Summer is here and there’s been tons of great music released in the world of blues rock.
While summer touring has been put to a halt, there’s still plenty of fresh tracks to put on your playlist.
Here are Blues Rock Review’s Songs of Summer of 2020.
Robert Jon and the Wreck – “Tired of Drinking Alone”
“Tired of Drinking Alone” is featured on Robert Jon and the Wreck’s 2020 release, Last Light on the Highway. It’s a sing-along anthem appropriate for the post Coronavirus world.
Joe Bonamassa – “A Conversation With Alice”
“A Conversation With Alice” is the first track from Bonamassa’s upcoming studio album. The track was recorded at the world famous Abbey Road Studios and documents Bonamassa’s experience seeing a therapist whose alias is “Alice.”
Philip Sayce – “Give Me Time”
Philip Sayce covers Magic Sam’s “Give Me Time” on his first studio album in six years, Spirit Rising. It’s a feel good track with a definite summer vibe.
Marcus King – “One Day She’s Here”
Marcus King teamed up with Dan Auerbach (The Black Keys) to produce his solo debut, El Dorado. “One Day She’s Here” has a retro feel perfect for a drive on a summer night.
Eric Steckel – “You Never Will”
Eric Steckel released his new album Grandview Drive just in time for the summer. “You Never Will” is a catchy riff rocking jam that will make you want to roll down the windows.
Larkin Poe – “Holy Ghost Fire”
“Holy Ghost Fire” is off Larkin Poe’s Self Made Man. It’s a sizzling track perfect for summer.
Hannah Wicklund – “Bomb Through The Breeze” (solo)
Hannah Wickund is known for her fiery guitar playing but recorded an enchanting solo version on the piano for her EP, The Inbetween. A track that shows Wicklund is far more than just a great guitar player.
King Solomon Hicks – “Everyday I Have The Blues”
King Solomon Hicks released his debut album, Harlem, earlier this year. “Everyday I Have The Blues” is an upbeat, take charge track about not letting the world get you down.