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JÖRG DANIELSEN – Chicago Blues Straight Outta Buenos Aires Wolf CD 120.985 (53:01) Blues & Rhythm Vienna, Austria-besed singer and guitarist Jörg Danielsen previously recorded for Styx Records and given his location, a release for Wolf makes sense. Less expected perhaps is that it was recorded in Argentina, There is a thriving blues scene there, […]

Al Cook Live At Schutzhaus

AL COOK 75th BIRTHDAY JAMBOREE Friday, 28th February 2020 8pm (20h) at the SCHUTZHAUS ZUKUNFT SCHMELZ Verlängerte Guntherstrasse 1150, Vienna Al Cook, undisputed dean and pioneer of the Austrian bluesscene celebrates his 75th birthday at a well known spot, the famous Schutzhaus Schmelz, in Viennas fifteen district. The influencial blues-artist started his musical career in […]

Now Out, Piedmont Blues meets Mississippi Delta Blues

feat Archie Edwards – Doctor Ross This CD is dedicated to Richard Chalk, August 24th 1952 – September 14th 2019, RIP Produced by John Angelatos / Red Rooster Productions and Richard Chalk / Top Cat Records Available here: Amazon: https://amzn.to/2MYXNnZ Itunes: https://music.apple.com/us/album/piedmont-blues-meets-mississippi-delta-blues/1492776073 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/album/7cKSn6RK9pGnOJqbzZ3VB5

New Release: Piedmont Blues meets Mississippi Delta Blues, Soon On Wolf Records

Archie Edwards – Doctor Ross This CD is dedicated to Richard Chalk, August 24th 1952 – September 14th 2019, RIP Produced by John Angelatos / Red Rooster Productions and Richard Chalk / Top Cat Records Licensed from Top Cat Records L.L.C. Dallas, Texas Doctor Ross Doctor Ross (real name Charles Isaiah Ross) was born in […]

Now Out! J.B. Hutto and the New Hawks – Keeper of the Flame

JB Hutto was born in South Carolina. His father, Calvin, was a preacher and Joseph and his three brothers and three sisters formed a gospel group, the Golden Crowns, singing in local churches. Calvin Hutto died in 1949, and the family relocated to Chicago. In Chicago, Hutto played with Johnny Ferguson and his Twisters. JB […]

Review Of The New 50 Years Of Como Ms Blues

There’s no place like home; there’s no place like home. Such is the case with this cornucopia of in-house visits made around the town of Como, up in the north Mississippi hills—the fabled land where grooves grow as thick as the kudzu. Rather than bringing downhome musicians into antiseptic studios, Hannes Folterbauer continues to bring […]

Jörg Danielsen, the new era of blues from Austria

“Sarcastic, happy, sad, cynical, black-humorous – that’s my blues! “ For almost twenty years Jörg Danielsen’s heart beats for the earthiest of all musical genres. Jörg Danielsen was born in 1982 in Vienna / Austria and grew up near Vienna. At school he made his classmates “scared” with the old music called “blues”. At the […]

Memphis Blues: Robert Wilkins / Gus Cannon BACK IN STOCK

This CD – titled Memphis Blues – has the complete recordings from Robert Rev. Wilkins and Gus Cannon from 1927 to 1935. Rev Wilkins was born 1896 in Hernando, MS., and became an intelligent, conscientious artist. Gus Cannon was also a great musician from the Memphis area and played mostly banjo. Robert Wilkins: Wilkins was […]

The New Album of Magic Slim is nominated for the Blues Blast Award

In early May, a group of Blues music industry professionals including music critics, journalists, festival promoters, music venue managers, producers, musicians and other Blues music industry professionals nominated the best in Blues music in twelve categories. The Album “Magic Slim & The Teardrops – I’m Gonna Play The Blues” is nominated for the best “Live […]

Summer Sale

In our online shop you will find CDs from over 190 artists. You can find more than 370 CD´s and Merchandise here. Browse through our online shop, just the best of Chicago & Country Blues Buy with confidence from competent seller in Austria. Worldwide shipping Get 20% off with the code “wolfrec“. Minimum Order Value: […]

The New Album By Vivian Vance Kelly, Chicago Here I Come

The new Album by Vivian Vance Kelly, represent the sheme of Chicago Blues, all songs are written by Vivian! USA based Vivian Vance Kelly has gradually reinvented herself as a solely Chicago blues musician to a singer-songwriter. The best remark I can give about this album is that it is slowly infectious—it is difficult to […]

Jörg Danielsen, The New Wolf Records Artist

“Sarcastic, happy, sad, cynical, black-humorous – that’s my blues! “ For almost twenty years Jörg Danielsen’s heart beats for the earthiest of all musical genres. At concerts with his band, the Vienna Blues Association and the – now legendary – blues jam sessions he organizes, classics by Albert Collins, Magic Slim and Muddy Waters are […]

Dana Gillespie meets Al Cook Live

The combination between these two great blues musicians is just amazing, the audience was able to feel this unique blues spirit! All shows were sold out! Dana and Al are one of the greatest blues musicians of europe and they prove that every single time! Great new recordings by the Queen with the great Al […]

MAGIC SLIM & THE TEARDROPS – I’M GONNA PLAY THE BLUES

THE STORY BEHIND THIS CD When we released the “Pure Magic” CD in 2014 I thought that it would be the final Magic Slim CD on Wolf Records, so I selected the best live recordings we still had in our vaults for release on this CD, mostly recordings we made during tours in Austria between […]

Eroticism And Sex In The World Of Blues

In his current column, the native blues-traditionalist Al Cook is dedicated to his new record with the great Dana Gillespie, the recording sessions and the well-known Viennese blues label Wolf Records. Tip the ears! 02/19/2019 The fact that the blues are merely sad-self-pitying cotton picker music nowadays can only believe a so-called “dummy”. Already before […]

The Story Of Wolf Records with Magic Slim, John Primer, Willie Kent, Vance Kelly and many more

How it started The first 4 years of sales for Wolf Records were minimal. It wasn’t until the best selling release of Chicago’s superstar Magic Slim and the Teardrops that sales began to move. And, not only was Magic Slim’s release a fast seller, but it won the WC Handy Award for the best blues […]

Snooky Pryor Review by the Blues Blast Magazine

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“Blues Blast Magazine was founded in 2007 by blues fan and publisher Bob Kieser. Based in the United States with writers across the globe, Blues Blast Magazine provides in depth artist interviews, honest music reviews, coverage of events and performances plus great photos and videos all for FREE!” Information to the Album: Snooky Pryor created […]

Album Review Snooky Pryor – All My Money Gone

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The Website Black Grooves has written a review of the album All My Money Gone by Snooky Pryor What is Black Grooves? Black Grooves is a music review site hosted by the Archives of African American Music & Culture (AAAMC) at Indiana University. Their goal is to promote black music by providing their readers with […]

Magic Slim – I`m Gonna Play The Blues

The blues world has waited so long for this moment, the new album of Magic Slim! Morris Holt, known as Magic Slim was one of the best Chicago Blues musician ever, with his band The Teardrops, he made history! They won 3 times the Blues Music Award (W. C. Handy Award) with Wof Records International! […]

Homesick James – Shake Your Money Maker | Album Review by Blues Blast Magazine

The Album: On this CD are three different recording sessions.The first was a live recording of Homesick alone, the second part is a live recording from 1979 with Snooky Pryor and the last part is a recording at Homesick´s home at N.Bosworth street in Chicago from 1975. The Album Review By Blues Blast Magazine: “Songs […]

Happy Birthday to Vance Kelly

Get 10% off if you use the code “kelly10” to celebrate his birthday Vance is an American blues singer and guitarist, who has performed regularly at various music venues in the Chicago area, chief among them being the 1815, Checkerboard Lounge,Rosa’s Lounge, Kingston Mines, Buddy Guy’s Legends, and B.L.U.E.S. Vance formed the Backstreet Blues Band […]

La Hora del Blues Review on Dana Gillespie – Take It Off Slowly

Our new production of Dana Gillespie – Take It Off Slowly got great review from La Hora Del Blues ! La Hora del Blues playlist is submitted every month since 1984 to Jim McGrath of LIVING BLUES Mag. for ‘TOP 25 LIVING BLUES RADIO CHART’ and ‘ROOTS MUSIC REPORT’ among others. Vicente Zúmel has been president and founder […]

Lurrie Bell is nominated for the best Traditional Blues Male Artist

40th Blues Music Awards This event brings together Blues performers, industry representatives, and fans from all over the world to celebrate the best in Blues recordings and performances from the previous year. The BMAs are generally recognized as the highest honor given to blues musicians and are awardedg by vote of Blues Foundation members. Lurrie […]

2018 Was A Great Year

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It was a great year for the Blues 2018 was a great year for Wolf Records and especially for the blues! Wolf Records is real blues label! This year we produced some amazing CD´s, Snooky Pryor – All My Money Gone, this a very classic harmonica blues album! Snooky Pryor created the amplified down home […]

Vivian Vance Kellys new album is coming soon

At the moment Wolf Records International is working on the the album from Vivian Vance Kelly Vivian Vance Kelly has grown up with music in her heart and blood. Coming from a long line of artists and performers in her family, her ongoing love affair with music started at a very tender age: She got […]

Back in Stock, Sonny Boy Nelson – Complete Recordings 1936

Sonny Boy Nelson or Eugene Powell was famous for his fingerpicking guitar style. Also the recordings from Mississippi Mathilda and Robert Hill from 1930 are on this CD! His CD Louisiana Blues Complete Recordings 1936 is now back in stock! The Album:

„Folterbauer-Voigt“ Radio Tirol live

Das Duo Alexander Folterbauer und Gabriele Voigt, in der Radio Sendung „Tirol am Beat“ bei Klaus Horst präsentierten erfolgreich ihr Debüt-Album „Vü G’Füh“. Am 13.12.2018 präsentierte unser Musiker Alexender Folterbauer sein neues Album „Vü G’Füh“, er gab Radio Tirol ein exklusives Interview über seinen musikalischen Werdegang Folterbauer Voigt sind ein Tiroler „Alternativ – Liedermacher – Duo“ […]

Now Out, Dana Gillespie – Take It Off Slowly

Dana Gillespie – Take It Off Slowly   The new album of the queen of European Blues, Dana Gillespie with Al Cook and his band is now out! The CD has brand new material, but also great covers Dana is in a great form! There is no soul blues or rock blues, just pure traditional blues!

The 39th Blues Music Awards

The Blues Foundation is announced the nominees of the best Traditional Blues Male Artist for the 39th Blues Music Awards, one of them is our artist John Primer, congratulation ! John is one of the best Traditional Chicago Bluessinger and Guitarplayer! John Primer has undisputedly helped build the sound and style of Chicago blues as we […]