Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Local Musicians on Saturday Night Blues Top 10 of 2012 List

CBC's Saturday Night Blues recently published their Top 10 Canadian Blues albums of 2012.  A few talented area performers were featured.

Brantford singer Chuck Jackson's Cup of Joe (which also features Hamilton's Jesse O'Brien on keys) came in at number 7.  At number 9, there's local bluesman Steve Strongman's A Natural Fact (Jesse on keys for a few tracks here as well).  Hamilton's Harrison Kennedy also had a role (some vocals and harmonica work) in Shakura S'Aida's Time..., which reached number 4.

Here's their complete list

1. Julian Fauth: Treating A Stranger Right
2. The Harpoonist and the Axe Murderer: Checked Past
3. Peter Karp and Sue Foley: Beyond the Crossroads
4. Shakura S'Aida: Time...
5. David Vest: East Meets Vest
6. Jack Semple: In the Blue Light
7. Chuck Jackson's Big Bad Blues Band: A Cup of Joe
8. The 24th Street Wailers: Unshakeable
9. Steve Strongman: A Natural Fact
10. Danny Marks: A Friend in the Blues

Links: Chuck Jackson, More Downchild Stories, Jesse O'Brien, More Jesse O'Brien Stories, Shakura S'Aida, More Shakura S'Aida Stories, Harrison Kennedy, More Harrison Kennedy Stories

Links: Steve Strongman, More Steve Strongman stories, Video courtesy of LyttleGoGo


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