Top Blues

This month’s recommended listening by John Valenteyn, host of John Valenteyn’s Blues on, 89.5 and CD reviewer for Maple Blues. You can drop by and say hello to John at the blues Department of HMV on Yonge Street


Chuck Jackson’s Big Bad Blues Band A Cup Of Joe (Linus)*

Jimmy Bowskill Band Back Number (Ruf)*

Cameo Blues 10,000 Hours (Make It Real)*

Tedeschi Trucks Band Everybody’s Talkin’ (Sony Masterworks)

Andre Williams & Sadies Night & Day (Outside)*

Rory Block I Belong To The Band-A Tribute to Rev. Gary Davis (Stony Plain)

Lil’ Ed & The Blues Imperials Jump Start (Alligator)

The 24th Street Wailers Unshakeable (Independent)*

The Mannish Boys Double Dynamite (Delta Groove)

Soulstack Big Red (Independent)*

Omar & The Howlers Essential Collection (Ruf)

Al Wood & The Woodsmen Right On Cue (Independent)*

Gaye Adegbalola Blues In All Flavors (Hot Toddy/Vizztone)

Carolyn Fe Blues Collective Original Sin (Independent)*

Guitar Mikey & The Real Thing Out of the Box (Earwig)*

Buddy Guy w. David Ritz When I Left Home-My Story (Da Capo Press)

Various Artists Got Mojo 2 – Grand River Blues (GRBS)*

Sugar Brown Blues Band Sugar Brown’s Sad Day (Independent)*

Mud Morganfield Son of the Seventh Son (Severn)

BB King Live at the Royal Albert Hall 2011 (Shout Factory)