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A black cat moaning to the moon at
the crossroads. What a dream this was! “Black Cat Moan”
is not a dream. It is the beginning of a great year- 2013 and as usual
is filled with wonderful music to get your new year party mojo working.
From California to New York, from Florida to Wisconsin, from Austria
to Detroit, from Pennsylvania to Delaware, from Kansas City to Chicago
and of course Staten Island is where we have chosen some choice
cuts for your enjoyment.
As most of you know we use the CD sampler to put a spotlight on the
song and the songwriter. All the songs on this sampler will be entered
into Big City Rhythm & Blues Magazine’s “Coolest Song
of the Year” contest and you will get a chance to vote throughout
the year. Check it out on www.bigcitybluesmag.com.
And of course thank-you for subscribing! As the only way you can get
this CD is by subscribing, we hope you enjoy “Black Cat Moan” and
Big City Rhythm & Blues Magazine. Turn it up, roll up the rugs,
put on comfortable shoes. Boogie Chillen!
Peace, love & happiness,
Robert Jr. Whitall
1. Sugar Mae &
“Black Cat Moan” (0:54), BCR&B Records,
2. Johnny Winter
“T. Bone Shuffle” (4:52), Roots,
Johnny Winter goes back to the roots to cover T-Bone Walker in this
cut from his CD, "Roots". Johnny Winter is alive and well.
3. Dave Fields
“Addicted To Your Fire” (4:02), Detonation,
New York City's keeper of the flame and guitar picker of growing fame,
Dave Fields is one of the treasures that we have in America that makes
the future bright. Not just in blues, in good music everywhere!
4. Dennis Gruenling featuring Doug Deming,
“The Rev” (4:17), Rockin’ All Day,
featuring Doug Deming, Jump Blues at it's max! Dennis Gruenling's
horn-like phrases can get a room up and jumpin' Dynamite
5. Doug Deming featuring
“What’s It Gonna Take” (3:15), What’s It Gonna
Doug Deming is Detroit's favorite ex-patriot now living and performing
in the Sunshine State with his Jewel Tones. Doug's new CD, "What's
It Gonna Take" moves him as songwriter, singer and guitarist
into a new stratosphere. Featuring special guest Dennis Gruenling.
6. Hans Theessink & Terry Evans
“Delta Time” (3:25), Delta Time,
Hans Theessink & Terry Evans are the best best of both worlds.
Hans (Europe) and Terry (USA) brings us to the future from the past.
Both thrive in the delta and seamlessly bring us music that was born
in the South.
Caught In The Act,
Steamy Mississippi, guitar, swampy blues harp, soulful Nashville country,
mixed into a brand new sound, blues like it oughtta be.
8. Big Frank & The Healers
“I Love You Baby” (4:38), Sparky’s Lounge
Big Frank will take you to Sparky's Lounge and you will not want to
leave. Keeping the blues straight in Staten Island and other New York
City boroughs. Feel the love.
9. Nigel Mack
“Devil’s Secrets” (3:58), Devil’s Secrets,
Nigel Mack's powerful vocals, blistering slide and killer harp drives
this highly anticipated, all original 3rd release from Canada's Blues
Ambassador to Chicago: "Devil's Secrets" available on CDBaby,
Amazon and iTunes!
10. St Georges Sessions
“Take Me Out To The Delta” (4:25), “The Session”
“Take Me Back to The Delta” was born at the Country Store
in St. Georges, Delaware. Billy Pierce and the musicians from the
jam recorded the song in one take on a Saturday afternoon in the historic
St. Georges studio. www.billypierce.com
11. Nothing But Trouble
“Maintenance Man” (4:06), One Trouble After Another,
If trouble was money, I'd be a millionaire. Nothin But Trouble brings
us the kind of trouble we want: blues, bars & broads. These guys
are "Maintenance Men," so ladies step right up!
12. Jimmy Adler
“Sugar Cookie” (3:38), Midnight Rooster,
Pittsburgh guitarist and bandleader Jimmy Adler, along with songwriting
partner Mike Sweeney, serve up a musical buffet of authentic blues
for the soul. Tasty guitar and catchy original songs make this CD
hard to put down.
13. Tweed Funk
“Fine Wine” (3:30), Love Is,
Tweed Funk is Milwaukee's funkiest band since James Brown toured through
Wisconsin. Great song writing with a groove and you can dance to it.
JD and the fellows bring the party to you! Wear comfortable shoes!
14. Lisa Chavous & The Philadelphia Blues Messengers
“I Don’t Want To Make Love To Your Man” (3:26),
The Underground Hustle,
This is Chicago blues with a Philly twist! Lisa and the Messengers
bring a jazzy blues tradition inspired by saxophone great Byard Lancaster.
Get ready for the Hustle!
15. Anthony Moser
“Got It All” (4:01), Transhuman Blues,
Chicago's newest blues talent brewed right here in the shadow of Buddy
Guy at Legends. New attitude from a new face and a new set of fingers,
Anthony Moser will get your attention.
16. Paul Filipowicz
“Your True Lovin” (3:39), Saints and Sinners,
Paul Filipowicz the “Original Blues Guitar Savage” weighs
in with his finger picked guitar punctuating the gamut of songs from
Rocking Shuffles to Soulful Funky Blues.
17. Hurricane Hawk
“Boom Boom” (6:15),
Cold So Cold,
Hurricane Hawk & the Invaders bring the Florida heat to the rest
of the world. Blues and alive and well and "Boom Boom" is
one of the sexiest songs to come down the pick in awhile. Cold so
18. Coyote Bill
“She’s Got The Goods” (4:26), The Super Happy Good
Time Fun Factory,
Shot from a Kansas cannon, Coyote Bill rocks into your world with
his heavy blues and danceable groove. Having been around KC for awhile
his chops are down and he ain't no clown. KC still rocks!
19. Sugar Mae & Robert Jr
“Where Did That Black Cat Go?” (0:19),