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Billy Bragg & Joe Henry – ‘Shine A Light’ Great Americana!

Out this coming week! Billy Bragg and Joe Henry have recorded what you can expect to be an award winning Americana album ‘Shine A Light’. Here’s the poop! In March 2016 Billy and Henry, (who produced Billy’s last album ‘Tooth … Continue reading

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Coming soon: Down Home Blues Detroit Box Set

Due for release in July this year ‘Down Home Blues Detroit’ (Wienerworld WNRCD5095) is arguably the definitive collection of blues music from Detroit-based musicians from the late 1940s to the early 1960s. Detroit although a smaller city, was akin to … Continue reading

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Eastside Kings Festival, Austin, Texas : September 11th & 12th: Plus Great Free Fundraiser.

The line up for this years Eastside Kings Festival produced by Eddie Stout will take place on September 11th & 12th in Austin, Texas. The festival has some fantastic blues and R&B artists including Bobby ‘How Do You Spell Love’ … Continue reading

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New Taste Box Set Due August 28th

Taste, Rory Gallager’s first band are the subject of a four-CD boxset due on August 28th. ‘I’ll Remember’ will include remastered versions of the band’s two studio albums, ‘Taste’ and ‘On The Boards, as well as plenty of previously unreleased material … Continue reading

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New Album From Wilco – Star Wars – Full Stream

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BBC Radio 3’s World Music Archive

From The Old Time Party Blogsite Praises to BBC Radio 3’s World Music Archive, which makes available a decade of site-specific programming from across the globe, compiled and presented by the indefatigable Andy Kershaw  and Lucy Duran. Given the financial … Continue reading

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Freed’s Ashes Ousted To Make Way For Beyoncé’s Leotard’s

The ashes of one of the founding fathers of rock and roll and a pioneer in promoting black rhythm and blues music Alan Freed have been removed from the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland. This is ironic, … Continue reading

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Plant Signs With Nonesuch Records

Robert Plant has signed with Nonesuch Records and a new release is planned for later this year. The album will feature his current band  the Sensational Space Shifters and they will tour to promote the as yet unnamed set. The former Led Zeppelin … Continue reading

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Cedell Davis In London

Filmed at London’s The Blues Kitchen, February 18th. Cedell was born in 1927, he is is one of the last living Delta Blues musicians. Here he performs live tracks and talks about his life, from finding his first harmonica in … Continue reading

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Rough Guide To African Blues

A new 2 CD set will be released in late April by World Music Network on ‘African Blues’ which looks  excellent. Africa is considered to be the home of the blues. The connection is particularly evident in the music of … Continue reading

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