169 – Conversations With The Blues – 21st Century Blues scene

A show contributed by Hugh, with a postshow from another listener, Gerry Casey.  The blues is still alive and evolving, and we heard some wonderful new-Century examples.


Title Artists Album Year
The End Of The Game Peter Green The End Of The Game 1970
Seventh Son of the Seventh Son Rory Gallagher Blue Print 1973
Don’t Waste My Time John Mayall TheTurning Point 1969
Blues Deluxe [Take 1] Jeff Beck Group Truth [remastered 2006] 1968
Love In Vain The Rolling Stones Stripped 1996

Main Show

Why I Sing The Blues B.B. King, Vince Gill, Keb’ Mo’, Jonny Lang & Lee Ritenour 6 String Theory 2010
Midnight Lover Mud Morganfield Son Of The Seventh Son 2013
Hands Up Doyle Bramhall II Rich Man 2016
Change in Me (The Rebirth) Eric Gales Middle of the Road 2017
Stay Aynsley Lister Eyes Wide Open 2017
Esma Innes Sibun Blues Transfusion 2015
I’m Gonna Move to the Outskirts of Town David Sanborn, Eric Clapton Here & Gone 2008
When Love Comes To Town Herbie Hancock Feat. Jonny Lang & Joss Stone Possibilities 2005
If You Need Somebody Bonnie Raitt Dig In Deep 2016
Wild Is The Wind Joanne Shaw Taylor Wild 2016
Redemption Joe Bonamassa Redemption 2018
A Long History Of Love King King Standing In The Shadows 2013
The Turning Robin Trower The Playful Heart 2010
Back to Bayou Têche Sonny Landreth Outward Bound 1992
The Storm Tedeschi Trucks Band Made Up Mind 2013
The Sky Is Crying Walter Trout, Warren Haynes We’re All in This Together 2017


Commit A Crime The Rolling Stones Blue & Lonesome 2016
What Is And What Should Never Be Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin II 1969
Get You Back Joanne Shaw Taylor Wild 2016
Me and the Devil Blues Eric Clapton Me and Mr. Johnson 2004
Three Times A Fool Joe Bonamassa Black Rock 2010
Should’ve Learnt My Lesson Rory Gallagher Deuce 1971
Too Blue To Play Nils Lofgren Blue With Lou 2019
I Ain’t Got Nothin But The Blues Georgie Fame The Blues and Me 2016
Can Blue Men Sing the Whites The Bonzo Dog Band Cornology 1992