24 July 2014

The Blues Room #443 :: Johnny Winter Dies At 70

The Blues Room, 23 July 2014
Episode # 443

The great blues-rock guitarist/singer, Johnny Winter has died at the age of 70 (February 23, 1944 - July 16, 2014). This episode is dedicated to him and his music. As well, Murray Wills, Hamilton Blues Society's new President, joins me on air to introduce himself and to inform us about whats coming up.

1. Johnny Winter & Derek Trucks - Dust My Broom
2. Johnny Winter - Bad Luck And Trouble
3. Gary Moore - Parisiene Walkways
4. Mike Bloomfield, Al Kooper feat. Johnny Winter - It's My Own Fault Baby
5. Muddy Waters Band with Johnny Winter - Walkin' Thru the Park
6. Sonny Terry, Johnny Winter, Willie Dixon - I Got My Eyes On You

17 July 2014

The Blues Room # 442 :: 2014 Blues Blast Music Awards Nominees

The Blues Room, 16 July 2014
Episode # 442

In early May, a group of Blues music industry professionals including music critics, journalists, festival promoters, music venue managers, producers, musicians and other Blues music industry professionals nominated the best in Blues music in twelve categories. 

Voting Is Open To The Public - Voting to determine the winners begins July 15, 2014 and continues until September 15, 2014 on http://www.BluesBlastMagazine.com. Voting is free and open to anyone who is a Blues Blast Magazine subscriber. You do not have to be a current subscriber to vote! You are automatically signed up as part of the voting process on their website if you are not currently a subscriber. Blues Blast Magazine subscriptions are FREE!

2014 Blues Blast Music Awards Ceremonies - The 2014 Blues Blast Music Awards ceremonies will be held at The Fluid Events Center in Champaign, Illinois on October 23rd, 2014. The awards ceremony will feature music by the artists nominated. Tickets for the event will go on sale in mid August at http://www.BluesBlastMagazine.com.

Heres a sample of some of the nominees, Enjoy!

1. Ed Rome - No One Listen
2. Buddy Guy - I Could Die Happy
3. Albert Castiglia - No Shame
4. James Harman - Crazy Mixed Up World
5. The Mannish Boys - Blues For Micheal Bloomfield
6. The Mannish Boys feat. Candye Kane - I Idolize You
7. The Mannish Boys feat. Sugaray Rayford -Everythings Alright
8. Adrianna Marie and Her Groovecutters - I Won't Sell My Love
9. Brandon Santini - What You Doing To Me
10. John Hiatt - Face Of God

10 July 2014

The Blues Room # 441 :: Another Hour Of Blues Power With Darcy Perry

The Blues Room, 9 July 2014
Episode # 441

Great to have Darcy Perry back in the studio with us for Another Hour Of Blues Power! Enjoy.

1. Taj Mahal - Stagger Lee
2. Bex Marshall - Hot Headed Man
3. Booker T & The MGs - Behave Yourself
4. Jeff Beck feat. Imogen Heap - Rollin' & Tumblin'
5. Brenda Boykin - Whistlin' Woman
6. The Rolling Stones - Back of My Hand
7. Walter Horton - I'm In Love With You Baby (Walter's Blues)
8. Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee - Amen
9. Wilko Johnson - Down By The Waterside
10. Stevie Ray Vaughan with Johnny Copeland - Tin Pan Alley
11. Henrik Freischlader - The Blues

3 July 2014

The Blues Room # 440 :: Give The People What They Deserve

The Blues Room, 2 July 2014
Episode # 440

Unfortunately Darcy Perry couldn't be in the studio tonight due to unforeseen circumstances, we wish Darcy and his family all the best and look forward to having him back on air next week/episode. Heres some new music, some Glastonbury spotlights, and 10 musical shots to keep you warm this winter, in NZ that is, its so cold! Enjoy!

1. Rod Piazza and the Mighty Flyers - Colored Salt
2. Dave Specter - New West Side Stroll
3. Grant Green - Cantaloupe Woman
4. The Mar-Keys - Sit Still
5. Kitty, Daisy & Lewis - What Quid?
6. Jack White - I'm Shakin'
7. Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings - Give The People What They Deserve
8. Jake Bugg - Simple As This
9. Bob Dylan - Tangled Up In Blue
10. BB King - Sweet Little Angel