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January 6, 2011 Issue
JP Blues - I Will Not Go Quietly
Lynwood Slim and the Igor Prado Band - Brazilian Kicks
The Latvian Blues Band - Unreal
Snowy White Blues Project – In Our Time – Live
Delta Generators - Hard River To Row

January 13, 2011 Issue
Dr. Duke Tumatoe - I Just Want to Be Rich
The JT Blues Band – 21st Century Blues
Chrissie O’Dell & One Hot Mess - If I Had a Dime
Chris Duarte Group - Infinite Energy
Biscuit Miller – Blues With A Smile

January 20, 2011 Issue
Tip of the Top - Rock Tonight
Johnny Max Band - It’s a Long Road
Bob Dorr & the Blue Band - Blue Moon Honeymoon
Retro Deluxe - Watermelon Tea
Johnny Moeller - BlooGaLoo
Tas Cru – Jus’ Desserts

January 27, 2011 Issue
The Doors - Live in Vancouver 1970 (Double CD)
Mark Rigg and the Big Rigg Band - Mark Rigg and the Big Rigg Band
Milky Whites & the Bluesmen - One Direction
Jim Byrnes - Everywhere West
Blues Cargo – Delayed Delivery

February 3, 2011 Issue
The Snakehandlers Blues Band - Rock plus Roll
Blind Willy - Willing to Crawl
Frankie Lee’s Blues Mission - Sleepin’ Dog
Sabrina Weeks & Swing Cat Bounce - Tales from Lenny’s Diner
David Vest – Rock A While

February 10, 2011 Issue
Watermelon Slim & The Workers - Live at the Ground Zero Blues Club DVD
Cal Williams Jr - All That I Learned From The Sea
Catfish Keith - Live at the Half Moon
The Robin Thrush Jr. Band - Music City Jam, Live in the Studio

February 17, 2011 Issue
Son Jack Jr & Michael Wilde - Walk The Talk
Jeff Turmes - Five Horses, Four Men
The Bonedrivers - Mobile
Shemekia Copeland - Deluxe Edition

February 24, 2011 Issue
Damon Fowler - Devil Got His Way
Rocket 88 & The Rockettes - One-Footed Cockroach Stomp
North Mississippi All-Stars - Keys To The Kingdom
Mark Slim Band - Katrina

March 3, 2011 Issue
Alan Black - Happy As A Monkey
Roddy Barnes - Under the Sun
Don Ray Band - Lonesome Rider
Big Daddy “O” - Used Blues

March 10, 2011 Issue
Marshall Lawrence - Blues Intervention
Macy Blackman and the Mighty Fines - Don’t You Just Know It
Robin Trower -The Playful Heart
Graná Louise - Getting’ Kinda Rough!

March 17, 2011 Issue
Mike Milligan And Steam Shovel - Lucky Man
Stevie J - The Diversity Project
Deb Callahan – Tell It Like It Is
Grand Marquis - Hold On To Me

March 24, 2011 Issue
Michael Osborn & The Drivers - The Glamorous Life
John Alex Mason - Jook Joint Thunderclap
Ross Neilsen And The Sufferin’ Bastards – Redemption
Greg Allman - Low Country Blues

March 31, 2011 Issue
The Sugar Prophets - The Sugar Prophets
The Deacons - Jump Tonight
AC Myles – Live Again
Lara Price - Everything

April 7, 2011 Issue
Blues Dragon - Blues Dragon
Sweet Baby James & Rob Eyers - Double Voodoo Blues
Open Blues – Seta w ryja!
Rory Block - Shake Em On Down

April 14, 2011 Issue
Beverly Lewis - All Shades of Blues
The Delta Flyers - Sixteen Bar
Terry Garland & Li’l Ronnie - Live at the Canal Club
Dudley Taft - Left For Dead

Foghat - Last Train Home

April 21, 2011 Issue
Too Slim and the Taildraggers - Shiver
Dave Hoffheimer Band - King Pin
Big Apple Blues - Brooklyn Blues
Lance Lopez – CD Salvation From Sundown; DVD The Killer Guitar From Texas

Sam Henry - Treme’ Soul: New Orleans Gumbo

April 28, 2011 Issue
Sweet Angel - A Girl Like Me (Lessons in Life)
Big Joe And The Dynaflows - You Can’t Keep A Big Man Down
Christopher Dean Band - What I Need
Delta Jets - Live

Big Head Todd & The Monsters - Big Head Blues Club - 100 years of Robert Johnson
Mike Hammar & the Nails - Recipe for the Blues

May 6, 2011 ISSUE
The Curbfeelers - Grit ‘N’ Groove
Blues International - Smooth and Slippery at Atlantis
Eric Bibb - Troubadour Live
Popa Chubby – The Essential Popa Chubby

Rich DelGrosso & Jonn Del Toro Richardson - Time Slips on By

May 12, 2011 ISSUE
David Berchtold & Brian Stear - Ghosts of Music Past
Lee Pons - Big Boogie Voodoo
Nebojsa Buhin Nebo - Six String Diary
Samantha Fish, Cassie Taylor, Dani Wilde - Girls With Guitars

Todd Sharpville - Porchlight

May 19, 2011 ISSUE
Various Artists - 2010 Blues Music Awards DVD
Boogie Bone - Pro-Bone-O
Tab Benoit - Medicine
Tweed Funk – Bringin’ It

Big Shanty - Collection

May 26, 2011 ISSUE
The Veldman Brothers - Spreadin’ Around
Midnight Shift - Rhythm Rockin’ Boogie
Joe Bonamassa - Dustbowl
Tracy Nelson – Victim Of The Blues

Los Fabulocos featuring Kid Ramos - Dos

June 2, 2011 ISSUE
Donna Herula - The Moon is Rising
Kenny Kilgore - Bad Luck Blues
Al Basile - The Goods
Marcia Ball – Roadside Attractions

JP Soars – More Bees With Honey
Hugh Laurie - Let Then Talk
Johnny Rawls - Memphis Still Got Soul
Michael Packer - My Time to Cry

June 9, 2011 ISSUE
Nellie "Tiger" Travis - I'm Going Out Tonight
Jesse Anderson - Funk ‘N’ Blues
Billy Thompson - A Better Man
Brad Vickers And His Vestapolitans – Traveling Fool

Trampled Under Foot - Live at Notodden Blues Festival
Sterling Koch - Slide Ruler
Ivas John Band - Look Who’s Crying Now
Doug MacLeod - Brand New Eyes

June 16, 2011 ISSUE
Grady Champion - Dreamin
The 44’s - Boogie Disease
Steve Dawson - Nightshade
Ruff Kutt Blues Band – Mill Block Blues

Ray Manzarek/Roy Rogers – Translucent Blues
Johnny & the MoTones - Nothin’ to Lose
Gina Sicilia - Can’t Control Myself
Meyer Rossabi - Blues Is the Color
Howard Glazer and the EL 34’s – Wired For Sound
Chris Bergson Band - Imitate the Sun

June 23, 2011 ISSUE
Hadden Sayers - Hard Dollar
Atomic Roots Orchestra – Vol. 1 Border Radio Gamble
Mix & Dorp - Blues + Beat
Jeff Chapman – Big Jeff’s Blues Vol. 2

Susan Wylde – In The Light
Trampled Under Foot - Wrong Side of the Blues
Sammy Blue - Live at the Blue Note West
Tommy Lee Cook - Outside Looking In
Big Shot Reub & The Reloaders - Roundhouse Blues

June 30, 2011 ISSUE
Teresa Lynne - Tear Drop Collector
Jean Shy & Friends - Blow Top Blues
Don Ray Band – Live in Nashville
B Street Blues – Car Won’t Go

Carol Lockridge - You Make Me Blue
Lightnin' Malcolm featuring Cameron Kimbrough - Renegade
Anthony ‘Swamp Dog’ Clark – Raw
Cousin Harley - It’s a Sin
Sweet Claudette – Shaking Up The Bucket

July 7, 2011 ISSUE
Jackie Scott & The Housewreckers - Going To The Westside
Chris Dair - Crossroads to Freedom
Common Ground Blues – Too Much Talkin’
Davis Coen – Jukebox Classic

July 14, 2011 ISSUE
Gary Sellers -Soul Apparatus
Harpdog Brown (featuring Graham Guest) - Naturally
John “Scootch” Cugno - The Road Leads Home
Demetria Taylor – Bad Girl

Blues Society Of Western Pennsylvania - Blues From The Burgh 2

July 22, 2011 ISSUE
Chicago Blues: A Living History - The (R)evolution Continues
Patrik Jansson Band - Patrik Jansson Band
Shawn Pittman – Edge Of The World
Shar-Baby – Shar-Baby’s 11 O’Clock Blues

Andres Roots - Roundabout

July 28, 2011 ISSUE
Terry Hanck - Look Out
Laurie Morvan - Breathe Deep
Elvin Bishop's Rainsin’ Hell Revue - Live on the Legendary Rhythm & Blues Cruise
Quintus McCormick Blues Band – Put It On Me!

Dana Fuchs - Love to Beg
Ben Prestage - One Crow Murder
Lloyd Jones – Highway Bound

August 5, 2011 ISSUE
Blinddog Smokin’ - Up From The Tracks (CD, DVD, Booklet)
Eric Ranzoni - The Blues of Eric Ranzoni
Mississippi Cadillac Blues Band - Stone Cold
Alexis P. Suter Band - Two Sides

Satan And Adam – Back In The Game
Ron Tanski - Dragged You Down

August 11, 2011 ISSUE
Head Honchos’ - Head Honchos’
The Steve Miller Band - Bingo!
The Steve Miller Band - Let Your Hair Down
Stan Erhart - Missing You

The Russ Tippins Electric Band - Electrickery
Little Phil - Never Gonna Give It Up

August 19, 2011 ISSUE
Glenn Kaiser - Cardboard Box
Davina and the Vagabonds - Black Cloud
The Jeff Golub Band Featuring Henry Butler - The Three Kings
The Legendary Rhythm & Blues Revue - Live

Lou DeAdder - Headlights (don’t get caught in the glare)

August 25, 2011 ISSUE
The Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band - Peyton on Patton
Harry Manx & Kevin Breit - Strictly Whatever
Blue Lunch - Saxophone Shootout II
Eddie Martin - Folk & Blues

Blues Duo Featuring Tracy K And Jamie Steinhoff - Canned Heat

September 2, 2011 ISSUE
Kings Highway - The Line
The Terry Quiett Band - Just My Luck
Kenny Wayne Shepherd - How I Go (Special Edition)
R. B. Stone - Lonesome Traveler's Blues

Ron Hacker And The Hacksaws - Filthy Animal

September 8, 2011 ISSUE
Fruteland Jackson - Singing the Blues with Stories Vol. 1
Richard Ray Farrell – I Sing The Blues Eclectic
Barry Levenson – The Late Show
Shane Dwight - A Hundred White Lies

Vince Agwada - Basic Blue

September 15, 2011 ISSUE
Blues Music from the Florida Folklife Collection - Where The Palm Trees Shake At Night
Franco Paletta & The Stingers - Can’t Kick Love
Peaches Staten – Live At Legends
The Mighty Mojo Prophets – The Mighty Mojo Prophets

Greg Nagy - Fell Toward None
Rod Piazza and the Mighty Flyers - Almighty Dollar

September 23, 2011 ISSUE
Watermelon Slim and Super Chikan - Okiesippi Blues
Paul Metsa & Sonny Earl - No Money Down (EP CD and DVD package)

The Soul Of John Black – Good Thang
Douglas Watson R&B Revue - Broken Hearted Man
Matt Schofield - Anything But Time

Bobby Jones - You Ain’t Got No Proof
Little Phil - Never Gonna Give It Up

September 29, 2011 ISSUE
The Duke Robillard Band - Low Down and Tore Up
Sena Ehrhardt - Leave the Light On

Kenny “Blues Boss” Wayne – An Old Rock On A Roll
The Funky Butt Brass Band - You Can Trust The Funky Butt Brass Band
Moreland & Arbuckle - Just A Dream

Eric Gales –Transformation

October 5, 2011 ISSUE
Mike Zito - Greyhound
Bob Jones & The Drive - Michael and Me

Victor Wainright And The Wildroots – Lit Up!
MonkeyJunk – To Behold
The Sean Chambers Band – Live From The Long Island Blues Warehouse

October 13, 2011 ISSUE
Candye Kane (featuring Laura Chavez) - Sister Vagabond
Aaron Williams and the Hoodoo - 10:49

Earl Green & The Right Time – Live At Brönte Blues Club
EG Kight - Lip Service
Big Joe Shelton - The Older I Get The Better I Was

October 21, 2011 ISSUE
Memphis Gold - Pickin’ High Cotton
Jim Allchin - Overclocked

Various artists – 35 Years Of Stony Plain
Bill Bourne & The Free Radio Band - Bluesland
Ana Popovic - Unconditional

Bobby Jones - You Ain’t Got No Proof
Little Phil - Never Gonna Give It Up

October 25, 2011 ISSUE
Matthew Curry - If I Don’t Got You
Eric “Guitar” Davis & The Troublemakers - Trouble Makin’ Man

Diunna Greenleaf – Trying To Hold On
The Elgins - Back To Chicago
Shaun Murphy - Live at Callahan’s Music Hall

November 4, 2011 ISSUE
Julius Pittman & the Revival – Live Tonight
Bobby Rush - Show You a Good Time

Mike Pachelli – Meeting Point
Jackie Johnson - Memphis Jewel
JT Coldfire - Crazy Sun

Boo Boo Davis - Undercover Blues

Novebmer 11, 2011 ISSUE
Big George Brock - I Got To Keep My Bedroom Locked
Niecie – Beyond The Surface

Rich Fabec Band – RFB3
Tom Hambridge - Boom!
Various Artists - Barbecue Any Old Time – Blues from the Pit

Bobby Jones - You Ain’t Got No Proof

November 17, 2011 ISSUE
Mark T. Small - Blacks, Whites & The Blues
Mary Flower – Misery Loves Company

Josh Smith – I’m Gonna Be Ready
Various Artists - Puddletown Blues, Vol. 1
Mighty Sam McClain/Knut Reiersrud – One Drop Is Plenty

Alberta Hunter - Downhearted Blues – Live at the Cookery

November 25, 2011 ISSUE
Dicky James And The Blue Flames - Hard Rain
Toby Walker – Shake Shake Mama

Ivan Appelrouth – Blue And Instrumental
Maria Muldaur - Steady Love
Brick Fields - Gospel Blue

Whiteboy James & The Blues Express - Extreme Makeover

December 1, 2011 ISSUE
Hope Waits - Introducing Hope Waits
Chris Duarte – Blues In The Afterburner

Andreas Arlt – All Time Favorites
Wes Lee - The Shack Sessions
D’Mar & Gill - Real Good Friend

The Chicago Kingsnakes - Blue Mosaic

December 8, 2011 ISSUE
Errol Linton - Mama Said
Bert Deivert - Kid Man Blues

Travis Moonchild Haddix – Old Man In Love
Bobby Messano - That’s Why I Don’t Sing The Blues
Billy C. Farlow featuring Mercy - Alabama Swamp Stomp

Sandy Carroll - Just As I Am

December 15, 2011 ISSUE
Bill Edwards - That’s What I’m Talkin’ About
Scott Ellison - Walkin’ Through The Fire

Bad Influence Band – Under The Influence
Sista Monica Parker - Living in the Danger Zone
Dream Boogie - I'm Ready

Sandy Atkinson - Collection

December 29, 2011 ISSUE
Andy Poxon Band - Red Roots
Eli Cook - Ace, Jack & King

Sharrie Williams – Out Of The Dark
Sean Costello - At His Best: Live
B.C. Read - 1,000 Miles

Chris Thomas King - Antebellum Postcards