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LOST IN PARIS BLUES BAND Lost In Paris Blues Band

LOST IN PARIS BLUES BAND Lost In Paris Blues Band

Lost in Paris Blues Band is the unique result of a spontaneous, 3-day studio session of exceptional musicians in Paris. This album contains 13 cover versions of blues, folk and rock masterpieces, such as One Good Man (Janis Joplin) and Trouble No More (Muddy Waters). This is Pete Sargeant's review.

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LURRIE BELL Can’t Shake This Feeling

LURRIE BELL Can’t Shake This Feeling

Down home Chicago style blues playing as it should be Lurrie Bell has it all his life has been drenched in the blues and very blessed. Already this new release has been Grammy nominated and like his previous recording Blues In My Soul he has kept the winning formula band. They are Matthew Skoller on...

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LOW SOCIETY You Can’t Keep A Good Woman Down

LOW SOCIETY You Can’t Keep A Good Woman Down

LOW SOCIETY You Can’t Keep A Good Woman Down. Icehouse Records. Never was a truer word spoken than the title here. Vocalist Mandy Lemons belts out her vocals straight from the off, taking no prisoners throughout in much the same way that Joplin slew all before her. Along with her partner in crime, Sturgis Nikides,...

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LAURA RAIN & THE CAESARS Closer

LAURA RAIN & THE CAESARS Closer

LAURA RAIN & THE CAESARS Closer. LRCSongs. Without doubt a fine bit of work here. Soul-blues with some decidedly deft guitar touches from producer and fret man George Friend. The sultry cover-shot is both colourful and enticing. And fortunately the eleven tracks inside cough-up in musical terms, with a promising exhibition of lyrics and music...

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LEXIE GREEN  Breathe

LEXIE GREEN Breathe

LEXIE GREEN Breathe Fifty Road At last a home grown artist, based I am guessing in Cambridgeshire, we have here a 9 original tracks, all written by Lexie. Having listened to the whole album, I am inclined to think that calling this a Blues release is a little exaggeration, as it is more Country pop...