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 #250, More New Hot Shots of Blues!

Intro Song,
Mitch Kashmar, “Makin’ Bacon”, West Coast Toast

First Set
Terry Hanck Band, “Live To Love”, From Roadhouse to Your House
Gina Sicilia, “Abandoned”, Sunset Avenue
Lew Jetton & 61 South, “Who’s Texting You’”, Rain

Second Set –
Crooked Eye Tommy, “I Stole The Blues”, Butterflies & Snakes
Eddie Turner & Trouble Twins, “Jody”, Naked… In Your Face
Isaiah B Brunt, “Lost Jacket Blues”, A Moment In Time

Third Set –
Liz Mandeville, “Reefer and a Glass of Wine”, The Stars Motel
Kat Riggins, “Queen Bee’”, Blues Revival
Vaneese Thomas, “Sat’Day Night On The River”, The Long Journey Home

Fourth Set –
Stevie J Blues, “Cradle Robber”, Cradle Robber
Johnny Neel Tommy Lepson Dave Chapell, “Sad Day”, East Coast Sound
Jim McCarty and Friends, “Let Me Love You Baby”, Born Certified

Thanks to Matt for touching base after I provided two show of harp music he requested!

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

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The BluzNdaBlood Show #229, Blues Yule Love 2015!

Intro Song
Big Joe Turner with Pete Johnson’s Orchestra, “Christmas Date Boogie”, Tell Me Pretty Baby, Arhoolie Records

First Long Set
Big Dave McLean, “Santa Come Down”, Christmas Blues, Stony Plain R Records
Reverend Shawn Amos, “Santa Claus Is Gonna Make It Right”, Single released in 2014, on the Blind Raccoon Holiday Sampler 2015
Benny Turner, “I Want Some Christmas Cheer”, Single released in 2015, on the Blind Raccoon Holiday Sampler 2015
Duke Robillard, “Duke’s Christmas”, Christmas Blues, Stony Plain R Records
Vaneese Thomas, “Peace And Goodwill”, Single released in 2015, on the Blind Raccoon Holiday Sampler 2015

Second Long Set
Buddy Guy, “Home For Christmas”, Unreleased exclusive promo
Roomful of Blues, “Santa Claus Do You Ever Get The Blues”, Genuine Houserockin’ Christmas, Alligator Records
Carey Bell, “Christmas Train”, Genuine Houserockin’ Christmas, Alligator Records
Lil Ed & The Blues Imperials, “I’m Your Santa”, Genuine Houserockin’ Christmas, Alligator Records
Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, “Blue Christmas”, Everything You Want For Christmas

Third Set
Lightnin’ Hopkins , “Merry Christmas’”, Blue Yule, Rhino Records
Mike Pachelli, “Santa Claus Is Coming To Town”, A Jazzy Guitar Christmas, Solid Air Records
Sonny Rhodes, “Christmas 9-1-1”, Christmas Blues, Stony Plain Records
Stolen Hearts, “Let’s Get It On (For Christmas)”, Exclusive available on

My apologies to Michael Allen Engstrom for my defacing Big Joe with a Santa hat!