Festival International du Blues de Tremblant “25th Edition”
By BOB PUTIGNANO

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www.TremblantBlues.com MONT-TREMBLANT, QUÉBEC, CANADA:  The 2018 Festival International du Blues de Tremblant was their twenty-fifth edition; it’s also my tenth consecutive year covering this top-shelf Blues festival. This year’s headliners included International performers from around the globe, as well as regional artists/performers from Québec and Ontario. This year’s edition featured Elvin Bishop’s Big Fun Trio, acoustic blues artist Eric Bibb, …

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Delbert McClinton & Friends – Sandy Beaches Cruise XXIV Review – 1/6 thru 1/13/2018
By BOB PUTIGNANO

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www.Delbert.com – 1-800-Delbert This year’s cruise brought back many familiar faces: Marcia Ball, Jimmy Hall, Big Joe Maher, The McCrary Sisters, Mingo Fishtrap, Spooner Oldham, Gary Nicholson also known as his alter ego Whitey Johnson, Big Al Anderson, Seth Walker, The Band of Heathens who (year after year) I have repeatedly enjoyed, and of course Delbert McClinton who continues to …

eHeziDelbert McClinton & Friends – Sandy Beaches Cruise XXIV Review – 1/6 thru 1/13/2018
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Jimmy Webb “Angel Heart” CD Review
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Jimmy Webb “Angel Heart” 35th Anniversary Expanded Edition www.RealGoneMusic.com Jimmy Webb was, and probably still is, an occasional live performer, and recording artist, but his solo career never approached his successes as a composer. Between 1966 and 1969 Webb authored platinum selling classics; “By the Time I Get to Phoenix,” “Wichita Lineman,” “Up, Up and Away,” “MacArthur Park,” and “Didn’t …

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Grateful Dead “Dave’s Picks Vol. 24” 8/25/72 Berkeley, CA: (3 CD’s) Review
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 www.Rhino.com – www.Dead.net I’ve always thought a strong case could be made that the peak performance year for Grateful Dead was 1972.  I especially preferred the single drum ensemble, the natural sounding guitars, bass and piano as opposed to bombastic (dual) drumming, and the overuse of unnatural sounding electronics by Garcia and especially Brent Mydland’s keyboards. So with open arms …

eHeziGrateful Dead “Dave’s Picks Vol. 24” 8/25/72 Berkeley, CA: (3 CD’s) Review
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“Now More Than Ever: The History of Chicago”
A Film Review By BOB PUTIGNANO

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MVD Entertainment – www.MVDshop.com “Now More Than Ever: The History of Chicago” reawakens fond memories. It’s also detail oriented and informative and sequenced chronologically. As expected I enjoyed the earlier portions of this documentary, though the entire two-hours is (mostly) filled with numerous factoids, some of which I had forgotten, and others were previously unknown by me. Director Peter Pardini’s …

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A Film Review By BOB PUTIGNANO

Duane Eddy “Guitar Star” The Complete RCA Singles A’s and B’s
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www.RealGoneMusic.com Numerous best-of/and greatest hits collections have been issued for 1986’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame guitarist Duane Eddy. But Real Gone Music’s 2017 “Guitar Star” is the only collection of all of Eddy’s singles (both A & B sides) that were released by the RCA Victor label during the early to mid-sixties. Remastered (in mono) from RCA’s vaults …

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