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A Woman’s Soul: A Tribute to Bessie Smith

Label: Stoney Plain Records
Released: 2018
Track listing: Do Your Duty; Kitchen Man; Jazzbo Brown from Memphis Town; Gimme a Pigfoot and a Bottle of Beer; Need a Little Sugar in My Bowl; I’m Down in the Dumps; Black Mountain; Weeping Willow Blues; On Revival Day; Empty Bed Blues.

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Article: Year in Review

C. Michael Bailey's Best Releases of 2018

Read "C. Michael Bailey's Best Releases of 2018" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey


The Pocket Philharmonic Orchestra, Peter Stangel Beethoven Revisited Symphonies 1-9 One thing that can be bragged on regarding Beethoven's nine symphonies is their artistic durability and persistence. As the pinnacle of Western Musical thought, we might not expect any less of this music, seemingly forged in humanity's collective unconscious, as well ...

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Rory Block: A Woman’s Soul: A Tribute to Bessie Smith

Read "A Woman’s Soul: A Tribute to Bessie Smith" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey


Blues guitarist and vocalist Rory Block serves up an inspired portrait of and homage to Bessie Smith on A Woman's Soul: A Tribute to Bessie Smith. Block has recorded several “tribute" albums, including Blues Walkin' Like a Man: A Tribute to Son House (Stoney Plain, 2008); Shake 'Em On Down: A Tribute to Mississippi Fred McDowall ...

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Rory Block: From the Dust

Label: Telarc Records
Released: 2005
Track listing: 1. From The Dust; 2. One Way Down; 3. The Gate; 4. David Had the Blues; 5. Big As Texas; 6. High Water Everywhere; 7. I Be Bound; 8. Stones in My Passway; 9. Dry Spell Blues; 10. Fargo Baby; 11. Runaway Dog; 12. Take a Train; 13. Remember; 14. Unprecedented Quiet.

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From the Dust

Label: Telarc Records
Released: 2005
Track listing: From the Dust; One Way Down; The Gate; David Had the Blues; Big as Texas; High Water Everywhere; I Be Bound; Stones in my Passageway; Dry Spell Blues; Fargo Baby; Runaway Dog; Take a Train; Remember; Unprecedented Quiet.

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Article: Album Review

Rory Block: From the Dust

Read "From the Dust" reviewed by Jim Santella


Rory Block's acoustic blues interpretations carry a message that reaches out and takes control of your senses. A light, flexible singing voice and a comfortable guitar accompaniment ensure that her message will linger. Block's fresh originals dig into our daily lives and reflect upon the way we feel about ourselves. Spiritual themes and country ...

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Article: Extended Analysis

Rory Block: From the Dust

Read "Rory Block: From the Dust" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey


Rory Block From the Dust Telarc International 2005 Aurora Block spent her first two releases for Telarc (2003's Last Fair Deal and 2004's Sisters and Brothers ) going from zero to eighty miles-per-hour where she is currently cruising comfortably on From The Dust. Miss Block's recordings have always been mixed ...

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Turning Point

Label: Horus
Released: 1989
Track listing: Turning Point; Holdin' On; Far Away; All Of My Life; Spiderboy; Gedachtentrein; All As One; Heather's Song; Old Times Are Gone; Leavin' Here; Down The Hiway; Tomorrow;

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House Of Hearts

Label: Munich Records
Released: 1988
Track listing: Whippoorwill Sky; Farewell Young Man; Heavenly Bird; Do You Love Me ?; Morning Bells; Gentle Kindness; Nightingale Dreams; Misty Glen; On The Water; Bonnie Boy; Krye; House Of Hearts (For Thiele);


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