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Album Reports 2021
(alphabetical order)

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Kirk Lightsey (US)
I Will Never Stop Loving You
(jazz)
Altered Five Blues Band (US)
Holler If You Hear Me
(blues)
Jackson Browne (US)
Downhill From Everywhere
(Singer-songwriter - Americana)
     
Polly O'Keary & The Rhythm Method
50
(blues)
Johnny Ray Jones (US)
Way Down South
(blues-soul)
Optimystik Visionaries (UK)
Return
(jazzfunk - fusion)
     
I See Hawks in L.A. (US)
On Our Way
(Alt-country)
Andy Farber & his Orchestra (US)
Early Blue Evening
(jazz)
Haeun Joo (Kor)
We Will Find
(jazz)
     
Los Lobos (US)
Native Sons
(blues- roots)
Seth Lee Jones (US)
Flathead
(Bluesrock)
Mike Zito (US)
Resurrection
(Blues)
     
Sasha Dobson (US)
Girl Talk
(jazz)
Urban Ladder Society (US)
The Summit
(Blues - Hip Hop)
Roland Roberts (US)
All About The Timing
(Americana)
     
Rodd Bland & Members Only Band
Live on Beale Street
(soulblues)
Raphael Wressnig & Igor Prado
Groove & Good Times
(jazzfunk-funk-blues)
Sean Chambers (US)
That's What I A'm Talking About
(bluesrock-blues)
     
Malcolm Holcombe (US)
Tricks of the Trade
(Singer-songwriter - roots)
Mitchell Manburg (US)
Laplace Resonance
(Singer-songwriter)
Hilary Kole (US)
Sophisticated Lady
(jazz)
     
Air-Cool Jenny (US)
First Flight
(folk - americana)
Nacomi Tanaka (Jap)
Onward and Upward
(blues)
Adam Schultz (US)
Soulful Distancing
(blues - funk - soulblues)
     
Pete Alderton (UK)
Mystery Lady
(acoustic blues 'n roots)
Deb Ryder (US)
Memphis Moonlight
(blues)
Fia Ekberg (SE)
Bangatan
(Singer-songwriter)
     
Soulful Femme (US)
It Is Well With My Soul
(blues-soul-funk)
Cedric Burnside (US)
I Be Trying
(blues)
Lara Hope & The Ark-Tones (US)
Here To Tell The Tail
(roots-rockabilly)
     
The Liberators (NL)
Waitin'
(bluesrock-rock)
Annie Gallup (US)
Oh Everything
(singer-songwriter)
Shaye Zadravec (US)
Now and Them
(americana)
     
Patty Tuite (US)
Consider This
(blues)
Mark Cameron (US)
Back From The Edge
(blues)
Adi Meyerson (US)
I Want To Sing My Heart Out In Praise of Life
(jazz)
     
Debbie Bound (US)
Blues Without Borders
(blues)
John Murry (US)
The Stars Are God's Bullet Holes
(singer-songwriter - rock)
Dennis Roger Reed (US)
Down At The Washington Hotel
(americana)
     
Tiffany Pollack & Co (US)
Bayou Liberty
(Nola)
Martha Fields (US)
Headed South
(americana)
Roger Chapman (UK)
Life in The Pond
(blues - rhythm 'n blues)
     
Yonder Boys (D)
Acid Folk
(folk - bluegrass)
Sam Blakeslee & Wistful Thinking
The Long Middle
(jazz)
Altoizm (US)
Selftitled
(jazz)
     
Gerald McClendon (US)
Let's Have A Party
(blues - soulblues)
Steve Dawson (US)
At The Bottom Of A Canyon In The Branches Of A Tree
(americana)
David Ronaldo (B)
Shoot Them With Words
(rock-southern rock)
     
Jan van Bijnen (NL)
Modest Man
(americana - blues)
Big Daddy Wilson (US)
Hard Time Blues (EP)
(blues - soulblues)
Mehmet Ali Sanlikol (US/TR)
An Elegant Ritual
(jazz)
     
Same Player Shoot Again (F)
Our King Albert
(blues)
Chris Bergson (US)
All I Got Left
(blues)
Nolan McKelvey (US)
Into The Silence
(americana)
     
Keith Loftis (US)
Original State
(jazz)
Guy Davis (US)
Be Ready When I Call You
(blues)
The Atomic 44's (US)
Volume 1
(blues-roots)
     
Louien (Nor)
No Tomorrow (EP)
(singer-songwriter)
Lea McIntosh (US)
Blood Cash
(blues)
Nolan McKelvey & Ron James (US)
Songs of Hope (EP)
(singer-songwriter)
     
The Hello Darlins (Can)
Go By Feel
(americana)
Riley Downing (US)
Start It Over
(blues - roots)
Tashaki Miyaki (US)
Castaway
(rock)
     
Jim Keller (US)
By No Means
(blues - americana)
Deborah Parlor (NL)
Dreaming Wide Aweke (EP)
(singer-songwriter)
Travellin' Blue Kings (B)
Too Many People (Single)
(blues)
     
Dede Priest & Johnny Clark's Outlaws (US/NL)
When Birds were Snakes
(blues-bluesrock)
Robert Finley (US)
Sharecropper's Son
(blues)
Sam Pilnick's Nonet Project (US)
The Adler Suite
(jazz)
     
Cettina Donato & Ninni Bruschetta (I)
I Siciliani
(jazz)
Chad McCullough (US)
Forward
(Belgian Tour October 2021)

(jazz)
Robert Billard & Cold Calls (Can)
Stop
(blues rock)
     
Jess Jocoy (US)
Brighter Eyes (EP)
(americana)
Christopher Dean Band (US)
Songs From French Street
(blues-soul)
Donna Herula (US)
Bang at the Door
(blues)
     
Ticket West (NL)
Cab Driving Man
(blues)
John Hiatt (US)
Leftover Feelings
(americana)
Mike Clark & Michael Zilber (US)
Mike Drop
(jazz)
     
Jennifer Porter (US)
Sun Come and Shine
(soul-blues-jazz)
Horizons Quartet (US)
Selftitled
(jazz)
Bruce Harris (US)
Soundview
(jazz)
     
Roger C & Marion Wade (D)
Cookin' At Home
(blues)
Tylor & The Train Robbers (US)
Non-Typical Find
(americana)
Ben Reddell Band (US)
LA Baby (EP)
(country)
     
Tommy Z (US)
Plug In & Play
(blues)
Rob Stone (US)
Trio in Tokyo
(blues-jazz)
Half Death Clatch (UK)
Metamorfosis
(delta blues)
     
Lauren Henderson (US)
Musa
(jazz)
Bob Corritore & Friends (US)
Spider in my Stew
(blues)
The Black Keys (US)
Delta Kream
(blues - rock)
     
Keith Brown Trio (US)
African Ripples
(jazz)
Eddie 9V (US)
Little Black Flies
(blues - soul)
Afton Wolfe (US)
Kings For Sale
(blues - americana)
     
Kelly's Lot (US)
Where and When
(blues)
Van Morrison (Irl)
Latest Record Project vol.1
(blues)
"Sir" Oliver Mally Group (A)
Tryin' To Get By
(blues)
     
Angela Wrigley Trio (US)
You Don't Know What Love Is
(jazz)
Betty Sue & The Hot Dots (D)
A Coffee and A Cigarette
(rockabilly)
Rachel Baiman (US)
Cycles
(americana)
     
Chris Gill (US)
Between Midnight and Louise
(acoustic blues)
The Reverend Shawn Amos (US)
The Cause Of It All
(blues)
Doug Hoekstra (US)
The Day Diserved
(singer-songwriter)
     
Eric Johanson (US)
Covered Tracks Vol.1
(acoustic blues)
Dexter Allen (US)
Keep Moving On
(blues - soul)
The Halley DeVestern Band (US)
Money Ain't Time
(blues - bluesrock)
     
Sam Robbins (US)
Finally Feeling Young
(singer-songwriter)
Rob Lutes (Can)
Come Around
(singer-songwriter)
The Pink Stones (US)
introducing...The Pink Stones
(americana - countryrock)
     
The Baylor Project (US)
Generations
(jazz - soul)
Dee Daniels (US)
The Promise
(jazz)
Ted Russell Kamp (US)
Solitaire
(singer-songwriter)
     
Maria Muldaur ft. Tuba Skinny (US)
Let's Get Happy Together
(NOLA - Ragtime - Blues)
Steve Cropper (US)
Fire It Up
(blues-rhythm 'n blues-soul))
Crystal Thomas (US)
Now Dig This
(blues)
     
Jalen Baker (US)
This Is Me, This Is Us
(jazz)
Hilary Scott (US)
Kaleidoscope
(singer-songwriter)
Reverend Freakchild (US)
Supramundane Blues
(blues)
     
Kyle Culkin (US)
Pork Shops & Blues
(blues)
Big Creek Slim (DK)
Migration Blues
(acoustic blues)
Big Creek Slim (DK)
Twenty-Twenty Blues
(acoustic blues)
     
Alex Lopez (US)
Rising Up
(bluesrock)
Michael Johnathon (US)
The Painter
(singer-songwriter - folk)
Mike Goudreau (Can)
The Isolation Blues
(blues)
     
Clarence Spady (US)
Surrender
(soulblues)
Tim Mayer (US)
Keeper of the Flame
(jazz)
Annie Keaton (US)
Bristol County Lines
(americana - blues)
     
Alex Conde (E)
Descarga For Bud
(jazz)
Thorbjørn Risager & Emil Balsgaard
Taking The Good With The Bad
(blues)
Water Tower (US)
Fly Around
(folk - bluesgrass)
     
Nikki O'Neill (US)
World is Waiting
(americana)
Tim Hagans (US)
A Conversation
(jazz)
AJ Fullerton (US)
The Forgiver and the Runaway
(blues)
     
Samara Joy (US)
Samara Joy
(jazz)
Scott McKeon (UK)
New Morning
(bluesrock - rock)
Jesco (NL)
Bored or Sad
(Filthy Folk 'n Roll)
     
Charnett Moffett (US)
New Love
(jazz)
Elizabeth King (US)
Living in the Last Days
(blues - gospel)
Chris Cain (US)
Raisin' Cain
(blues)
     
Jean-Jacques Milteau (F)
Lost Highways
(blues)
Rev' Peyton's Big Damn Band
Dance Songs For Hard Times
(blues - roots)
Little Hat (NL)
Wine, Whiskey, Wimmen
(rhythm 'n blues - blues)
     
Jimmie Bratcher (US)
I'm Hungry
(blues)
HOTH Brothers Band (US)
Tell Me How You Feel
(bluesgrass - folk)
Doug Schmude (US)
Mileposts (EP)
(americana)
     
West Of Texas (US)
Heartache, Hangovers & Honky Tonks
(country)
Josh Hoyer & Soul Colossal (US)
Natural Born Hustler
(soul - funk)
Annie Keaton (US)
Bristol County Lines
(americana - blues)
     
Tom Craig (US)
Good Man Gone Bad
(blues)
JP Williams & Ekat Pereyra (US)
JP & Ekat
(blues)
Andries Boone (B)
T.I.M.E.L.A.P.S.E
(filmisch - soundscape)
     
Dara Tucker(US)
Dreams Of Walking
(jazz)
Ralph Peterson (US)
Raise Up Off Me
(jazz)
Queen Esther (US)
Gild The Black Lilly
(americana - roots)
     
3Hat Trio (US)
Lost Sessions
(Alt-folk)
Jake Ian (Can)
Everythings Has Holes
(singer-songwriter)
Marco Z (B)
Lost Connections
(singer-songwriter)
     
Sardinia Plays The Blues (I) (DVD)
Various Artists - Narcao Blues Fest
(blues)
Mary Stokes Band (Irl)
Comin' Home
(blues)
NMJRFR (US)
Volume 2
(blues)
     
Damon Fowler (US)
Alafia Moon
(blues-roots)
The Northern Belle (Nor)
We Wither, We Bloom
(americana)
The Contraptionists (US)
Working Man's Dread
(folk-rock)
     
Jesse Brewster (US)
The Lonely Pines
(americana)
Anna Elizabeth Laube (US)
Annamania
(americana)(Euro release)
Natalie Bergman (US)
Mercy
(rock - gospel)
     
The Hungry Williams (US)
Brand New Thing
(jump blues - rhythm 'n blues)
Tomislav Goluban (HR)
Express Connection
(blues)
Bill Warfield & HKFO (US)
Smile
(jazz)
     
Kiko & The Blues Refugees (PT)
Threadbare
(blues - soul)
The Odd Birds (US)
Better Days (EP)
(country-folk)
Steve Earle & The Dukes (US)
J.T.
(country-folk & rock)
     
Johnny (NL)
Collecting Dinosaurs (Vinyl)
(singer-songwriter)
Eddie Seville (US)
High & Lonesome (EP)
(alt-country)
Richville (NL)
RAW
(blues)
     
Heath Cullen (Aus)
Springtime in the Heart
(folkrock)
Adam Moezinia (US)
Folk Element Trio
(jazz)
Berta Moreno (E)
Tumaini
(afro jazz)
     
The Hitman Blues Band (US)
Not My Circus, Not My Monkey
(blues)
Adam Douglas (US/Nor)
Better Angels
(soul)
Muddy Gurdy (F)
Homecoming
(blues)
     
Travellin' Blue Kings (B)
Gotta Get Away (Single)
(blues-soul)
Sunday Wilde (Can)
Peace in Trouble
(acoustic & harmonica blues)
Bad Temper Joe (D)
One Can't Wreck It All
(acoustic blues)
     
Bob Bradshaw (Irl)
The Ghost Light
(americana)
Glenn Close & Ted Nash (US)
Transformation
(jazz)
Ledfoot (US)
Black Valley
(gothic blues)
     
The Secret Combination (NL)
Finally
(americana - countryrock)
Jesper Theis (DK)
The Tide Will Turn Again
(acoustic blues)
Various Artists
Blind Raccoon Nola Blue Vol. III
(blues)
     
M G Boulter (UK)
Clifftown
(singer-songwriter - folk)
Jason Ringenberg (US)
Rhinestoned
(cowpunk - country)
Lauren Lee (US)
The Queen Of Cups
(jazz)
     
The Spike Wilner Trio (US)
Aliens & Wizards
(jazz)
Jimbo Mathus & Andrew Bird (US)
These 13
(blues-roots-folk)
Georgia Randall (US)
Hound Dog
(blues)
     
Ruben Bertrands (B)
After Hours
(blues 'n roots)
Them Dirty Dimes (NL)
In Gold We Trust
(jazz 'n blues)
Trainman Blues (Ire/Den)
Shadows and Shapes
(blues)
     
Carlotta Curves & Helge Tallqvist (Fin)
Voodoo Woman
(blues)
Paul Bedal (US)
Cerulean Stars
(jazz)
UOJ Big Band (US)
Soul Conversations
(jazz)
     
Ralph de Jongh (NL)
I Love Real Live
(blues-rock 'n roll)
Femi & Made Kuti (Nig)
Legacy+
(Afrobeat - Jazz - Funk)
Curtis Saldago (US)
Damage Control
(blues)
     
Lorne Lofsky (Can)
This Song Is New
(jazz)
Marques Carroll (US)
The Ancestors' Call
(jazz)
Popa Chubby (US)
Tinfoil Hat
(blues - bluesrock)
     
Rick Holstrom (US)
See That Light
(blues)
Joanna Connor (US)
4801 South Indiana Avenue
(blues)
Veronica Lewis (US)
You Ain't Lucky
(blues)
     
Boogie Beasts (B)
Bring It On (Single)
(alt-blues)
Misty Blues (US)
No More Blues
(blues - funk - soul)
Dean Owens (Scot)
The Burning Heart
(americana)
     
Alyssa Allgood (US)
What Tomorrow Brings
(jazz)
Jeff Coffin & Helen Gillet (US)
Let It Shine
(jazz)
Soo Line Loons (US)
Selftitled
(americana)
     
Desert Hollow (US)
Thirsty
(folk - alt-country)
Bruno Deneckere (B)
Coming Up For Air
(singer-songriter)
The Space Ace Travellers (NL)
Spaceology
(surf-rock 'n roll)
     
Ben de la Tour (US)
Shadow Land
(dark americana - singer-songriter)
Jean Marshall (Aus)
Mistreated
(jazz-blues)
Roni Ben-Hur (Isr)
Stories
(jazz)
     
Bjorn Berge (Nor)
Heavy Gauge
(blues - singer-songriter)
Jacques Mees (NL)
Sound of the South (EP)
(americana)
Eric Tarczan, J. Jordan, Ian Siegal
Blues-O-Rama
(blues)
     
Shawn Pittman (US)
Stompin' Solo
(blues)
Evan Arntzen (US)
Countermelody
(jazz)
Corey Ledet (US)
Corey Ledet Zydeco
(zydeco)
     
Joe Lewis Band (US)
Up Next
(blues - funk)
Johnny Mastro & Mama's Boys
Elmore James For President
(blues)
Dave Desmelik (US)
The Calender Album
(singer-songwriter)
     
Annabelle Chvostek (Can)
String of Pearls
(singer-songwriter - gypsy jazz)
David Massey (US)
Island Creek (EP)
(americana)
Daniele Germani (I)
A Congegration Of Folks
(jazz)
     
Brigitte DeMeyer (US)
Seeker
(singer-songwriter)
Steve Feike Big Band (US)
Kinetic
(jazz)
R. Tower, M. Priest, L. Brown (UK)
United State Of Mind
(soul-blues)
     
Steve Hill (Can)
Desert Trip
(singer-songwriter - blues)
Son Of The Velvet Rat (A)
Solitary Company
(Americana Noir)
Philippe Lemm Trio (US)
First Steps
(jazz)
     
Trevor B Power (US)
What Is Real
(blues)
Steve Mednick (US)
Are We There Yet?
(singer-songwriter)
Steve Mednick (US)
River Of Tears
(singer-songwriter)
     
Michael Wolff (US)
Live @ Vitellos
(jazz)
David Olney & Anana Kaye (US)
Whispers and Sighs
(americana)
Blues Caravan 2020
J. Johnson - W. Shay - R. Perry
(blues)
     
Robby Rothschild (US)
Selftitled (EP)
(singer-songwriter - folk)
Selwyn Bichwood (US)
Living in a Burning House
(blues)
Alabama Slim (US)
The Parlor
(blues)
     
Allan Harris (US)
Kate's Soul Food
(jazz - soul)
Jimmy Reiter (D)
Live
(blues)
Mark Viator & Susan Maxey (US)
Where The Road Leads
(americana roots)
     
Tip Jar (NL)
One Lifetime
(americana)
Jihye Lee Orchestra (KR)
Daring Mind
(jazz)
Soul Thrivers (B)
You Better Watch
(blues - country blues)
     
Cash McCall (US)
Blues Coming Down
(blues-soulblues)
Lee Rocker (US)
Gather Around
(rockabilly)
Joel Patterson (US)
Let It Be Acoustic Guitar
(instrumental)
     
Skylar Rogers (US)
Firebreather
(soul rockin' blues)
Catherine Britt (Aus)
Home Truths
(country)
Atomic 44's (US)
The Boogeyman
(blues)
     
Leeann Atherton (US)
Fallen Angel
(blues-americana)
Leahy (Can)
Good Water
(folk - roots)
Logan Richardson (US)
Afrofuturism
(jazz-alt-rock-soundscapes)
     
Ally Venable (US)
Heart of Fire
(bluesrock)
Rick Shea (US)
Love & Desperation
(country, blues, tex-mex)
Cristina Vane (US)
The Magnolia Sessions
(acoustic blues)
     
Aaron Lee Tasjan (US)
Tasjan! Tasjan! Tasjan!
(singer-songwriter)
KB Bayley (UK)
Little Thunderstorms
(singer-songwriter)
Tammi Savoy & Chris Casello (US)
That Rock 'n Rll Rhythm!
(rhythm 'n roll)
     
Layla Zoe (Can)
Nowhere Left To Go
(bluesrock)
Ralph de Jongh (NL)
Flower Of Life (Limited)
(blues)
Gustavo Cortiñas (US)
Desafio Candente
(jazz)
     
Kat Danser (Can)
One Eye Open
(blues - country blues - roots)
The WildRoots (US)
WildRoots Sessions Vol. 1
(blues - roots - soul)
Janinah Burnett (US)
Love The Color of Your Butterfly
(jazz)
Album Reports 2020
Bluewire (B)
Tip Jar Legacy
(folk, bluegrass, jazz)
Ghalia Volt (B)
One Woman Band
(blues)
Ralph de Jongh (NL)
7 Limited Collector Albums (2020)
(blues - rock 'n roll)
     
Giulia Millanta (I/US)
Tomorrow Is A Bird
(singer-songwriter)
Gerry Spehar (US)
Lady Liberty (EP)
(singer-songwriter)
Dave Soldier (US)
Zajal
(jazz)
     
Cathy Grier & The Troublemakers (US)
I'm All Burn
(Blues - Soulblues)
Leon Lee Dorsey (US)
Thank You, Mr. Mabern
(jazz)
The Grasso-Ravita Ensemble (US)
Jagged Spaces
(jazz)
     
The Bills (US/Nor)
Til The Blues Have Gone
(blues-americana)
Erik Dahl Ensemble (SE)
Gethenian Suite
(jazz)
Michaela Steinhauer (D)
Changes & Choises
(jazz)
     
Pete (B)
The Power of Almost Nothing
(singer-songwriter)
Drive By Truckers (US)
The New OK
(Southern rock)
Blues Lee (B)
Twenty Five
(blues-jazz-rock-soul)
     

   
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