Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Area Musicians on Blues Underground Network's Best of the Year Lists


Local artists were a big part of the Blues Underground Network's best of 2013 lists.  The popular website listed Daddy Long LegsSoulstack, Dan McKinnon and Andre Bisson as some of their favourites of the year. It also featured works produced by Jack de Keyzer and backed up by Steve Strongman and Mark McIntyre.


Links: Daddy Long Legs, More Daddy Long Legs Stories, Video above courtesy of Dave Sloane

Links: Andre Bisson, More Andre Bisson stories, Video above courtesy of Andre Bisson

Links: SoulStack, More Soulstack Stories, Video above courtesy of Soulstack

The complete list is below.

Canadian Blues Albums
  1. Marshall Lawrence: House Call
  2. Sunday Wilde: He Gave Me A Blue Nightgown
  3. Daddy Long Legs: The Devil's In The Details
  4. MonkeyJunk: All Frequencies
  5. Sean Pinchin: Rust Bucket (featuring Mark McIntyre and Steve Strongman)
  6. Holly and Jon: 1929: The Summit Sessions
  7. Uncle Wiggly's Hot Shoes Blues Band: Still Burnin It Up
  8. Sabrina Weeks & Swing Cat Bounce: Got My Eye On You
  9. Mark "Bird" Stafford: Live At The Delta
  10. Al Lerman: Live At The Acoustic Grill
Canadian Blues Rock Albums
  1. Chris Antonik: Better For You
  2. Plain Dirty Blues Band: Slow Burn
  3. Dan McKinnon: As Sharp As Possible (Produced by Jack de Keyzer)
  4. Ross Neilsen Band: Resurrection
  5. David Gogo: Come On Down
  6. James Boraski & Momentary Evolution: Comin' Home (Produced by Jack de Keyzer)
  7. Texarillo: Black Satin Blues
  8. The Perpetrators: Stick 'Em Up
  9. Jake Chisholm: Diamond In A Coalmine
  10. Big Crush: Temptation
USA Blues Albums
  1. Studebaker John's Maxwell Street Kings: Kingsville Jukin
  2. Granvil Poynter: Another Day Singing The Blues
  3. Smokin' Joe Kubek and Bnois King: Road Dog's Life
  4. Chris James & Patrick Rynn: Barrelhouse Stomp
  5. John Primer and Bob Corritore: Knockin' Around The Blues
  6. Andy T - Nick Nixon Band: Drink, Drank, Drunk
  7. Tail Dragger: Stop Lyin'
  8. Little G Weevil: Moving"
  9. Tip Of The Top: From Memphis To Greaseland
  10. Matt Baxter and Jake Sampson: Haunted
USA Blues Rock Albums
  1. Dudley Taft: Deep Deep Blue
  2. Samantha Fish: Black Wind Howlin
  3. Bobby Messano (Featuring Deanna Bogart): Welcome To Deltaville
  4. Sean Chambers: The Rock House Sessions
  5. Todd Wolfe Band: Miles To Go
  6. Jason Elmore and Hoodoo Witch: Tell You What
  7. Nuno Mindelis: Angels and Clowns
  8. Mark Robinson: Have Axe - Will Groove
  9. Too Slim And The Taildraggers: Blue Heart
  10. Aaron Williams And The Hoodoo: Live Loud Harmony
International Blues Albums
  1. Bottleneck John: All Around Man (Sweden)(Best European Album)
  2. Hans Theessink: Wishing Well (Austria)
  3. Craig Hughes: Losers And Bastards (Best UK album)
  4. Laurence Jones: Thunder In The Sky (UK)
  5. Bare Bones Boogie Band: Tattered and Torn (UK)(Best UK Blues Rock Album)
  6. Danny Bryant: Hurricane (UK)
  7. Jock's Juke Joint: Contemporary Blues From Scotland Vol 3 (UK)
  8. Crow Black Chicken: Electric Soup (Ireland)
  9. Federal Charm: Federal Charm (UK)
  10. Stevey Hay's Shades Of Blues (UK)
  • Best Australian Blues Album: Mr. Black and Blues w Chris Wilson: Blow These Tracks - Live On The Blues Train
  • Best Debut Album (Artist) (Europe): Noam Dayan: A Whole New Land (Isreal)
  • Best Debut Album (Band) (Europe) & Best European Blues Rock Album: Pristine: Detoxing (Norway)
  • Best Debut Album (Artist) (UK): Laurence Jones: Thunder In The Sky (UK)
Multi Genre Albums
  1. Petey Hop: The Levee (USA)
  2. John Pippus Band: Howl At The Moon (Canada)
  3. Eric Bibb: Jericho Road (USA)
  4. Moreland and Arbuckle: 7 Cities (USA)
  5. Claude Hay: I Love Hate You (Australia)
  6. Toronzo Cannon: John The Conquer Root (USA)
  7. Jerome Tucker and Tim BastmeyerJerome Tucker and Tim Bastmeyer (Canada)
  8. Soulstack: Five Finger Discount (Canada)
  9. The Communal Well: Under A Western Sky (France)
  10. The Tilt: Howlin (USA)

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