Blues: Weekly New Blues Hour- May 14, 2017
The Weekly Discovery Dozen for the week of May 14th:
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Artist: Kenny Wayne Sheppard
Song: “Baby Got Gone”
Album: Released as a Single
Release Date: May 12,2017
Brand New Kenny Wayne Sheppard single release kicks us off this week. I am working on shortening the expiration date to six months. Half the tunes this week are from albums released in the last month. I dipped into 2016 for a couple of great favorite cuts -love the Harpdog and Jimmy Thackery songs. Almost done working the 2016 songs into the lists – Mick Fleetwood and his fellows next week. This selection rocks early and rocks late with a softer middle. The purists may howl at the Norah Jones cut – it sends chills up my spine with each play – but hopefully redeem myself a Lead Belly (released this week) and Todd Albright song which takes one back to the roots of The Blues. The list ends in a global fashion with Vargas Blues Band out of Spain. The Blues Community exists everywhere. The song title translates to “All Day I Wonder” and the album covers all the common blues themes: lost love, walking to rivers, and taking trains to Memphis or Chicago.
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Tone Deaf Terry