MUSIC ON THE COUCH
07/02/18 – SHOW #429
CALGARY BLUES FEST
Cindy McLeod joined me to discuss this years’ festival and all that will be taking place.
RORY BLOCK – COUCH KID NEW MUSIC
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Rory returned to The Couch to talk about her latest release, A Woman’s Soul, her tribute to Bessie Smith. This is the first of a new series of albums, this one honoring the women of The Blues. Always enjoy my conversations with this wonderful artist.
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Russ has released City Soul, his love letter to his adopted city of Chicago. We had a great time exploring Russ’ background and how he came to record the album, his time with Sugar Blue and more as we listened to the tunes.
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Eric’s new album, Happy Songs For The Apocalypse, is a collection of songs looking at our world today. Eric’s second album, most of his days producing and engineering albums by Walter Trout and John Mayall. I had a wonderful time speaking with Eric and exploring his history.
TOMMY McCOY – COUCH KID NEW MUSIC
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Tommy returned to The Couch to share his latest release, Coast To Coast Jump. Tommy and I talked about his time in California with Kid Andersen and others recording this album of just plain good, fun music.
RORY BLOCK – A WOMAN’S SOUL
Need A Little Sugar In My Bowl
Weepng Willow Blues
RUSS GREEN – CITY SOUL
First Thing Smokin’
Going Down South
ERIC CORNE – HAPPY SONGS FOR THE APOCALYPSE
Riding With Lady Luck
Pull String To Inflate
TOMMY MCCOY – COAST TO COAST JUMP
Coast To Coast Jump
Look Me In The Eye
Perfect Is Close Enough