Bonnie Raitt is back with her latest album, Just Like That…, her first album in over six years. The Rock And Roll Hall of Famer continues to draw on all the influences that have shaped her legendary career while simultaneously creating something that articulates the circumstances and challenges of these unprecedented times. Just Like That… was recorded in Sausalito, California, with an all-star band that included two longtime members of Raitt’s band, bassist James “Hutch” Hutchinson and drummer Ricky Fataar, as well as two new musicians, Canadian Glenn Patscha on keyboards and backing vocals and Nashville guitarist Kenny Greenberg. Her longtime [...]
Dana Fuchs is back with her latest effort called Borrowed Time, and it finds her revisiting her Southern Rock roots with a collection of her fantastic songs and lyrics. Borrowed Time is the rawest, most rocking musical offering of Fuchs career, released on Ruf Records and produced by Bobby Harlow (Detroit Cobras, Samantha Fish). The band is Dana Fuchs, lead vocals, tambourine; Jon Diamond, electric & acoustic guitar, backing vocals, harmonica; Kenny Tudrick, electric & acoustic guitar; Jordan Champion, keyboards; Jack Daley, bass; and Todd Glass, drums. The band recorded Borrowed Time over the course of eight inspired days. “We tracked [...]
Jose Ramirez is one of Latin America’s most popular blues guitarists and vocalists. He has played with some of the biggest names in the blues industry, including Buddy Guy, Anson Funderburgh, Janiva Magness, Mark Hummel, and Bryan Lee. Ramirez recently signed with the world-famous blues label Delmark Records, based in the blues-rich city of Chicago. This makes him the first-ever Latin-American to sign with the renowned record company. In addition, Ramirez has teamed up with guest guitarist Jimmy Johnson for an impressive romp through blues land for his second studio album. The album is called Major League Blues.
Jimmy Johnson and [...]
Clint Morgan is an Olympia, Washington-based singer-pianist who delivers a blues sound with shades of country, gospel, R&B, and rock and roll. Morgan is now bringing that mixture to his third album called Troublemaker. Morgan brings in multiple special guests to round out the album—Kinky Friedman, the McCrary Sisters, Bob Margolin, Bob Corritore, Watermelon Slim, and Jonn Del Toro Richardson. Also, Morgan and co-producer and keyboardist Kevin McKendree built the core band out of Nashville’s finest, including guitarist Doug Lancio, bassist David Santos, drummer Kenneth Blevins, violinist Jimmy Stewart, multi-instrumentalist Jim Hoke, and [...]