New Album finds Jimmy Lee Broken is a great listen for the storytelling backed by a skilful mix of folk, country and underlying blues.
Afton Wolfe goes Solo with Kings For Sale a Great Listen and a rewarding one that has multiple layers that only repeated listens will reveal. With so many diverse influences it should appeal to many.
Clarence Spady doesn’t give up on Surrender a wonderful album especially if you like your blues with soulful leanings; still plenty to enjoy if you love guitar playing if quality too.
Stripped Back finding the inner Special Rebecca Downes A Wonderful album that brings a new dimension to songs we’re familiar with and two new ones too…what’s not to love?
Scott McKeon awakes on New Morning with 5 Doodle Paws - A Stupendous blues guitar masterclass that may not be to every blues lovers taste as it leans heavily toward instrumentals…but to a blues guitar lover, it is an essential addition to my collection and, I would suggest, yours too.
James Oliver Band is Goofin’ Around (the years) bang up to date retrospective from James Oliver that sparkles anew. If you like rockabilly played with panache, reverence, humour and six string skills, you’ll love this; plus, the reworking of Red House is worth the entry fee on its own
Lisa Mann is but isn’t an Old Girl she is a superb bassist - Four Doodle Paws - Not quite as much blues as I was hoping for but this is a high quality blues infused EP that, if you don’t know Lisa, is a damn good starting point.
LEVARA show their heritage on the self-title debut Melodic Rock lovers will lap this up and, when the pandemic passes and the band hit the road, I have a feeling they will be even better live.
Blues Guitarists make the six strings sing - Wonderful blues albums from Crooked Eye Tommy, Eric Johansen and Dudley Taft
Kirsten Thein delivers Two Sides of Quality Blues so much to enjoy; plenty of tasty guitars and vocals blend into a very strong album.