The BluzNdaBlood Show #234, More of the Best Blues of 2015!

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The BluzNdaBlood Show #234, More of the Best Blues of 2015!

Intro Song
Andy T Nick Nixon Band, “Gate’s Salty Blues”, Numbers Man, Blind Pig Records

First Set
Jonn Del Toro Richardson, “Tall Pretty Baby”, Tengo Blues
Cash Box Kings, “I Ain’t Gonna Be No Monkey Man”, Holding Court, Blind Pig Records
Ghost Town Blues Band, “Hard Road To Hoe”, Hard Road to Hoe, Delta Groove Music

Second Set
The Beat Daddys, “These Chains”, hoodoo that we doo, Melrose Hill Records
Debbie Davies, “I Get The Blues So Easy”, Love Spin, Vizztone Label Group
Victor Wainwright & The Wild Roots, “Genuine Southern Hospitality”, Boom Town, Blind Pig Records

Third Set
Sugaray Rayford, “Take Away These Blues”, Southside, NimoySue Records
Shaun Booker & Sean Carney, “Blue Plate Special”, Blue Plate Special, Nite Owlz Records
Smokin’ Joe Kubek & Bnois King, “Done Got Caught Blues”, Fat Man’s Shine Parlor, Blind Pig Records

Fourth Set
Greg Nagy, “Long Way To Memphis”, Stranded, Big O Records
Andy Poxon, “Cold Weather”, Must Be Crazy!, EllerSoul Records
The Nighthawks, “Rock This House”, Back Porch Party, EllerSoul Records

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The BluzNdaBlood Show #195, More Big Blues on Small Labels!

Hey, everybody! It’s time for another BluzNdaBlood Show! This is Show 195!

Here’s another show highlighting MORE blues labels and their newest releases! This show is called, “More Big Blues On Small Labels!”

Intro Song
Matt Daniels, “Yo, Matt!”, Yo, Matt! Do An Instrumental!, 2010 8th Train Records

First Set
The Mojo Roots, “What Kind of Fool”, What Kind of Fool, Mojo Roots Music 2013
Scottyboy Daniel Blues Band, “Educated Fool”, Mercy! A Tribute to William Clarke, Blue Edge Records 2012
Finis Tasby & Kid Andersen, “Don’t Make Me Pay”, Snap! Your Fingers, Bluebeat Music

Second Set
The Mighty Mojo Prophets, “Boogie Woogie Rhythm”, The Mighty Mojo Prophets, Rip Cat Records 2011
Brandon Santini, “Help Me with the Blues”, This Time Another Year, Swing Suit Records 2013
Bryan Lee, “Barefootin’, Katrina Was Her Name, Justin Time Records 2007

Third Set The Fruit of the Blues “The Blues are the roots, the rest are the fruits!”
B.B. King with Heavy D, “Keep It Coming”, Dueces Wild, 1997 MCA Records
R.L. Burnside, “It’s Bad You Know”, come on in, 1998 Fat Possum Records REMIX Techno Blues?
DMC, Sonix The Mad Scientist, Sugar Blue, “Next Level”, Single release

Fourth Set
Tinsley Ellis, “Front Street Freeze”, Get It!, Heartfixer Music 2013
Franco Paletta & The Stingers, “Oh Baby”, I Like It Just Like That, BluesBuzz Productions 2013
Grady Champion, “I’m Smilin’ Again”, Shanachie Days, 2012 Grady Shady Music 2012
Ghost Town Blues Band, “Memphis Train”, Dark Horse, Inside Sounds 2012

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Keep the blues in the blood,


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The BluzNdaBlood Show #182, “Back on Beale, 2014!”

Welcome back everybody to another BluzNdaBlood show! This is show 182 and it’s a pleasure to be back with you! It’s time once again for our traditional “Back on Beale!” Just got back from Memphis from the International Blues Challenge and boy did I have a blast!

We started off the show with the great Mr. Sipp.  That was his song called “Hey Hey Hey Hey” from his CD titled It’s My GuitarMr Sipp is also know as Cat Cole.  He was the winner of this year’s band category.  He was sent to the competition by Vicksburg Blues Society in Mississippi.

Who else is on our Back on Beale line up?

Well we’ve got Mark May Band, Brad Absher and the Swamp Royale, The Pitbull of Blues Band, Herbie D and the Dangermen, In Layman Terms, Anthony Rosano and The Conqueros, John del Toro & Sean Carney, Ghost Town Blues Band, Low Society, Candye Kane, and Jimmy Pritchard.

So you ready to hear some outstanding blues from me being Back on Beale?  I hope so. Crank it up my friends and we’re off and running!

The first full song set starts off with ……

The Mark May Band with “I Got To Know” from their brand new CD called Release My Soul.   Mark was sent to the competition by The Cleveland Blues Society of Ohio.    Following Mark ….

Brad Absher and the Swamp Royale.  That was”Memphis On The Way” from their brand new CD called Gulf Coast Soul. They made it to the finals in the competition!  They were sent to Memphis by The Houston Blues Society.

The Pitbull of Blues Band   “Going to Tennessee. A.K.A 61”  CD titled Unleashed. They were sent to the competition by The Southwest Florida Blues Society. If you would like to find out more information in regard to their CD contact or pick up a copy of their CD at any of their shows!

Well I LOVED that first set of Back on Beale street show!

NEXT UP is an entire set of songs from Virginia Bands that were in the competition.  We start off with

Herbie D and The Dangermen with  “Route 32”  on a CD titled Mary4Music Presents: Keeping the Blues Alive, Vol 4.   They were sent to competition by The River City Blues Society in Richmond, Virginia. Following Herbie….

In Layman Terms  with “Don’t Even Try”  on their CD titled Memphis or Bust (digital purchase on iTunes, Amazon, Spotify, Rhapsody, Napster) They were sent to competition by The River City Blues Society in Richmond, Virginia for the youth show case. Cole Layman age 16 and his sister Logan Layman 13. Boy, they are incredible. 

Anthony Rosano and The Conqueros  with “Maureen”  on their CD titled Live@TEGU   They were sent to competition by The Blue Ridge Blues Society in Roanoke, Virginia.

Our third set begins with ……

John Del Toro & Sean Carney with “Lookin’ For My Baby” on their new CD titled Drivin Me Wild Following them …..

Ghost Town Blues Band  with “Memphis Train” on their Dark Horse CD. They were sent to competition by The Memphis Blues Society.

Low Society  with “Dead Mans Shoes” on their High Time CD. They were sent to competition by The Buffalo River Blues Society.

Our final set begins with the lovely and talented Ms……

Candye Kane featuring Laura Chavis with “Au Revoir Y’all”  on her new CD titled Coming out Swingin’ available mid June. Find Candye’s music on CD Baby Music Store.  Following Candye…

Jimmy Pritchard  with “Thank You for Giving Me The Blues” on his new CD titled Shoppin’ for the Blues. They were sent to competition by The Jersey Shore Jazz and Blues Foundation.

Well, you know the routine! Now that you’ve heard this great music, go out and by the music! Or better yet go out and see them live! Then buy their music and tell them you heard their music on The BluzNdaBlood Show, your first stop for the best of the blues!

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As always, special thanks to Michael Allen, from the Crossroads Blues Gallery for his ongoing support in allowing me to use his incredible artwork on my show and web sites!

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Until next time, this is Dave Harrison, reminding you to keep the blues alive and keep the blues in the blood!


P.S. Thanks, Lb, for the web site assistance! VERY much appreciated!