Reese Wynans & Friends Sweet Release J&R Adventures This Sweet Release is also, no doubt, sweet relief for Reese Wynans, a sideman for some 50 years across a range of rock, blues and roots acts with – most notably – time spent at Stevie Ray Vaughan’s side as part of the Double Trouble band. He also has a story of […]
Joe Bonamassa, Live at Carnegie Hall – An Acoustic Evening (2017) I’ve never understood Joe Bonamassa’s popularity. He’s graceless – it’s meat’n’spuds playing. He’s not great – and even though he’s more than competent I spot not an inch of soul nor even grit in his playing. Here’s a triple-LP, an acoustic, 9-piece band (which […]
Joe Bonamassa Live at Carnegie Hall: An Acoustic Evening J & R Adventures List of Things I Would Rather – Willingly – Do Than Listen To Joe Bonamassa’s Live At Carnegie Hall: An Acoustic Evening Ever Again
Monday morning. He puts on his favourite Joe Bonamassa tee-shirt and kicks the cat. And after that he knows it’s gonna be a beautiful day. The very best day to have the blues. He’s paid his dues, and enough taxes too. He starts to whistle. But there’s no tune. No worries about that. And fuck […]
Joe Bonamassa Different Shades of Blue J&R Adventures/Southbound Here is the first Joe Bonamassa album in two years, his first of all-original material. And here is how the album is being received. And here is the painstaking process of how the album was made.
Beth Hart & Joe Bonamassa Seesaw J&R Adventures/Southbound In a way, I’m very pleased that Beth Hart and Joe Bonamassa got together. As far as I’m concerned both of their careers were going nowhere and now they can achieve that goal even faster. This is their second album together featuring (mostly) covers. They’re a bit […]