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Tag: Blues Rock

Neil Young & Bluenote Cafe: Bluenote Cafe (Reprise)

Bluenote Cafe captures Neil Young’s 1988 tour, where he and his new band Bluenote Cafe proved to be the best damn bar band in the world.

Stone The Crows: Teenage Licks/Ontinuous Performance (Angel Air)

The final installment of the Stone The Crows reissue series finds the band carrying on in the face of adversity and gruesome tragedy, resulting in some fine blues rock.

Willie and The Poor Boys: Willie And The Poor Boys (Deluxe Edition) (Edsel Records)

Rolling Stones bassist Bill Wyman’s 1950s inspired supergroup formed as a benefit for friend Ronnie Lane. This enjoyable labor of love gets a 30th Anniversary deluxe reissue, and only serves to highlight the high quality of this delightful one-off.

Stone The Crows: Stone The Crows/Ode To John Law (Angel Air)

Stone The Crows was a short-lived British blues rock band, and this twofer, compiling their first two albums, documents a young band with a lot of power and promise.

Do What Makes Your Heart Hurt Less: The Story of The Paladins’ Million Mile Club

The story of how an album released out of love for a band caused the beginning of the end of a special relationship between a record label, its founder, and its fans.

Man: All’s Well That Ends Well (Esoteric)

One of the more interesting trends of the 1970s was the development of the “farewell residency,” when bands would end their run with a series of shows, which would result in the the release of a final concert album. Thus was the case for Welsh-based Man, a band that had specialized in an enjoyable blend… Read More ›