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


*Jeff Healey As The Years Go Passing By Inakustic/Universal

*Dawn Tyler Watson & Paul Deslauriers Southland L-Abe

*Mike Goudreau Band Time For Messin’ Around PMG

*Ross Neilsen Band Resurrection RN/Fontana North/Universal

*Bentroots Welcome To The Club Bluenote Blue Medley

*Al Lerman Live at the Acoustic Grill Self

Rory Block Avalon-A Tribute to Mississippi John Hurt Stony Plain/Warner

*Amos Garrett Jazz Trio JazzBlues Stony Plain/Warner

Jimmy Vivino & The Black Italians 13 Live Blind Pig/Stony Plain/Warner

Various Artists Remembering Little Walter Blind Pig/Stony Plain/Warner

John Primer & Bob Corritore Knockin’ Around These Blues Delta Groove

*Denis Viel Sunset Blues Self

Hans Theesink Wishing Well Blue Groove

James Cotton Cotton Mouth Blues Alligator/Fontana North/Universal

James Harman’s Bamboo Porch Live at ‘Little Village’, Vol. 1 Gulf Coast

*Vince Maccarone’s Los Variants jass/blues Self

*Diana Braithwaite & Chris Whiteley Scrap Metal Blues Electro-Fi/Outside

Tinsley Ellis Get It! Heartfixer

Sugar Blue Raw Sugar Beeble

Doug MacLeod There’s A Time Reference Recordings/Naxos