The BluzNdaBlood Show #264, BMA Nominee’s Blues!

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The BluzNdaBlood Show #264, BMA Nominee’s Blues!

The Blues Music Awards are Thursday May 11th in Memphis, TN! This show plays SOME samples from SOME of the great nominees! Good luck to all!

Intro Song,
Monster Mike Welch and Mike Ledbetter , “Cry For Me Baby”, Right Place, Right Time, Delta Groove Music, Mike Welch nomiated for Instrumentalist – Guitar, Mike Ledbetter is in the Nick Moss Band, nominated for Band of Year and Contemporary Blues Album, and Anthony Geraci is on the CD playing piano and Hammond Organ and he’s up for the Pinetop Perkins Piano Player!

First Set
John Primer and Bob Corritore, “Poor Man Blues”, Ain’t Nothing You Can Do, John Primer nominated for Traditional Male Blues Artist, Bob is nominated for Traditional Blues Album, Also on CD are Pinetop nominees Henry Gray and Barrelhouse Chuck, and bass nominee Patrick Rynn
Albert Castiglia, Let The Big Dog Eat”, Big Dog, nominated for Rock Blues Album
Kenny Neal, “Keep On Moving”, Bloodline, Cleopatra Blues, Nominated for Contemporary Blues Album, Contemporary Blues Male Artist

Second Set
Lurrie Bell,I Can’t Shake This Feeling”, Can’t Shake This Feeling, Delmark Records, Traditional Blues Album and Traditional Blues Male Artist
Bobby Rush, “Hoochie Man”, Chicken Heads – 50 year History, Bobby nominated for Historical Album; Porcupine Meat for Best Album, and Best Soul Blues Album
Victor QWainwright, “Buzz Me”, Family Roots, Pinetop Perkins Piano Player

Third Set – WIB
Doug MacLeod, “Home Cookin”, Live In Europe, Under the Radar Label, Acoustic Artist, and Historical Album
Janiva Magness, “Real Slow”, Love Wins Again, Contemporary Blues Female Artist
Vaneese Thomas, “Sweet Talk Me”, The Long Journey Home, Segue Records, Soul Blues Female Artist

Fourth Set
Jonn Del Toro Richardson, “Tall Pretty Baby”, Tengo Blues, Best Emerging Artist Album
Guy King, “A Day In A Life With The Blues”, Truth, Delmark Records, Best Emerging Artist Album
Knickerbocker All-Stars, “I Still Love You Baby”, Texas Rhody Blues, lead singer was Sugarray Rayford and he’s nominated for B.B. King Entertainer of Year, Contemporary Blues Male Artist,

BMAs are Thursday May 11th in Memphis


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The BluzNdaBlood Show #259, Going For The Grammy!

Intro Song,
Joe Louis Walker, “Young Girl Blues”, “Everybody Wants A Piece”

First SetJoe Louis Walker
Joe Louis Walker, “Buzz On You”, “Everybody Wants A Piece”
Joe Louis Walker, “Gospel Blues”, “Everybody Wants A Piece”

Second Set – The Record Company
The Record Company, “Off The Ground”, Give It Back To You
The Record Company, “On The Move”, Give It Back To You

Third Set – Janiva Magness
Janiva Magness, “Love Wins Again”, Love Wins Again
Janiva Magness, “When You Hold Me”, Love Wins Again
Janiva Magness, “Your House Is Burnin”, Love Wins Again,

Fourth Set – Fantastic Negrito
Fantastic Negrito, “Scary Woman”, The Last Days Of Oakland
Fantastic Negrito, “The Worst”, The Last Days Of Oakland

Fifth Set – Kenny Neal
Kenny Neal, “Ain’t Gon’ Let The Blues Die”, Bloodline
Kenny Neal, “Keep On Moving”, Bloodline
Kenny Neal, “Blues Mobile”, Bloodline

Congratulations to all of these nominees! Good luck to all!

Hey folks! Come on out to my new web site and submit your comments! It’s Bluzndablood.com !


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The BluzNdaBlood Show #255, Blues Yule Love, 2016!

Intro Song,
Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, “Last night (I Went Out With Santa Claus)”, “Everything I Want For Christmas, Big Bad Records

First Set
Davina and the Vagabonds, “Sleigh Ride”, Christmas to cure cancer 5, Tony’s Treasures Production
G G King & Bluesband, “Christmas Celebration”, Christmas Blues
Keb’ Mo’, “Jingle Bell Jamboree“, The Best of Blues

Second Set –
Los Lonely Boys, “I’ve Longed For Christmas”, Christmas Spirit
Deb Ryder, “I’ll I’m Getting’ for Christmas is the blues”, Single, From Blind Raccoon
Matt Andersen, “Miss Merry Christmas”, Spirit of Christmas
Janiva Magness, “Every Day Will Be Like A Holiday”, A Blue Elan Christmas to benefit the Alliance for Children’s Rights, Blue Elan Records

Third Set –
Mike Albert & The Big “E” Band, “Santa Claus Is Back In Town”, Sean Carney’s Blues for a Cure Christmas,
Mike Pachelli, “The Christmas Song”, A Jazzy Guitar Christmas, Solid Air Records
Roomful of Blues, “Good Morning Blues”, Roomful of Christmas, Bullseye Blues
Texas Pete Mayes, “Merry Christmas Darling”, Blue Yule, Rhino Records

Fourth Set –
John Lee Hooker, “Blues For Christmas”, Blue Yule, Rhino Records
B.B. King, “Christmas In Heaven”, A Christmas Celebration of Hope, RCA Records
Eddie C. Campbell, “Santa’s Messin’ With The Kid”, Blue Yule, Rhino Records

Thanks to Michael Allen Engstrom for allowing me to grace my web sites and social media sites with his great artwork!

Hey folks! Come on out to my new web site and submit your comments! It’s Bluzndablood.com !


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The BluzNdaBlood Show, Holiday Gifts and Stocking Stuffers!

Intro Song,
Knickerbocker All-Stars, “Tell Me The Reason”, Texas Rhody Blues, JP Cadillac Records

First Set
Anthony Geraci and the Boston Blues All-Stars, “The Blues Never Sleeps”, Fifty Shades of Blues, Delta Groove Music
Big Jon Atkinson and Bob Corritore, “Mad About It”, House Party at Big Jon’s, Delta Groove Music
Benny Turner, “That’s Alright – I’ll Get Over You“, when she’s gone, Nola Blue

Second Set –
Bobby Rush, “Catfish Stew”, Porcupine Meat, Rounder Records
Deb Ryder, “Get A Little Steam Up”, Grit Grease & Tears, Bejeb Music , With Sugarray Rayford
Guy King, “King Thing”, Truth, Delmark Records

Third Set –
John Long, “Mop, Bucket And A Broom”, Stand Your Ground, Delta Groove Music
Janiva Magness, “Your House Is Burnin’”, Love Wins Again, Fathead Records
Mitch Kashmar, “Alcohol Blues”, West Coast Toast, Delta Groove Music

Fourth Set –
Michissippi Mick Kolassa, “I’m Getting Late”, Taylor Made Blues, Swing Suit Records
Kenny Neal & Billy Branch, “I Just Keep Loving Her”, Double Take, Alligator Records
Mighty Mike Schermer, “Baby Don’t Stop”, Blues In Good Hands, Vizztone Label Group
Mike Zito, “Crazy Legs”, Make Blues Not War, Ruf Records

Thanks to Michael Allen Engstrom for allowing me to grace my web sites and social media sites with his great artwork!

Hey folks! Come on out to my new web site and submit your comments! It’s Bluzndablood.com !


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The BluzNdaBlood Show #246, Bruce’s Blues, 2016!

Intro Song, Night Before at River City
Jimmy Adler, “Down In Alabama”, swing it around, Bonedog Records

First Day – Friday, August 12th
Quinn Sullivan, “Getting There”, Getting There
Sue Foley, “Me and My Chauffeur”, Change
Rod Piazza & the Mighty Flyers, “Sunbird’”, Soul Monster, Delta Groove Records
Shemekia Copeland, “Outskirts of Love’”, Outskirts of Love, Alligator Records

Second Day – Saturday. August 13th
Albert Castiglia, “What the Hell Was I Thinking’”, Big Dog,
Curtis Salgado, “Love Man”, Soul Shot, Alligator Records
Janiva Magness, “Long As I Can See The Light”, Love Wins Again, Fathead Records
Sugar Blue, “Bluesman”, Code Blue
Billy Branch & the Sons of Blues, “Back Alley Cat”, Blues Shock, Blind Pig Records

Third Day – Sunday, August 14th
Ben Prestage, “Fishin’ In The Dark”, One Crow Murder
Jonn Del Toro Richardson, “Tall Pretty Baby”, Tengo Blues
Tinsley Ellis, “It’s Not Funny”, Midnight Blue
Laith Al-Saadi, “Last Time You’ll See Me Cry”, Real

Thanks to Bruce Wheeler, his family, and all the volunteers!

Congratulations to the Blues Society of Northern West Virginia for holding their very first IBC Competition at the festival!


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The BluzNdaBlood Show #245, Priming My Pump For Knuckleheads!

Intro Song, Night Before at River City
Jimmy Adler, “Down In Alabama”, swing it around, Bonedog Records

First Day – Friday, August 12th
Quinn Sullivan, “Getting There”, Getting There
Sue Foley, “Me and My Chauffeur”, Change
Rod Piazza & the Mighty Flyers, “Sunbird’”, Soul Monster, Delta Groove Records
Shemekia Copeland, “Outskirts of Love’”, Outskirts of Love, Alligator Records

Second Day – Saturday. August 13th
Albert Castiglia, “What the Hell Was I Thinking’”, Big Dog,
Curtis Salgado, “Love Man”, Soul Shot, Alligator Records
Janiva Magness, “Long As I Can See The Light”, Love Wins Again, Fathead Records
Sugar Blue, “Bluesman”, Code Blue
Billy Branch & the Sons of Blues, “Back Alley Cat”, Blues Shock, Blind Pig Records

Third Set – Sunday, August 14th
Ben Prestage, “Fishin’ In The Dark”, One Crow Murder
Jonn Del Toro Richardson, “Tall Pretty Baby”, Tengo Blues
Tinsley Ellis, “It’s Not Funny”, Midnight Blue
Laith Al-Saadi, “Last Time You’ll See Me Cry”, Real

Thanks to Bruce Wheeler, his family, and all the volunteers!

Congratulations to the Blues Society of Northern West Virginia for holding their very first IBC Competition at the festival!


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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 Show #237, New Blossoms and Blues!

Intro Song
Big Mama Thorton, “Down Home Shakedown”, Blues Harp Women, Ruf Records

First Set
Mark Cameron, “Doctor In The House”, Playing Rough, COP Records
Mitch Woods, “Boom Boom (featuring Billy Branch & Coco)”, Jammin’ On The High C’s, VizzTone
Brothers Brown, “This Old Heart”, Dusty Roads, Funky Joint Records

Second Set – WIB
Danielle Nicole, “Starvin’ For Love”, Self Titled EP
Janiva Magness, “Love Wins Again”, Love Wins Again, Fathead Records
Joyann Parker Sweet Tea, “Closing Someone Else’s Blinds”, On The Rocks

Third Set
Seasick Steve, “Chiggers”, Live at Brixton Academy
Jon Spear Band, “Shake Your Boogie (Live)”, Live Music Is Better
Guy King, “My Happiness (featuring Sarah Marie Young)”, Truth, Delmark Records

Fourth Set
Honey Boy Edwards & Sunnyland Slim, “43rd Street Jump”, Old Friends, Earwig Music
The Dave Muskett Acoustic Blues Band, “Pet That Thing”, Recorded Live at The Slippery Noodle Inn
Kenny Neal, “Caught Your Back Door Man”, Big News From Baton Rouge, Alligator Records

Thanks to Michael Allen from the Crossroads Blues Gallery!


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The BluzNdaBlood Show #230, Blues Yule Love, 2015 Part 2!

Intro Song
Davina & The Vagabonds, “Sleigh Ride”, A Christmas to cure Cancer, Tony’s Treasures

First Long Set
Roomful of Blues, “Christmas Celebration”, Roomful of Christmas, Bullseye Blues Records
Grady Champion, “Blues on Christmas”, Goin’ Back Home, Grady Shady Music and Blind Raccoon Holiday Sampler 2015
Freddie King, “Christmas Tears”, The Best of Blues – The Christmas Collection,
Keb’ Mo’, “Jingle Bell Jamboree”, The Best of Blues – The Christmas Collection,
Lightening Hopkins, “Happy New Year”, Blue Yule, Rhino Records
Sean Carney Band, “Christmas Comes But Once A Year”, Sean Carney’s Blues For A Cure Christmas,

Second Long Set _WIB
Michelle “Evil Gal” Willson, “Five Pound Box of Money”, The Best of Blues – The Christmas Collection,
Janiva Magness, “Every Day Will Be Like A Holiday”, A Blue Elan Christmas to benefit the Alliance for Children’s Rights,
Roxy Perry, “Do Right Santa”, Single
Eliza Neals, “On This Merry Christmas Day”, Single

Third Set
South River Slim , “Santa Claus Is Back In Town’”, Single
B.B. King, “Christmas Love”, A Christmas Celebration of Hope,
Sonny Boy Williamson, “Santa Claus”, Blue Yule, Rhino Records
B.B. King, “Christmas In Heaven”, A Christmas Celebration of Hope,


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The BluzNdaBlood Show #223, Slow Down, Low Down Blues!

Intro Song
B.B. King, “How Blue Can You Get”, The King of the Blues, Disc 1, MCA Records

First Set
Eddie Cotton, “A Woman’s Love”, Here I Come, DeChamp Records
Otis Grand, “Do You Remember When?”, Blues ’65, MainGate Records
Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble, “Lenny”, Texas Flood, EPIC Records

Second Set VINYL VAULT

Earl King, “A Weary Silent Night”, Sexual Telepathy, 1990 Black Top Records
Bobby Rush, “Two Eyes Full of Tears”, Upstairs at United, 453 Music Record
Dave Specter and Barkin’ Bill Smith, “Bluebird Blues”, Bluebird Blues featuring Ronnie Earl,1991 Delmark Records Record

Third Set, Women in Blues Short Set
Janiva Magness, “You Were Never Mine”, Do I Move You, Northern Blues Music CD
Trampled Under Foot (Danielle Schnebelen now Nicole), “It’s a Man’s Man’s Man’s World”, Badlands, Telarc Records

Fourth Short Set
T. Bone Walker, “Call It Stormy Monday But Tuesday Is Just As Bad”, Living The Blues: Blues Legends, 1995 Time-Life Music
Lurrie Bell, “Blues In My Soul”, Blues In My Soul, 2013 Delmark Records