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Zack Walther Band – The Westerner | Album Review

Zack Walther Band – The Westerner www.zackwaltherband.com self release 10 songs time – 36:39 Although touted as an Americana-Roots band, the Texas based Zack Walther Band comes off sounding more like a Midwestern rock outfit. Zack handles vocals and guitar, Matthew Briggs on drums, guitar, vocals and bass with Mike Atkins on keyboards, vocals and …

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Andrew Alli – Hard Workin’ Man | Album Review

Andrew Alli – Hard Workin’ Man EllerSoul Records www.ellersoulrecords.com www.andrewallirva.com 36 minutes, 12 songs The Blues is heritage music. It is music that is passed down from the old guard to the youngbloods either in person or by recorded inspiration. Many youngblood musicians try to sound like the old masters with varying degrees of success. …

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Chantel McGregor – Bury’d Alive | Album Review

Chantel McGregor – Bury’d Alive www.chantelmcgregor.com Tis Rock Music Limited 11 songs – 68 minutes Chantel McGregor is an English guitarist/singer/songwriter, hailing from Yorkshire, and Bury’d Alive is a live album featuring songs from her first two albums together with one new track, “April”. The album was recorded at The Apex in Bury St Edmunds, …

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Alex Dixon’s Vintage Dixon – The Real McCoy | Album Review

Alex Dixon’s Vintage Dixon – The Real McCoy Dixon Landing Music 11 songs – 37 minutes www.vintagedixon.com No one in the world today is rooted in Chicago blues as firmly as producer/bassist/keyboard player Alex Dixon, and that comes through loud and clear on this CD. Serving as the recording debut of vocalist Lewis “Big Lew” …

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Dwane Dixon – Betting On A Gambling Man | Album Review

Dwane Dixon – Betting On A Gambling Man www.dwanedixon.com Self-release 9 songs – 37 minutes Betting On A Gambling Man is Dwane Dixon’s third self-produced album, following in the footsteps of 2013’s Black Satin Blues and 2016’s Working Man’s Blues. The Canadian singer/guitarist/songwriter mines a series of classic blues-rock veins across nine self-written tracks, all …

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