Playlists
 

2010

 

November 28

 

1. Little Miss Higgins – Bargain Shop Panties – Across The Plains – independent

2. Shakura S’Aida – Mr Right – Brown Sugar – Ruf Records

3. Robin Banks – Cocktail Or Beer – Livin’ Life – independent

 

Maple Blues Awards – Male Vocalist

4. Harrison Kennedy – Them 90’s Blues – One Dog Barkin’ – Electro-Fi Records

5. Jim Byrnes – Jailbird Love Song – Things About Coming My Way; Tribute To The Mississippi Sheiks – Black Hen Music

6. Bob Walsh – Just Look Up – Inside I Am All Blues – independent – Bros Disques

7. Blackburn – Hush – Brotherhood – independent – Make It Real Records

8. Fathead(John Mays) – One Day The Sun Will Shine – Building Full Of Blues – Electro-Fi Records

 

9. Downchild – You Don’t Love Me – I Need A Hat – Linus Entertainment

12. John Nemeth – Why Not Me – Name The Day – Blind Pig Records

11. Porkbelly Futures – The Difference You Make – The Crooked Road – Cordova Bay records

12. John Pippus – One Shot – Born A Genius – independent

13. Rockit 88 – I Feel Helpless – Sweet Sugar Cane – independent – 7 Arts

14. Treasa Levasseur – The Good Ones Never Share – Low Fidelity – independent

15. The Hupman Brothers – Up On The Ridge – Countin’ Quarters – independent

16. Scott McCord & the Bonafide Truth – As Tears Go By – Blues For Sunshine – independent

17. Albert Castiglia – Cadillac Assembly Line – Keeping On – Blues Leaf Records

18. Arthur Adams – Don’t Let The Door Hit You – Stomp The Floor – Delta Groove Music

19. Eden Brent – Meet You Anywhere – Mississippi Number One – Yellow Dog Records

20. Garrett Mason – And Everything – Love And Sound – independent

21. Freddy King – The Palace Of The King – Hideaway-The best of… - Rhino Records

22. Kirby Sewell –Beautiful Tomorrow – A Tonic For Your Soul – independent

 

November 21

 

1. The Hupman Brothers – Be With Somebody – Countin’ Quarters – independent

2. Allen Toussaint – Working In A Coal Mine – Allen Toussaint – Varese Sarabande

3. Bob Walsh – Inside I Am All Blue – Inside I Am All Blue – independent – Bros Disques

4. Ndidi Onukwulu – Things About - Coming My Way – Things About Coming My Way – Black Hen Music

 

Maple Blues – Electric Act of The Year

5. David Gogo – Over & Over – Different Views – independent – Cordova Bay Records

6. Downchild – What Was I Thinking – I Need A Hat – Linus Entertainment

7. Jack de Keyzer – Ride With Me – The Corktown Sessions:Live – independent - Blue Star Records

8. Jimmy Bowskill – Link In Your Chain – Jimmy Bowskill Band, Live – Ruf Records

9. Monkey Junk – Leave The Rest To You – Tiger In Your Tank – Vizztone Records

 

10. Porkbelly Futures – Nothing Costs A Nickel Anymore – The Crooked Road – Cordova Bay Records

11. Steve Grisbrook – Blue Shutters – Blue Sneakers – independent

13. 12. Julian Fauth – Blues For Mel Brown – Blues Piano-Rama – Electro Fi Records

14. Chris Antonik – King Of Infidelity – Chris Antonik – independent

15. Duke Robillard – You Won’t Let Me Go – Duke Robillard’s World Of Blues – Stony Plain Records

16. Gary Kendall – When You Tell Me – Feels real Strong – independent

17. Ray Charles – Hey Now – 49th Anniversary Gold Collection – Dejavu Retro Gold

18. Tommy Castro – Big Sister’s Radio – Painkiller – Blind Pig Records/Stony Plain Records

19. Paul Reddick – John Lennon In New Orleans – Sugarbird – Northern Blues Music

20. Janiva Magness – Sometimes You Got To Gamble – Blues Sur Seine –Fete ses 10 Ans – independent

21. Amelie Larocque – Demain – Amelie Larocque – independent

22. Igor Pichon – The Fate That Dogs Me – Blues Sur Seine – Fete ses 10 Ans – independent

23. The Neville Brothers – Congo Square – Live On Planet Earth – A&M Records   

24. Tangle Eye – John Henry’s Blues – Blues Lounge – Putamayo World Music

 

November 14

 

1. Delta Highway – We Got A Thang Going On – The Devil Had A Woman – independent

2. Bob Walsh – World War Blues – Inside I Am All Blues – independent – Bros Disques

3. Guy Belanger – Got the Blues(Can’t Be Satisfied) – Crossroads – independent – Bros Disques

4. Bruce Cockburn – Honey babe, Let The Deal Go Down – Things About Comin’ My Way  – Black Hen Music

5. James Hunter – Jaqueline – The Hard Way – independent - Go Records

6. Lou Rawls – Nobody But Me – The Best of the Capitol Jazz & Blues Sessions – Capitol Records

7. BB King – The Woman’s Got Soul – A Tribute To Curtis Mayfield – Warner Bros.

8. Shawn Kellerman – Verb – Land Of 1000 Dreams – independent – Flaming Cheese Records

9. Smokin’ Joe Kubek & Bnois King – Don’t Lose My Number – Blood Brothers – Alligator Records

10. Henry Butler – Let Em Roll – Pianola Live – independent - Basin Street Records

11. Bobby Dean Blackburn – Kitchen Blues – Don’t Ask…Don’t Tell – Electro-Fi Records

12. Amos Garrett – Stranger In My Hometown – Get Way Back – Stony Plain Records

13. RL Burnside – Old Black Mattie – Rollin’ & Tumblin’ – independent – Wolf Records

14. Lightnin’ Hopkins – See See Rider – The Very Best Of…. -  independent – Tradition

15. Willie “Big Eyes” Smith – Don’t Say That No More – Way Back – Hightone Records

16. Mississippi Heat – Another Sleepless Night – Let’s Live It Up – Delmark Records

17. Porkbelly Futures – Crazy Rain – The Crooked Road – Cordova Bay Records

18. John & the Sisters – Only One – John & The Sisters – Northern Blues Music

19. David Herrero – What Could Have Been – Austin To Chicago – independent

20. Watermelon Slim – It’s Never Too Hard To Be Humble – Escape From The Chicken Coop – Northern Blues Music

21. Dan Penn – You Left The Water Running – Do Right Man – independent

22. Blue Room – Everything But The Blues – Everything But the Blues – independent

23. Little Miss Higgins – Velvet Barley Bed – Junction City – independent

 

November 7

 

1. Karen Lovely – Never Felt No Blues – Still The Rain/Blues Revue CD Sampler – independent

2. David Rotundo – How Much More Do You Want – No Looking Back – independent

3. Downchild – Down In The Delta – I Need A Hat – Linus Entertainment

4. L’il Cliff & The Cliffhangers – Living With The Blues – God Bless Women – independent

5. National Debonaires w Steve Gerard – One Handshake – Words Are Like Bullets – independent – Blue Edge Records

6. EZ Rider – Try Not To Fail – Long way >From Home – independent

7. The Latvian Blues Band – 5 Minutes Too Late – Unreal – independent – Blue Skunk Music

8. Albert King – Everybody Wants To Go To Heaven – Stax Profiles – Concord Music Group

9. Mel Brown – Red Wine & Moonshine – Love, Lost & Found – Electro-Fi Records

10. Alan Gerber – Pain & the Wine – Queen Of Hearts – independent

11. Brook Benton – Hotel Happiness – The Best Of… Mercury Records

12. Junior Wells – If You Gonna Leave Me – Live IN Boston 1966 – Delmark Records

13. Jack DeKeyzer – King Of The Blues – Live; The Corktown Sessions – independent

14. Grady Champion – Brother, Brother – Goin` Back Home – independent

15. Dr John – Let`s Make A Better World – The Definitive Collection – ATCO/Rhino

16. Diana Braithwaite & Chris Whiteley – Look Around Now – Deltaphonic – Electro-Fi Records

17. Michael Jerome Browne – The Path You Leave Behind – Drive On – Borealis records

18. Les Copeland – What’s Your Name – Don’t Let The Devil In – independent

19. John Campbelljohn – Epiphony – Good To Go – ZYX Music

20. Eddie Hinton – I Got My Thing Together – Hard Luck Guy – Capricorn Records

21. Van Morrison – Caravan – The Last Waltz – Rhino/WEA

 

October 31

 

1. Paul James – It’s Hallowe’en – CD single – independent

2. Dowchild – It Must Be Love – I Need A Hat – Linus Entertainment

3. David Rotundo – That Girl – No Looking Back – independent

4. Steve Strongman – Emily – Blues In Colour – independent

5. Sophia Perlman & the Vipers – Jockey Full Of Bourbon – Once Smitten – independent

6. The Johnny Max Band – She Don’t Love Me Anymore – It’s A Long Road – Pour Soul Records – independent

7. Keb Mo ’ – Stand Up (and be strong) – The Door – Sony – Okeh Records

8. Chrissie O’Dell – Found Me A Man – If I had A dime – independent

9. Junior Wells – Man Downstairs – Live in Boston 1966 – Delmark Records

10. Alan Gerber – Doodah – Queen Of Hearts – independent

11. Terry Gillespie – You Don’t Love Me – Big Money – independent

12. National Debonaires w Steve Gerard – Baby, Get Your Skirt Up! – Words Are Like Bullets - Blue Edge Records

13. JP Blues – Old Love – I will Not Go Quietly – independent

14. Shane Murphy – Done in The Dark – Street Money Miracle – independent

15. Mel Brown – Under The Counter Blues – Love, Lost & Found – Electro-Fi Records

16. EZ Riders – Long Way From Home – Long Way From Home – independent

17. Muddy Waters – Country Blues Number One – Martin Scorsece’s The Blues – Universal Music

18. Muddy Waters – Blues Had A Baby Called Rock’n’Roll – Martin Scorsece’s The Blues – Universal Music

19. Ann Peebles – Part Time Love – Hi Records Story – independent – Hi Records

20. Otis Clay – Trying To Live My Life Without You – independent – Hi records

21. Joanne Shaw Taylor – Just Another Word – White Sugar – Ruf Records

22. Curtis Mayfield – Soul Music – The Best of…. – Universal Music

 

October 24

 

1. Solomon Burke – None Of Us Are Free – Don’t Give Up On Me – ANTI Records

2. Chrissie O’Dell – If I Had A Dime – If I Had A Dime – independent

3. David Gogo – Gold – Different Views – Cordova Bay Records

4. Joe Louis Walker – Eyes Like A Cat – Live on The Legendary Blues Cruise – Stony Plain Records

5. JW Jones – Right On Time – Midnight Memphis Sun – Ruf Records

6. Pryor Baird & the Deacons – Little Red wagon – The Influence/Blues Revue sampler

7. Greg Nagy – Blues Will Take Good Care Of You – Walk That Fine Line – independent – Big O Records

8. Nathan & The Zydeco Cha Chas – Old Man’s Darling – Hang It High, Hang it Low – Rounder Records

9. Steve Rowe – I Believe I’m Going Home – Five – independent

10. Alan Gerber – Lucinda – Chicken Walk – independent

11. Leadbelly – Roberta – My Last Go ‘Round – independent – Snapper Music

13. 12. Julian Fauth – Maggie Campbell – Ramblin’ Son – Electro-Fi Records

14. Steve Goldberger – Stay Young – The Goldberger Variations – independent

15. Terry Gillespie – Legendary Life – Big Money - independent

16. Fathead – What About Me – Building Full Of Blues – Electro-Fi Records

17. Digging Roots – Lonely – We Are – independent

18. Keb Mo ’ – Loola Loo – The Door – Sony Music

19. Colin Linden – Smoke ‘Em All – From The Water – True North Records

20. John Nemeth – Let Me Hold You – Magic Touch – Blind Pig Records/Stony Plain Records

21. Li’l Cliff & The Cliffhangers – God Bless Women – God Bless Women – independent

22. The Hot Tamales – The Devil In U – Hot Tamales – independent

23. Craig James & Patrick Rynn – Money Don’t Like Me – Gonna Boogie Anyway – Ear Wig Music

24. Solomon Burke – Sit This One Out – Don’t Give Up On Me – ANTI Records

 

October 17

 

1. Eden Brent – Leave Me Alone – Ain’t Got No Troubles – Yellow Dog Records

2. Harper – We Stand Together – Stand Together – Blind Pig Records

3. David Gogo – Don’t Bring Me Down – Different Views – Cordova Bay Records

4. Jack DeKeyzer – When You’ve Got A Good Friend – Live; The Corktown Sessions – independent – Blues Star Records

5. Treasa Levasseur – Stuck In Soulsville – Low Fidelity – independent

6. Blackburn – Soul Searching – Brotherhood – Make It Real Records

7. Jerome Godboo – Cheap Wine & Cigarettes – Rooting Out My Devils – independent

8. David Rotundo – Too Much Woman – No Looking Back – independent

9. Diana Braithwaite & Chris Whiteley – Border Patrol Blues – Deltaphonic – Electro-Fi Records

10. Harrison Kennedy – You’re The Difference – One Dog Barkin’ – Electro-Fi Records

11. Lance Anderson – Freedom’s Lament – Shorthanded – Make It Real Records

12. Bettye Lavette – Isn’t It A Pity – Interpretations:The British Rock Song Book – ANTI

13. Solomon Burke – Boo Hoo Hoo – The King Of Soul – Charly Records

14. Solomon Burke – The More – The King Of Soul – Charly Records

15. Solomon Burke – Diamond In Your Mind – Don’t Give Up On Me – ANTI

16. Solomon Burke – Soul Searching – Don’t Give Up On me – ANTI

17. Joe Louis Walker – tell Me Why – Live on The Legendary Blues Cruise – Stony Plain Records

18. Kenny Neal – Ain’t Nothing You Can Do – Hooked On Your Love – Blind Pig Records/Stony Plain Records

19. Colin James – That’s Where It’s At – Colin James & The Little Big Band 3 – maple Music

20. The Johnny Max Band – Song Of New York – It’s A Long Road – Pour Soul Records

21. Joe Murphy – My Eyes Keep Me In Trouble – She Moves Me – independent

22. Dave Herrero – What Could Have Been – Austin To Chicago – independent

23. Dylan Wickens & the Grand Naturals – Find My Way Home – Tattoo Black – independent

 

October 10

 

1. Bettye LaVette – The Word – Interpretations-The British Rock Song Book – Anti Records

2. Joe Louis Walker – 10 More Shows To Play – Live on The Legendary Blues Cruise – Stony Plain Records

3. Shakura S`Aida – Chasing The Sun – Brown Sugar – Ruf Records

4. Organissimo – Sweet Potato Pie – Groovadelphia – independent – Big-O Records

5. Jimmy Hall – 29 Ways – Rendezvous With The Blues – Rockin`Camel Music

6. Kenny Neal – Blind, Crippled Or Crazy – Hooked On Your Love – Blind Pig Records/Stony Plain Records

7. Joe Murphy – My Last Meal – She Moves Me – independent – Canard Noir Records

8. Colin James – I Will Be There – Colin James & The Little Big Band 3 – Maple Music

9. Brian Setzer Orchestra – You’re The Boss – The Dirty Boogie – Universal Music

10. Lou Rawls – Lets Burn Down The Cornfield – The Capitol Jazz & Blues Sessions – Capitol

11. Aaron Griggs – Don’t Care – Coming Home To Stay – independent

12. Jake Chisolm – Home Fire Blues – Jake Chisolm(EP)

13. Mel Melton & The Wicked Mojos – Papa Mojo – Papa Mojo’s Roadhouse – independent – Big Round Records

14. Loco Zydeco – Face Down in Plaisance -  Time To Turn The Key – Flaming Cheese Records

15. Jack Johnson – Staple It Together – In Between Dreams – Brush Fire Records

16. The Johnny Max Band – Heading Back To You – It’s A Long Road – Pour Soul Records

17. Steve Wariner – John Henry – My Tribute To Chet Atkins – Selectone Records

18. Greg Ashby – Divin’ Duck – A Tribute to The Legendary Blues Mandolin Man: James “Yank” Rachell  – Yanksville Records

19. Rick Taylor – By Myself – Lucky Room – independent

20. Alfie Smith – Alone In Time – Brass & Steel – independent

21. Harry Connick jr – Here Come The Big Parade – She – Columbia/Sony

22. Irma Thomas – Till  Can’t Take it Anymore – After The Rain – Rounder Records

23. Janiva Magness – One More Heartache – Bury Him At The Crossroads – Northern Blues Music

24. Jerome Godboo – Jamaican Woman – Rooting Out My Devils – independent

25. Hamilton Loomis – Where We Started – Ain’t Just Temporary – Blind Pig Records

26. Pork Belly Futures – Steamwhistle – Pork Belly Futures – Cordova Bay Records

 

October 3

 

1. Ray Charles – Oh, What A Beautiful Morning – Ray Sings, Basie Swings – Concord Music Group

2. Lou Rawls – Southside Blues/Tobacco Road – The Capitol Jazz & Blues Sessions – Capitol

3. Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee – Sail Away – Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee – A&M Records

4. Solomon Burke – Down In The Valley – Lightnin’ In A Bottle – Columbia/legacy

5. Martin Sexton – Boom Sh-Boom – Sugarcoating – independent

6. Bettye Lavette – It Don’t Come Easy – Interpretations:The British Rock Songbook – Anti

7. Sophia Perlman & The Vipers – Once Smitten(Twice Shy) – Once Smitten – independent

8. Danny Lockwood – Down By the Riverside – A Few Of My Favourite Grooves – independent

9. David Egan – Bourbon In My Cup – You Don’t Know Your Mind – Out Of The Past Records

10. David Gogo – Since You’ve Gone – Different Views – Cordova Bay

12. 11. Mel Brown – Pattern B – Love, Lost & Found – Electro-Fi Records

13. Susan Tedeschi – Just Won’t Burn – Lightnin In A Bottle -  Columbia/Legacy

14. Doc MacLean – By Degree – Narrow House - independent

15. Rory Block – My Black Mama – Blues Walkin’ Like A Man – Stony Plain Records

16. Eden Brent – Afraid To Let Go – Misssissippi Number One – Yellow Dog Records

17. Martin Alex Aucoin – I Don’t Mind – So Far – independent

18. Dr John – Mama Roux – Definitive Collection – Rhino Records

19. Terry Blersh – I Don’t Need No – Terry Blersh – independent

20. David Herrero – Nagadoches – Austin to Chicago – independent

21. John Nemeth – Sit & Cry Blues – Magic Touch – Blind Pig Records/Stony Plain Records

22. Kensington Market – Help Me – Aardvark – Pacemaker Entertainment

23. Anderson-Sloski – Chillin’ – Footwork – independent – Make It Real Records

24. Dean McTaggart – Outside The Lines – Shed My Sin – independent

25. Marc Benno – Terminal Case Of The Blues – I Got It Bad – Blue Skunk Music

 

September 26

 

1. John Campbelljohn – Knocked Down – Good To Go – independent – ZYX Music

2. Terry Gillespie – Big Money – Big Money – independent

3. Ernie Hawkins – The Southbound Sneak – Whinin’ Boy – independent

4. Terry Blersh – Annalena – Terry Blersh – independent

5. Chris James & Patrick Rynn – Headed Out West – Gonna Boogie Anyway – Ear Wig Music

6. Oli Brown – Not A Word I Say – Heads I Win, Tails You Lose – Ruf Records

7. Danny Marks – Thank You for Giving Me The Blues – True – independent

8. Whiskey Howl – Pullin’ The Midnight – Whiskey Howl – Pacemaker Entertainment

9. Eden Brent – Simple Geometry – Something Cool – independent - Little Boogaloo Records

10. Keb Mo ’ – A Whole Nutha Thing – Suitcase – Sony Music

11. Mel Brown – My Baby Want To Boogie – Love, Lost & Found – Electro-Fi Records

12. David Rotundo – Shake It Down – No Looking Back – independent

13. Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee – People Get Ready – Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee – A&M Records

14. Steve & Justin Earle – Candy Man – Avalon: a Tribute To Mississippi John Hurt – Vanguard Records

15. John Hiatt – I’m Satisfied – Avalon: A Tribute To Mississippi John Hurt – vanguard Records

16. The Johnny Max Band – It’s A Long Road – It’s A Long Road – independent – Pour Soul Records

17. Martin Sexton – Boom Sh-Boom – Sugarcoating – independent

18. Kevin Mark – If The Phone Don’t Ring – Cuttin’ Loose – independent

19. JW Jones – Kissin In Memphis – Midnight Memphis Sun – Ruf Records/Crosscut Records

20. Duke Robillard – Sunday Morning – Guitar Groove-A-Rama – Stony Plain Records

21. James Blood Ulmer – Sad Days, Lonely Nights – Bad Blood In The City – independent – Hyena Records

22. Garrett Mason – Something About You – Love & sound – independent

23. Ruth Brown – Good Day For The Blues – Putamayo:American Blues – Putamayo World Music

24.Aretha Franklin – Today I Sing The Blues  - Queen In Waiting: The Columbia Years – Columbia

 

September 19

 

1. The Latvian Blues Band – Feels Like Cryin’ – Unreal – Blue Skunk Music

2. Marc Benno & The Nightcrawlers – Long Ride Home – Crawlin’ – Blue Skunk Music

3. Garrett Mason – Grapple Hold – Love & Sound – independent

4. Dylan Wickens & the Grand Naturals -  I’m ready – Tattoo Black – independent

5. Terry Gillespie – Jones – Big Money – independent

6. Joanne Shaw Taylor – Bones – White Sugar – Ruf Records

7. Eric Sardinas – Gone To Memphis – Eric Sardinas & Big Motor – independent

8. John Campbelljohn – Ballad Of Shorty & Jimmy Jones – Good To Go – independent – zyx music

9. Joe Louis Walker – Way Too Expensive – Between A Rock & The Blues – Stony Plain Records

10. Bob Corritore – Big Fat Mama – Bob Corritore & Friends – Delta Groove Music

11. Brian Blain – Terrace Inn – Overqualified For The Blues – Northern Blues Music

12. Bat Taylor – Nothing But the Blues – Rough But Ready Enough – independent

13. Bobby “Blue” Bland – Goin’ Down Slow -  The Best Of…- Sony Music

14. BB King – It’s My Own Fault – BB King; Live At The Regal – MCA

15. Oli Brown – Speechless – Heads I Win, Tails You Lose – Ruf Records

16. Ernie Hawkins – Whinin’ Boy – Whinin’ Boy – independent

17. Maria Muldaur – Shake Hands & Tell Me Goodbye  - Garden Of Joy – Stony Plain records

18. Jeff Healey – Pennies From Heaven – Last Call – Stony Plain Records

19. Bharath & His Rhythm 4 – Keep Your Hand Out Of My Pocket – Tsunami – independent

20. Mitch Kashmar – As Long As I Have You – 100 Miles To Go – Delta Groove Music

21. Chris James & Patrick Rynn – Gonna Boogie Anyway – Gonna Boogie Anyway – Ear Wig Music

22. Ray Charles – Busted – Ray Sings, Basie Swings – Concord Music Group –

 

September 12

 

1. Garrett Mason – And Everything – Love & Sound – independent

2. Bharath & His Rhythm 4 – Hard hearted Woman – Tsunami – independent

3. Latvian Blues Band – Evil – Unreal – independent

4. Eden Brent – He’ll Do the Same To You – Mississippi Number One – Yellow Dog Records

5. Terry Gillespie – Legendary Life – Big Money – independent

6. Rusty Zinn – Just Take Your Time – Reggae Blue –Bad Daddy Records

7. Rockit 88 Band – Mississippi Grind – Sweet Sugar Cane – independent

8. Chris Antonik – She’s A Burglar – Chris Antonik – independent

9. Shane Murphy – The Right Side – Street Money Miracle – independent

10. Mel Melton & The Wicked Mojos – Mama Mamou – Papa Mojo’s Roadhouse – independent – Big Round Records

11. Paul Thorn – I Don’t Like Half The Folks I Love – Pimps & Preachers – independent – Perpetual Obscurity Records

12. Enrico Crivellero – Drinkin’ Cheap Champagne – Key To My Kingdom – Electro-Fi Records

13. Downchild – You Don’t Love Me – I Need A Hat – Linus Entertainment

14. Clio & The Blues Highway – Go,Go,Go – My First Blues – independent

15. Ken Whiteley – Get At – One World Dance – Borealis Records

16. Freddie King – Someday After Awhile(You’ll Be Sorry) – Hide Away – The Best Of… -

17. Kirk Fletcher – Found Love – My Turn – Delta Groove Music

18. MonkeyJunk – Boogie Man – Tiger In Your Tank – independent – Vizztone Records

19. The Johnny Max Band – I’m In Trouble – It’s A Long Road – Pour Soul Records

20. Scott McCord & The Bonafide Truth – Trouble – Blues For Sunshine – independent

21. Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings – Better Things – 100 Days, 100 Nights – independent – Daptone Records

22. Wilson Pickett – I’m In Love – The Best of….. – Rhino Records

23. Ray Charles – We’re Gonna Make It - Renaissance - Concord Music Group

 

 

September 5

 

1. Clio & The Blues Highway – Moving With My Baby – My First Blues – independent

2. Chris Antonik – Persevering Kind – Chris Antonik – independent

3. Terry Gillespie – Soul On Fire – Big Money – independent

4. Eden Brent – Mississippi Flatland Blues – Mississippi Number One – Yellow Dog Records

5. Danny Brooks – Ain’t That The Truth – No Easy Way Out – Rockin’ Camel Music

6. Cheryl Lescom – Guilty For Loving You – Motor City Women & The Detroit Express – independent – Fordco Music

7. Alphonso Sanders & Bill “Howl’n’Madd” Perry – Delta Sun – Twice As Nice – independent

8. Downchild – Down In The Delta – I Need A Hat – Linus Entertainment

9. Steve Strongman – Let’s Sleep On This – Honey – independent

10. Mel Melton & The Wicked Mojos – Papa Mojo – Papa Mojos Roadhouse – independent – Big Round Records

11. Julian Fauth – Sorry Don’t Cut No Ice – Piano-Rama – Electro-Fi Records

12. Raoul & The Big Time – Movin’ Out – You My People – independent

13. Bob Corritore – Things You Do – Bob Corritore & Friends – Delta Groove Music

14. Jimmy “Duck” Holmes – Someday Baby - Ain’t It Lonesome – Broke & Hungry Records

15. The Sam Lay Band – Poison Ivy – Feelin’ Good – SPV Records

16. Joanne Shaw Taylor – Just Another World – White Sugar – Ruf Records

17. Shane Murphy – Deputy – Street Money Miracle – independent

18. Savoy Brown – Keep On Rollin’ – Too Much Of A Good Thing – Blue Wave Records

19. Bobby Charles – Last Train To Memphis – Last Train To Memphis – Ric e’n’Gravy Records

20. Little Miss Higgins – Snowing Today; A Lament for  - Across The Plains – independent

21. Maria Muldaur – He Calls That Religion – Garden Of Joy – Stony Plain Records

22. Rusty Zinn – She Comes From Nothing – Reggae Blues – Bad Daddy Records

23. Rockit 88 Band – I Never Knew The Blues – Sweet Sugar Cane – independent

 

 

August 28

 

1. Kenny “Blues Boss” Wayne – Boogie Woogie Showdown – Blues Piano-Rama – Electro-Fi Records

2. Julian Fauth & Curley Bridges – The Blues ain’t Nothing - Piano-Rama – Electro-Fi Records

3. Chris Antonik – The King Of Infidelity – Chris Antonik – independent

4. Paul Reddick – I’m A Criminal – Paul Reddick - Revue – Northern Blues Music

5. Oli Brown – Evil Soul – Heads I Win, Tails You Lose – Ruf Records

6. Savoy Brown –That`s All I Want Baby – Too Much Of A Good Thing – Blues Wave Records

7. Steve Strongman – Wastin`My Time – Blues In Colour – independent

8. Raoul & The Big Time – Gypsy Woman – You My People – independent

9. Jimmy `Duck`Holmes – Slow Down – Ain`t It Lonesome – Broke & Hungry Records

10. Diana BraithwaIte & Chris Whiteley – It Was A Sad Night In Harlem – Deltaphonic – Electro-Fi records

11. Michael Johnston – My Curious Heart – My Curious Heart  - independent

12. Pat Carey - Brooklyn Boogaloo –Jumpin`In Jersey – independent

13. Bob Corritore – What Kind Of Man Is This – Bob Corritore  Friends – Delta Groove  Music

14. Danny Brooks - `Bama Bound – No Easy Way Out – Rockin`Camel Music

15. Mitch Kashmar & The Pontiax – I`m Gonna Find Somebody New – 100 Miles To Go - Delta Groove Music

16. Joanne Shaw Taylor – Going Home – White Sugar – Ruf Records

17. The Lincolns – I’m Gonna Make You Love Me – Take One – Pacemaker Entertainment

18. Shakura S`Aida – Gonna Tell My Baby – Brown Sugar – Ruf records

19. Watermelon Slim – Should Have Done More – Wheel Man – Northern Blues Music

20. Robin Banks & Christian Dozzler – Sister - Livin’ Life –independent

21. Wayne Buttery & Roly Platt – Blues As Blues Can Get – Tangled Roots – independent

22. Boz Scaggs – Do Nothing ‘Til You Hear From Me – Speak Low – Decca Records

23. Jon Cleary – C’mon Second Line – Alligator Lips & Dirty Ric e – independent

 

 

August 22

 

1. The Jive Bombers – Person To Person – The Jive Bombers – independent

2. Tyler Yarema & Empire Avenue – The Apartment Song – Empire Avenue – independent

3. Bryan Lee – Just To Prove My Love For You – My Lady Don’t Love My Lady – Justin Time Records

4. JW Jones – Howlin’ With Hubert – Midnight Memphis Sun – Northern Blues Music

5. Wayne Buttery & Roly Platt – Mad River – Tangled Roots – independent

6. Mitch Kashmar & the Pontiax – My Kind of Woman – 100 Miles To Go – Delta Groove Music

7. Clarence Gatemouth Brown – Guitar In My Hand – American Music, Texas Style – Polygram

8. Downchild – It’s Just A Matter of Time – Live At the Palais Royale – Linus Entertainment

9. Sean Pinchin – You’d Say Maybe – In Transit – independent

11. 10. Steve Strongman – That’s What She Does – Blues In Colour – independent

12. Raoul & the Big Time – You My People – You My People – independent

13. 24th Street Wailers – Don’t be Shy – 24th Street Wailers – independent

14. Paul Thorn – Pimps  preachers – Pimps & Preachers – independent – Perpetual Obscurity Records

15. Sab – Little Girl – Flyin’ High & Livin’ Free – independent

16. The Weber Brothers – Wait For The Dawn – Exhibition – independent

17. Van Morrison – My Bucket’s Got A Hole In It – Pay The Devil – Exile Music

18. Mississippi Fred McDowell – You Ain’t Gonna Worry My Life Anymore – Steakbone Slide Guitar – Tradition

19. RL Burnside – See My Jumper Hanging On The Line – Rollin’ & Tumblin’ – Wolf Records

20. Tommy Keys – Man In the Moon – The Man In the Moon – independent

21. Stacy Mitchhart – I Can’t Get Enough Of your Lovin’ – Gonna Get that Feeling Back Again -  independent

22. Al Green – No One like You – Lay it Down – Blue Note

23. Dave Herrero – What Could Have Been -  Austin To Chicago – independent

24. The Twisters - Nobody – After The storm – Northern Blues Music

 

August 15

 

1. Delbert McClinton – I’m With You – Live – New West Records

2. Raoul & The Big Time – You My People – You My People – independent

3. JW Jones – I Don’t Go For That – Midnight Memphis Sun – Northern Blues Music

4. New Guitar Summit – Flying Home – Shivers – Stony Plain Records

5. Mike Goudreau – Won’t You Pardon Me – Blues et cetera – independent

6. Moreland & Arbuckle – Teasin’ Doney – 1861 – Northern Blues Music

7. Diana Braithwaite & Chris Whiteley – Don’t Apologize – Deltaphonic – Electro-Fi Records

8. Albert Castiglia – Mojo 305 – Keepin’ On – independent – Blues Leaf Records

9. Wayne Buttery & Roly Platt – Sexy Ways – Tangled Roots – independent

10. Lance Anderson – Count Me In Stride – Shorthanded – independent – Make It Real Records

11. Michael Jerome Browne – Goin Where I’ve Never Been – Drive On – Borealis Records

12. Little Miss Higgins – Bargain Shop Panties – Across The Plains – independent

13. Paul Thorn – Tequila Is Good For The Heart – Pimps & Preachers – independent – Perpetual Obscurity Records

14. David Wilcox – Step It Up & Go – Boy In The Boat – Stony Plain Records

15. Mandala – Every Single Day – Soul Crusade – Pacemaker Entertainment

16. Al Green – Lay It Down – Lay It Down -  Blue Note

17. Ruthie Foster – Phenomenal Woman – The Phenomenal Ruthie Foster – Blue Corn Music

18. Sarah Loucks – Keep What You Keep – Keep What You Keep – independent

19. Scott McCord & The Bonafide Truth – Mystery Song – EP/single – independent

20. Sherman Lee Dillon – Crazy Little Girl – State Of The Blues – independent – Wepecket Island Records

21. Little Johnny Christian – New Life -  Jimmy Dawkins Presents The Leric Story -  Delmark Records

22. Solomon Burke – The Other Side Of The Coin – Don’t Give Up On Me – Fat Possum Records

23. Steve Strongman – Emily – Blues In Colour – independent

24. Suzie Vinnick – Looking For A Kiss – Happy Here – independent

 

August 8

 

1. JW Jones – Kissing In Memphis – Midnight Memphis Sun – Northern Blues Music

2. Rockit 88 Band – I Feel Helpless – Sweet Sugar Cane – independent – 7 Arts Entertainment

3. Buzz Brothers – Freight Train – Norsk Blues – independent

4. Digging Roots – These Hands – We Are – independent

5. Albert Castiglia – Sweet Southern Angel – Keeping On – Blues Leaf Records

6. Alfie Smith – In My Time of Dying – Brass & Steel – independent

7. Big Bill Broonzy – Long Tall Mama – Just A Dream – Baur Music

8. Big Dave MacLean – Right From The Start – Acoustic Blues – Stony Plain Records

9. Blackburn – Sister Rosa – Brotherhood – Make It Real Records

10. Colin Linden – God Will Always Remember Your Prayer – >From The Water – True North Records

11. Little Miss Higgins – Wash Those Blues Away – Across The Plains – independent

12. Dan Penn – Where There’s A Will There’s A Way – Do Right Man

13. The Maple Blues Revue – I’ve Changed My Ways – Live At Twisted Pines – independent – Preservation Music

14. Duke Robillard – Look Out – World Of Blues vol 1 – Stony Plain Records

15. Kenny “Blues Boss” Wayne – Let Me Go Home Whiskey – Let It Loose – Electro-Fi Records  

16. Rick Fines & Suzie Vinnick – We Got A Love Like That – Nothing Halfway – independent

17. Paul Reddick – Hooks In The Water – Villanelle – Northern Blues Music

18. The Johnny Max Band – (You’re ) A Lesson I’ve Learned – A Lesson I’ve Learned – independent – Pour Soul Records

19. Diana Braithwaite & Chris Whiteley – Shake Blues – Deltaphonic – Electro-Fi Records

20. Lowell George – What Do You Want The Girl To Do – Thanks I’ll Eat Here – Warner Bros.

21. MonkeyJunk – Give Me Time – Tiger In Your Tank – Vizztone Records

22. Rhythm & Truth Brass Band – Rhythm & truth – Fife & Drum –independent -  Maple Music

23. Jon Cleary – Smile In Awhile – Pin Your Spin – independent

 

August 1

 

1. Rockit 88 Band – Summertime Is Here – Sweet Sugar Cane – independent – 7 Arts music

2. Little Miss Higgins -Beautiful Sun – Across The Plains – independent

3. Bobby Dean Blackburn – 24 Hours Of The Day – Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell – Electro-Fi Records

4. Ginger St. James – Swing About You – Spank, Sparkle & Growl – independent

5. The Gary Kendall Band – That Thing – Feels Real Good – independent

6. Root Doctor – Blues Will Tke Good Care Of You – Change Our Ways – Big –O Records – independent

7. Chris James & Patrick Rynn – Can’t Stand To See You Go – Gonna Boogie Anyway – Ear Wig Music

8. Jeremy Spencer – Psychic Waste – Precious Little – Stony Plain Records – Blind Pig Records

9. Delbert McClinton – One Of The Fortunate Few – Cost Of Living – New West records

10. Motor City Women & Detroit Express – Guilty for Loving You - Ready – independent

11. Lou Pride – Your Love Is Fading – The Memphis/El Paso Sessions – Severn Records

12. Dutch Mason – Going, Going, Gone – You Can’t Have Everything – Stony Plain Records

13. Dawn Tyler Watson & Paul Deslauriers – Mama Wants To Barrelhouse All Night Long – En Duo – Justin Time Records

14. Eugene Smith – You & Me - Lovely Day – independent – Pacemaker Entertainment

15. Bill ‘Howl-n-Madd” Perry & Alphonso Sanders –Delta Sun – Twice As Nice – independent

16. Grady Champion – You Got Some Explaining To Do – Back In Mississippi Live… Ear Wig Music

17. The Grand Naturals – Up From The Skies – Tattoo Black – independent

18. Gino Matteo – Chasing The Dragon - I’ve Been Thinking – independent

19. Digging Roots – We Are – We Are – independent

20. Raoul & The Big Time – Live Without Me – You My People – independent

21. R&B Express – Love At First Sight – Norsk Blues – independent

22. Allen Toussaint – Everything Gonna Be Funky – Allen Toussaint – Varese Sarabande

 

 

July 18

 

1. Danny Brooks – I Believe In Love – No Easy Way Out – Rockin’ Camel Music

2. The Phantom Blues Band – My Wife Can’t Cook – Footprints – Delta Groove Music

3. Lance Anderson – Mac’s Bounce – Shorthanded – Make It Real Records

4. Diana Braithwaite & Chris Whiteley – It Was A Sad Night In Harlem – Deltaphonic – Electro-Fi Records

5. Mandela – Can’t Hold Out – Soul Crusade – Pacemaker Entertainment

6. The Lincolns – Higher & Higher – Take One – Pacemaker Entertainment

7. Elvin Bishop – Right Now Is the Hour – The Skin I’m In – Alligator records

8. Michael Jerome Browne – You Were Wrong – This Beautiful Mess – Borealis records

9. Garrett Mason – Sittin’ On the Dock – I’m Just A Man – independent – G Records

10. Peter Parcek – Kokomo Me Baby - The Mathematics of Music – Vizztone Records

11. Harrison Kennedy -- One Dog Barkin’ – One Dog Barkin’ – Electro-Fi Records

12. Ted Hawkins – Strange Conversation – The Next Hundred Years – David Geffen Company

13. Doc Watson – Rising Sun Blues – The Vanguard Visionaries – Vanguard Records

14. Joan Osborne & the Holmes Brothers – Nobody’s Fault But Mine – Shout, Sister Shout  – Stony Plain Records

15. Ken Whiteley - Everybody Has The Blues – One World Dance – Borealis Records

16. Irma Thomas – Flowers – After The Rain – Rounder Records

17. Smiling Jack Smith – DeJa Blues – This Blue Before – independent

18. Jimmy Hall –Too Tall to Mambo – Rendezvous With the Blues – Rockin’ Camel Music

19. Albert Cummings – Say You Love Me – Working Man – Blind Pig Records

20. Alphonso Sanders – Mississippi – Mississippi Influences – independent

21. John Fogerty – The Midnight Special – Lightnin’ In A Bottle – Sony Music

22. Robert Cray & Shemekia Copeland – I Pity The Fool – Sony Music

23. Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings – Give It Back – I Learned The Hard Way – Daptone Records

24. Doc Watson – Windy & Warm – Vanguard Visionaries – Vanguard records

 

June 27

 

1. Chris James & Patrick Rynn – Money Don’t Like Me – Gonna Boogie Anyway – Ear Wig Music

2. Rob Stone – I Need To Plant A Money Tree – Back Around Here – Ear Wig Music

3. Raoul & The Big Time – Don’t Have To Hunt No More –Tribute To Little Walter – independent

4. Pork Belly Futures - You Gotta Love A Train – Pork Belly Futures – Cordova Bay Records

5. Dylan Wickens & The Grand Naturals – Up >From The Skies – Tattoo Black – independent

6. Mississippi Heat – I Got The News Today – Let’s Live It Up – Delmark Records

7. Ginger St. James – Swing About You – Spank, Sparkle & Growl – independent

8. Jerome Godboo – Rooting Out My Devils – Rooting Out My Devils – independent

9. Bobby Dean Blackburn – Please Don’t Leave Me – Don’t Ask…Don’t Tell – Electro-Fi Records

10. Diana Braithwaite & Chris Whiteley – Twice As Good – Deltaphonic – Electro-Fi Records

11. Treasa Levasseur – Save Me Jesus – Low Fidelity – independent

12. Spoon River – Fool – Kingdom Of The Burned – independent

13. The Persuasions – I’ll Make Love To You Anytime – Tribute To JJ Cale – Zoho Music

14. Amos Garrett – Stranger In My Hometown – Get Way Back – Stony Plain Records

15. Tyler Yarema – Where Are You Now – Empire Avenue – independent

16. Sean Pinchin – Gonna Be Alright – In Transit – independent

17. Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings – I’ll Still Be True – I Learned The Hard Way – Daptone Records

18. Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings – Mama Don’t Like My Man – I Learned The Hard Way – Daptone Records

19. James Hunter – Hand It Over – The Hard Way – Go Records 

 

June 20

1. Dylan Wickens & The Grand Naturals – Tattoo Black – Tattoo Black – independent

2. Mississippi Heat – She Died Of a Broken Heart – Let’s Live It Up – Delmark Records

3. Jimmy Hall & Swamp Cabbage – Sensitive Kind – Tribute to JJ Cale – ZOHO Records

4. Jimmy Bowskill – Ride A Pony - The Jimmy Bowskill Band – Live – Ruf Records

5. Spoon River – The Wind’s In The Trees – Kingdom Of The Burned – independent – Northern Electric

6. Steve Grisbrook – She’s Fine – Blue Sneakers – independent

7. Steve Goldberger – Ain’t Living Too Long Like This  - The Goldberger Variations – independent

8. Arthur Adams – Can’t Win For Losing – Stomp The Floor – Delta Groove Music

9. Joe Louis Walker – I’ve Been Down – Between a Rock & the Blues – Stony Plain Records

10. Little Milton – Same Old Blues – Anthology 1953-61 – Varese Sarabande

11. Sparkjiver – Cleo’s Mood – Funky, Bluesy, Jazzy, Churchy – independent

12. Keith Bennett – Blackness & Blues – Jumpin’ At The Yale – independent

13. Shakura S’Aida – Outskirts Of Memphis – Brown Sugar – Ruf Records

14. David Rotundo – Too Much Woman – No Looking Back – independent

15. Jerome Godboo – Stinky Gardener – Humdinger – independent

16. Howlin’ Wolf – 300 Pounds of Joy – Chess Records Collection – Chess Records

17. Alex Dixon Band – My Suspicious Mind – Rising From The Bushes – Dixon Landing Music

 

June 13

 

1. Keith Bennett – Jumpin’ At The Yale -  Jumpin’ At The Yale – independent

2. Colin James – Shout Baby Shout – National Steel – Warner Music

3. Dalannah Gail Bowen – My Blues Keep Bringing Me Home – Mama’s Got The Blues - independent

4. Catherine Russell – Put Me Down Easy – Cat – World Village

5. Joe Louis Walker – Tell Me Why – Between A Rock & The Blues – Stony Plain Records

6. Steve Grisbrook – Blue Shutters – Blues Sneakers – independent

7. Hot Tamales – Smokin’ In The Alley – Hot Tamales – independent

8. The Bo-Keys – Deuce & A Quarter – Yellow Dog Records Compilation – Yellow Dog Records

9. Eden Brent – Darkness In The Delta – Mississippi Number One – Yellow Dog Records

10. Paul Reddick – Every Temptation – Sugarbird – Northern Blues Music

11. Jack deKeyzer – Ride With Me – The Corktown Sessions – independent – Blue Star Records

12. Steve Strongman – Lets Sleep On This – Honey – independent

13. The Rascals – Come On Up – The Very Best of…. - Rhino Records

14. Missy Anderson – Ace Of Spades – Missy Anderson – independent

15. Aretha Franklin – Soul Serenade – I Never Loved A Man, The Way That I Loved You – Rhino Records

16. Big Ron Hunter – Play Your Cards Right – Pouring Out The Blues – independent – Rock House Records

17. Rick Fines – Riley Wants His life Back – Riley Wants His Life Back – independent

18. Willie Nelson – Rainy Day Blues – Milk Cow Blues – Island Records

19. Bob Walsh – Just My Luck – The Only Soul – independent

20. Gary Kendall Band  - Real Good Night – Feels Real Strong – independent

21. Sophia Perlman & The Vipers – Once Bitten(Twice Shy) – Once Bitten – independent

22. Blue Room – Everything But The Blues – Everything But the Blues – independent

23. Steve Rowe - The Black Hole – 5 – independent

24. Allen Toussaint – What Is Success – Allen Toussaint – Varese Sarabande

 

 

June 6

 

1. Monkey Junk – Leave The Rest To You – Tiger In Your Tank – independent

2. JW Jones – Double Eyed Whammy – Bluelisted – Northern Blues Music

3. David Rotundo – Thinking & Drinking – No Looking Back – independent

4. Jerome Godboo – The Night I Slept Outside – Pain & Glory – independent

5. Jimmy Rushing – I Sent For You Yesterday – Everyday I Have The Blues – Impulse Records

6. Ruthie Foster – Beaver Creek Blues – The Phenomenal Ruthie Foster – Blue Corin Music

7. Aaron Griggs – Won’t Be Back No More – Coming Home To You – independent

8. Bill Withers – Harlem – Greatest Hits of

9. Blackburn – Sister Rosa – Brotherhood – Make It Real Records

10. Shawn Kellerman – Big Time – land of 1000 Dreams – Flaming Cheese Records

11. Bryan Lee – Why Did You Lie To Me – Katrina Was Her Name – Justin Time Records

12. Treasa Levasseur – Big Fat Mouth – Low Fidelity – independent

13. Terry Blersh – You’re Wearing Out My Heart – Terry Blersh – independent

14. Ana Popovic – Nothing Personal – Blind For Love – Eclecto Groove Records

15. L’il Dave Thompson – Deep In the Night – Deep In the Night – Electro-Fi Records

16. Whiskey Howl – Down The Line – Whiskey Howl – independent – Pacemaker Entertainment

17. Rhinoceros – Don’t Come Crying – The Classic Albums From…. – Collectors Choice Music

18. Ken Whiteley – Bring Peace - Gospel Music Makes Me Feel Alright – Borealis Records

19. Joe Louis Walker – Eyes Like A Cat – Between a Rock & The Blues – Stony Plain Records

20. Sam Cooke – Little Red Rooster – Night Beat – Legacy recordings – Sonybmg

21. Alex Dixon Band – Fantasy – Rising From The Bushes – independent

22. Scott McCord – Blues For Sunshine – Blues For Sunshine – independent

 

May 23

 

1. Sherman Lee Dillon – Devil With A Blue Dress – State Of The Blues   - Wepecket Island Records

2. Rick Taylor – I See My Baby – Lucky Room – independent

3. Doc MacLean – Charlie James` Blues – Narrow House – independent

4. Morgan Davis – Tomorrow – Pain Killer – Electro-Fi Records

5. Elvin Bishop – I`m Gone – The Skin I`m In – Alligator Records

6. Fontaine Brown – Love, Come Rescue Me – Tales >From The Fence Line – independent

7. John Findlay – Streets Of Monterey – Fairplay – independent

8. Buck 69 – When She Whispers My Name – When She Whispers My Name – independent

9. The Jive Bombers – Send Me To The ‘Lectric Chair – The Jive Bombers – independent

10. Diana Braithewaite & Chris Whiteley – One Thing I Cannot Do – Night Bird Blues – Electro-Fi Records

11. Mike Clark – Drive Her Like You Stole ‘er – Porch Songs – independent

12. Jerry Butler – Never Give You Up – The Best of… - Universal Music

13. The Band – Ophelia – Greatest Hits – Capitol Records

14. Roxanne Potvin – Perfect Day – No Love For The Poisonous –Alert Music

15. Kenny “Blues Boss” Wayne – Blues Carry Me Home – Let It Loose – Electro–Fi Records

16. Terry Gillespie – Did It Break Your Heart – Brother Of The Blues – independent

17. The Johnny Max Band – The Banks Of The Credit – A Lesson I’ve Learned – independent – Pour Soul Records

18. Pat Carey – Brooklyn Boogaloo -  Jumpin’ In Jersey – independent

19. Christian Dozzler & Miss Robin Banks – Livin’ Life – Livin’ Life – independent

20. Julian Fauth – Red Richard – Songs Of Vice & Sorrow – Electro-Fi Records

21. Magic Slim – Do You Mean It – Raising The Bar – Blind Pig Records/Stony Plain Records

 

 

May 16

 

1. Monkey Junk – When Push Comes To Shove – Tiger In Your Tank – independent

2. Coco Montoya – I Want It All Back – I Want It All Back – Ruf Records

3. Paul Reddick – Morning Bell – Sugarbird – Northern Blues Music

4. Rita Chiarelli – Light The Fire – Sweet Paradise – independent

5. Rick Taylor – All BY Myself – Lucky Room – independent

6. Ross Neilson & The Sufferin’ Bastards – What You Can – Redemption – independent

7. Nasty Ned – Standin’ Around Cryin’ – Roots 52 – American Showplace Music

8. Watermelon Slim – Black Water – The Wheel Man – Northern Blues Music

9. Ramon Taranco -  Buffalo Skies – The Adventures of Bo Segovia – independent

10. Steve Goldberger – Ain’t Livin Long Like This – The Goldberger Variations – independent

11. Colin Linden – Built From The Ground – >From The Water – True North Records

12. Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings – 100 Days, 100 Nights – 100 days, 100 Nights – Daptone Records

13. The Jive Bombers – Person To Person – The Jive Bombers – independent

14. Suzie Vinnick – Back On My Feet – Happy Here – independent

15. Jeff Healey – Deep Purple – Last Call – Stony Plain Records

16. Steve Strongman – Heart – Blues In Colour – independent

17. Shakura S’Aida – Did He Break Your Heart - Brown Sugar – Ruf Records

18. BB King & Mick Hucknall – Please Send Me Someone To Love – Deuces Wild

19. Solomon Burke – Soul Searchin’ – Don’t Give Up On Me – Fat Possum Records

20. Bent Roots – Don’t Wake It Up – Tales Of A Swamp King – independent

21. Mike Goudreau – Mend My Broken Heart – Blues et cetera – independent

22. Kensington Market – I Would Be The One – Avenue Road – Pacemaker

 

 

May 10

 

1. Bobby Charles – I Don’t See Me – Last Train To Memphis – Rice & Gravy Records

2. Harry Connick Jr – Here Comes The Big Parade – She – Sony

3. Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings – Better Things – I Learned The Hard Way – Daptone Records

4. The Soul Of John Black – Last Forever – Black John – Eclecto Groove Records

5. Ila Vann – Don’t You Believe It – The Tracks Of Kingston – independent

6. Aaron Griggs – Don’t Care – Coming Home To You – independent

7. Julian Fauth & Raoul Bhaneja – Baby, Please Don’t Go – Blue Midnight: A Tribute To Little Walter – independent

8. Nasty Ned – Lonely Loaded Pistol – Roots 52 – independent – American Showplace Music

9. Jeff Healey – Holdin’ My Baby’s Hand – Last call – Stony Plain Records

10. Janiva Magness – That’s No Way To Get Along – Bury Him At The Crossroads – Northern Blues Music

11. Harry Manx – Make Way For The Living -  West Eats Meat – independent – Dog My Cat Records

12. Jimmy Bowskill – Ride My Pony – Jimmy Bowskill Band – Live – independent

13. Steve Cropper & Felix Caviliere – One of These Days – Nudge It Up A Notch – Stax Records

14. Blackburn – Soul Searching – Brotherhood – independent – Make It Real Records

15. Kevin Mark – I’ll Be Good To You – Cuttin’ Loose – independent – Blue Hog Productions

16. Jimmy Hall – Here I Am – Build Your Own Fire – independent – Zoho Music

17. Jerome Godboo – Rock To Build A House On – Humdinger – independent

18. Amos Garrett – My Jug And I – Get Way Back – Stony Plain Records

19. Little Miss Higgins – That Train’s A Comin’ – Junction City – independent

20. Booker T & The MG’s – Soul Clap 69 – The Very Best Of Booker T

21. The Staple Singers – This World – Stax Chartbusters vol. 5

22. Otis Clay – Trying To Live My Life Without You – The Hi Records Story – Hi Records

23. Mickey Thomas & The Bluesmasters – Get Your Business Straight – Direct Music

 

 

April 18

 

1. David Gogo – Don’t Bring Me Down – Different View – Cordova Bay Records

2. Peter Karp & Sue Foley – I’m Scared – He Said, She Said – Blind Pig Records

3. Pater Karp & Sue Foley – Valentine’s Day - He Said, She Said – Blind Pig Records

4. Arthur Adams – So Sweet – Stomp The Floor – Delta Groove Music

5. The Mannish Boys – Last Night – Last Night – Delta Groove Music

7. 6. The John Henrys – Peace Of Mind – White Linen – Linus Entertainment

8. Rick Fines & Suzie Vinnick – We Got A Love Like That – Nothing Halfway – independent

9. Martin Sexton – Easy On the Eyes – Sugarcoating – independent – Allegro Music

10. David Rotundo – I Don’t Need No Body – No Looking Back – independent

11. Raoul & The Big Time – Live Without Me – You My People – independent

12. Watermelon Slim – The Wheel Man – The Wheel Man – Northern Blues Music

13. Shakura S’Aida – Outskirts Of Memphis – Brown Sugar – Ruf Records

14. Downchild – It’s Been So Long -  Live, At The Palais Royale – Linus Entertainment

15. Treasa Levasseur – Give Me Just One – Low Fidelity – independent

16. Colin Linden – John Lennon In New Orleans – From The Water – True North Records

17. Carlos Del Junco – Bailey’s Bounce - Steady Movin’ – Northern Blues Music

18. JUNO Winner - Jack de Keyzer – King Of The Blues – Live – The Corktown Sessions – independent – Blues Star Records

19. The Insomniacs – Directly From My Heart To You – At Least I’m Not With You – Delta Groove Music

20. MonkeyJunk – If You Were Mine – Tiger In Your Tank – independent

21. Anderson-Sloski – Funk You Up – Footwork – Make It Real Records

22. Bryan Lee – Don’t Bite The Hand That feeds You – Katrina Was her Name – Justin Time 

23. Kenny “Blues Boss” Wayne – I Will Never Forgive You – Let It Loose – Electro-Fi Records

 

 

April 11th

 

1. Coco Montoya – Hey Senorita – I Want It All Back – Ruf Records
2. Steve Goldberger – Stay Young – The Goldberger Variations – independent – Shed Records

3. Duke Robillard – Treat Me So Lowdown – World Full Of Blues – Stony Plain Records
4. Monkey Junk – I Wanna Put A Tiger n Your Tank – Tiger In Your Tank – independent
5. Bobby Charles – But I Do – Homemade Songs – Rice & Gravy Records – also Stony Plain Records
6. Kirk Fletcher – Congo Square – My Turn – Eclecto Groove Records
7. Jon Cleary – Smile In Awhile – Jon Cleary & The Absolute Monster Gentlemen – Basin Street Records
8. Big T Williams – Change Must Come – Jump Back – independent
9. Jeff Healey – Deep Purple – Last Call – Stony Plain Records
10. Janiva Magness – Less & Less Of You – Bury Him At The Crossroads – Northern Blues
11. Harrison Kennedy – Them 90’s Blues – One Dog Barkin’ – Electro-Fi Records
12. Steve Strongman – Heart – Blues In Colour – independent 

JUNO nominees***
13. Downchild – How Long – Come On In – Linus Entertainment
14. Treasa Levasseur – The Good Ones Never Share – Low Fidelity – independent
15. Colin Linden – Devilment – From The Water – True North Records
16. Jack Dekeyzer – If You Were My Woman – 6 String Lover – independent – Blue Star Records

17. Shakura S’Aida – Mr. Right - Brown Sugar – Ruf Records
18. Luther Allison – Living In The House Of The Blues – Songs From The Road – Ruf Records
19. David Gogo – Where The Devil Won’t Go – Different Views – Cordova Bay Records
20. Rita Chiarelli – I Believe – Sweet Paradise – independent
21. The Twisters – I’m Your Man – After The Storm – Northern Blues

 

April 4th 

 

The Johnny Max Band – Banks Of The Credit - The Banks Of The Credit - Independent – Pour Soul Records

1 Harrison Kennedy – One Dog Barkin’ - One Dog Barkin’ – Electro-Fi Records

2 The John Henrys – White Linen - A Good Man – Linus Entertainment

3 Monkey Junk – Tiger In Your Tank - Give Me Time – Independent Release – Beefy Productions

4 Bobby Womack – The Best Of…..The Soul Years - I’m In Love - EMI

5 Coco Montoya – I Want It All Back - Don’t Go Making Plans – Ruf Records

6 Colin Linden – From The Water - Smoke ‘Em All – True North Records

7 Carlos Del Junco – Steady Movin’ - Movin’ Down The River Rhine – Northern Blues Records 

8 Treasa Levasseur – Low Fidelity – Low Fidelity - Independent release

9 Downchild – Come On In - Come On In – Linus Entertainment

10 Jack de Keyzer – 6 String Lover - Pleasure Is My Business - Blue Star Records

11 Martin Sexton – Sugarcoating - Boom Sh-Boom – Independent Release – Kitchen Table Records

12 Gina Sicilia – New untitled CD(Promo copy) - Wake Up Next To You

13 Miss Robin Banks – Livin’ Life - Livin’ Life – Independent release – Blueswave Records

14 Scott McCord & The Bonafide Truth – Love & Sorrow EP - Love & Sorrow w David Wall – Independent release

15 Kirk Fletcher – My Turn - Ain’t No Way – Eclecto Groove Records

16 Peter Karp & Sue Foley – He Said, She Said - Rules of Engagement –Blind Pig Records/Stony Plain Records

17 The Maple Blues Revue – Live at Twisted Pines - I Just Think Of You – Independent release – Preservation Music

18 Duke Robillard – World Full Of Blues - Treat Me So Lowdown – Stony Plain Records

19 Steve Goldberger – The Goldberger Variations - Stay Young – Independent release – Shed Records

 

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