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Sunday, January 15, 2012

Bob Corritore Blues News

January 13, 2012
  • Dave Riley / Bob Corritore Juke Joint Blues Band tonight at the Rhythm Room! When Dave Riley and Bob Corritore combine their rich blues experiences the result is a finely crafted combination of deep Mississippi and Chicago Blues. On Friday, January 13 Dave and Bob and their band (with Brian Fahey on drums and Dave "Yahni" Riley, Jr. on bass) will bring their special brand of blues to the Rhythm Room. Doors at 8pm and music at 9pm. The Rhythm Room is at 1019 E. Indian School Road, Phoenix, AZ 85014.
  • Mud Morganfield's new CD on Severn to be released on March 20th! Cover art revealed! Mud Morganfield, the eldest son of Muddy Waters, came onto the scene about 5 years ago. His closeness to his father in voice, appearance, and mannerisms in nothing short of a modern miracle. Severn Records will release Son Of The Seventh Son, Mud's first national release on March 20th. The CD produced by Bob Corritore features a great backing band consisting of Rick Kreher, Billy Flynn, Barrelhouse Chuck, E.G. McDaniel, Kenny Smith, and Harmonica Hinds and Bob Corritore switching off on the harmonica chores. Look for numerous CD release parties around the country and around the world, starting appropriately on March 31 at Buddy Guy's Legends. To see the album art and the spectacular cover, click here. Watch out world, here comes Mud Morganfield!
  • New Mannish Boys CD to recorded next week! When band leader/ harmonicist/ label chief Randy Chortkoff does something, he does it all the way. so is the case with the grandiose production of the new CD by super group The Mannish Boys. Musicians will gather next week for numerous days of recording sessions that will become the next CD by this memorable band. Here is what the press release says:
"THE MANNISH BOYS RETURN TO THE STUDIO. So how exactly do The Mannish Boys plan to top five critically acclaimed CDs when preparing to record their next highly anticipated studio album? Easy… they simply call up all their friends, invite them over, and make it a double! Yes, you heard correctly. This month The Mannish Boys head into the studio to record a 2-CD set and follow up to the band's 5th anniversary recording "Shake For Me," released back in March 2010. The current lineup will feature powerhouse vocalists Finis Tasby and newcomer Sugaray Rayford, the dynamic six-string duo of Kirk Fletcher and Frank "Paris Slim" Goldwasser on guitars, Randy Chortkoff on harmonica, along with the propulsive rhythmic support of Willie J. Campbell on bass and Jimi Bott on drums. Rounding out this star-studded extravaganza will be special guests Elvin Bishop, Mud Morganfield, Jackie Payne, Candye Kane, Rod Piazza, James Harman, Kid Ramos, Junior Watson, Mike Finnigan, Rob Rio, Fred Kaplan, Nathan James, Laura Chavez, Bob Corritore and Bill Stuve. The sparks will fly as The Mannish Boys tackle classics and B-side rarities for what is sure to become another quintessential recording in their ever-growing catalog. Look for the new Mannish Boys album, produced by Randy Chortkoff and Jeff Scott Fleenor, coming out on Delta Groove this May 2012" To see the beautiful poster announcing this release click here.
  • Tail Dragger & Bob Corritore to release CD on Delta Groove! While on the subject of Delta Groove we are proud to announce that Delta Groove will have another fall release with Tail Dragger & Bob Corritore / Longtime Friends In The Blues! This album highlights the 35 year friendship and musical chemistry of these two blues artists. Together with a great band consisting of Henry Gray, Kirk Fletcher, Chris James, Patrick Rynn, and Brian Fahey, these sides powerfully present a great classic Chicago blues ensemble sound. Gutsy and raw, this is no-apology, real blues as is rarely performed these days. To get a sneak peak at the cover click here!
  • R.L Burnside performs Goin' Down South on YouTube! please enjoy the Mississippi Hill Country Blues of a youthful R.L. Burnside performing his classic "Going Down South" in the early 1970s at a juke joint. Click http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y3e-BNLYrMU&feature=related

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