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Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013

Black Toppin’ (Blind Pig Records)

 Following up on their critically acclaimed, Holler and Stomp, which was nominated for several Blues Music Awards, The Cash Box Kings recently released Black Toppin’, another album that captures a classic yet contemporary blues
01.05.2013 | | Posted at 12:53 PM

Alan Greenberg’s Unmade Screenplay

By David Luhrssen
  The failure of any filmmaker to produce Alan Greenberg’s screenplay, Love in Vain, seems almost as mysterious as the life of its subject, Robert Johnson. Mick Jagger took a hand in this exploration of the great bluesman as far back as the late-‘70s and Greenberg acknowledges the interest of many other familiar names, among them Bob Dylan, David Lynch, Werner Herzog and Princ...
Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012

Live at Montreux 1975-1993 (Eagle Rock)

Her blistering voice was in good form for her performances at the annual Montreux Jazz Festival, sampled on a newly released live album. By the '70s, blues great Etta James was fronting a blues-rock band with a touch of soul organ and brass...