Sunday, April 23, 2017

Don Cavalli 2007 Cryland (LL)







Genre: Blues
Rate: 237 kbps VBR / 44100 from lossless source!
Time: 00:38:23
Size: 69,01 MB

France

Cryland is blues. It uses a lean, flexible band, and highlights a slightly phased guitar. The tracks all stand as close to pure 12-bar as you can achieve without actually aiming at blues purism. This extremely pallet massaging work could be from 1970 for its clear production and adherence to old delta forms.

But what really got me about Cavalli is his voice. He has a light alto and sings every track with a laid back-but never detached-vibrato. Now unless you are Robert Plant or Burton Cummings or Rob Thomas, a class A set of pipes is rare. But Carvalli understands the art of great singing, staying a fraction of an inch back from the music, letting the music carry him. You can almost see him moaning with a guitar on a depression era Alabama street corner.

Get it. (Bill Your 'Free Form FM Print DJ)

Tracklist:

01 - Gloom Uprising 03:39

02 - I'm Going To A River 02:19

03 - Aggression 03:08

04 - Here Sat I (Off Jumps The Don) 03:27

05 - Vitamin A 01:44

06 - Vengeance 03:03

07 - Wandering Wanderer 03:33

08 - Cryland 02:10

09 - New Hollywood Babylon 03:43

10 - Wonder Chairman 02:12

11 - Cherie De Mon Coeur 02:35

12 - Casual Worker 04:19

13 - Summertime 02:31





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Saturday, April 22, 2017

The Bob Halperin Trio 2004 Darn Good Music







Genre: Blues
Rate: 320 kbps CBR / 44100
Time: 00:39:14
Size: 89,73 MB

United States

On a rainy night in March 1999, The Bob Halperin Trio entered a small New Hampshire studio to record a two track demo. The session went so well they decided to record an entire live set. This is that explosive live set. Circulated amongst friends and family since 1999 and now released for the first time commercially, it is a collection of blues standards presented by three ferocious players, the rhythm section of Chris Wood on bass and J. T. McKenna on drums fronted by the guitar mastery of Bob Halperin.

Tracklist:

01 - Talk To Me Baby 03:02

02 - The Sky Is Crying 04:14

03 - Little Bit Of Your Love 03:33

04 - Got Love If You Want It 04:18

05 - Spoonful 05:31

06 - High Heel Sneakers 03:45

07 - If You Love Me Like You Say 03:33

08 - Shake Your Money Maker 03:51

09 - Love In Vain [Live] 05:16

10 - Sleepwalk 02:11





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Doug Cox 1999 Life Is So Peculiar



Genre: Blues
Rate: 224 kbps CBR / 44100
Time: 00:53:10
Size: 85,22 MB

Canada

Review by Mark Allan

The third album by the Canadian dobro wizard primarily offers agreeable, laid-back blues epitomized by the hammy title track, a vocal duet with Amos Garrett. Hearing the reggae tune "Johnny Too Bad" played on dobro is a pleasant surprise. Besides a tasteful selection of covers by Leadbelly, Blind Blake, Memphis Slim, and even Mel Tormé, Doug Cox plays four of his own tunes. The goofy "My First Bike" is a striking contrast to "The Blues Came to Canada," a lengthy litany of injustice in a country not known as a blues hotbed.

Tracklist:

01 - Mother Earth 03:20

02 - Life Is So Peculiar 03:21

03 - Johnny Too Bad - Blackberry Blossom 04:12

04 - My First Bike 02:59

05 - Born To Be Blue 05:32

06 - Brother Bill (Last Clean Shirt) 03:53

07 - The Sun Sometimes Shines 04:31

08 - Black Girl 04:54

09 - Rope Stretchin' Blues 03:30

10 - Wake Up Lisa - Mary Grieg 05:51

11 - Further Along - Water Is Wide 03:32

12 - The Blues Came To Canada 07:35





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Friday, April 21, 2017

Smak 1977 Black Lady





Genre: Progressive Rock
Rate: 148 kbps VBR / 44100
Time: 00:34:51
Size: 36,47 MB

Serbia

Black Lady is a studio album by the Serbian rock band Smak, released in 1978. It is the English-language version of their second album, Crna dama. The album was recorded and mixed in London. (en.wikipedia.org)

Tracklist:

01 - Black Lady 03:31

02 - Matter Of Love 05:09

03 - Domestic Lesson 07:32

04 - Hello 04:01

05 - Suffer 06:39

06 - Tambourine 03:34

07 - Here Alone (Sad Once More) 04:25





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Liquid Groove Mojo 2005 Cradle To The Grave (LL)





Genre: Blues-Rock
Rate: 274 kbps VBR / 44100 from lossless source!
Time: 00:48:18
Size: 93,88 MB

United States

Album Notes

LGM's latest album, "Cradle to the Grave" has been released worldwide. The title track single from the album is now receiving airplay on the Walmart Worldwide Radio Network, Indie Artist Radio and and is available at all digital download sites. It has been released to XM and Sirius Satellite Radio Networks. German, French and Polish music stores are carrying the new album, and it is also been released to over 100 radio markets nationally, along with all the major music publications.

The album was mixed by recording engineer, Jeff Brocaw, whose credits include 34 gold and platinum albums (Robert Cray, BB King). Jeff has also been nominated three times for Grammy awards. Mastering was performed by Greg Calbi at Sterling Sound in NYC. This year alone, Sterling Sound was nominated for a total of sixty-three Grammy Awards. As Greg Calbi put it, this album has "captured the Gov't Mule/Allman Brothers sound".

Liquid Groove Mojo is: Joe Pitts, Darrell Davis, Al Hagood and Brian Blankenship. These four musicians have a unique ability to come together and play as tight as a three piece power trio and turn right around and jam with improvisational guitar solos reminiscent of the legendary guitarists that have inspired them. Pitts and Davis has a strong musical background with having played over 600 shows together. Pitts has studied music at Berklee College of Music and Davis has studied music at the University of Arkansas. The rhythm section is nothing short of phenomenal. Hagood and Blankenship are a well oiled machine with a huge low end and a powerful drum groove that is considered to be one of the best rhythm sections around. Monsterous guitar tones, soaring slide guitar work, and soulful vocals round out this quartet's musical abilities. Prolific songwriting makes this bands' sound timeless as well as contemporary.

"Cradle to the Grave", was written mostly by Pitts and Davis, either individually, or as a writing team. Also, included on the album, is a song by Warren Haynes (Gov't Mule/Allman Brothers), and a song by the legendary Kinsey Report. It was recorded at Lonesome Oak Studio, in Arkansas, over a 6 month period.



Tracklist:

01 - Long Walk 04:36

02 - High Price 03:59

03 - Hello Goodbye 06:17

04 - Cradle To The Grave 03:41

05 - Storm Warning 07:07

06 - Time Is Running Out 03:43

07 - Sunshine 04:17

08 - Back To Memphis 05:04

09 - If Heartaches Were Nickels 05:47

10 - Aces High - Deuces Low 04:03





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Dead Guy Blues 2005 Dead Guy Blues (LL)





Genre: Blues
Rate: 263 kbps VBR / 44100 from lossless source!
Time: 00:58:52
Size: 109,08 MB

United States

Dead Guy Blues is Garage Blues. Hard rockin' guitar driven modern indie blues with great songwriting and great hooks. (cdbaby)

Tracklist:

01 - I Told You Once 04:17

02 - Hooked On The Blues 04:04

03 - Beer And Whiskey Coffee And Cigarettes 03:23

04 - I Miss My Ball And Chain 05:00

05 - Workin' 03:32

06 - Guess Who's Loving Her Now 06:18

07 - I Made Up My Mind 05:26

08 - Bad Voodoo 05:39

09 - I Feel Like An Outlaw Again 04:33

10 - I'll Be There For You 04:22

11 - Don't Try And Save Me 04:13

12 - Drunk As A Skunk 04:10

13 - Time To Change 03:55





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Thursday, April 20, 2017

Monaco Blues Band 1984 Monaco Blues Band





Genre: Blues
Rate: 320 kbps CBR / 44100
Time: 00:37:38
Size: 86,02 MB

Sweden

Biography

The MONACO BLUES BAND started in 1982 in the city of Västerås, Sweden. The name came from the nightclub where the band was formed after request from the owner who needed a little more action on Sundays. This was in the time of jazzrock with John McLaughlin, Al DiMeola and other super exilibristic performers that the audiences by that time got tired of.

MBB began with strictly John Mayall and Paul Butterfield covers, with their versions of bluesmaterial and it was an absolute success. People got crazy, dancing on the tables, flipped out totally when they heard MBB's boogie-jump-shuffle versions of those old songs. It didn't last long till the first tours started, first in Scandinavia and then Holland, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Poland and USA. (Germany was like a second home for the band with 54 tours from 1984 till now) with many TV and radio performances.

Tracklist:

01 - It's Over 02:28

02 - Looking Back 02:02

03 - I'm A King Bee 02:50

04 - Drivin' Sideways 02:32

05 - Ramblin' On My Mind 05:52

06 - Born Under A Bad Sign 03:05

07 - Stoneshit 03:48

08 - Rollin' Man 03:24

09 - Fine Fine Fine 02:46

10 - All Your Love 03:05

11 - Oh What A Thrill 03:13

12 - The Nazz Are Blue 02:33





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JW-Jones 2012 Seventh Hour



Genre: Blues
Rate: 320 kbps CBR / 44100
Time: 00:36:50
Size: 84,26 MB

Canada

JW plays in the tradition of blues greats like Albert Collins, Lonnie Mack, Ronnie Earl, and Jimmie Vaughan. He can rock, too, although rock/blues is not his thing. JW wrote most of the tunes on this new album. Roy Orbison and Little Milton are listed as the authors of the two remainders. There's a new twist to JW's music on Seventh Hour. Without ever sounding old-fashioned or even outdated, JW is mixing his blues roots with rock guitar sounds from the 1960s.

artists:

JW-JONES - gtrs/voc
JESSE WHITELEY - org/pno
MARC DECHO - upright & electric bass
JEFF ASSELIN - drums

Tracklist:

01 - Ain't Gonna Beg 03:46

02 - Let It Go 03:19

03 - In A Song 04:05

04 - You Got Caught 03:41

05 - All Over Again 04:09

06 - Heartbreaker 03:04

07 - Do For You 04:15

08 - I'm Tryin 04:00

09 - What Is Real 03:56

10 - So Long I'm Gone 02:35





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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Memphis Jug Band 2001 The Best Of The Memphis Jug Band





Genre: Blues
Rate: 320 kbps CBR / 44100
Time: 01:09:29
Size: 158,99 MB

United States

Wow. This is quite possibly the most fun, most raucous collection of field recordings I've heard in my life. Sure, I love the (usually) more somber works of folks like Leadbelly and Mississippi John Hurt, but the Memphis Jug Band rock out! The jug is used to great effect... its limitations as a pseudo-instrument are constantly transcended on this set. It sounds awesome, as does the frequent use of kazoo.

The Memphis Jug Band is totally punk rock! Check out "Cocaine Habit Blues"... any ignorant pop dork who thinks that the Velvet Underground invented "dark" drug songs needs to listen to this song (not to mention a million others from this era) and get schooled. I've never done drugs in my life, but that doesn't make this song any less awesome. It's the most rock and roll thing I've heard in a long time. (a customer)

Tracklist:

01 - Tired Of You Driving Me 02:44

02 - A Black Woman Is Like A Black Snake 02:52

03 - Aunt Caroline Dyer Blues 03:09

04 - Papa's Got Your Water On 02:33

05 - On The Road Again 02:52

06 - K. C. Moan 02:36

07 - Cocaine Habit Blues 02:53

08 - Coal Oil Blues 03:31

09 - You May Leave, But This Will Bring You Back 03:06

10 - Memphis Yo Yo Blues 02:54

11 - Memphis Shakedown 03:06

12 - She Stays Out All Night Long 03:06

13 - Meningitis Blues 03:18

14 - Stealin' Stealin' 03:00

15 - He's In The Jailhouse Now 03:15

16 - Taking Your Place 03:16

17 - Ambulance Man 02:44

18 - Beale Street Mess Around 03:08

19 - Going Back To Memphis 02:27

20 - State Of Tennessee Blues 03:37

21 - Insane Crazy Blues 03:11

22 - Memphis Jug 03:10

23 - Got A Letter From My Darlin' 03:01





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Swamp Cabbage 2004 Honk (LL)





Genre: Blues-Rock
Rate: 264 kbps VBR / 44100 from lossless source!
Time: 00:39:43
Size: 77,77 MB

United States

Album Notes

The Seminoles, Timuquans and other Native Floridians harvested, boiled and ate the hearts of the Sabal palm tree. Steamed and served as a stew it’s a rustic delicacy similar to artichoke hearts and traditional cabbage. That essence of the “real” Florida is the basis for Swamp Cabbage’s inspirational archetype: a mish mash of genres boiled into a stew of mixed blues, jazz, soul, southern rock, Appalachian and even classical vibes.

Swamp Cabbage was formed in 2001 by veteran guitarist Walter Parks, who built an international career as the lead guitarist for Woodstock legend Richie Havens. Parks, who recently marked his debut as a solo artist with the release of his self-titled album earlier this year, formed the group along with bassist Jim DeVito and drummer Jagoda as a way to explore his southern musical influences.

Swamp Cabbage – using a guitar, bass and drum format -- sounds like a southern rock band but “thinks” like a jazz, blues or classical trio. Harmonically, their sound is more complex than the blues. Rhythmically it’s akin to New Orleans jazz. Lyrically, they offer a comedic travelogue through Park's North Florida upbringing, all complimented by his electric guitar style -- a mélange of Scott Joplin's ragtime and Jerry Reed's bayou pickin. DeVito's bass, barks like a tuba through a fuzz box, and is backed by Jagoda's New Orleans funeral parade style drummin'.

Tracklist:

01 - Tallahassee 04:34

02 - If A Thing Feels Right 03:30

03 - The Lid 04:29

04 - The Dipstick Rag 02:47

05 - More Booty With Buddah 05:29

06 - Silver Meteor 02:32

07 - The Hodown Town (Katy) 02:55

08 - Southern Hospitality 04:36

09 - Jersey City 01:26

10 - Kilowatt 07:25





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