Monthly Archives: September 2008

Duke Robillard – World Full of Blues

A master of jump-blues and T-Bone-Walker-style guitar, here Duke Robillard pulls out "Treat Me So Lowdown," a T-Bone gem from the '60s that originally...

Henry Gross – One-Hit Wanderer

Henry Gross' 2001 release, I'm Hearing Things, was one of the most pleasant musical surprises of the past 10 years. Now he's back with...

Rory Block – The Guitar of Robert Johnson

Rory Block has been involved with the music of Robert Johnson most of her life. At a young age, she apprenticed directly with Son...

Thunderchiefs – Dig

From its very first gig, this surf quartet sounded like they'd been playing together for years - which isn't surprising, considering the pedigree of...

American Folk Blues Festival – Various Artists

This is the British TV counterpart to the German broadcasts that were unearthed on three stunning volumes of The American Folk Blues Festival, in...

The Gourds – Noble Creatures

Austin's Gourds are on a new label, but serving up the same quirky mix of country and folk. The band has always been oddly...

California Transit Authority – Full Circle

CTA is California Transit Authority, a band led by Danny Seraphine, the original drummer for Chicago. Early Chicago records stood out thanks in large...

Eric Lindell – Low On Cash, Rich In Love

Eric Lindell's second album is full of great songs and inspired playing while his hipster feel and look match his guitar grooves. You get an...

JJ Grey & Mofro – Country Ghetto

JJ Grey is not your classic bluesman, but he's a genuine southern soul and roots talent who supplies guitars, keyboards, and amazing vocals to...

September 2008

FEATURES STEVE LUKATHER Solid-Gold Guitar Slinger A chops monster who epitomizes taste and understatement, he’s also an international pop star and a hard-rocking muso. And his ’59...
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