EDMONTON, AB – Stony Plain Records announces a September 9 release date for Blues Full Circle, the new album from two-time Grammy nominee and multi Blues Music Award winning guitarist Duke Robillard, whose last CD, The Acoustic Blues & Roots of Duke Robillard, won Acoustic Album of the Year honors at the 37th Blues Music Awards in Memphis.
Produced by Robillard and recorded at Lakewest Recording and Duke’s Mood Room, Blues Full Circle showcases his killer guitar tones in a
It doesn’t matter that George Thorogood and the Destroyers have never cracked the Top 10. Their rock-blues-boogie is instantly recognizable, whether the first sound you hear is the purposely distorted buzz of Thorogood’s big Gibson guitar or the nasty, raspy growl of his voice. Even without hit status, a handful of the band’s songs – “Bad to the Bone”; “Move It on Over”; “One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer”. Thorogood, 66, called in from the road to talk about what he does fo
EDMONTON, AB – Stony Plain Records announces a September 9 release date for Maxwell Street, the new CD from three-time Blues Music Award winner as “Guitarist of the Year,” Ronnie Earl and his band, the Broadcasters.
Maxwell Street is named in honor of the late blues pianist and previous member of the Broadcasters, David Maxwell, and is also a nod to Chicago’s famed Maxwell Street, where blues musicians gathered to play outside for the Sunday market crowds.
Ronnie Earl and
A man who photographed B.B. King more than 45 years ago is suing the late blues great's estate and record label. Glen Craig claims that King and various Universal labels have used his photos on albums without paying him since 1971. He points to the 2012 10-CD box set Ladies and Gentlemen...Mr. B.B. King as an example of the unauthorized -- and unpaid -- use of his shots of King. Billboard notes that the suit identifies more than 40 Craig photographs allegedly used on King alb