Delbert McClinton & Friends’ Sandy Beaches Cruises XXV Review – January 5 through 12, 2019
By BOB PUTIGNANO

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www.Delbert.com – 1-800-Delbert This year’s cruise brought back many familiar faces: Teresa James, Marcia Ball, The McCrary Sisters, Etta Britt, Marc Broussard, Lee Roy Parnell, Big Joe Maher with his Rock House Party Band featuring Anson Funderburgh, Mingo Fishtrap, Gary Nicholson, Big Al Anderson, Bruce Channel, Wayne Toups, The Mavericks, Red Young, The Band of Heathens, and of course Delbert …

Bob PutignanoDelbert McClinton & Friends’ Sandy Beaches Cruises XXV Review – January 5 through 12, 2019
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A Trio of Brand-new 2018 Holiday Christmas Albums
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Mindi Abair & the Boneshakers “All I Got for Christmas is the Blues” Pretty Good for a Girl: https://www.mindiabair.com/    Les McCann “A Time Les Christmas” The Abrahams Company:  https://www.lesmccannxmas.com      Eric Clapton “Happy Xmas” Surfdog Records: https://surfdog.com/  Twice Grammy nominated Mindi Abair is a saxophonist, vocalist, and author. She was also the featured saxophonist for the 2011 and …

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Dennis Coffey – “One Night at Morey’s: 1968” – The CD Review By BOB PUTIGNANO

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Dennis Coffey “One Night at Morey’s 1968” www.OmnivoreRecordings.com   “One Night at Morey’s: 1968” is the performance by guitarist Dennis Coffey, organist Lyman Woodard, and drummer Melvin Davis.  The trio performed at Morey’s, in Detroit, Michigan, every week. There are no vocals; the performance is strictly instrumental, which is more than fine by me.  The Bobby Womack/Wilson Pickett “I’m a …

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Roy Buchanan “Live at Town Hall 1974” 2 CD’s Review
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Roy Buchanan “Live at Town Hall 1974” 2 CD’s Review  www.RealGoneMusic.com Though mass appeal eluded him, and that it has been nearly thirty years since Roy Buchanan’s passing, the superlative guitar hero is rarely forgotten. The two sets captured from these performances at Town Hall in New York City from around Thanksgiving of 1974 were recorded by the Record Plant’s …

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2017 Trois-Rivières en Blues Festival: August 25th, 26th and 27th
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2017 Trois-Rivières en Blues Festival – www.3renBlues.com The 2017 Trois-Rivières en Blues Festival continues its ascent as one to the top Blues Festivals in North America. This year was the ninth edition of the alternatively known Three Rivers Blues Fest, easier to pronounce for non-French speaking folks like me. This marks the third-year that the three-year-old Cogeco Trois-Rivières Amphitheater facility was …

eHezi2017 Trois-Rivières en Blues Festival: August 25th, 26th and 27th
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Jesse Ed Davis’ “Red Dirt Boogie” – CD Review
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“Red Dirt Boogie: The Atco Recordings 1970-1972” www.RealGoneMusic.com Jesse Ed Davis played guitar on dissimilar albums: by Eric Clapton, Neil Diamond, John Lennon, Ben Sidran, B.B. & Albert King, Booker T, The Doobie Brothers, Michael Bloomfield, and many others. Born in Oklahoma, Davis earned a degree in literature from his home state university. In the early sixties Davis began his …

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Festival International du Blues de Tremblant “24th Edition”
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July 7 – 16, 2017 in Mont-Tremblant, Québec, Canada” www.TremblantBlues.com MONT-TREMBLANT, QUÉBEC, CANADA — July 29, 2017 — The 2017 Festival International du Blues de Tremblant is their twenty-fourth edition; it’s also my ninth consecutive year covering this top-shelf Blues festival. This year’s headliners featured international performers from throughout the world, as well as regional artists/performers from Québec and Ontario. …

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Grateful Dead “Road Trips Vol. 4 No. 5” Boston Music Hall 6-9-76 CD Review
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www.RealGoneMusic.com – 3CD’s Originally released at the end of 2011, this midyear 1976 performance documents the Dead’s return to steady touring; it was their third gig of 1976, the first pair were in Oregon. At that time they also decided to perform in concert theaters as opposed to larger arenas. After their supposed farewell (five-night) stand at San Fran’s Winterland …

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