Blues Rock Review’s Songs of Summer

Summer is heating up and there’s been an incredible amount of releases in time for the summer. Roll down the window and hit the road with these 10 hot summer blues rock tracks.

Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band – “Woman Like You”
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The lead track off the Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band’s new album, The Traveler, “Woman Like You” is an upbeat, feel good tune perfect for summer.

Christone “Kingfish” Ingram – “Outside of This Town”
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“Kingfish” continues to be the talk of the blues rock world. “Outside Of This Town” is a driving blues rocker and standout from his debut album.

The Allman Betts Band – “Shinin”
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It’s been a big year for the Allman Betts Band releasing its debut album and songs like “Shinin” show the Devon Allman and Duane Betts led band are carving out a name of their own.

Samantha Fish – “Bulletproof”
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Few artists in blues rock have the momentum Samantha Fish is building. Fish will release Kill Or Be Kind in September and “Bulletproof” is a great launching point for the album.

Jeremie Albino – “Last Night”
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Toronto native Jeremie Albino is set to release his debut album Hard Time In August. “Last Night” is a fun, bluesy, retro rocker worthy of multiple spins.

Joanne Shaw Taylor – “Bad Love”
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Joanne Shaw Taylor released Reckless Heart in the United States in May, just in time for summer touring. “Bad Love” is a crunching rock tune and one of her strongest tracks to date.

Jared James Nichols – “Nails In The Coffin”
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Jared James Nichols’ newest single “Nails In The Coffin” features haunting slide guitar and a lifting chorus. It’s the type of track you’d envision in a montage at the end of a TV show after a big twist or something dramatic.

Simon McBride – “Show Me How To Love”
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It had been seven years since Simon McBride released new music, but he released the Show Me How To Love EP in April with the title track being the highlight.

Anthony Gomes – “Peace, Love, and Loud Guitars”
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Anthony Gomes’ Peace, Love, and Loud Guitars was voted Blues Rock Review’s #1 album of 2018. Gomes released the music video for the title track earlier this year and it’s a blues rock anthem you’ll want to play loud.

Sean Pinchin – “If You’re Gonna Leave Me”
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Canadian Sean Pinchin’s 2019 album release Bad Things is flying under the radar a bit, but it shouldn’t be. “If You’re Gonna Leave Me” is modern, fresh, and shows where blue rock has evolved to in 2019.

Pete Francis

Pete Francis is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of Blues Rock Review. Pete founded Blues Rock Review in 2010 because he felt there was a major void in how the blues rock genre was covered. Pete is the host of Blues Rock Weekly and a co-host on the Blues Rock Show.

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