassa‘s new release, all proceeds go to the HART Fund and Generation Blues – so give it a listen and buy it and do the right thing. You can find out more about these parts of the Blues Foundation at their site.
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A Baker’s Dozen:
|CW||LW||CD TITLE||Artist/ Web Site||Record Label||Track#/Title|
|1||3||“Making My Mark”||Annika Chambers||Montrose Records||8 Put It Where You Want It|
|2||4||“Log Cabin Blues”||Micah Kesselring||Self||6 Mean Uptown Mama|
|3||5||“Laying Down Our Blues”||Andra Faye & Scott Ballentine||Self||3 Slow Burning Love|
|4||7||“Happy For Good”||Ori Naftaly Band||Acum Records||2 Envy|
|5||6||“Might Just Get Lucky”||Deb Ryder||BeJeb Music||6 Ce Soir Ce Soir|
|6||12||“Wanted Woman”||Niecie||Ride The Tiger Records||7 Just Can’t Walk Away|
|7||11||“Roosters Happy Hour”||The Blues Doctors||Modern Blues Harmonica||1 Put It Where You Want It|
|8||9||“Midnight Blue”||Tinsley Ellis||Landslide Records||5 See No Harm|
|9||11||“I Am The Blues”||Michael Packer||img||5 Bad Time Jackson|
|10||12||“You Better Mind”||Mudcat||30 Miles UP||1 When Mama’s Happy|
|11||13||“Cry Of Love”||Shaun Murphy||Vision Wall||2 Gotta Mind To Travel|
|12||~||“New Attitude”||Root Doctor||Self||1 Rear View Sight|
|13||~||“Far As I Can See”||Matt Schofield||Provogue||2 Clean Break|
|“Baptized By The Mud”||Kat Danser||Independent||10 Prove It On Me Blues|
|“Blue Yonder”||Hard Garden||Hard Garden Music||2 Depot Blues|
|“Sounds of Home”||Damon Fowler||Blind Pig||9 TV Mama|
|“It Feels Good”||Randy Oxford Band||Figgleblall Records||1 Trouble|
|“Panther Burn”||Jim Suhler & Monkey Beat||Underworld Records||12 All God’s Children Get The Blues Sometimes|
|“Guitar Angels”||James Armstrong||Catfood Records||8 Saturday Night Women|
|“Goin’ To The Delta”||Kim Simmonds & Savoy Brown||Ruf Records||2 Nothing Like The Blues|
|“30th Anniversary Special Edition”||Blue Lunch Special||Rip Cat Records||10 Sixty Minute Man|
|“Belle of The Blues”||Lisa Biales||Big Song Music||8 Peach Pickin’ Mama|
|“Wicked”||24th Street Wailers||Self||10 Aw Baby|
|“Blues With Friends”||Dixie Peach||Big Shew Records||1 Too Much Trouble|
|CD TITLE||ARTIST||LABEL/SUPPOrtER||TRACK #|
|Live at B.B. King’s Bluesville||Little Bit A Blues||Soul Stew Records||9 I Feel So Good|
|Wishing Well||Hans Theessink||Blue Groove/Hans||6 Make Me Down a Pallet On Your Floor|
|Original Sin||Carolyn Fe Collective||Self/Carolyn Fe||9 Manual Overdrive|
|Road Worn & Ragged||Jeff Jensen||Swingsuit Records/ Jeff||1 Burnette Woman|
|Friend||Billy Thompson||Soul Stew Records?Billy||6 Half A Man|
|Hands On The Wheel||Brad Wilson||BVD Blues Blvd/Frank Roszak7 Ballad Of John Lee||7 Ballad Of John Lee|
|Fun On A Saturday Night||The Blasters||Rip Cat Records||9 Rock My Blues Away|
|Simply The Best||Irma Thomas||Tampa Bay Blues Festival||3 Hip Shakin’ Mama|
|Baptized in the Blues||Annie Mack||Annie Mack||4 Call on Jesus|
|Michissippi Mick||Mick Kolassa||Self||10 WPD|
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