The Grammy Award for Best Traditional Blues Album was awarded from 1983 to 2011 and from 2017 onwards. Until 1992 the award was known as Best Traditional Blues Performance and was twice awarded to individual tracks rather than albums. The award was discontinued after the 2011 Grammy season in a major overhaul of Grammy categories. From 2012 onwards, the category was merged with the Best Contemporary Blues Album category to form the new Best Blues Album category.
Twenty Best Blues Albums. If you were to own only 20 Blues albums, which would they be? Let us help you decide. Here is our list of the BEST BLUES RECORDS ever. These albums, as well as being the greatest music ever heard, also tell a story. Before the 60's, most Blues records sold as singles, so most of the selections here are compilation albums. After the 60's we have selected the outstanding album or the live set which shows the best of the artist's talents.
Elmore James - Blues Master Works. The list opens up with the almighty Elmore James, the legendary King of the Slide guitar. The "Blues Masterworks" is a collection of some of his most important and influential songs. 19. Fleetwood Mac - Fleetwood Mac. The self-titled album of the renowned British band is also known as "Peter Green's Fleetwood Ma. The record marked the beginning of one of the biggest music legacies of the 20th century. The band later distanced themselves from their blues roots, but many fans still consider the Peter Green era to be the only real.
Listen free to Various Artists – Best Of Blues: Vintage Collection (Rollin' Stone, Susue Q and more). 40 tracks (). Discover more music, concerts, videos, and pictures with the largest catalogue online at Last. Warning! Deleting this artist may remove other artists and scrobbles from your library - please handle with caution! Note: You can view albums tagged as 'Various Artists' in your library here. The term Various Artists is used in the record industry when numerous singers and musicians collaborate on a song or collection of songs. fm, compilation album tracks appear under the name of Various Artists erroneously because the individual artist is not listed in the album's ID3 information.
The album was recorded live and the energy of a live show is there, but the album also sounds deliberate and produced. Anyone interested in a singular singer, a smoking band, and blues rock that you’re going to want to sing along with, will want to check this one out. – Steven Ovadia. Larkin Poe have created an album that is intricate without being dense. Venom & Faith is two Americana artists pushing expectations to create something both familiar but also innovative. Peace, Love, and Loud Guitars is without a doubt the best album of Anthony Gomes’ career. Gomes has been around the block in the blues rock scene and just continues to get better and better. This is a statement album from an artist helping to keep real, genuine, blues and rock music alive.
of the blues with the upwardly mobile ambitions of refusing all limitations. Ever since, the challenge has always been the same: How do you hold on to those roots, while stretching for new possibilities? Bob Dylan reached for new verbal possibilities and Paul McCartney for new harmonic possibilities, but they never lost contact with the blues, and that’s why their music endures. On this album, she fleshes out the possibilities of songs by Mary Gauthier, John Prine, Oliver Wood and Kevin Gordon. This is the best of both worlds: terrific literary songwriting coupled with a tradition older than any college curriculum. 8. Dave Alvin & Jimmie Dale Gilmore: Downey to Lubbock The title track from this album makes the connection between the SoCal blue-collar town of Downey where the Blasters’ Alvin grew up to the West Texas cotton town of Lubbock where the Flatlanders grew up.
The Best 'Jump Blues' Artists (Plus Their Best Album). 1. Louis Jordan - Louis Jordan & His Tympani Five 2. Wynonie Harris - Bloodshot Eyes 3. Roy Brown - Good Rockin' Tonight 4. Big Joe Turner - Big Bad & Blue 5. Big Jay McNeely - Central Avenue Confidential 6. Red Prysock - Swingsation 7. Joe Houston - Cornbread & Cabbage Greens 8. Louis Prima - Wildest 9. Amos Milburn - Bad Bad Whiskey 10.
|1||–Mike Bloomfield||Cherry Red||4:41|
|2||–Dinah Washington||Rich Man's Blues||2:54|
|3||–Buddy Guy||Broken Hearted Blues||3:07|
|4||–Big Joe Williams||Baby Please Don't Go||1:49|
|5||–Ray Charles||What'd I Say (Live)||6:24|
|7||–Joe Liggins||Goin' Back To L.A.||3:04|
|8||–Amos Milbourne*||Bad Bad Whiskey||2:26|
|9||–Roy Milton||Information Blues||2:23|
|10||–Dinah Washington||Wise Woman Blues||2:51|
|11||–Mike Bloomfield||Between The Hard Places And The Ground||7:03|
|12||–Buddy Guy||Stone Crazy||4:03|
|13||–Gatemouth Moore||I Ain't Mad At You Pretty Baby||3:12|
|14||–Big Joe Turner||Nothin' For Nothin' Blues||4:24|
|15||–Big Joe Williams||Bye Bye Baby Blues||2:29|
|16||–Ray Charles||Sittin' On Top (Live)||2:19|
|17||–Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson||Hold It Right There||3:13|
|18||–Jimmy Witherspoon||Ain't Nobody's Business||3:29|
|19||–Dinah Washington||Shoo Shoo Baby||2:33|
|20||–Buddy Guy||Slop Around||2:06|