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Blues News From American Blues Scene Magazine:

  • Delbert McClinton – Not His First Time Around
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    Singer/songwriter Delbert McClinton is 78, going on 17. “All you gotta do is wake up in the morning and open your eyes and look around. Everything is inspiring if you let it be, and put aside the bullshit and work it. I wake up in the morning and I go… Read more »
  • Video Teaser For New Ronnie Earl Album ‘Beyond the Blue Door’
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    Ronnie Earl is a four-time Blues Music Award winner as “Guitar Player of the Year,” and was the hit of the most-recent Blues Music Awards show in Memphis with his show-stopping live performance of the Junior Wells classic, “In the Wee Hours.” Earl follows that up with the August 30… Read more »
  • World Premiere Song: Ben Winship feat. Ivan Neville “What’s The Matter With The Well”
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    They call it studio magic, but the truth is that the best recording studios aren’t wonka-esque wonderlands of fancy gear, they’re humble churches to the joys of making music. Roots musician, recording engineer, and well-traveled sideman Ben Winship knows this well. He’s grown his backyard space, The Henhouse in tiny… Read more »
  • Alvin Lee and Woodstock Remembered – 50 Years After
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    The 1969 New York festival was billed as “Three Days of Peace And Music,” but it would subsequently take on a much greater significance by becoming a defining symbol of the baby boomers generation. Woodstock is universally regarded as the most important rock concert ever held, representing the so-called 1960s… Read more »
  • World Premiere Track From Dallas Roots Rockers The 40 Acre Mule “Bathroom Walls”
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    “It used to be called boogie-woogie. It used to be called rhythm & blues. Now, they call it rock & roll.” Chuck Berry’s words are at the very heart of Roots Rock & Roll 5-piece, The 40 Acre Mule. The self-described “Rhythm & Blues Outfit” are a powerhouse of vintage… Read more »
  • Paul Gabriel is a ‘Man of Many Blues’
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    Acclaimed New England-based guitarist/singer Paul Gabriel announces an August 2 release date for his latest CD, Man of Many Blues, coming from Smoke Ring Records. Produced by Duke Robillard (who also guests on the new CD), Man of Many Blues was recorded at Lake West Studio in West Greenwich, Rhode… Read more »
  • George Thorogood B-B-Bone Rippin’ Blues
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    George Thorogood is an American musician, singer, and songwriter. His “high-energy boogie-blues” sound became a staple of 1980’s rock radio. His original songs include “Bad to the Bone,” and “I Drink Alone.” He has popularized “Move It on Over,” “Who Do You Love,” and “One Bourbon One Scotch One Beer.”… Read more »
  • The Messenger: The Songwriting Legacy of Ray Wylie Hubbard
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    Brian T. Atkinson’s forthcoming The Messenger: The Songwriting Legacy of Ray Wylie Hubbard will be released on August 16 through Texas A&M University Press. “You know, I’ve never thought about my songwriting legacy,” Hubbard admits. “I guess I’ve written some pretty cool songs that nobody else seems to be writing.… Read more »
  • Ronnie Earl & the Broadcasters Deliver Deep Roots from Beyond the Blue Door
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    Ronnie Earl is a four-time Blues Music Award winner as “Guitar Player of the Year,” and was the hit of the most-recent Blues Music Awards show in Memphis with his show-stopping live performance of the Junior Wells classic, “In the Wee Hours.” Earl follows that up with the August 30… Read more »
  • Misty Blues Pickled & Aged
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    Misty Blues are celebrating 20 years with the brand new, self-released album, Pickled & Aged. From their beginnings in Berkshire County, MA, Misty Blues have captured the spirit of the great female blues artists of yesteryear. Founder and lead singer Gina Coleman was born for this, with her husky voice… Read more »