Well it was a great week of activity here on Blues411, starting with Monday’s Baker’s Dozen of Blues, followed by our review of Janiva Magness‘s superb release ‘original’, topped off with a whole lotta of #birthday cake and our well received interview with Jarekus Singleton. Then this past weekend of BBQ & Blues in Greenwood, SC […]Read more
A Baker’s Dozen of Blues: July 7, 2014
Well no three-peat for Jarekus Singleton – this week it’s Chicago Bluesman Johnny Drummer who holds the top spot with his release ‘Bad Attitude’ Congrats! In the #2 spot we have Walter Trout from his ‘The Blues Came A Calling’ release and a song he wrote this song while waiting for the transplant to happen. Here is the latest video update from […]Read more
Blues411 ‘The Jimi Awards’ for 2011.
So with this, our second annual tribute to the releases that we have received at Blues411, and other stuff as deemed appropriate, we salute those artists, friends and fans who have made our second year better than I ever expected. Thank you all. Last year we sat back and poured a Jameson’s, this year we […]Read more
Blues 411 Office Music: Post Holiday Edition
With the first official three-day weekend of Summer 2011 in the rear view mirror, I did what a lot of people do – hang with friends, old friends and some new ones, but tended to gravitate towards the reliable ones that have been around awhile. Oh yeh and did the same with the music in […]Read more