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Brigitte Purdy – Still I Rise | Album Review

Brigitte Purdy – Still I Rise Dirtshack Records www.brigittepurdy.net 10 tracks | 36 minutes Brigitte Purdy defies easy vocal categorization. It is the real blues she goes after and she succeeds mightily. On closer inspection her powerful instrument has a palate of colors to choose from, absolute tonal accuracy and precise control. Brigitte has an …

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James House And The Blues Cowboys – Self-titled | Album Review

James House And The Blues Cowboys – Self-titled CD Victor House Records 10 songs – 36 minutes www.jameshousemusic.com A relative newcomer to the world of blues, James House has a monster pedigree in the world of country and roots music. So it should come as no surprise to anyone that he’s produced a top-notch album …

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Coyote Slim – Can’t Stay Here Long | Album Review

Coyote Slim – Can’t Stay Here Long www.coyoteslim.com  Self Release 12 songs – 52 minutes Coyote Slim is a singer/guitarist/songwriter, based in Sonoma County, Ca, and Can’t Stay Here Long is his sixth album and his first since 2013. Backing himself on both acoustic and electric guitars, he describes his music as “California Delta Blues”, …

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Eugene “Hideaway” Bridges – Live In Tallahassee | Album Review

Eugene “Hideaway” Bridges – Live In Tallahassee Armadillo Music ARMD 00042 18 songs – 79 minutes www.eugenehideawaybridges.com Beloved musical gypsy and historian Eugene “Hideaway” Bridges dropped in to one of his favorite haunts on the planet to record this live set of soul drenched blues, which pays homage to his father as it breathes life …

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Bluesman Mike and the Blues Review Band – We Do the Blues | Album Review

Bluesman Mike and the Blues Review Band – We Do the Blues Self-Produced www.reverbnation.com/bluesmanmikethebluesreviewband CD: 13 Songs, 57:51 Minutes Styles: Jazz Covers, Blues Covers If blues releases contained nutritional information on the backsides of their covers, the lowdown on We Do the Blues, from Bluesman Mike and the Blues Review Band, would read as follows: …

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