The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time (Les 500 plus grands albums de tous les temps) est un classement musical figurant à l'origine dans un numéro spécial du magazine Rolling Stone publié en novembre 2003.La liste était basée sur les votes de 271 musiciens, critiques et personnalités de l'industrie du disque, chacun proposant une liste de 50 albums. Gains in … Among the album’s best tracks are the Howling Wolf cover ‘Smokestack Lightening’ and the surprisingly sensitive ‘Honey Bee, Sail on.’ For the Bobby Rush fan Rawer than Raw is essential. Altogether, Stand Up compares with the best work of the late Amy Winehouse. This is a lesson he seems to have learned from the greats of the blues. It proves that, even when steeped in a century of tradition, the blues is as fresh as this morning’s snow fall. BluesWoman Nora Jean Wallace 2020 $1.50. This band packs a powerful sonic punch that could fill any room. Le Grammy Award du meilleur album de blues contemporain (Best Contemporary Blues Album) est décerné depuis 1988.Il n'a pas été remis de 2012 à 2016, période pendant laquelle il a été fusionné avec le Grammy Award du meilleur album de blues traditionnel dans un prix unique intitulé Grammy Award du meilleur album de blues Toni Braxton, “Spell My Name”: I can breathe again, thanks in part to the living legend Toni Braxton. The album’s closer, ‘Rock and Roll for the soul’ is just that. Known as ‘The King of Slydeco,’ Mississippi-born, Louisiana-reared guitar legend Sonny Landreth is the rare blues musician who truly sounds like no one else. The sheer energy between Primer and Corrimore are enough to create magic. Audio CD. A listen to ‘You Make Me Feel’ must provoke the listener to ask why he hasn’t released more. G Love’s sound isn’t for everyone, but those who want their blues to go down with a side order of fun would have a hard time finding a better album than The Juice. The style is instantly recognizable to his fans and likely to promptly convert those who aren’t yet fans. It features a good man feeling bad and sharing his anguish through both vocals and his harmonica. Let’s just hope some younger fans can give ‘My Blues Pathway’ a listen and learn the same lesson from him. Another of the album’s standouts include ‘Rocking in Louisiana.’ Fueled by a swamp-rock attack that Creedence Clearwater Revival would envoy, the track reminds us (as CCR did) that a true fondness for Louisiana blues can live in the hearts of those born and raised elsewhere. And a couple of live albums worth mentioning, both from Irishmen, both sadly no longer with us. It’s toe-tapping stuff, never a dull moment, as Wainwright and the Train barrel down through the tracks. Burning Witches - Dance With The Devil. ), Charlie Patton: Voice of the Mississippi Delta, Robert Sacré (ed. A toe-tapper that puts Johnson’s guitar skills on vivid display with raucous rock and roll that doesn’t leave the blues behind. And the album — like any blues release — does feature its share of downers. JOHN PRIMER & BOB CORRITORE -THE GYPSY WOMAN TOLD ME, VICTOR WAINRIGHT AND THE TRAIN - MEMPHIS LOUD, ELVIN BISHOP & CHARLIE MUSSELWHITE — 100 YEARS OF THE BLUES, JOHNSON JEREMIAH - UNEMPLOYED HIGHLY ANNOYED. Each affiliated Blues Society of The Blues Foundation has the right to send a band and solo/duo musician(s) to represent its organization at the IBC. A 12 track set of both originals and covers of songs you may not know, all delivered with Cray’s sweet vocals and his clean as a whistle guitar tone. But somehow Zito’s blues make us feel better. Raucous boogie-woogie and horns-driven soulish blues from blues award winner and Grammy nominated Wainwright and his band. Le précédent étant paru en Mai 2017. Chris Smither may have a better album in him yet, but that’s hard to imagine. ‘Boy Sit Down’ is very much a stand-out track with Change with the Time coming in a close second. A Gypsy Woman Told me is a truly stunning album. Dans l’épisode 14 du Blues Rock Show, les gars discutent des 10 meilleurs albums en direct de Blues Rock Review de 2020, le nouveau film Netflix Fond noir de Ma Raineyet la musique de Noël.. La publication The Blues Rock Show: Top Live Albums of 2020, Ma Rainey, Xmas Music est apparue en premier sur Blues Rock Review. As euphoric and full of joy as its title would imply, Iguana’s Chicago Spectacular! Picking a favorite would be tough, but the soft ballad ‘Bell Bottom Blues’ (first made famous by Eric Claptain) is nothing short of heartbreaking. $13.99 #42. It’s a fine enough album closer to make you forget that Stronger that strong is at times a little uneven. Audio CD. If the late Frank Bey isn’t familiar to you, the opening (and title) track of his final album serves as a fine introduction. As with any time-tested blues star, Landreth only grows in stature with each passing release. But then again, strange is a word the listener would likely use a lot when describing Fantasic Negrito. One of the best blues rock albums you’ll hear all year, with Eliza Neals and her group of musicians playing straight out of their hearts and souls. ), David T. Koyzis, Political Visions & Illusions, Conforth & Wardlow: Up Jumped the Devil: The Real Life of Robert Johnson, Brian Hiatt, Bruce Springsteen: The Stories Behind the Songs, Jonathan Walton, Twelve Lies That Hold America Captive: And the Truth that Sets Us Free, Reconstructing the Gospel: Finding Freedom from Slaveholder Religion, by Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove. Honest-to-goodness blues rock from the talented Ms Neals, choc full of attitude, sass, top-notch musicianship, and downright good fun. $13.66 #43. ... My Getaway Dustin Arbuckle & the Damnations 2020 $1.65. But the album’s most inspirational track may be ‘Give God the Blues,’ a gospel/blues hybrid that simultaneously reminds the blues listener of the genre’s spiritual past and takes us to the present by asserting that the ugliness of humanity does not come from above. Walkin' With Friends The Night Walkers 2020 $1.95. ‘Lady Day and John Coltrane’ pays homage to a pair of jazz greats in the most stylish way imaginable, combing jazz and the blues with a maturity you may have forgotten was possible in the blues. Verbally and lyrically, he bears a resemblance to Johnny ‘Guitar’ Watson and musically, he pays loving homage to a wide range of innovators. More than anything else, he lets his soul lead the way. Meanwhile, ‘Hot’ refocuses the attention right back to Cray’s guitar playing as a scorching demonstration of his ability to set the fretboard ablaze. Sometimes, having friends in the right places helps a great deal. Inspired by the current pandemic and the subsequent lockdown, it’s actually, an upbeat plea for us all to ‘calm the hell down’ and ‘have a little faith/ in the human race.’. ‘Love and Sympathy’ follows in a similar vein, urging the listener to keep love alive in times of turmoil and distress. A nightmare of a virus may have given us all the blues, but as usual, our favorite genre could be relied on to help ease the pain. 5.0 out of 5 stars 1. This is the voice that couldn’t give witness to a lie if Smither wanted it to. Amazon. Rhode Island isn’t typically thought of a hotbed of the blues, but the strong presence of Roomful of Blues, a revival jazz/blues band plants a giant feather in the cap of America’s tiniest state. Une fois la fenêtre Wikipédia ouverte, vous pouvez parcourir simplement tous les liens avec les boutons précédent ou suivants. There's no disputing that 2020 was a terrible year as we had to stay inside, work from … If ever there was a bluesman suited for a bare bones recording style, it is Rush. The third album by the English songwriter Lianne La Havas cycles through a failed romance — starting and ending with a break — in songs brimming with poised musicality. Through ‘All My Dues are Paid’ we learn of Bey’s humble and hurtful beginnings as a poor and black young man raised in the Jim Crow south. Blacktop Run is a much better album than it might have been years earlier. Born in the unlikely city of Paris, France at a time (1965) when the blues seemed to be in commercial decline, Bernard Allison may not have been the blues hero we were expecting, but if his latest album is any indication, he’s on a mission to prove himself capable of the job. Veteran singer/songwriter Dion DiMucci has seen enough dramatic shifts in his career’s direction to last a few lifetimes. If this album is any indication, they’re just getting started. Cameos from time-tested veterans of the blues make the album shimmer most and the relentlessly upbeat ‘Birmingham’ (featuring Robert Randolph and Keb’ Mo’) may be the best example. Earns its titular exclamation point with rousing and energetic blues anthems that echo the very best of the genre’s piano pioneers. Don’t let the title of Jeremiah Johnson’s latest album fool you. Zito’s guitar work shines most on the hard-driving ‘Don’t Touch Me,’ but the standout track may be the closing track, ‘What it used to be’ a soft and poignant ballad at a time when such a thing is desperately needed. Take me Back does just that. It will inspire you to live a more full life. An album to savour from blues rock guitarist and singer, Albert Cummings. Another excellent offering of blues, R&B and soul from the ever-consistent Robert Cray and his band. Kris Lager Band: Love Songs & Life Lines. Whether’s it’s Robin Trower’s blazing… Much the same can be said of the upbeat Rumblin’ another slice of instrumental sweetness. It’s a badass record.” It’s real and it’s raw and Williams takes no prisoners – certainly not Trump who is firmly in her sights in Man Without A Soul. Les six premiers mois de l'année nous ont offert leur lot de disques de qualité. 2020 Blues Albums Spotify Playlist If 2020 will be forever remembered as the year of a deadly pandemic, it can also be thought of as a year that demonstrated the undying spirit of the blues. Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band, Straight to You: Live, Sir Rod and the Blues Doctors: Come Together, Rory Gallagher, The Best of Rory Gallagher, The Smoke Wagon Blues Band, The Ballad of Albert Johnson, Dedicated Men of Zion, Can’t Turn Me Around, Matty T Wall, Transpacific Blues: Volume One, Janiva Magness, Change in the Weather: Janiva Magness Sings John Fogerty, Mindi Abair and the Boneshakers, No Good Deed, Rhiannon Giddens with Francesco Turrisi: There is No Other, Gottfried David Gfrerer’s paean to the Triolian resonator: Polychrome, Eric Bibb is on a musical mission with Global Griot, Laurie Jane & the 45s: Late Last Night – Elixir of Sara Martin. Memphis Loud is not album without flaws. And the album’s other highlight is the soft, slow ‘Rambling Blues.’ Much more than a platform of musical skills, this album reminds us how dark, dangerous and reckless the genre can become when done right. The International Blues Challenge represents the worldwide search for those blues bands and solo/duo blues performers ready for the international stage, yet just needing that extra big break. His voice, guitar and harmonica are enough to shake you to the core. It seems to work every time, it rarely works better than it does here. The Album sizzles most when it charges at full-speed, keeping up with rock and soul, but never leaving the blues behind. For anyone who suspected they were a mere novelty, The Juice provides the most vibrant evidence to the contrary. ‘Struggle for Grace’ offers the best showcase of the bluesman’s pipes, demonstrating his range, his power and his warmth. Buddy Ace Meets Al 'TNT' Braggs Buddy Ace. Standout tracks include the soulful B.B. The Myth of the American Dream, D.L. In other words they know exactly where the blues lives. The 50 Best Albums of 2020 So Far Including Bob Dylan, Lil Uzi Vert, Bad Bunny, Dua Lipa, and more. Meanwhile the equally rollicking ‘I Thought She Wouldn’t Do it’ adds some funky drums into the mix. Releases from stalwarts like Savoy Brown and Robert Cray as well as newer … Full review here. It’s often said that every blues song is basically about a good man feeling bad.