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Galactic – Already Ready Already | Album Review

Galactic – Already Ready Already Tchoup-Zilla Records www.galacticfunk.com 8 songs/24 minutes Funk is a form of the Blues. There is no denying it. There are direct connections on both sides. The Blues side: Albert Collins, Junior Guitar Watson and Freddie King’s greased up Blues drip with the Funk. Even more convincingly, the Funk side: Funkadelic’s …

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Murali Coryell – Made in Texas | Album Review

Murali Coryell – Made in Texas Shake-It-Sugar Records www.muralicoryell.com CD: 12 Songs, 52:00 Minutes Styles: Ensemble Blues, Eclectic Blues, Contemporary Electric Blues Rock Contrary to the old saying, sometimes one can judge a book – or CD – by its cover. The jacket design of Murali Coryell’s Made in Texas is colorful and dramatic, with …

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Leroy Ellington’s Sacred Hearts – Sanctified | Album Review

Leroy Ellington’s Sacred Hearts – Sanctified Infiniti Group Records IGR190101 11 songs – 56 minutes www.leroysacredhearts.com Based out of Cincinnati, where he’s been a fan favorite for decades, Leroy Ellington is best known for his work as a sax playing front man for several of the hottest R&B bands working on both sides of the …

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Dee Miller Band – Leopard Print Dress | Album Review

Dee Miller Band – Leopard Print Dress Self-released www.deemillerband.com 10 songs/ 54 minutes Regional Blues bands are truly keeping our beloved music alive and well. Unique, highly skilled professional Blues men and women play all over the world in relatively small catchment areas maintaining enthusiastic audiences. These audiences then support national and international touring acts …

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Tomislav Goluban – Chicago Rambler | Album Review

Tomislav Goluban – Chicago Rambler www.goluban.com Spona 12 songs time-47:00 Chicago blues by way of Croatia as long time blues harmonica player-singer-songwriter from afar Tomislav Goluban chose to come to the source for this his tenth album. Assisting him in this quest is an A-team of Chicago stalwarts. Journeyman drummer Kenny “Beedy Eyes” Smith, bassist …

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