From Albert Collins to Luther Allison

•January 31, 2012 • 2 Comments

It’s time once again for another weekly top 5 playlist. This week we take a look at some true masters of the guitar – from Big Bill Bronzy to Joe Bonamassa.

  1. Luther Allison – Living in the house of the blues
  2. Mississippi John Hurt – You got to walk that lonesome valley
  3. Big Bill Bronzy – Baby Please Don’t Go
  4. Joe Bonamassa – A New Day Yesterday
  5. Albert Collins – I Ain’t Drunk

The weekly top 5 playlist – 9 January

•January 9, 2012 • Leave a Comment

For those of you looking for something to do tomorrow evening, make sure you head down to Wilson’s Wharf on the Durban harbour for some bluesy awesomeness. In the meantime, to get you prepped and in the mood, here’s a collection of classic blues tracks that should have your head bopping and your feet tapping.

  1. John Lee Hooker – Boogie Chillin’
  2. Howlin’ Wolf – How Many More Years
  3. Muddy Waters – Rollin’ Stone
  4. Robert Johnson – Traveling Riverside Blues
  5. Bukka White – Shake ‘Em On Down

The weekly top 5 playlist – 5 January – Seeing the new year in

•January 5, 2012 • Leave a Comment

So I trust you all ate too much Christmas dinner on the 25th, drank too much on the 31st and are only just settling into the new year. For those of you that are still reminiscing about 2011, here’s a collection of some of last year’s best blues releases. We hope this year will be just as good.

  1. Gregg Allman – I Can’t Be Satisfied
  2. Wynton Marsalis and Eric Clapton – Forty-four
  3. Johnny Winter & Jimmy Vivino – Further On Up The Road
  4. The Tedeschi Trucks Band – Bound For Glory
  5. Joe Bonamassa – Slow Train