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As the holiday season picks up and more folks begin their end of the year vacations, the amount of new release music takes a small dip. This week’s show features 14 songs, almost equally split between brand new arrivals and releases that showed up on our doorstep a little earlier in the year. However, ALL of the music is phenomenal!

One of the new releases featured this week is The Louisville Blues Compilation Vol. II, a collection of music by bands in and around Louisville, Kentucky and spearheaded by the Kentuckiana Blues Society in honor of their 25th anniversary. Click Here to Hear Clips From Every Track Off The Louisville Blues Compilation, Vol. II

Courtesy Henrietta Records

The featured selection from inside “Johnny’s Mailbox” is “I’m Going Home” by Charlie Musselwhite. It comes off his brand new live album Juke joint Chapel, which hits store shelves and online retailers on December 24, 2013. The concert was recorded at the legendary Shack Up Inn in Clarksdale, Mississippi.

Juke Joint Chapel features five original Charlie Musselwhite songs alongside seven cover tunes. For the album, Charlie Musselwhite put together a tight band of June Core, Mike Phillips, and Matthew Stubbs. Make sure to check below the playlist for a video of Charlie Musselwhite performing “As the Crow Flies” from the album Juke Joint Chapel. For complete information about this new record, Charlie Musselwhite’s upcoming tour schedule, and much more, Click Here to visit CharlieMusselwhite.com

1. Lamont Gillispie & 100 Proof – The Day the Delta Cried (A Tribute to Sam Myers) – The Louisville Blues Compilation Vol. II
2. Michael Packer – This Train – I Am The Blues My Story
3. The Trevor Sewell Band – The Train – Independence
4. Big Al & The Heavyweights – Midnight Train To Memphis – Sunshine On Me
5. James Cotton – Something For Me – Cotton Mouth Man
6. Jim Gustin and Truth Jones – Life is Hard, Live With It – Can’t Shed A Tear
7. JP Blues – Holy Roller – Make Room At The Table
8. Dan Sowerby – Good Feelings – Milestone
9. Bobby Rush – I Ain’t the One – Down In Louisiana
10. Lucky Peterson – It Ain’t Safe – Live At The 55 Arts Club
11. Niecie – Traffic Light – Wanted Woman
12. Shaun Murphy – Go Back To Your Used To Be – Cry Of Love
13. Albert Bashor – Tater Diggin’ Woman – Cotton Field Of Dreams
14. Charlie Musselwhite – I’m Going Home – Juke Joint Chapel

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Working hard to keep the Blues alive, the latest episode of Full-Time Blues Radio features a top notch playlist from front to back. This week features a great mix of new music from independent artists and legendary names side-by-side. We honor the memory of Jimmy “Fast Fingers” Dawkins in Blues News, and with a pair of tracks inside this week’s playlist.

Courtesy Lost Canyon Records

Courtesy Lost Canyon

This week’s featured selection from inside “Johnny’s Mailbox” is “Go Back to Your Used to Be” by Jason and Ginger. The song is a fantastic cover of a Jessie Mae Hemphill tune that appears on Jason and Ginger’s brand new album A Good Man Is Hard To Find: Celebrating The Women Of The Blues. This album features Jason and Ginger saluting legendary leading ladies in the Blues genre, including Memphis Minnie, Gertrude “Ma” Rainey, and Koko Taylor, among others.
A Good Man Is Hard To Find: Celebrating The Women Of The Blues is available now on Lost Canyon Records, and you can purchase it directly from the band at JasonandGinger.com

1. Alan Wilson – On the Road Again – The Blind Owl
2. Brad Vickers & His Vestapolitans – Train Goin’ Westward Bound – Great Day In The Morning
3. Matt Baxter and Jake Sampson – Haunted – Haunted
4. Hans Theessink – Delia – Wishing Well
5. The Mighty Mojo Prophets – Whachulookinfor – Flyin Back from Memphis
6. Bobby Rush – What is the Blues – Down In Louisiana
7. Ronnie Earl & the Broadcasters – Pastorale – Just for Today
8. Jimmy Dawkins – I Don’t Know What Love Is – Fast Fingers
9. Josh Garrett Band – Don’t Ignore Me – String Of Problems
10. Arthur “Big Boy” Crudup ft. Jimmy Dawkins – Please Don’t Leave Me With the Blues – Sunny Road
11. Coyote Kings w/Mush – My Rider – Nasty Habits & Dirty Little Secrets
12. Nico Wayne Toussaint – My Own Medicine – Lonely Number
13. Jason & Ginger – Go Back to Your Used to Be – A Good Man Is Hard To Find: Celebrating The Women Of The Blues

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This week, Full-Time Blues Radio features nearly a dozen brand new album arrivals, including an highly anticipated release inside “Johnny’s Mailbox.” There’s also a touching tribute to the life of Ann Rabson, Blues pianist, singer, and founding member of Saffire – The Uppity Blues Women.

Click Here to Listen to John’s Ann Rabson Tribute

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This week’s featured selection from inside “Johnny’s Mailbox” is “Bowlegged Woman” by Bobby Rush! It comes off Bobby’s brand new CD Down In Louisiana, which is available on his own Deep Rush Records. This is a fantastic album, from start to finish, and it’s highly reccommended.

Earlier this week, Bobby’s official website – BobbyRush.net – was down. We’ve linked you up, in case the site is back up, but you can also Click Here for Bobby Rush on Facebook to find more information.
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1. Andy T Nick Nixon Band – Have You Seen My Monkey – Drink Drank Drunk
2. 4 Jacks – Painkiller – Deal With It
3. Lisa Cee – Cold Hearted Woman – My Turn
4. Hadden Sayers – Don’t Take Your Love (Out on Me) – Rolling Soul
5. Jack Semple – Shut Up – In the Blue Light
6. Lorenzo Menzerschmidt – Payday – Lorenzo Menzerschmidt
7. Teeny Tucker – Hard Time Killing Floor Blues – Voodoo To Do You
8. Ann Rabson with Bob Margolin – Let’s Go Get Stoned (Excerpt) – Not Alone
9. Saffire – The Uppity Blues Women – Haste Makes Waste (Excerpt) – Havin’ the Last Word
10. Ann Rabson with Bob Margolin – Caledonia (Excerpt) – Not Alone
11. Saffire – The Uppity Blues Women – The Bad Times (Excerpt) – Havin’ the Last Word
12. Ann Rabson with Bob Margolin – I’m Going To Live the Life I Sing About In My Song – Not Alone
13. Chicago Bob Nelson – I’m Just A Bad Boy – Tell Me Mama
14. Joe Bonamassa – Athens to Athens – An Acoustic Evening At The Vienna Opera House
15. Sweet Mama Cotton – Sweet Mama’s Blues – Suh-Weet
16. James Montgomery Band – Hit the Road Jack – From Detroit To The Delta
17. Bobby Rush – Bowlegged Woman – Down In Louisiana