Top Blues

May 2011 – Vol. 27, No. 5

This month’s recommended listening by Brad Wheeler,
 music writer for the
Globe and Mail


Rita Chiarelli Music from the Big House Soundtrack (Mad Iris)*

Jimmy Vaughan Blues, Ballads and Favourites (Shout! Factory)

Suzie Vinnick Me ‘N’ Mabel (Independent) *

Hot Tuna Steady as She Goes (Red House)

Tracey Nelson Victim of the Blues (Delta Groove)

Harmonica Shah Admit One: Live at The Cove with Jack de Keyzer (Electro-Fi)*

Bob Dylan In Concert: Brandeis, 1963 (Columbia)

Derek and the Dominos Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs, Deluxe Edition (Universal)

Steve Dawson Nightshade (Black Hen)*

Rory Block / Shake ‘Em On Down: A Tribute To Mississippi Fred McDowell (Stony Plain)

Carlos del Junco & the Blues Mongrels Mongrel Mash (Big Reed)*

North Mississippi Allstars Keys To the Kingdom (Songs of the South)

Gregg Allman Low Country Blues (Rounder)

Steve Miller Band The Let Your Hair Down (RRR)
Various Artists Delta Swamp Rock (Soul Jazz)
Buddy Guy & Junior Wells Alone and Acoustic (Alligator)

Ray Manzarek & Roy Rogers Translucent Blues (Blind Pig)

Yank Rachell Blues Mandolin Man (Blind Pig)