Tommy Ridgley’s New Orleans Rhythm and Blues Classic ” In The Same Old Way”

They call him a Master of Rhythm and  Blues and one of the great enduring artists in New Orleans. With more than 70 recordings since 1949, Tommy Ridgley can carry this honor with pride. I Really dig his hit from 1969 ” In the Same Old Way”. Listen to it up here! 

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Slapback Johnny Announces debut album release “Hit Me Up” for this summer

Slapback Johnny Delivers the finest Rockabilly music around and fans of this genre can make themselves ready for some great news! Cause this band hailin’from Holland is set to release their debut album “Hit Me Up” on Rhythm Bomb Records next month!  “Hoggin’ Around” is one of their fast thriving, well grooving, energetic songs. Listen to it up here!

 

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Mixing all kinds of Folk, Roots and Americana: Solo album Dan Auerbach – “Stand By My Girl”

We all know Dan Auerbach as a member of the Black Keys and The Barnburners, but as a solo musician, he delivers some catchy blues and folk-inspired music.  The song here above; ” Stand By My girl” Is a fine grooving laid-back pop-folk song.  Easy to listen and built with roots instruments  

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Straight-forward, no bullshit and above all catchy: Rock N Roll Band Baby Shakes album “Turn It Up”

This band delivers rock n’ roll mixed with garage punk how we like it. Straight-forward, no bullshit and above all catchy. Baby Shakes halin’ from New York City features Mary on lead vocals and guitar, Judy on lead guitar and vocalsClaudia on bass and vocals, and Ryan on drums. Last year they released a fine album Y’all like called “Turn it Up” 

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Folk soaked songs: “Moonshiner” by Kevin Morby

Kevin Morby brings us fine folk-infused songs since 2014.  The former Bass player of indie folk band  Woods and frontman of The Babies,  really makes his mark as a solo musician. With influences like  Bob Dylan, Lou Reed, and Nina Simone you find yourself listening to a blend of Folk, Americana and Roots songs. My favorite song: “Moonshiner” 

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Listen Blue is Back in Town: Solo EP of Spanish Rockabilly hero Al Dual

As his name may reveal Guitarist and songwriter Al Dual has the ability to switch from one musical style to another. Though Al originates from Spain, he is fluent with “the universal language of music”.  According tot his bio “Al’s musical roots first stemmed from ‘50’s Rock & Roll and promptly branched to Rockabilly, Blues, Surf, Western Swing, Jazz, Classical.

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Big Bill Broonzy Gospel and Slave Classic “Swing Low, Sweet Chariot”

This beautiful gospel and delta blues classic was originally composed, it is believed, by a slave named Wallace Wallis in the 19th century. Big Bill Broonzy’s version of  Swing Low, Sweet Chariot goes deep into the mud and is a fine example of how Soul, blues, and Gospel perfectly complement each other.   

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