Listen: Episode 1603

The new 2016 releases are starting to trickle into the mailbox here at the workshop. There are three 2016 albums featured in this playlist, along with three 2015 albums that have never been featured on the show. In addition, Johnny Full-Time takes a few moments to honor the late Otis Clay, and we’ll hear a pair of recent releases that feature the late Soul giant.

Courtesy Davide Pannozzo

Courtesy Davide Pannozzo

The featured selection from inside “Johnny’s Mailbox” is a cover of Jimi Hendrix’s “Freedom.” The song is performed by Italian guitarist and singer Davide Pannozzo, and it appears on his EP 2015. The six-song set features a few songs off Davide’s previous full-length CD, A Portrait Of Jimi Hendrix. The EP also includes versions of “Feels Like Rain” (famously recorded by Buddy Guy) and Elmore James’ “It Hurts Me Too.”

Davide Pannozzo started playing classical guitar at the age of six, and he has incorporated that immense skill into his rock influenced Blues music, along with his love for guitarists like Hendrix, Eric Clapton, David Gilmour and others. Make sure to scroll down below this week’s playlist to watch Davide and his band perform another Hendrix cover, “If Six Was Nine.” You can also find complete information about Pannozzo, his music, and more at his official website, DavidePannozzo.com

1. Benny Turner – I Can’t Leave – When She’s Gone
2. Pinetop Perkins & Jimmy Rogers – For You My Love – Genuine Blues Legends
3. Laura Rain and the Caesars – Cherry Pickin’ – Gold
4. Jason Vivone & the Billy Bats – Kansas City Blues – The Avenue
5. EG Kight – Low Mileage Woman – A New Day
6. Billy Price & Otis Clay – You Got Me Hummin’ – This Time For Real
7. Otis Clay & Johnny Rawls – Poor Little Rich Girl – Soul Brothers
8. Tedeschi Trucks Band – Anyhow – Let Me Get By
9. Andy Cohen – Seldom Seen Slim – Road Be Kind
10. Marty O’Reilly & The Old Soul Orchestra – Shudder – Preach ‘Em Now! EP
11. Jack White – Entitlement – Lazaretto
12. Roscoe Levee & The Southern Slide – My Gospel – Get It While You Can
13. Davide Pannozzo – Freedom – EP 2015

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Video: Jonny Lang, N.Miss All-Stars, More

ftbtv_logoI grew up in the original MTV generation, and I can remember when music videos were the rule more than the exception. In today’s world of consumer, fast food, reality television…music videos have somewhat become a lost artform. Just like there are still practitioners of the Blues, however, there are still talented, creative folks out there producing music videos.

Enjoy these videos by Jonny Lang, North Mississippi All-Stars, Charlie Musselwhite and the Teedeschi Trucks Band.

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Listen: Episode 1329

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Courtesy Severn Records

After a well-deserved vacation, Johnny Full-Time returns this week, fully recharged and facing a large stack of new arrivals. This playlist is overflowing with hot new releases, pre-release music, and truly independent artists. Kicking off with the amazing new record from Tedeschi Trucks Band, and wrapping up with new music from Bryan Lee, this episode is not to be missed!

The featured selection from inside “Johnny’s Mailbox” this week is “Why” by Bryan Lee. Bryan Lee is dubbed “The Braille Blues Daddy,” and his latest record is titled Play One For Me. That CD is available on Severn Records beginning September 17, 2013. You can pick it up at all digital retailers and wherever fine Blues music is sold. The album features 10 songs, six of which were written by Bryan Lee, himself. There’s also a special appearance by Kim Wilson, who guests on harmonica for the album. You can find additional information, a tour schedule, and much more, when you Click Here and Visit BrailleBluesDaddy.com

1. Tedeschi Trucks Band – Do I Look Worried – Made Up Mind
2. Jon Zeeman – Down on My Luck – Down On My Luck
3. Steve Krase – Why People Like That – Some Day
4. Smokin’ Joe Kubek & Bnois King – Talking About Bad Luck – Road Dog’s Life
5. Mandolin Orange – House of Stone – This Side Of Jordan
6. Lazer Lloyd – Talk – Lost On The Highway: The Solo Recordings
7. Mark “Pocket” Goldberg – Just Cause – Off The Wire
8. Jo-El Sonnier – Cajun Born – The LA Sessions
9. Jeff Jensen – Pepper – Road Worn And Ragged
10. Devon Allman – Homesick – Turquoise
11. JP Blues Band – Good Enough – Make Room At The Table
12. Hank Mowery – Pray for a Cloudy Day – Account To Me
13. JC Crossfire – Chosen One – When It Comes To The Blues
14. Bryan Lee – Why – Play One For Me

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Listen: Episode 1318 Blues Music Awards

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Courtesy Blues Foundation

Courtesy Blues Foundation

The 2013 Blues Music Awards were held in Memphis, Tennessee by the Blues Foundation. The huge annual event features a long evening of amazing performances, once in a lifetime collaborations, and award presentations. It also gives fans an opportunity to spend time alongside their favorite artists.

Click Here to View the Complete List of Winners!

This week’s episode of Full-Time Blues Radio features music by winners at the 2013 BMAs, as well as a complete rundown of the list of winners.

1. Michael “Iron Man” Burks – Storm Warning – Show Of Strength
2. Magic Slim & the Teardrops – Someone Else is Steppin’ In – Bad Boy
3. Mannish Boys – I Woke Up Screaming – Double Dynamite
4. Muddy Waters & The Rolling Stones – Hoochie Coochie Man – Live At The Checkerboard Lounge
5. Tab Benoit – Sunrise – Medicine
6. Big Llou Johnson – They Call Me Big Llou – They Call Me Big Llou
7. Rick Estrin And The Nightcats – The Legend Of Taco Cobbler – One Wrong Turn
8. Eric Bibb – Movin’ Up – Deeper in the Well
9. Ann Rabson with Bob Margolin – Anywhere You Go – Not Alone
10. Southern Hospitality – Shoestring Budget – Easy Livin’
11. Tedeschi Trucks Band – Don’t Let Me Slide – Revelator Live EP
12. Irma Thomas – River Is Waiting – The Soul Queen Of New Orleans 50th Anniversary Celebration
13. Janiva Magness – I Won’t Cry – Stronger For It
14. Curtis Salgado – Love Man – Soul Shot

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