29 September 2011

The Blues Room # 297

The Blues Room presents ...
Everybodys Gonna Love Somebody Tonight
Episode 297, 28 September 2011

Blues blues blues ... and more new blues from Candye Kane!

1. The Instigators - My Baby's Sweeter
2. Blues Times - Pontiac Blues
3. Buddy Guy - Living Proof
4. The Butler Twins - Whats a Poor Man's Supposed To Do
5. Oli Brown - Love's Gone Cold
6. Blues Company - Things Won't Be The Same
7. Sean Costello - Obviously 5 Believers
8. Candye Kane - Everybody's Gonna Love Somebody Tonight
9. Candye Kane - You Take It Back From Here
10. Candye Kane - Side Dish

Blues Diva of the 20th century who can liven up any party without shedding a stitch
- People Magazine

A true celebrity diva
- New Yorker Magazine

This tough cookie wails with a rousing confidence and affirmation of identity and the courage of her convictions
- Downbeat Magazine
A serious and seriously powerful singer who lays it all on the line
- The Philadelphia Inquirer

A voice that is a natural wonder - like the Grand Canyon.
- The Washington Post

Candye Kane has that big, brassy voice that has authority and sass; the kind of thing men like because its seductive and women like because its powerful
- BB King to the San Diego Reader

If you haven't taken Candye Kane seriously before, now is the time to listen. This is a great album and the best of her career.
-Richard Ludmerer/ Blueswax

Laura Chavez is not just a rising star. She's already arrived.
- Vintage Guitar Player Magazine

An Older and Wiser blues diva
- All Music Guide

A smart sassy blues diva mama with a powerhouse voice and a generous frame
- Style Weekly

Bawdy, brassy and gloriously omnisexual, the plus sized singer belts out the blues like nobodys business
- Dallas Voice

The Most powerful and entertaining female blues singer of her generation
- Bluesbytes.com

A natural born, supremely gifted vocalist who can sing her humanity while touching ours
- Illinois Blues.com

23 September 2011

The Blues Room # 296 New Rock-Blues from Sean Chambers

The Blues Room presents ...
Episode 296, 21 Seotember 2011
"Chambers' brand of blues is a no-frills blend of Chicago, Texas, and Delta styles, played with an understated sense of ferocity. Sean came to wail, and he does so with a transparent sense of devotion and scholarship to the music he plays so well."
LIVING BLUES MAGAZINE - Mark Uricheck (Dec 28, 2009)
When I recieved the new album by Sean Chambers from Jo-Ann Freda I knew I was in for a real rockin treat. Sean has an attack on the guitar like the other blues-rock Gods, if not better. Check out some of his new matreial on this episode and then go get his new album, Live From The Long Island Blues Warehouse. For more details see http://www.seanchambers.com/

The Sean Chambers Band has played with the following artists:
          BB King-Buddy Guy-Johnny Winter-Greg Allman-Robin Trower-Double Trouble-Otis Rush-Hubert Sumlin-James Cotton-Govt Mule-Ike Turner-Koko Taylor-Kim Simmons-Tab Benoit-Jimmy Thackery-Jeff Healey-Derek Trucks-Pinetop Perkins-Magic Slim-Bo Diddley and more...       

1. Charlie Musselwhite - Where HWY 61 Runs
2. Mix & Dorp - Dirty Dog
3. Los Fabulocos feat. Kid Ramos - My Brothers Keeper
4. The Rolling Stones feat. Buddy Guy - Champagne and Reefer
5. Hound Dag Taylor - Sitting At Home Alone
6. Michael Powers - Spanish Castle Magic
7. Sean Chambers Band - Dixie 45
8. Sean Chambers Band - Love Can Find A Way
9. Sean Chambers Band - Full Moon On Main Street
10. Sean Chambers Band - Hip Shake Boogie

15 September 2011

The Blues Room # 295 DARCY PERRY & BLUE SEPTEMBER 2011

The Blues Room presents ...
Darcy Perry and Blue September 2001
Episode 295, 14 September 2011

Darcy Perry is a legend! He not only sings, plays and lives the music he loves - 'Soul drenched Blues' - but he gets in behind each community in which he lives. He has a heart for the people, thats what I like about Darcy. This year, after the very successful Blue September Prostate Cancer research campaign of 2010, Darcy is bringing the Blues to the Tamahere Markets, just out of Hamilton. This event will kick off early so make your way there for breakfast and enjoy some great Blues from the Darcy Perry Blues Band with special guests. Get BLUE this September.

1.Li'l Ronnie And The Grand Dukes - Rockin'
2.Junior Wells and his Chicago Blues Band with Buddy Guy - You Don't Love Me
3.Jimmy Witherspoon - T.W.A
4.Rusty Zinn - Treat You Like A Queen

Darcy Perry Interview about Blue September

5.Bob Corritore and Friends - Big Fat Mama
6.Harpdog Brown & The Bloodhounds - Soul Survivor
7.Brandon Santini - Leaving New York
8.J.J. Milteau - Tennessee Fried Chicken
10.Charlie Musselwhite - This Old Nightlife

9 September 2011

The Blues Room # 294

The Blues Room presents ...
Bluesin' with Pete (HBS)
Episode 294, 7 September 2011

Guest on air with me was Pete was the Hamilton Blues Society with all the good news about whats coming up, and believe me, its looking really good for bluesy happening in Hamilton over the next few months! Check out the gig guide on their website and be sure that you're subscribed to the monthly newsletter to stay in the Hamilton 'blues' loop.

1. Eddie Taylor Jr, Harmonica Hinds, Tre - I'm Your Lovin' Man
2. Harmonica Hinds - Anything If I Could
3. Samantha Gray - Feel The Rhythm
4. The Nudge - Come Home [NZ]
5. Midge Marsden - Shufflin' Sugar [NZ]
6. John Mayall's Blues Breakers - Double Crossin' Time
7. John Lee Hooker - Dimples
8. Lena Horne with Ray Ellis & Orchestra - In Love In Vain
9. Eddie Turner - Booty Bumpin'
10. Michael Powers - Shake Your Money Maker

3 September 2011

The Blues Room # 293 Music Maker Blues Revue (part two)

The Blues Room presents ...
Music Maker Blues Revue - Part Two
Episode 293, 31 Agust 2011

Great feedback came after I played part one of The Music Maker Blues Revue's live recording in Europe (2010). So heres the equally great part two. Hope you enjoy it. For part one, click here.

1. The Reverendos - Got My Mojo Workin'
2. Eric Lindell - It's A Drag
3. Freda Payne, Ray Brown Jr, Terry Gibbs - Lullaby of Birdland
4. The Music Maker Revue - Alabama Silm - Old Folks Boogie
5. The Music Maker Revue - Alabama Silm - Blue and Lonesome
6. The Music Maker Revue - Alabama Silm - Trouble No More
7. The Music Maker Revue - Albert White - Stranded
8. The Music Maker Revue - Pat Cohen - You Can Have My Husband but Please Don't Mess With My Man
9. The Music Maker Revue - Pat Cohen - At Last
10. The Music Maker Revue - Pat Cohen - Wang, Dang, Doodle
11. The Music Maker Revue - Everybody and Howling Bill - The Blues Is Alright
12. Mike Garner - My Baby Knows What I Like [NZ]