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Christone “Kingfish” Ingram to release new recordings of “Empty Promises”

Christone “Kingfish” is set to release two new recordings of  the Michael Burks’ “Empty Promises.” Ingram will release a studio version, which was recorded last month in Los Angeles and a live version recorded at Nashville’s 3rd & Lindsley club on February 1st of this month. Watch the music video for the live version below.

Albert Cummings Interview

When Albert Cummings first went into FAME Studios in Muscle Shoals, Ala., to begin working on his forthcoming album Believe, out Feb. 14 from Provogue Records, his goal was to record popular blues covers—and covers only. The hit classics are among radio’s top spun, he reasoned, so why not entice radio hosts with new versions […]

Jeremiah Johnson: Heavens To Betsy Review

When you’re making a simple dish, the quality of the ingredients becomes even more important, since they’re doing more of the work. No one complains about low-grade tomatoes in chili. The tomatoes however, might be more of a concern in a tomato and mozzarella salad. Which isn’t to say that we’re pivoting to a food […]

Tinsley Ellis: Ice Cream in Hell Review

There are no right or wrong answers with music. It’s subjective and everyone brings their own preferences and past experiences to the listening process. So what works for one person won’t necessarily work for another. Having gotten that out of the way, Tinsley Ellis does blues rock right and Ice Cream in Hell is positively […]

Blues and Rock Grammy winners announced

Gary Clark Jr. took home the Grammy for “Best Contemporary Blues Album” with This Land at the 2020 Grammy Awards. It’s the second Grammy win for Gary Clark Jr. Larkin Poe, Robert Randolph and the Family Band, Sugaray Rayford, and Southern Avenue were also nominated.

Philip Sayce releases “Fits Me Good” lyric video

Philip Sayce has released a lyric video for “Fits Me Good.” This is the second track released from Sayce’s upcoming album, Spirit Rising. Earlier this month, Sayce released “Spirit.” “This song is about the person in my life who shows me unconditional support, understanding, and love, with no strings attached,” Sayce tells Blues Rock Review. […]

Marcus King: El Dorado Review

Marcus King’s El Dorado features lots of fun, 70s-inspired blue-eyed soul that’s perfectly entertaining on its own. However, as you learn more about King and about the album, its direction becomes more and more interesting. For one thing, despite his rich, textured voice, King is just 23-years-old. And King is considered a guitar hero, something […]

Philip Sayce releases new track “Spirit”

Philip Sayce has released a new track called “Spirit.” It’s the first track released from Sayce’s upcoming album, which is one of Blues Rock Review’s most anticipated albums of 2020. “Spirit is about being true to who I am, covering the ground I stand on, perseverance, trusting my gut and intuition, and staying connected to […]

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