Sunday, February 23, 2014

De Keyzer and Daddy Long Legs on Blind Lemon Blues Best of 2013 List

Local musicians Daddy Long Legs and Jack De Keyzer made their way onto Blind Lemon Blues's top 20 Blues songs of 2013 list (numbers 12 and 16 respectively).  Jack also makes another appearance as part of James Boraski's album (#15).  The only other performer to be listed twice is Paul Deslauriers.  The popular radio show (on 93.5 CHMR in St. John's Newfoundland) has its listeners vote for their favourites every year.   CONGRATULATIONS!

Links: Jack de KeyzerMore Jack De Keyzer StoriesAbove video courtesy of Marty Murray

Links: Daddy Long Legs, More Daddy Long Legs Stories, Above video courtesy of Hamilton Blues Lovers

Links: James Boraski, More James Boraski Stories, Video above courtesy of James Boraski

Here is the complete list (album is in parenthesis):
  1. Steve Hill: Ever Changing World (Solo Recordings, Vol. 1)
  2. Marshall Lawrence: Factory Closing Blues (House Call)
  3. Highway 125: Key To The Highway (Payin' Dues)
  4. Guy Belanger: People Get Crazy (Dusty Trails)
  5. Bill Durst: Little Red Rooster (Live)
  6. Layla Zoe: Gemini Heart (The Lily)
  7. Sunday Wilde: Captured Me (He Gave Me A Blue Nightgown)
  8. Angel Forrest: Blue Firegirl (Mother Tongue Blues)
  9. MonkeyJunk: Why Do People Act Like That (All Frequencies)
  10. 24th Street Wailers: Never Ending Day (Live in Halifax)
  11. Dawn Tyler Watson and Paul Deslauriers: Southland of the Heart (Southland)
  12. Daddy Long Legs: The Devil's In The Details (The Devil's in the Details)
  13. Paul Deslauriers and Anwar Khushid: Nobody's Fault but Mine (Enter The Gate)
  14. Kat Danser: Sun Goes Down (Baptized by the Mud)
  15. Tie: James Boraski: Comin' Home (Comin' Home featuring Jack De Keyzer)/
    Anthony Gomes: Old Ten Wheeler (Before The Beginning)
  16. Jack De Keyzer: Electric Love (Electric Love)
  17. David Gogo: Bad 'n Ruin (Come On Down)
  18. Tie: James "Buddy" Rogers: My Guitar's My Only Friend (My Guitar's My Only Friend)
    /Ben Racine Band: Shake a Hand (One of a Kind)
  19. Fathead: Shame On Ya (Twenty Years Deep)
  20. Denis Viel: Sunset Blues (Sunset Blues)
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