Woodstock – 40 Years On: Back To Yasgur’s Farm (6CD)

Rhino Marks The Festival's 40th Anniversary With A 6-CD Set featuring the most comprehensive collection ever available Of artists that performed at the festival including 38 Previously Unreleased tracks! ... Lees artikel

Nieuwe CD / DVD Releases – Juni 2009

Release overzicht (selectie) van juni 2009 met o.a. THE HOMEMADE JAMZ BLUES BAND, ROD PIAZZA, CANDYE KANE, DUKE ROBILLARD, RONNIE EARL, WALTER TROUT ... ! ... Lees artikel

Philip Sayce – Peace Machine

Philip Sayce heeft zich op jonge leeftijd al in de kijker gespeeld als gitarist bij Melissa Etheridge, Jeff Healy en Uncle Kracker, maar ook Jon Bon Jovi en zelfs Oprah Winfrey hebben hun bewondering geuit. De energieke Blues-Rock heeft een fijne Sixties tik en de vunzige Fuzz-solo’s halen herinneringen aan Jimi Hendrix en Cream-era Eric Clapton naar boven. Eindelijk een Blues-knul die écht durft te rocken! ... Lees artikel
Tommy Castro - Hard Believer (CD)

Release : Tommy Castro – Hard Believer (CD)

TOMMY CASTRO plays rockin’, blues-infused R&B music fired by his razor-sharp guitar work and urgent vocals. In 18 years and eight releases, he has built a huge live following and amassed over 220,000 Soundscans, with his last release, 2007’s Painkiller, currently over 27,000. HARD BELIEVER is Castro’s Alligator debut and with the label’s extensive promotional efforts behind him for the first time, he’s sure to reach new levels of popularity ... Lees artikel

B.B. King Prison Concert From 1972 To Be Released On DVD

Many acts were approached to take part, and most refused, but Blues legend B.B. King and veteran folk singer and activist Joan Baez recognised the importance of the venture, and with enthusiastic support from The Voices Of East Harlem, comedian Jimmy Walker and performances from a few of Sing Sing's inmates, a unique and never-to-be-forgotten show was staged ... Lees artikel

Legacy Launches the Woodstock Experience: 40th Anniversary Commemorations Begin

Five Classic 1969 Albums by Woodstock Headliners Jefferson Airplane, Janis Joplin, Santana, Sly & The Family Stone, And Johnny Winter Original Albums Coupled For First Time with Complete Festival Performances, Providing Perfect Snapshot of the Artist in the Pivotal Year 1969 ... Lees artikel

NORMAAL Presenteert “De Blues eLPee”

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De van origine Achterhoekse grondlegger van de Nederlandse dialectmuziek, Normaal, komt na 34 jaar met een blues plaat: “De Blues Elpee”. Gezien de titel verwacht men hier een genreplaat (wat het in feite ook is), maar het gaat hier om blues in de breedste zin van het woord. Zo staan er ook nummers op de plaat met soul, country en R&B invloeden, die best als blues geïnterpreteerd kunnen worden ... Lees artikel

Neil Young Archives 1963-1972

Van de legendarische Canadese singer-songwriter Neil Young verschijnt op 29 mei eindelijk het eerste deel van "Neil Young Archives 1963-1972" op zowel 10-Blu-ray, 10-DVD als op 8-CD box. Deze box is zonder te overdrijven een van de meest innovatieve compilaties die ooit uitgebracht is en richt zich op de carriere van een van de meest legendarische singer/songwriters van de afgelopen eeuw. ... Lees artikel

Nieuwe Release Gare Du Nord : “Love for Lunch”

Op 15 mei 2009 verscheen het nieuwe Gare du Nord album Love For Lunch op Blue Note Records. Dit nieuwe en inmiddels vijfde album is de opvolger van het met multi platinum bekroonde Sex 'n'Jazz (2007) dat met hits als Marvin & Miles en Beautiful Day de brede doorbraak voor de band betekende. Sex 'n Jazz is momenteel met 85 weken het langst genoteerde album in de Nederlandse Album Top 100. Love For Lunch biedt 12 nieuwe originals geschreven door Barend Fransen en Ferdi Lancee, oprichters en drijvende krachten achter Gare du Nord ... Lees artikel

Nieuwe CD / DVD Releases – Mei 2009

CD en DVD / Blu-Ray release overzicht van mei 2009 met o.a. CUBY + BLIZZARDS, BUCKWHEAT ZYDECO, ... ! ... Lees artikel
Natural High by Big Blind on Raymann is laat

BIG BLIND – nieuw album “Circus Left Town”

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Het nieuwe album toont aan dat de band alweer een flinke stap voorwaarts deed en zich van veelbelovend tot een volwassen band heeft ontwikkeld, die het avontuur niet uit de weg gaat. De release gaat gepaard met een tour ... Lees artikel
Genius! - The Ultimate Ray Charles Collection (CD)

CD Release : Genius – The Ultimate Ray Charles Collection

Commencing an extensive Ray Charles reissue program in 2009, Concord Records presents a 21-song anthology of hits titled Ray Charles — Genius: The Ultimate Ray Charles Collection. The volume compiles Charles’ most influential recordings for the Atlantic and ABC-Paramount labels including 1955’s “I Got a Woman” plus “Busted,” “Georgia on My Mind,” “Hit the Road Jack” and “I Can’t Stop Loving You,” concluding with his signature 1972 rendition of “America the Beautiful.” All are digitally remastered from the original tapes ... Lees artikel
Matt Schofield - Heads Tails & Aces (CD)

Release: Matt Schofield – Heads Tails & Aces

In de afgelopen tien jaar heeft Matt Schofield zichzelf standvastig aan de top van de Britse Blues gezet. En het einde is zeker nog niet in zicht. Na bijdragen op albums en tournees van/met Ian Siegal, Dana Gillespie en Lee Sankey, een live- en twee studio-albums hebben we hier een voorlopig hoogtepunt te pakken. De instrumentale Funk-jams uit zijn vorige werk hebben plaatsgemaakt voor focus op een puur song gericht album ... Lees artikel
Levon Helm - Electric Dirt (CD)

Levon Helm – “Electric Dirt”

Legendary musician and rock icon Levon Helm will release his second solo record, titled "Electric Dirt", on Dirt Farmer Music/Vanguard Records on June 30th, 2009. As with "Dirt Farmer", multi-instrumentalist Larry Campbell took the reins as producer on the project, recorded at “The Barn” – The Levon Helm Studios. "Electric Dirt" again finds Levon steeped in tradition, in his connection to the land and those who live by it. At the same time, he paints a broader musical canvas by incorporating gospel, blues and soul into a wide range of original compositions and eclectic cover songs ... Lees artikel

Nieuwe CD / DVD Releases – April 2009

CD en DVD release overzicht van april 2009 met o.a. ROBIN TROWER, ERIC GALES, NEIL YOUNG, BOB DYLAN, SNOWY WHITE, MUDDY WATERS, DICKEY BETTS, BEN HARPER, ... en ook de nieuwe van WALTER TROUT komt er aan ! ... Lees artikel

Otis Taylor – “Pentatonic Wars and Love Songs”

Taylor’s new recording, Pentatonic Wars and Love Songs, throws a light on the complexities of love in all of its forms. The album is set for June 23, 2009, release on Telarc International, a division of Concord Music Group. In addition to Taylor’s trademark haunting vocals and simple but stirring guitar riffs — a combination often referred to as trance blues — the album also features guest appearances by Irish blues-rock guitarist Gary Moore (previously heard on Taylor’s Definition of a Circle in 2007) and jazz/hip-hop pianist Jason Moran ... Lees artikel

Gary Moore – Essential Montreux 5 CD Boxset

For those who can’t get enough Gary, Eagle has just the ticket. They delivered two new albums in the last few years (Close As You Get - May 2006 and Bad For You Baby - October 2008), as well as the live Gary Moore & Friends - One Night In Dublin - A Tribute To Phil Lynott DVD (originally released March 2006, coming to Blu-ray April 21). This June, look for an indulgence of Gary’s appearances at the legendary Montreux Jazz Festival when this gorgeous 5CD set hits stores ... Lees artikel

Sonny Landreth Reissues ‘Levee Town’ CD with Unreleased Tracks

The re-mastered reissue will contain five previously unreleased tracks from the original sessions (“Pedal To Metal,” “Road A Plenty,” “Old Flame,” “Fare You Well” and a co-write with Will Jennings, “For Who We Are (The Nightbird Sings),” with guest Jennifer Warnes. This album is a poetic tale of life in Lousiana, mixing myth and mojo to conjure up music that rocks hard and runs deep. The album features such guests as Bonnie Raitt, John Hiatt and BeauSoliel’s Michael Doucet ... Lees artikel
Eric Clapton & Steve Winwood - Live From Madison Square Garden (DVD / CD)

Eric Clapton & Steve Winwood CD / DVD Details Madison Square Garden New York Performance

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After their extraordinary sold-out three-nights at Madison Square Garden last year, Eric Clapton and Steve Winwood are set to release a 2-disc CD/DVD of their amazing performances on May 19, 2009 from Reprise Records. The rock legends took the stage together for just three concerts in a highly anticipated collaboration, performing a string of hits that included Blind Faith's "Presence of the Lord," and "Can't Find My Way Home," in addition to Clapton's classics "After Midnight," "Tell the Truth," and "Crossroads" and Steve Winwood's "Dear Mr. Fantasy" and "Glad." The limited edition CD/DVD set also includes "The Road to Madison Square Garden," an exclusive documentary which features interviews with both men, as well as rare footage and photographs of Cream, Traffic and Blind Faith. Bonus performances on the DVD include "Lowdown," "Kind Hearted Woman" and "Crossroads." ... Lees artikel

John Mayall ‘The 70th Birthday Concert’ on Blu-Ray with Extras

Seven decades, sixteen tracks and one hundred and sixty minutes of entertainment combine to make this a fantastic release documenting one incredible evening of stunning music. The DVD version of this release is a hugely successful title from Eagle’s catalogue and this brand new Blu-ray release allows the concert not only to look and sound better than ever on but also to be returned to its full length with the addition of the never before seen footage ... Lees artikel

Bintangs – Genuine Bull (Deluxe Edition)

Nog vóór de nieuwe BINTANGS CD "Fire and Iron" (release mei 2009) wordt er deze week eerst een heruitgave uitgebracht van "Genuine Bull" op het CoraZong Records label. Het is niet zo maar een heruitgave maar een deluxe edition met een groot aantal nummers die niet eerder op CD verschenen zijn!! Bovendien zit er uitgebreide documentatie bij de dubbel CD ... Lees artikel

Snowy White – The Best Of (2CD)

The first truly comprehensive anthology of the ace guitarist’s solo work, taken from a cross section of his albums.22 tracks on 2CDs, featuring a fine selection of his music, including a bonus track - ‘Bird Of Paradise’. Snowy White is interviewed by respected author and journalist Chris Welch for the exclusive detailed liner notes, with a track by track commentary for this CD package ... Lees artikel

Muddy Waters – The Johnny Winter Sessions 1976-1981

Raven presents the very best of The Johnny Winter Sessions 1976-1981 by the legendary MUDDY WATERS. Backed by Winter and the likes of Pinetop Perkins, James Cotton, Jimmy Rogers, Big Walter Horton and Jerry Portnoy, Muddy just roars like a lion from go to whoa! This essential collection culls the best tracks from Hard Again, I’m Ready, King Bee and Muddy “Mississippi” Waters Live on one scintillating, 77-minute CD ... Lees artikel

The Allman Brothers Band Announces the Release of Their 15 show 2009 Beacon Theatre Run

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To commemorate their 40th anniversary, The Allman Brothers Band is releasing a Beacon Box live CD package, capturing all 15 sold-out shows from the group’s recent March stand at the venerable Beacon Theatre in New York City. This is the first time the band has made CDs available from their annual visits to New York, which date back to 1989 and includes 188 consecutive sold-out shows at the Beacon ... Lees artikel

14 Rolling Stones albums heruitgebracht

The Rolling Stones gaan deze lente maar liefst veertien albums opnieuw uitbrengen in een geremasterde versie. Alle albums zullen ook in digitale versie beschikbaar zijn en er komt eveneens een 'collector's box' met alle veertien platen ... Lees artikel

Jeff Healey Band – Legacy: Volume One (2 CD + DVD)

This extensive 3 disc package of singles, unreleased live recordings, unreleased live video, interviews and candid shots documenting the amazing career and accomplishments of the Jeff Healey Band, is a tribute to Jeff Healey's astounding talent and incredible musical accomplishments. One of Canada's most successful exports and one of the worlds most celebrated guitarists the Jeff Healey Band sold millions of records, played thousands of shows and collaborated with many of the greatest musicians of our day. A collective “Rock-umentary” of rare footage, interviews, intimate behind the scenes moments, un-seen live performances from around the World spanning the 18 year career of the Jeff Healey Band, including collaborations and jams with the likes of: Stevie Ray Vaughan, Eric Clapton, The Rolling Stones, Tina Turner, Keith Richards, Sheila E, Clarence Clemons (Bruce Springsteen) ... Lees artikel

Nieuwe CD / DVD Releases – Maart 2009


Bob Dylan – Together Through Life (CD / Vinyl)

Dylan had been asked by the French film director Olivier Dahan, who made the Edith Piaf biopic, La Vie En Rose, which Dylan had apparently liked, to write some songs for his new movie, My Own Love Song. Dylan duly came up with a ballad called “Life Is Hard”, and was so inspired the next thing anyone knew he’d written nine more new songs and not long after that – bingo! – here’s Together Through Life in all its rowdy glory ... Lees artikel

Jeff Beck – Live At Ronnie Scott’s (Blu-Ray DVD)

In 2007 Jeff Beck performed a series of concerts at the renowned Ronnie Scott's club in London. They became the must have ticket of the year with a packed audience every night of the famous and the fans. This DVD features pieces recorded across the different nights and presents the best version of each track. Jeff is also joined by guests Joss Stone, Imogen Heap and Eric Clapton for some very special performances. Extras: Jeff Beck Interview: rare in depth interview talking about Ronnie Scott’s, his band, the set list and his guest performers. Interviews with the band members: Tal Wilkenfeld (bass), Vinnie Colaiuta (drums), Jason Rebello (keyboards) ... Lees artikel

3 Rare John Mayall Polydor Albums Released On CD Now

Three previously unreleased John Mayall albums from the seventies are being released now on CD on 23 March 2009 by Lemon in the UK: Ten Years Are Gone, Moving On, and The Latest Edition ... Lees artikel
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