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“The Memphis Blues Box | Original Recordings 1914–1969” to be Released on November 29th, 2023


 
The Memphis Blues Box – Original Recordings 1914–1969
out November 29th via Bear Family Records
 
20-CD Deluxe Box Set (534 Total Tracks)
with 360-page Hardcover Book
 
On November 29th, Bear Family Records will release The Memphis Blues Box – Original Recordings 1914–1969. This magnificent new 20-CD boxed set with its 534 tracks and an accompanying 360-page book traces the blues as recorded by Memphis-area musicians and singers.

The Count Basie Orchestra to Release Star-Studded New Project “Basie Swings The Blues” on Sept. 15th, 2023 | LISTEN to New Single “I’m A Woman”!


 
THE COUNT BASIE ORCHESTRA
Directed by Scotty Barnhart
BASIE SWINGS THE BLUES!
Available Sept. 15, 2023
 
With Buddy Guy, Bobby Rush, Keb’ Mo’, Robert Cray, George Benson, Shemekia
Copeland, Ledesi, Mr. Sipp, Lauren Mitchell, Bettye LaVette and Charlie Musselwhite
 
(August 16, 2023). Candid Records is excited to announce the Sept. 15 release of Basie Swings the Blues, the latest recording by the legendary Count Basie Orchestra under the direction of Scotty Barnhart.

Vocalist Bre Wooten Releases New Single “Woman In The Middle” | LISTEN!


 
Up-and-Coming Songstress Bre Wooten Releases New Single “Woman In The Middle”
 
As an adult, Bre decided to start singing with long time friend “Dre Walker”. Dre was doing lots of shows in the Tru state area. This is where blues promoter Craig smacks Harris of IDS Entertainment had a chance to see and hear her.

Blues Legend Bobby Rush Releases New Video for Single “You’re Gonna Need a Man Like Me” | WATCH! Announces New Tour Dates for 2023


 
Bobby Rush Releases New Single and Video
“You’re Gonna Need a Man Like Me”
 
July 28, 2023: Today, the two-time GRAMMY winner, Blues Hall of Famer, and 16-time Blues Music Awards winner Bobby Rush released his video for “You’re Gonna Need a Man Like Me,” the newest single from his upcoming album All My Love For You.

Blues Singer Chris Beard to Release New Album “Pass It On Down” feat. Joe Beard on Sept. 15th, 2023 | Signs w/Blue Heart Records


 
Blue Heart Records signs Chris Beard
 
‘Pass It On Down’ slated for worldwide release on September 15, 2023
 
MEMPHIS, Tenn. – July 18, 2023 – PRLog — Blue Heart Records is pleased to announce the signing of second generation bluesman, Chris Beard. Raised in the company of veteran bluesmen including Buddy Guy and the late Matt “Guitar” Murphy, Beard bridges the generations with his approach to the blues.

Blues Legend Bobby Rush Releases New Single “I’m Free” | LISTEN! New Album Drops Aug. 18th, 2023


 
Bobby Rush Releases New Single “I’m Free”
From Forthcoming Album All My Love For You
Out August 18 via Thirty Tigers
 
June 30, 2023: Today, the two-time GRAMMY winner, Blues Hall of Famer, and 16-time Blues Music Awards winner Bobby Rush released “I’m Free,” the opening track on his forthcoming album All My Love For You out on August 18 via Deep Rush Records / Thirty Tigers.

Candid Records Releases Official Music Video for “Taking Me Higher” by Keb’ Mo’ | WATCH!


 
CANDID RECORDS RELEASES INSPIRATIONAL VIDEO OF
KEB’ MO’S “TAKING ME HIGHER”
FROM SWEETWATER
THE ALL-STAR SOUNDTRACK ALBUM
TO THE FEATURE FILM
 
True Story of First African American to Land an NBA Contract
 
(June 26, 2023) Candid Records is pleased to announce the release of the official video for “Taking Me Higher” by five-Time GRAMMY® winner Keb’ Mo’, from the SWEETWATER (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) album.

Blues Singer Bobby Rush to Release New Album “All My Love For You” on August 18th, 2023 | LISTEN to New Single “I’m The One”! Announces New Tour for 2023


 
Bobby Rush Announces New Album
All My Love For You Out August 18
via Deep Rush Records/Thirty Tigers
 
June 2, 2023: Today, the two-time GRAMMY winner, Blues Hall of Famer, and 16-time Blues Music Awards winner Bobby Rush announced his new album All My Love For You will be released on August 18 via Deep Rush Records / Thirty Tigers.

Blues Singer Leonard “Lowdown” Brown Releases New Single “Find A Bridge” | WATCH NEW VIDEO! New Album “Blues Is Calling Me” Arrives June 23rd, 2023


 
HOUSTON’S LEONARD “LOWDOWN” BROWN SHARES SOUL SONG “FIND A BRIDGE” SINGLE & VIDEO TODAY
 
AS HE TURNS 70, HE PREPS DEBUT ALBUM BLUES IS CALLING ME (MUSIC MAKER FOUNDATION)
 
BROWN’S MUSIC FEATURED ON DISNEY+ /NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC SERIES AMERICA THE BEAUTIFUL, NARRATED BY MICHAEL B. JORDAN
 
Exuding effortless cool, Houston, TX soul/bluesman Leonard “Lowdown” Brown today shared a new single and music video for the soul song “Find a Bridge,” (see below) which he wrote in response to Hurricane Katrina.

Soulful Vibes on the Emerald Isle – How Have Reggae and Blues Influenced Ireland’s Entertainment Industry?

Soulful Vibes on the Emerald Isle – How Have Reggae and Blues Influenced Ireland’s Entertainment Industry?
 
Ireland may be geographically distant from the birthplaces of soul, reggae, and blues, but there’s no doubt that these genres have had a huge influence on the music of the country. There are many historical connections between the Emerald Isle and the cultures that developed these forms of music.