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Lindsay Ell Reveals Debut EP Worth The Wait Available March 24

The ‘wait’ is almost over as rising star Lindsay Ell revealed today her highly-anticipated debut EP WORTH THE WAIT will be released on Friday, March 24 via Stoney Creek Records. Produced by celebrated GRAMMY-winning musician Kristian Bush (of Sugarland), fans and critics alike are buzzing over the budding star’s debut project. The six-song compilation is … Continue reading

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New Alt-Country: Greg Wickham — ‘If I Left This World’

Greg Wickham — If I Left This World Greg Wickham’s previous Americana/alt-country releases, the critically acclaimed Better Than This (Checkered Past Records) and All In Your Head (Slewfoot Records) hinted at, but did not fully reveal his prolific talents. His new album, If I Left This World, co-produced by Wickham and Kristie Stremel, makes it clear … Continue reading

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New Blues: Rory Block — ‘Keepin’ Outta Trouble’

Rory Block — Keepin’ Outta Trouble: A Tribute to Bukka White Label: New Stony Plain Records In the liner notes for her recent album, Keepin’ Outta Trouble: A Tribute to Bukka White, contemporary blues artist Rory Block writes, “More than any artist in my Mentor Series, Bukka inspired me to write new songs.” Rooted in country blues tradition, Block … Continue reading

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One Of The Greatest Duet Albums—Bobby Darin & Johnny Mercer’s ‘TWO OF A KIND’—To Be Reissued By Omnivore Recordings March 25th

Bobby Darin & Johnny Mercer — Two of a Kind Label: Omnivore Recordings Release Date: March 24, 2017 There’s an old saying about vaudeville that went something like, “When vaudeville died, television was the box they put it in.” What was live theater’s loss at the time became the artistic foundation for the television’s early … Continue reading

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Jaco Pastorius’ Truth, Liberty & Soul — Live In NYC: The Complete 1982 NPR Jazz Alive! Recording Coming From Resonance Records

Previously unreleased live album by electric bass genius Jaco Pastorius and the Word of Mouth Big Band featuring special guest, harmonica virtuoso Toots Thielemans recorded at Avery Fisher Hall in NYC on June 27, 1982 as part of George Wein’s Kool Jazz Festival. Deluxe limited edition 3-LP boxed set available for Record Store Day on April 22, 2017 and … Continue reading

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Rock And Blues Powerhouse The Blackfoot Gypsies Fill It To The Top With Their New Album

The Nashville-based roots rockers deliver a hearty and full-bodied rock ’n’ roll platter with help from some of Nashville’s finest talent, including red-hot singer Margo Price, on April 14, 2017. The Blackfoot Gypsies will unleash a set of original roadhouse rockin’ tunes with To the Top, out April 14, 2017, on Plowboy Records. The Nashville-based powerhouse quartet demonstrate … Continue reading

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New Blues/Rock: Strongman — ‘No Time Like Now’

Strongman — No Time Like Now Label: Sonic Unyon Records Release date: March 10, 2017 If you like a whole lot of energy with your blues, you’re in luck. No Time Like Now, the new release from Canadian artist Strongman, is an album that delivers everything you want in 21st-century, raw, electrified blues and nothing that you don’t want. It is musically … Continue reading