Top Blues

August 2011 – Vol. 27, No. 8

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

The Tedeschi Trucks Band The Revelator (Sony)
William Elliott Whitmore Field Songs (Anti-)
Keb Mo The Reflection (Yolabelle)
The Jeff Healey Band Live At Grossman’s – 1994 (Convexe Entertainment)*
Gary Clark Jr. Bright Lights (Warner)
Pack a.d. Unpersons (Mint)*
Jimmie Vaughan / Plays More Blues, Ballads and Favourites (Shout! Factory)
Ben Waters Boogie 4 Stu (Eagle Rock)
ZZ Top Live in Germany – 1980 (Eagle)
George Harmonica Smith Teardrops Are Falling (Electro-Fi)*

Vieux Farka Toure The Secret (Secret Degrees)
Monkey Junk To Behold (Stony Plain)*
David Gogo Soul-Bender (Cordova Bay)*
Kenny Blues Boss Wayne An Old Rock On A Roll (Stony Plain)*
Junior Wells’ Chicago Blues Band, with Buddy Guy Hoodoo Man Blues – Expanded Reissue (Delmark)
Ry Cooder Pull Up Some Dust and Sit Down (Nonesuch)
Son House Son House In Seattle 1968 (Arcaola)
Hugh Laurie Let Them Talk (Warner)
Gregg Allman Low Country Blues (Rounder)
Susan Wylde In The Light (Sun, Moon & Stars)*