Birds of Chicago – Love in Wartime

  Title: Love in Wartime Artist: Birds of Chicago Label: Signature Sounds Formats: CD, LP, Digital Release date: May 4, 2018   Americana duo Birds of Chicago is a marriage, literally, of singer-songwriters JT Nero and Allison Russell. Formed in … Continue reading

October 2017 Releases of Note

Following are additional albums released during October 2017—some will be reviewed in future issues of Black Grooves. Blues, Folk, Country Darius Rucker: When Was the Last Time  (Capitol Records Nashville) Du-Rites:  Greasy Listening  (Redefinition) James Armstrong: Blues Been Good to Me … Continue reading

February 2017 Releases of Note

Following are additional albums released during February 2017—some will be reviewed in future issues of Black Grooves. Blues, Folk Country Eddie Bo, Chris Barber: The 1991 Sea-Saint Sessions (Last Music Co.) Hayes McMullan: Everyday Seem Like Murder Here (LITA) Classical, … Continue reading

January 2017 Releases of Note

Following are additional albums released during January 2017—some will be reviewed in future issues of Black Grooves. Blues, Folk Country David “Honeyboy” Edwards: I’m Gonna Tell You Somethin’ That I Know (Omnivore) Ronnie Baker Brooks: Times Have Changed (Provogue) Danni … Continue reading

Nothing But Good

Title: Nothing But Good 1952-1962 Artist: Hank Ballard and the Midnighters Label: Bear Family (Germany) Format: 5 CD box set with hardcover book inserted Catalog No.: 978-3-89916-422-0 Release Date: April 7, 2009 Bear Family Records has done the popular music … Continue reading