The BluzNdaBlood Show #238, More New Blossoms and Blues!

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The BluzNdaBlood Show #238, More New Blossoms and Blues!

Intro Song
Mac Arnold & Plate Full O’ Blues, “Nickel and Dime”, Give It Away, PFOB Music

First Set
Bobby Rush, “Hoochie Man”, Chicken Heads: A 50 Year History, COP Records
Ivor S.K., “Delta Pines”, Delta Pines,
Johnny Rawls, “Lucy”, Tiger In A Cage, Catfood Records

Second Set –
Bob Margolin, “Young and Old Blues”, My Road, Vizztone Label Group
Mighty Mike Schermer, “Heaven’s On The Other Side”, Blues In Good Hands, Vizztone Records
Jeff Jensen Live, “JJ Boogie”, The River City Sessions

Third Set
Benny Turner, “So Deep”, When She’s Gone, Nola Blue
Harper and Midwest Kind, “It’s Time To Go”, Show Your Love
In Layman Terms, “Tangled”, Tangled

Fourth Set
Shari Puorto, “What’s The Matter with the World?”, My Obsession
Janiva Magness, “When You Hold Me”, Love Wins Again, Fathead Records
Jeff CHaz, “You Look So Good To Me”, Sounds Like The Blues To Me, JCP Records

Thanks to Michael Allen from the Crossroads Blues Gallery

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The BluzNdaBlood #213, Parkfest Blues Festival Preview

Intro Song
JP Soars, “Low Dirty Deal”, Back Of My Mind, 2008 Soars High Production, Cover of T-Bone Walker

First Set – 1:00 PM
The UnXpected, “Move Over”, The UnXpected,2013,
In Layman Terms, “Won’t Let It’”, Single with proceeds going to American Cancer Society

Second Set
– 2:00 PM
The Jon Spear Band, “Devil’s HIghway”, Old Soul
The Jon Spear Band, “I Can’t Help Myself”, Old Soul

Third Set – 3:00 PM
Anthony Rosano and the Conqueroos, “Mercury Blues”, Get Rood
Anthony Rosano and the Conqueroos, “My Kathleen”, Get Rood

Third Set – 4:15 PM
Debbie Davies, “I Get The Blues So Easy’”, Love Spin, VizzTone Label Group
Debbie Davies, “A.C. Strut”, Blues Blast, Telarc Records
Debbie Davies, “Movin’ & Groovin’”, Blues Blast, Telarc Records

Fourth Set – 6:00 PM
J.P. Soars, “The Hustle (Is On)”, More Bees With Honey, Soars High Production
J.P. Soars, “Lil’ Mamacita”, Full Moon Night In Memphis, Soars High Production
JP Soars, “Reefer Man”, Full Moon Night In Memphis, Soars High Production

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The BluzNdaBlood Show #208, Back On Beale For The IBC!

Well, it’s time for another BluzNdaBlood Show! This show highlights some of the artists that performed at the International Blues Competition!

Intro Song
Nico Wayne Toussaint, “Waltering In Montreal”, Lonely Number, Iguane Records

First Set
Travellin’ Brothers, “Oh What A Shame”, Magnolia Suite
Brian Keith Wallen, “First CLass’”, Truth Is…., BKW Music
Red Dirt Revelators, “Maxine’s’”, The Rub
Jon Spear Band, “Devil’s Highway”, Old Soul

Second Set
Lucy Hammond and Ben Rice, “Ida Mae”, Destination Clarksdale
In Layman Terms, “Won’t Let It”, Single, Available on iTunes
The Betty Fox Band, “Take Your Time”, Too Far Gone

Third Set – gs
Brandon Santini, “Have A Good Time’”,Live and Extended, VizzTone Records,
Eric Hughes Band, “Tested Positive For the Blues”, Drink Up, I-55 Productions CD
Jeff Jensen, “What’s the Matter with the Mill”, Morose Elephant, 

Fourth Set   From the Winners
Randy McQuay, “Rehab Blues”, Blues, a 2015 IBC Blues Compilation! 1st Place Solo/Duo from the Cape Fear Blues Society
Noah Wotherspoon, “Cloudy Day”, Buzz Me, He took 2nd Place
Eddie Cotton, “Pay To Play”, Here I Come, DeChamp Records, 1st Place Band,

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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!