Travel Down To Port Saint Joe With Brothers Osborne

Travel Down To Port Saint Joe With Brothers Osborne A summer anthem album arrived in my inbox as we saw the first rays of warm sunshine knock winter on its head. Florida panhandle town, Port Saint Joe, a perfect fit for their second studio album from Brothers Osbourne. Building on the superb guitar and baritone vocals that at times collide and at other times coalesce creating a cascading celebration of music that sounds mighty fine.

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Black Stone Cherry Planting a Rock Fueled Family Tree

Black Stone Cherry Planting a Rock Fueled Family Tree. With Black Stone Cherry every time you listen or see them live you become part of the extended family. Shading under the musical tree of the rocking sound that they produce grounded in the music they love. Southern, edgy and always played with family love. The band is a family.

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Teresa James finds her soul Here In Babylon

Pianist and vocalist Teresa James is back with her band, the Rhythm Tramps, for her tenth album, Here in Babylon. Teresa is often compared to Bonnie Raitt but she has a sound which is very much her own: a silkier, more soulful timbre. Her output is usually based across the roots, blues, gospel and soul landscape, … Read more…

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Witness Night Turned Into Day by Sweet Bourbon

The Dutch band Sweet Bourbon was formed in early 2014 by Martijn Cuypers and Chris Janssen, and the recent arrivals of Willem van der Schoof, Roeland van Laer and René van Onna, form the current line-up. With the addition of the Bourbonettes: Sonja Walters, Suzan Wattimena and Laura van der Vange they gave themselves a … Read more…

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Peter V’s Blues Train Never Running Out Of Time

Peter V‘s Blues Train is a band that has been building quite a following over the pond and could well make a splash over here with their latest release, Running Out of Time. Now in his early 50s, Peter Veteska (hence Peter V) was born in Manhattan. A self-taught musician influenced by Derek And The Dominos, Alvin … Read more…

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Beth Hart Front and Center: Live from New York

Beth Hart Front and Center: Live from New York – The first question I asked can a live album capture the mystery, and emotional intensity of Beth Hart singing from a stage to you? Yes, it does this is Beth live in your living room. A live album that captures more than the moment it has distilled through your personal speakers the emotion and power of Beth Hart ruling the song and stage.

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Self titled Benjamin Bassford Acoustic Album Delights

Self-titled Benjamin Bassford Acoustic Album Delights. This album surely also is a new dawn in the musical journey of a young man with a bucket load of talent. Playing slide and fingerpicking on acoustic and resonator guitars giving a depth and variation of tones and textures. When you need time out, time to sit and think, time to contemplate or reflect this album is the perfect accompaniment.

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Take Cover A timely Storm Warning

If you haven’t come across this hard gigging Buckinghamshire blues band yet, they are a group of like-minded musicians who got together to play the blues in their own way. They do have an august lineage, consisting of ex Mick Ralphs Band vocalist Son Maxwell and guitarist Bob Moore, Ian Salisbury on keys, Derek White from the Larry Miller band on bass … Read more…

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Richard Townend and the Mighty Bosscats Trump them all with God Bless America

Richard Townend, for the uninitiated, was a professional musician graduating from Leeds College of Music in 1986 where he studied guitar and composition. After graduating, he toured throughout the UK with the likes of Ronnie Corbett, Charlie Drake, Les Denis, Dana, The Platters and Tony Christie. He became, perhaps unsurprisingly disillusioned with the professional music scene until, a few … Read more…

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Burn It Down say Dead Daises Scorching Classic Rock Album

Burn It Down say Dead Daises Scorching Classic Rock Album Rip-roaring Classic rock full of rich guitar driving rhythms and superb vocals and lyrics. This is rock ‘n’ roll full of good vibes as tempo’s ebb and flows and emotions are shared. Burn It Down is definitely a top drawer album that will be listened to for years to come a mainstay of your collection.

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