Author Archives: Nicola Folterbauer

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 […]