Dion, “Blues with Friends” (Keeping the Blues Alive Records)
“Blues with Friends” sets up rock ‘n’ roll pioneer Dion with a distinguished set of guitarists, from Joe Bonamassa to Bruce...
The Sleep Eazys, “Easy to Buy, Hard to Sell” (J&R Adventures)
Joe Bonamassa’s new venture, “Easy to Buy, Hard to Sell,” is an instrumental project with The Sleep Eazys, which also includes...
Beth Hart, "War In My Mind" (Provogue)
Beth Hart reveals her innermost self on "War In My Mind," an intense, candid and moving album where the only filter is the one ensuring quality songs...
Reese Wynans & Friends, "Sweet Release" (J&R Adventures)
With a career going back to the 1960s, keyboard player Reese Wynans is probably best known for his time recording and touring with...
Joe Bonamassa, "Redemption" (J&R Adventures)
There are a few months left in the year, so though "Redemption" is his third album of 2018 — after a strong collaboration with Beth Hart and a double live album of covers of tunes by British legends like Eric Clapton, Cream, Jeff Beck and Led Zeppelin — it's possible Joe Bonamassa still has a release or two in his bag.
Beth Hart & Joe Bonamassa, "Black Coffee" (J&R Adventures)
Beth Hart and Joe Bonamassa's third studio album of mostly soul and blues sticks to the formula of "if it's not broken, don't fix it," and it serves them well.
Reaction to the death of Southern rock music legend Gregg Allman at age 69:
"IVE TRIED.WORDS ARE IMPOSSIBLE GUI GUI FOREVER, CHOOCH" — Alllman's former wife Cher, via Twitter.
"My southern-rock heart is breaking. He showed me his tattoos... his voice... his voice.... his soul." — singer-songwriter Melissa Etheridge, via Twitter.
"Gregg Allman had a feeling for the blues very few ever have hard to believe that magnificent voice is stilled forever" — country legend Charlie Daniels.