Well, well, well – the “farewell left knee tour” was better than expected.
An amazing time had in Memphis for the Blues Music Awards and associated events.The Blues Hall of Fame opening – a great place, must visit for any music fan.
The Rum Boogie events, Big Llou’s Hall of Fame Jam, Hard rocks Gen Blues event (which they allowed me to host) and more than I can say here. Here’s a link to pics from the actual award ceremony, I know you will enjoy them.
If you are a fan of the blues you need to get to the Blues Music Awards at least one time in your life, it is an experience like no other. The friends, musicians, fans all rolled together into our patchwork framily, it’slike a family reunion but without too many crazy uncles – HAH.
This week we have at the top one of those musicians who gave generously of his time and heart at the top slot – Brandon Santini – thank you for all you do brother. Debuting this week are a band outta Atlanta Delta Moon, and one cat outta New Orleans Peter Novelli. Both have super releases just out so get your ears around them and see what they got to offer.
Our Amuse Bouche this week features bands that were in Memphis but not part of the BMA awards. So this shows ya what else is going on there and how large this event is. Hope ya enjoy, and know we just scratched the surface.
A shout out to all of you who have wished me well with the knee replacement this week. I am confident that with all the good vibes, prayers and chiding that the road to recovery will be just a bit easier as y’all have taken some of the load off me. Love each and every one of you’se.
A Baker’s Dozen of Blues, on MojoWax Radio presented by Blues MusicMagazine at LIVE365.com.
Baker’s Dozen: Current Chart & Playlist on Radio Show
|CW||LW||CD TITLE||Artist/ Web Site||Track#/Title|
|1||2||Live & Extended||Brandon Santini||8. No Matter What I Do|
|2||3||Tough Love||Tinsley Ellis||3. Give It Away|
|3||4||Too Many Men||Eight O’Five Jive||2. Have Mercy Baby*|
|4||5||Hard Road To Hoe||Ghost Town Blues Band||6. Hate To See Her Go|
|5||9||Love Spin||Debbie Davies||7. I’m Not Cheatin’ Yet*|
|6||8||Let It Rain||Deb Ryder||3. You Won’t Be True*|
|7||9||Electric Field Holler||Anthony Gomes||2. Back Door Scratchin’|
|8||10||Exactly Like This||Doug MacLeod||9. Raylene|
|9||11||In The Mix||Bernard Allison||1. Five Long Years*|
|10||12||Heavy Breathing||Mark Telesca||2.Paint It Blue*|
|11||13||Shaman Lover||Mary Hott||1. Possibilities*|
|12||~||Low Down||Delta Moon||8. Spark In The Dark*|
|13||~||St. Amant Sessions||Peter Novelli||10. I-10 Boogie*|
Chef’s Suggestions: The Stuff Ya Gotta Watch
|Where Evil Grows||23th Street Wailers||1.Just Wait|
|Down By The Bayou||JeConte||1. Down By The Bayou|
|Cakewalk||Voodoo Walters||3. Girl On A Scooter|
|If You Think It’s Hot Here||Mike Henderson Band||1. Wanta Know Why|
|You Can’t Keep A Good Woman Down||Low Society||9. No Money Down|
|Destination Clarksdale||Ben Rice & Lucy Hammond||4. Turn My Back On You|
|Whisky, Wine & Water||Stacy Jones||1. Can’t Do Nothin’ Right|
|True & Blues||Hans Theessink & Terry Evans||2. Mother Earth|
|Lightning Fried||Reno Jack||1. Lightning Fried|
Amuse Bouche: Bands We Saw at the BMA’s
|Love Bender||Sunday Wilde|
|Heart Trouble||Tas Cru|
|Someone To Love||Eden Brent|
|No Time To Cry||Barbara Blue|
|Delta Queen||Dave Keyes|
|Monkey See, Monkey Do||Eddie Turner|
|Baby Right Now||Andy T & Nick Nixon|
|Let Me Breathe||Janiva Magness|
|Keep Pushin’||Jarekus Singleton|
|My Man||Lisa Mann|
|I Got A Notion To Leave||Diunna Greenleaf|
|Lightin’ Fried||Reno Jack|
|He Lied To Me||Bridget Kelly Band|
|Bad Times||EG Kight & Greg Nagy|
|Married To The Blues||Long Tall Deb & Big Llou|
Love, Peace & Chicken Grease
Where Blues Thrives
Photos: Leslie K. Joseph, Blues411