Top Blues – October 2016

Published October 1, 2016 in News, Top Blues

*Colin James – Blue Highways (True North)

Bobby Rush – Porcupine Meat (Rounder)

*Harpdog Brown – Travellin’ with the Blues (Dog House)

Lil’ Ed and The Blues Imperials – The Big Sound Of Lil’ Ed and The Blues Imperials (Alligator)

*Big Dave McLean – Better the Devil You Know (Black Hen)

Duke Robillard – Blues Full Circle (Stony Plain)

*Dawn Tyler Watson – Jawbreaker! (Self)

Mississippi Heat – Cab Driving Man (Delmark)

Ronnie Earl – Maxwell Street (Stony Plain)

The Golden State Lone Star Blues Revue – Self-titled (Electro-Fi)

Lurrie Bell – Can’t Shake This Feeling (Delmark)

The Frightnrs – Nothing More To Say (Daptone)

The Fabulous Thunderbirds – Strong Like That (Severn)

*Paul Reddick – Ride the One (Stony Plain)

Mavis Staples – Livin’ on a High Note (AntiThe)

Walker Family – Panola County Spirit (Daptone)

Various artists – God Don’t Never Change: The Songs of Blind Willie Johnson (Alligator)

Eli Paperboy Reed – My Way Home (Yep Roc)

Eric Clapton – I Still Do (Bushbranch/Surfdog)

Wee Willie Walker – If Nothing Ever Changes (Little Village)

* = Canadian

This month’s recommended listening by Brad Wheeler, music writer for the Globe and Mail (globeandmail.com and Twitter: bwheelerglobe)

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