The BluzNdaBlood Show #239, Blue Ribbon Blues!

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The BluzNdaBlood Show #239, Blue Ribbon Blues!

Intro Song
Johnny Rawls, “Born To The Blues”, Tiger In A Cage, Catfood Music, Nominated Soul Blues Male Artist

First Set
Igor Prada Band & Delta Groove All Stars, “Matchbox”, Way Down South, Delta Groove Music, Best New Artist Album, Sugaray Rayford lead singer nominated for Contemporary New Album, Contemporary Blues Male Artist, BB King Entertainer of Year, Song of the Year
Jarekus Singleton, “Blame Game”, Refuse To Lose, Alligator Records, Contemporary Blues Male Artist
Cash Box Kings, “Download Blues”, Holding Court, Blind Pig Records, Album of the Year, Band of the Year, Traditional Blues Album

Second Set –
Brandon Santini, “One More Mile”, Live and Extended, Vizztone Label Group, Instrumentalist – Harmonica
Doug MacLeod, “You Got It Good (And That Ain’t Bad)”, Exactly Like This, Reference Recordings, Acoustic Album, Acoustic Artist, Song of the Year
Buddy Guy, “Come Back Muddy”, Born To Play Guitar, RCA Silvertone, Album of Year, Contemporary Blues Album

Third Set – WIB
Lisa Mann, “The Blues Is My Medicine”, Move On, Instrumentalist – Bass
Missy Andersen, “Rent Party”, in the moment, Soul Blues Female Artist
Zora Young & Mike and the Tornadoes, “I Love Chicago”, Friday Night, Koko Taylor Award (Traditional Blues Female)

Fourth Set
Victor Wainwright & the Wildroots, “Stop Bossin’ Me Baby”, Boom Town, Band of the Year, BB King Entertainer of the Year, Pinetop Perkins Piano Player
Eddie Cotton, “One At A Time”, One At A Time, DeChamp Records, Best New Artist Album,
Mighty Mike Schermer, “Blues In Good Hands”, Blues In Good Hands, Vizztone Records, Best New Artist Album

Thanks to the Blues Foundation for making all of this possible! Become a member today so you can vote in the future!

Thanks to Michael Allen from the Crossroads Blues Gallery


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The BluzNdaBlood Show #206, Best Of Blues In 2014!

This show highlights (in my opinion) the Best Blues CDs of 2014! This wasn’t an easy show to do, because of all of the great music that was put out in 2014, but here ya go! These songs are just samples of the great music that’s on the CDs! And what a great variety of styles!

Intro Song
Dave Specter, “Chicago Style”, Message in Blues, Delmark Records

First Set
Grady Champion, “Beg, Borrow, Steal”, Bootleg Whiskey, Malaco Records
JP Soars, “Reefer Man’”, Full Moon Night In Memphis, Soars High Productions
Jarekus Singleton, “Blame Game’”, Refuse To Lose, Alligator Records.

Second Set
Keb’ Mo’, “The Worst Is Yet To Come”, Bluesamericana, Kind of Blue Music
JW Jones, “Coming After Me”, Belmont Boulevard, Blind Pig Records
Rod Piazza and The Mighty Flyers, “Neighbor, Neighbor”, Emergency Situation, Blind Pig Records
Billy Branch and the Sons of Blues, “Baby Let Me Butter Your Corn”, Blues Shock, Blind Pig Records

Third Set
Janiva Magness, “Let Me Breathe”, Original, Fat Head Records
Lisa Mann, “Big Long List’”, Move On, Lisa Mann Music
Eden Brent, “Everybody Already Knows”, Jigsaw Heart, Yellow Dog Records

Fourth Set
Bob Corritore, “Shuff Stuff”, Taboo, Delta Groove Music
The Knickerbocker All-Stars, “Later Than You Think”, Open Mic at the Knick, JP Cadillac Records
The Mannish Boys, “The Blues Has Made Me Whole”, Wrapped Up And Ready, Delta Groove Music

Like the show? Subscribe for free via iTunes! Or listen to the show on GREAT Internet Radio Stations like Kansas City Online Radio, Blues In The Burg, Almost Heaven Internet Broadcasting, and MDORadio Blues!

Dave


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The BluzNdaBlood Show #206, Best Blues of 2014!

Welcome back, everyone! This show is a great highlighting, in my opinion, some samples of songs from The Best Blues of 2014! Sure, this isn’t an easy task, but after listening, I think you’ll agree! And if you do, go out and buy some of this great music!

Intro Song
Dave Specter, “Chicago Style”, Message in Blues, Delmark Records

First Set
Grady Champion, “Beg, Borrow, Steal”, Bootleg Whiskey, Malaco Records
JP Soars, “Reefer Man’”, Full Moon Night In Memphis, Soars High Productions
Jarekus Singleton, “Blame Game’”, Refuse To Lose, Alligator Records.
Second Set
Keb’ Mo’, “The Worst Is Yet To Come”, Bluesamericana, Kind of Blue Music
JW Jones, “Coming After Me”, Belmont Boulevard, Blind Pig Records
Rod Piazza and The Mighty Flyers, “Neighbor, Neighbor”, Emergency SituationBlind Pig Records
Billy Branch and the Sons of Blues, “Baby Let Me Butter Your Corn”, Blues ShockBlind Pig Records

Third Set
Janiva Magness, “Let Me Breathe”, Original, Fat Head Records
Lisa Mann, “Big Long List’”, Move On, Lisa Mann Music
Eden Brent, “Everybody Already Knows”, Jigsaw Heart, Yellow Dog Records

Fourth Set
Bob Corritore, “Shuff Stuff”, Taboo, Delta Groove Music
The Knickerbocker All-Stars, “Later Than You Think”, Open Mic at the Knick, JP Cadillac Records
The Mannish Boys, “The Blues Has Made Me Whole”, Wrapped Up And Ready, Delta Groove Music

Like the show? Subscribe for free via iTunes! Or listen to the show on GREAT Internet Radio Stations like Kansas City Online Radio, Blues In The Burg, Almost Heaven Internet Broadcasting, and MDORadio Blues!

Keep the blues in the blood,
Dave


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The BluzNdaBlood Show #205, New Blues For A New Year!

Welcome back, everyone! Time for another BluzNdaBlood show! It’s that time of year! It’s time to treat you with some New Blues For A New Year!

Intro Song
Donald Ray Johnson, “These Blues”, These Blues, The Best of Donald Ray Johnson, Mar Vista Music

First Set
Jarekus Singleton, “Come Wit Me”, Refuse To Lose, Alligator Records
Mississippi Heat, “Alley Cat Boogie’”, Warning Shot, Delmark Records
The Mannish Boys, “I Ain’t Sayin’”, Wrapped Up and Ready, Delta Groove Music

Second Set
Otis Clay & Johnny Rawls, “Momma Didn’t Raise No Fool”, Soul Brothers, Catfood Records
Bobby Hurricane Spencer, “Gotta Get Back To Chicago”, Hurricane Unleashed, R Music
Forrest McDonald Band, “Checking On My Baby”, Turnaround Blues, World Talent Records

Third Set
Blue Lunch, “Woman I Bleed’”, Above The Fold, Rip Cat Records
Janiva Magness, “I Need A Man”, Original, Fat Head Records
Tas Cru, “You Keep The Money”, You Keep The Money, Crustee Tees Records

Fourth Set
Nice As Pie, “Drunk Stoned Stupid”, a sneak peek cut of A Body of Work,
Altered Five Blues Band, “I’m In Deep”, Cryin’ Mercy, Omnivibe Records
Jimmy Thackery, “Empty Arms Motel”, Extra Jimmies, Bling Pig Records

Special thoughts and prayers go out to my friend Randy Chortkoff…

Please keep in touch! E-mail me at dave@bluzndablood.com! The easist way to get the show is to go to iTunes and Subscribe for free! Or listen to the show on great Internet Radio Stations like: Kansas City Online Radio, Blues In The Burg, MDORadio Blues, Almost Heaven Internet Broadcasting, and others to be announced soon!

Keep the blues in the blood,

Dave


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The BluzNdaBlood Show #196, Bruce’s Blues on Alligator!

Well, hey there! It’s time once again for another BluzNdaBlood Show! The next few shows are going to be highlighting some of the major blues labels and their newest releases! This show highlights many of the great releases from Alligator Records! You’ll be treated to Selwyn Birchwood, Jarekus Singleton, James Cotton, Janiva Magness, JJ Grey & Mofro, Joe Louis Walker, Lil’ Ed & The Blues Imperials, Michael Burks, Rick Estrin & The Nightcats, The Roomful of Blues, Jesse Dee, Curtis Salgado, and wrapping up with Tommy Castro & The Painkillers!!

Intro Song
Selwyn Birchwood, “Don’t Call No Ambulance”, Don’t Call No Ambulance, 2014 Alligator Records

First Set
Jarekus-Singleton, “Come Wit Me”, Refuse To Lose, Alligator Records 2013
James Cotton, “Cotton Mouth Man”, Cotton Mouth Man, Alligator Records
Janiva Magness, “Whistlin’ In The Dark”, Stronger For It, Alligator Records

Second Set
JJ Grey & Mofro, “Someone Else”, The River, Alligator Records
Joe Louis Walker, “Stick A Fork In Me”, Hornet’s Nest, Alligator Records
Lil’ Ed & The Blue Emperials, “Musical Mechanical Electrical Man”, Jump start, 2012 Alligator Records

Third Set
Michael Burks, “Little Juke Joint”, Show of Strength, Alligator Records
Rick Estrin & The Nightcats, “One Wrong Turn”, One Wrong Turn, Alligator Records
Roomful of Blues, “Hook, Line & Sinker”, Hook, Line & Sinker, Alligator Records

Fourth Set
Jesse Dee, “One My Mind, In My Heart”, On My Mind / In My Heart, Alligator Records
Curtis Salgado, “A Woman or The Blues”, Soul Shot, Alligator Records
Tommy Castro & The Painkillers, “Mojo Hannah”, The Devil you Know, Alligator Records

Please keep in touch! E-mail me at dave@bluzndablood.com! The easist way to get the show is to go to iTunes and Subscribe for free!

Keep the blues in the blood,

Dave