Smokestack Lightniní #0371 for Smokestacklightnin.com 10/22/02

Artist/Song/CD/Label

TOP TEN

#10 The Ford Blues Band/59th Street Bridge Song/In Memory of Mike Bloomfield/Blue Rockit
#9 Don Nix/Black Cat Moan/Goin Down:Songs of Don Nix/Evidence
#8 Bryan Lee/Now Iíve Got A Woman/Six String Therapy/Justin Time
#7 Jimmy Thackery&Tab Benoit/Nice & Warm/Whiskey Store/Telarc
#6 Deborah Coleman/Brick/Soul Be It/Blind Pig
#5 Anthony Gomes/Trash Talkiní Jive/Unity/33rd Street
#4 Bernard Allison/Fistful Of Dirt/Storms Of Life/Tone Cool
#3 Shemekia Copeland/Happy Valentines Day/Talking To Strangers/Alligator
#2 Little Milton/The Juke Joint Is Calling Me/Guitar Man/Malaco
#1 Delbert McClinton/The Rub/Room To Breathe/New West

NEW BLUES FAVORITES

Bill Perry/Crazy Kind Of Life/Crazy Kind Of Life/Blind Pig
Mississippi Heat/Mad Cat Hop/Footprints On The Ceiling/Crosscut
The Phillip Walker Big Band/Reconsider Baby/Live At Biscuits & Blues/MC
Otis Rush/Iím A Man/Hey Bo Diddley:A Tribute/Evidence
Anders Osborne & Big Chief Monk Boudreaux/They Donít Know/Bury The Hatchet/Shanachie
Omar & The Howlers/Life Without You/Big Delta/Blind Pig
JW Jones Blues Band/Blind Date Woman/Bogarts Bounce/Northern Blues

NEW ACOUSTIC BLUES

Michael Pickett/Louise/Solo/Wooden Teeth
Michael P. Miller/Salvation Drive/Homeward/J-Bone
Norton Buffalo & Roy Rogers/Donít Throw Your Changes On Me/Roots Of Our Nature/Blind Pig
Cephas & Wiggins/Darling Cora/Somebody Told The Truth/Alligator

MIKE BLOOMFIELD-FEATURED ARTIST

Mike Bloomfield/Iíve Got My Mojo Workiní/Mike Bloomfield- A Retrospective/CBS Vinyl LP
The Paul Butterfield Blues Band/Born In Chicago/same
The Electric Flag/Texas/same
The Electric Flag/Grooviní Is Easy/same

NEWLY RE-RELEASED BLUE JAZZ FAVORITES

Eddie Cleanhead Vinson & The Cannonball Adderly Quintet/Hold It/Cleanhead & Cannonball/Milestone
Johnny Guitar Watson/Three Hours Past Midnight/The Essential Johnny Guitar Watson/Rhino
T-Bone Walker/You Donít Understand/The Very Best Of T-Bone Walker/Rhino
Big Joe Turner/Kick The Front Door In/Blues Around The Clock/Pablo

THE REAL DEAL BLUES

Willie Big Eyes Smith/Hoo Doo Man Blues/Harmonica Blues Orgy/Random Chance
Willie King & The Liberators/Terrorized/Living In A New World/Rooster Blues
Jimmy Dawkins/Sweet Liíl Mama/West Side Guitar Hero/Fedora
Little Arthur Duncan/Mama Talk To Your Daughter/Live In Chicago/Random Chance

ERIC BIBB-Featured Artist

Eric Bibb/Youíre Gonna Need Somebody On Your Bond/Spirit & The Blues/EarthBeat
Eric Bibb/Walk The Walk/Home To Me/EarthBeat
Eric Bibb/Got To Do Better/Painting Signs/EarthBeat

CLASSIC LIVE BLUES

John Lee Hooker/Come Back Baby/Live At Sugar Hill Vol. 2/Fantasy
Big Mama Thornton/Houndog/Blues Revue Of The 20th Century/TopCat
BB King/How Blue Cab You Get?/Live In Japan/MCA

FAVORTE NEW BLUES INSTRUMENTALS

Melvin Taylor & The Slack Band/Come Home Baby/Rendezvous With The Blues/Evidence
The Josh Alan Band/Joshís Breakdown/The Josh Alan Band/Topcat
Rick Holstrom/Shake It Part 2/Hydraulic Groove/Tone Cool

ALL NEW SOUL BLUES

Artie Bluesboy White/Not The Same Person/Canít Get Enough/AChillTown
Willie Clayton/Drowniní In A Sea Of Love/The Last Man Standing/End Zone
Tyrone Davis/Poí House/LoveLine/Malaco
Jon Cleary/More Hipper/Jon Cleary & The Absolute Monster Gentlemen/Basin Street