Stream This Episode On DemandThe first episode of Full-Time Blues Radio in 2015 features music from, and the full list of, nominees for the 2015 Blues Music Awards. Every May, The Blues Foundation holds the huge Blues Music Award ceremonies, honoring the best albums, artists, and bands of the year. The event also serves as a sort of family reunion for the Blues community.
This week, Full-Time Blues Radio kicks off 2015 by running down the complete list of BMA nominees, and you’ll hear music from as many of them as we can fit into the hour! The playlist, this week, features a song from every nominee in the categories of Album of the Year and BB King Entertainer of the Year, as well as nearly all of the Song of the Year noms, and a couple from the Historical Album of the Year category.
1. Jarekus Singleton – Gonna Let Go – Refuse To Lose
2. Elvin Bishop – Can’t Even Do Wrong Right – Can’t Even Do Wrong Right
3. Alexis P. Suter Band – It Ain’t Over – Love The Way You Roll
4. Sugar Ray & the Bluetones – Things Could Be Worse – Living Tear To Tear
5. Michael Bloomfield – I’ve Got You in the Palm of My Hands – From His Head To His Heart To His Hands
6. The Bruce Katz Band – Homecoming (Music Bed) – Homecoming
7. John Németh – Bad Luck Is My Name – Memphis Grease
8. Rick Estrin & The Nightcats – Smart Like Einstein – You Asked For It…LIVE!
9. Eric Bibb – Out Walkin’ – Blues People
10. Bobby Rush w/ Blinddog Smokin’ – Another Murder in New Orleans ft. Dr. John – Decisions
11. Ruthie Foster – Let Me Know ft. Doyle Bramhall II – Promise Of A Brand New Day
12. The 5 Royales – I Like It Like That – Soul & Swagger
The Complete “5” Royales 1951-1967
13. Ronnie Earl & the Broadcasters – Puddin’ Pie (Music Bed) – Good News
14. Mannish Boys – Troubles – Wrapped Up And Ready
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