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Slide Guitar Icon Sonny Landreth Releases Video “The Wilds of Wonder”

Sonny Landreth, new lyric video, The Wilds of Wonder, Rock and Blues Muse Photo: Robley Dupleix

The Louisiana slide guitar icon Sonny Landreth releases new lyric video of “The Wilds of Wonder” from his upcoming album, Blacktop Run on February 21st via Provogue/Mascot Label Group.

Blacktop Run follows his previous Grammy nominated album, Recorded in Lafayette in 2017 and his back to back Blues Music Awards for Best Guitarist and Best Blues Album for Bound for Blues in 2015.

“The Wilds of Wonder” is a cinematic tribute to the brave folks working on the front [Read More]

By |2020-01-24T13:28:56-08:00January 24th, 2020|Videos & Singles|0 Comments

Interview: Jimmie Vaughan

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By Kevin Porter

Legendary Texas blues guitarist, singer-songwriter Jimmie Vaughan is considered Blues royalty, known as one of the leading guitarists who was responsible for opening the national market for roadhouse blues and R&B. He first came into prominence as a founding member of The Fabulous Thunderbirds with vocalist Kim Wilson, which released seven albums until Vaughan departed in 1990. That same year, Vaughan collaborated with his brother, Stevie Ray Vaughan, on the album Family Style. Influenced by guitarists like Freddie King, B.B. King [Read More]

By |2020-01-22T16:13:41-08:00January 22nd, 2020|Interviews|1 Comment

Featured Lead Single “Ghosts” by The Side Deal

The Side Deal, new featured single, "Ghosts", Rock and Blues Muse

THE SIDE DEAL PREMIERE LEAD SINGLE “GHOSTS”

New band featuring Charlie Colin (Train), Stan Frazier (Sugar Ray), Joel & Scott Owen 

(PawnShop kings) to release the band’s debut track January 27 via Goldie Records

 The SIDE DEAL (tSD) is the collaboration of four artists from Newport Beach, California drawn together by a passion for great music.  After years of independent, successful careers and admiration for one another, Charlie Colin (Train), Stan Frazier (Sugar Ray), and Joel & Scott Owen [Read More]

By |2020-01-21T14:48:00-08:00January 21st, 2020|Music News, Videos & Singles|1 Comment

Video of the Week: Vintage Trouble ‘Blues Hand Me Down’

Vintage Trouble, Blues Hand Me Down, Video of the Week, Rock and Blues Muse, Martine Ehrenclou Photo: Jay Gilbert

By Martine Ehrenclou
If you haven’t heard of Vintage Trouble, it’s time you do. This is one outstanding band formed in 2010 by singer Ty Taylor and guitarist Nalle Colt who recruited Rick Barrio Dill on bass and Richard Danielson on drums. Rock n’ Roll’s best kept secret, Vintage Trouble is swaggering rock, soulful blues, R&B, and some pop. Having toured 3,000 shows across 30 countries with The Rolling Stones, The Who, AC/DC, Lenny Kravitz [Read More]

By |2020-01-23T18:52:09-08:00January 23rd, 2020|Video of the Week|0 Comments

Review: Bandolier Kings ‘Welcome To The Zoom Club (A Tribute To Budgie)’

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By Mike O’Cull

Bandolier Kings is an inspired and hard-rocking tribute project dedicated to the seminal Welsh power trio Budgie. The album is called Welcome To The Zoom Club (A Tribute To Budgie) and was released in the USA December 12th, 2019 on Grooveyard Records. The European release is set for January 24th, 2020. Bandolier Kings was launched by Swedish guitarist Janne Stark (Overdrive, Mountain of Power, Grand Design, Constancia, Merryweather) and Grooveyard manager Joe Romagnola. Original [Read More]

By |2020-01-21T14:45:25-08:00January 21st, 2020|Album & Single Reviews|1 Comment

James Taylor Announces New Album, Tour with Jackson Browne, Shares New Single

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Legendary singer-songwriter James Taylor announces the release of his new album, American Standard on February 28TH, 2020 via Fantasy Records. Listen to the album’s lead track, the Gene De Paul / Sammy Cahn classic, “Teach Me Tonight” below.

The new collection marks Taylor’s 19th studio album and his first release since 2015’s Before This World. On American Standard, Taylor infuses new sounds and fresh meaning into 14 timeless covers, reimagining some of the most beloved songs of the 20th century and making them completely his own.

“I’ve always had [Read More]

By |2020-01-23T12:49:58-08:00January 23rd, 2020|Music News, Videos & Singles|0 Comments

Grammy Nominee Yola Performs ‘I Don’t Wanna Lie’ On The Tonight Show

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Yola performed her recent single “I Don’t Wanna Lie” on last night’s The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.

Yola debuted her performance at NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert, made her late night TV debut on Jimmy Kimmel LIVE! and announced that she will be the first taping of Austin City Limits for its upcoming 46th season.

Queen of country-soul Yola received four nominations at the 62nd Grammy Awards including Best New Artist and three nominations in the Roots category including Best American Roots [Read More]

By |2020-01-23T10:16:32-08:00January 22nd, 2020|Music News, Videos & Singles|0 Comments