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Review: Chris ‘Bad News’ Barnes Live

Chris Bad News barnes Live, album review, Rock and Blues Muse

By Tom O’Connor

With the October 4th release of Chris ‘Bad News’ Barnes Live, the Vizztone Label Group has managed to capture a party on tape. Listen in and get down.

Credit is also due to Grammy Award-winning producer Tony Braunagel and engineer Johnny Lee Shell of Ultratone Studios. They were also playing on board the same “Legendary Rhythm & Blues Cruise” and were able to record and capture the good-time energy of Barnes’ shows. After listening, you’ll want to send them a thank [Read More]

By |October 9th, 2019|Album & Single Reviews|0 Comments

Ginger Baker, Cream’s Drummer, Dies at 80

Ginger Baker, drummer for Cream, Dies at 80, Rock and Blues Muse

LONDON (AP) — Ginger Baker, the volatile and propulsive British musician who was best known for his time with the power trio Cream, died Sunday at age 80, his family said.

Baker wielded his blues power and jazz technique to help break open popular music and become one of the world’s most admired and feared musicians.

With blazing eyes, orange-red hair and a temperament to match, the London native ranked with The Who’s Keith Moon and Led Zeppelin’s John Bonham as the embodiment [Read More]

By |October 6th, 2019|Music News|0 Comments

Review: ‘Strange Ways’ by Deep Blue Sea

Deep Blue Sea, Strange Ways, album review, Rock and Blues Muse

By Mike O’Cull

UK blues/rockers Deep Blue Sea have an amazing new album called Strange Ways that dropped September 24th, 2019 on Razor Edge Records that will make fans of real rock and roll get up and move. Based in London, Deep Blue Sea is a four-piece female-fronted outfit with a style that touches on everything great about roots music and is driven by old-school songwriting talent and playing skills. The band seamlessly connects vintage blues/rock, stomping rockabilly, reggae, and more in its [Read More]

By |October 8th, 2019|Album & Single Reviews|4 Comments

5 New Blues Rock Soul Songs You Must Hear Oct. 2019

5 New Blues Rock Soul Songs You Must Hear Oct. 2019, Martine Ehrenclou, Rock and Blues Muse

By Martine Ehrenclou

These are 5 of my favorite songs from artists and bands who have new albums out. From contemporary rock, blues-rock, and funk rock, to contemporary blues with a jazz flavor and guitar driven rock, I love these 5 tunes. They are by extremely talented musicians. No exaggeration there and when you hear them, I’m sure you’ll agree. Some have absolutely killer vocals, others have ripping guitar chops, and others have great grooves. They are [Read More]

By |October 3rd, 2019|Videos & Singles, Music News|9 Comments

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