Samantha Fish the Belle of The West on this Album

Samantha Fish is the Belle of The West on her second studio album of 2017. Belle Of The West takes us on a completely different musical journey a complete contrast to Chills & Fever. For this album, Samantha has gone deep into the roots of Blues, country and Mississippi Hill Country music. Samantha Fish has … Read more…

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Tom Waits contributing to Blind Willie Johnson Tribute Album

Tom Waits contributing to Blind Willie Johnson Tribute Album     A stunning collection of artists and performances celebrate the timeless music of legendary gospel bluesman Blind Willie Johnson. From Derek Trucks’ and Susan Tedeschi’s reverent reading of ‘Keep Your Lamp Trimmed And Burning’ to ‘Lucinda Williams’ slide guitar-fueled lament in ‘Nobody’s Fault But Mine,’ … Read more…

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CD Review: Samantha Fish ~ Wild Heart

  Samantha Fish Wild Heart RUF Records   This is the album that will definitely place Samantha Fish at the top; she has achieved a double accolade on her third studio album with vocals full of energy and precision in her delivery combined with guitar playing that lifts the roof off and shows this is … Read more…

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CD Review: Ian Siegal ~ The Picnic Sessions

Ian Siegal The Picnic Sessions Nugene Records Once again award winning country/blues maestro of vocals and guitar has delivered an album that is different, very special yet 24 carat Ian Siegal in all his guises. The album recorded at Dickinson’s Zebra Ranch in the style of Mississippi Porch approach, where they sat in a semi-circle … Read more…

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Devon Allman -Turquoise CD Review

Devon Allman Turquoise – Released February 12, 2013 Ruf Records Sometimes, a gem of an album you keep listening to fails to make it to the top of the review pile and this is what happened to Turquoise, which is definitely Devon Allman’s solo project so open your ears listen with no pre-judgement as this … Read more…

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Mississippi Blues Part 2 – North Mississippi Allstars Gig & CD Review

Mississippi Blues @ St Bonaventures, Bristol 22nd October 2013 Part 2 – North Mississippi Allstars This is another Bluesdoodles combined Gig & CD review No wonder this was a sell out gig two quality acts for the price of one, no one can call North Mississippi Allstars (NMAS) as subtle, laid back or conventional, what … Read more…

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Ian Siegal and The Mississippi Mudbloods @The Garage, Islington

Ian Siegal and The Mississippi Mudbloods @ The Garage, Islington 8th May 2013 The support tonight was provided by a micro version of Dave Migden & The Dirty Words, comprising Dave accompanied by guitarist Joe Gibson, and what a fine duo they make delivering some superb covers including Taj Mahal’s ‘Fishing Blues’ interspersed with stripped … Read more…

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