Posts Tagged ‘blues’

Kingsley Flood – New Single: “I Don’t Wanna Go Home”

Kingsley Flood – New Single: “I Don’t Wanna Go Home”

Boston’s Kingsley Flood continues to amaze. Their funky blend of blues, garage rock, punk, jug band, and folk just seems to keep evolving. I first heard about them last year, and Krystal Mulbach reviewed their excellent debut, Dust Windows. I was so impressed, the album made Awaiting the Flood’s Top 20-Something of 2010. (And they […]

“So I Want Out” – Booty Shakin’ from Junior League Band

“So I Want Out” – Booty Shakin’ from Junior League Band

Junior League Band‘s Jelly Roll made our Top 20-Something of 2010 for good reason. We were hit immediately with lead singer Lissy Rosemont’s distinctive and seductive voice, her jammin’ banjo licks and the band’s tight grooves. We love Jelly Roll because it takes some chances and breaks new ground while remaining true to blues, jazz, […]

The Ponderosa Stomp and America’s Musical Legacy

The Ponderosa Stomp and America’s Musical Legacy

STOMPIN’ THROUGH HISTORY: The Ponderosa Stomp and America’s Musical Legacy Day One Some festivals are driven by the tastes of fans, other by the designs of the music industry. New Orleans’ Ponderosa Stomp is unique in being driven by the history of American popular music itself. The Stomp is a festival with a mission: to […]

Video Vault: Little Milton, “We’re Gonna Move to the Outskirts of Town”

Video Vault: Little Milton, “We’re Gonna Move to the Outskirts of Town”

Enjoy this classic from legendary blues singer and guitarist (the “Misissippi Master”) Little Milton Campbell. He’s gone but not forgotten. Let’s move! [mp3 keywords=”Little Milton” tag=”coumuspri-20″ width=”336″ height=”280″]

Stax Records to Release Stevie Ray Vaughn/Albert King CD/DVD Nov. 6

Stax Records to Release Stevie Ray Vaughn/Albert King CD/DVD Nov. 6

Where were you on December 6, 1983? Some of you may not have been born yet, but that’s ok. You’re here now and that’s all that matters. On that date, blues guitar legends Albert King and Stevie Ray Vaughan were on a Canadian sound stage for the live music television series In Session. The video […]

Rare Jazz Recordings Unearthed From Tokyo’s New Latin Quarter

Rare Jazz Recordings Unearthed From Tokyo’s New Latin Quarter

Live Recordings Discovered After Nearly Fifty Years Are Unearthed From Tokyo’s Famed New Latin Quarter AMERICAN LEGENDS NAT “KING” COLE, NANCY WILSON, CHUBBY CHECKER, LOUIS ARMSTRONG, SAMMY DAVIS, JR. AND MORE RETURN TO BILLBOARD JAZZ CHARTS AT #9 WITH ‘THE BEST OF NEW LATIN QUARTER, JAZZ & BLUES, VOL. ONE’ Nearly fifty years after American legends […]

Scene Spotlight: Roots 'N Blues 'N BBQ Festival –– Columbia, Mo.

Scene Spotlight: Roots 'N Blues 'N BBQ Festival –– Columbia, Mo.

Being in the middle of a state in Middle America is actually a pretty ideal situation for a music lover. Being at the convergence point for artists from all over the country is quite the advantage, and a festival like Columbia, Missouri’s Roots ‘N Blues ‘N BBQ Festival proves it, combining local and national performers. […]

The Lynn Morris Band "Shape of a Tear" Rounder Records

The Lynn Morris Band "Shape of a Tear" Rounder Records

by Andy Warrener Hats off to Rounder Records for their release of The Lynn Morris Band’s “Shape of a Tear”. A finely crafted album full of Smoky Mountain, bluegrass music. They’re not your typical quartet, bass, banjo, mandolin, vocals. No, Lynn Morris is a musician who learned to sing and not a singer who learned […]

Crossroads – the Life and Music of Hasil Adkins

by Elizabeth Bissette Hunchin’ at the Crossroads Once upon a time, in a holler far, far away, a music revolution was born when the cries of Hasil “The Haze” Adkins, the last of ten Adkins children, first echoed across Appalachia. No one knows the exact date of the event. Though it was recorded in a […]