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What are the best blues albums this year so far?
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Interested to hear what you think are the best blues albums of 2013 - so far.Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ms H Feb 18.

 

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Kim Ruehl commented on Gary Burnett's blog post 'Billy Collins' Poem "The Blues"'
"Damn, that's a good poem. Thanks for sharing it, Gary! Pretty much sums up whaat I'm always trying to say in ten times the words. I guess that's the poet's job, then again."
Apr 8
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Billy Collins' Poem "The Blues"

Billy Collins, former Poet Laureate of the United States (2001 to 2003) is a Distinguished Professor at colleges in New York and Florida. TheNew York Times has called him “the most popular poet in America”, with his poetry books selling far beyond most volumes of poetry. His poem,The Blues, laced with humor, captures the essence of the blues. Here it is:Much of what is said here must be said twice, a reminder that no onetakes an immediate interest in the pain of others.Nobody will listen, it…See More
Apr 8
Gary Burnett commented on Adam Kukic's blog post 'Lindi Ortega exposes her heart & soul on Tin Star'
"Nice review - enjoyed reading. I think I'll go off and get this album!"
Apr 3
Gary Burnett posted a blog post

Billy Collins' Poem "The Blues"

Billy Collins, former Poet Laureate of the United States (2001 to 2003) is a Distinguished Professor at colleges in New York and Florida. TheNew York Times has called him “the most popular poet in America”, with his poetry books selling far beyond most volumes of poetry. His poem,The Blues, laced with humor, captures the essence of the blues. Here it is:Much of what is said here must be said twice, a reminder that no onetakes an immediate interest in the pain of others.Nobody will listen, it…See More
Apr 3
Ms H replied to Gary Burnett's discussion 'What are the best blues albums this year so far?'
"Really looking forward to the latest releases from Lost In the Trees and St. Vincent, honestly--out later this month."
Feb 18
Frank Roszak replied to Gary Burnett's discussion 'What are the best blues albums this year so far?'
"Big Bill Morganfield "Blues With A Mood" Jeff Jensen "Road Worn and Ragged" 4 Jacks "Deal With It""
Feb 18
photo cowboy replied to Gary Burnett's discussion 'What are the best blues albums this year so far?'
"SABOUGLA VOICES  - leo "bud" welch  far and away the most interesting of the group - this 81 year old bluesman's debut - and from there you can go many different places - was disappointed in The Rides particularly because…"
Feb 18
Gary Burnett replied to Gary Burnett's discussion 'What are the best blues albums this year so far?'
"One album I missed last year and have now just listened to is Owen Campbells, The Pilgrim. Terrific stuff. A bit more electric than his first album, Sunshine Road, which is also an excellent album. What a voice this guy has."
Feb 18
Gary Burnett replied to Gary Burnett's discussion 'What are the best blues albums this year so far?'
"Yeah, very good album, I agree. Rollin' & Tumblin' is great isn't it? "
Feb 18
Anthony Pecora replied to Gary Burnett's discussion 'What are the best blues albums this year so far?'
"   I love the  North Misssissippi Allstars, World Boogie is Coming."
Feb 18
A blog post by Gary Burnett was featured

Interview with rising British blues singer Jo Harman

The UK’s Classic Rock Blues Magazine said simply of Jo Harman: “Her music mainlines the human soul.” Over the last year in particular, she has travelled tirelessly throughout Europe, bringing her outstanding blues, soul and roots-fuelled  music to appreciative audiences, which included over 40 festivals and an appearance at the Blues Fest at the Royal Albert Hall with the likes of Robert Plant, Jeff Beck and…See More
Feb 17
Gary Burnett posted a blog post

Interview with rising British blues singer Jo Harman

The UK’s Classic Rock Blues Magazine said simply of Jo Harman: “Her music mainlines the human soul.” Over the last year in particular, she has travelled tirelessly throughout Europe, bringing her outstanding blues, soul and roots-fuelled  music to appreciative audiences, which included over 40 festivals and an appearance at the Blues Fest at the Royal Albert Hall with the likes of Robert Plant, Jeff Beck and…See More
Feb 14
Gary Burnett replied to Gary Burnett's discussion 'What are the best blues albums this year so far?'
"Thanks, Dave. This album is great fun. Love the Stagger Lee Redux! I'm sure they'd be great to see live."
Feb 11
Jack Williams replied to Gary Burnett's discussion 'What are the best blues albums this year so far?'
"Well, now that this year is 2014, I saw that John Hammond released a solo live album called Priceless a few weeks ago.  I listened to the samples and it sounds like it might be a typical such show, which is to say great.  He's coming…"
Feb 10
Dave Crotts replied to Gary Burnett's discussion 'What are the best blues albums this year so far?'
"Give a listen to the new release BLUE MULE STANDING ALONE by NYC based blues rock band Nobody's Mule.  Some interesting cuts are "Lone Gunman Blues", "In The Kingdom of The Blind", "Psychopomp Blues", and…"
Feb 5
Gary Burnett commented on Kim Ruehl's blog post 'Thoughts on How to Honor Pete Seeger's Life'
"Nicely said, Kim"
Jan 29

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Billy Collins' Poem "The Blues"

Billy Collins, former Poet Laureate of the United States (2001 to 2003) is a Distinguished Professor at colleges in New York and Florida. TheNew York Times has called him “the most popular poet in America”, with his poetry books selling far beyond most volumes of poetry. His poem,The Blues, laced with humor, captures the essence of the blues. Here it is:

Much of what is said here

must be said twice,

a reminder that no one

takes an immediate…

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Posted on April 3, 2014 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

Interview with rising British blues singer Jo Harman

The UK’s Classic Rock Blues Magazine said simply of Jo Harman: “Her music mainlines the human soul.” Over the last year in particular, she has travelled tirelessly throughout Europe, bringing her outstanding blues, soul and roots-fuelled  music to appreciative audiences, which included over 40 festivals and an…

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Posted on February 14, 2014 at 4:30am

12 Years A Slave: Slavery and the Blues

(first published at Down at the Crossroads)

Steve McQueen’s 12 Years a Slave is a very important movie that depicts the brutal horror of slavery in the Southern states of the US before the Civil War. It tells the true story of Solomon Northup, a musician and businessman who lived in the North as a free man but who was kidnapped and…

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Posted on January 23, 2014 at 9:30am

Best Blues Albums 2013

2013 was another cracking year for the blues, as you can see from the list below. Blues music is so diverse that it’s very difficult to make a list that contains both acoustic and electric blues and everything else in between. But…notwithstanding that, here is Down at the Crossroads Best 30 Blues Albums of 2013. Feel free to disagree…

First of all, our top 10…

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Posted on January 13, 2014 at 8:00am — 4 Comments

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At 11:05am on January 17, 2014, Frank Roszak said…

since this is an open forum  can u e mail me

At 9:49am on January 17, 2014, Frank Roszak said…

here is my e mail froszak2003@yahoo.com  If interested I can place you on my servicing

At 7:59am on January 17, 2014, Frank Roszak said…

Thanks Gary for including Han's Theessink "Wishing Well" as a favorite for 2013. Did you receive "Delta Time" with Terry Evans featuring Ry Cooder? Let me know.

At 7:06am on January 16, 2013, NoDepression said…

Hi Gary,

Just wanted to take a moment to thank you for your recent comments on a couple posts here on No Depression. It means a lot to the folks who blog and post other content here to know that it's being noticed and appreciated. Since the majority of content on this site is crowd-sourced, community involvement is what makes everything here on ND possible. So, thanks again for taking the time to post comments - we really appreciate it!

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At 10:08am on July 8, 2012, NoDepression said…

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