Tag: IW Blues

Jimmy Reed: Mr. Luck: The Complete Vee-Jay Singles (Craft)

Jimmy Reed Mr. Luck: The Complete Vee-Jay Singles (Craft) One of the most influential, and often forgotten, blues musicians who influenced rock & roll artists such as the Rolling Stones, Neil Young, Sly and the Family Stone, Etta James, and…

ORG Music Releases Sister Rosetta Tharpe ‘Live in 1960’ On Vinyl

Sister Rosetta Tharpe was the first great recording star of gospel music and among the first gospel musicians to appeal to rhythm-and-blues and rock-and-roll audiences, later being referred to as “the original soul sister” and “the godmother of rock and…

Sonny Landreth: Recorded Live in Lafayette (Mascot)

Sonny Landreth Recorded Live in Lafayette (Mascot) Live albums often mark a pivotal point in an artist’s career and rank high among fan favorites. Louisiana slide guitar master Sonny Landreth returned to his home town for three shows at the…

Blues Foundation 38th Annual Blues Music Award Winners Announced

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — An amazing gathering of musicians joined music business professionals and devoted fans on May 11 to honor the best in blues for the past year. The Cook Convention Center in downtown Memphis, Tennessee transformed into a joyous…

Paul Butterfield: Live New York 1970 (Rockbeat)

Paul Butterfield Live New York 1970 (Rockbeat) In the late 1960’s and into the early 1970’s, the duo of Michael Bloomfield and Paul Butterfield were up and coming artists in the blues/rock/soul genre. This double-disc set does not include Bloomfield,…