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


*Steve Hill Solo Recordings Volume 1 No Label

Ben Harper & Charlie Musselwhite Get Out! Stax

James Hunter Six Minute By Minute Universal

Corey Harris Fulton Blues Self

*Big John Little Old Time Gospel Revival Message Self

*Chris Antonik Better For You Self

*Charlie A’Court Triumph & Disaster Dipole

The Reverend Peyton & His Big Damn Band
Between The Ditches Side One Dummy

Mississippi Sheiks Complete Recordings Volume 1 Third Man LP

*John Pippus Band Howl at the Moon Self

Robert Randolph Presents The Slide Brothers Concord

Eric Burdon Til Your River Runs Dry ABKCO

Jesse Dee On My Mind/In My Heart Alligator

*Kevin Breit & the Upper York Mandolin Orchestra
Field Recording Poverty Playlist

*Cécile Doo-Kingué Freedom Calling Self

*Brant Parker River of Broken Dreams Blue Star

*Kirby Sewell Bought Myself a Hammer Smelly Cat

Stevie Ray Vaughan Texas Flood Legacy Edition Sony

Otis Taylor My World Is Gone Telarc

*Terry Gillespie Memphis Sampler TEKA

*Donald Ray Johnson These Blues-The Best of Donald Ray Johnson Self