Category Archives: Current News

Here you can find all current news of Wolf Records International and the Blues World. News like CD Critics, Artists News and Informations about Concerts.

2022 Blues Music Award Nominees

Following Wolf Records Artists are nominated Band of the Year: Lil Ed & The Blues Imperials “Lil’ Ed & The Blues Imperials are the hottest purveyors of bottleneck boogie to come outof Chicago since Hound Dog Taylor.”– The Chicago Sun-Times Instrumentalist – Harmonica: Billy Branch In the ’70s, harmonica man Billy Branch was one of […]

Al Cook CAN’T GET RID OF THE BLUES. 77 YEARS ON EARTH

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77 Lebensjahre und kein bisschen leiser oder müde geworden Seit 1964 ist der heimische Bluespionier auf den Brettern, die die Welt bedeuten. Sein Motto “Spiele nie um des Beifalls willen das falsche Lied” begleitete ihn durch die Jahrzehnte und ein stählernes Rückgrat bewahrte ihn vorm zeitgeistigen Verbiegen. Mit seinen treuen Mitstreitern Charlie Lloyd, Harry Hudson […]

King Bees Featuring The Greatest Blues Stars Review by bluenight.com

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The cats at Wolf Records in Austria have been tirelessly releasing just about every bit of music that’s come their way, with the latest album consisting of 1990 to 2010 recordings by American band King Bees. What’s distinctive about this collection, King Bees Featuring The Greatest Blues Stars, is that the 11 cuts feature the […]

Concerto Review King Bees Featuring The Greatest Blues Stars

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written by Fra published in Concerto (www.concerto.at) The King Bees are Penny “Queen Bee” Zamagni, bass and partly vocals, and Rob “Hound Dog” Baskerville. King Bees are two blues enthusiasts who decided in 1985 not only to hear the blues canned but also to actively seek them out. So they went out and found a […]

Review Jörg Danielsen – Guess Who´s Got The Blues

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Jörg Danielsen Review written by Fra published in the Concerto Magazine (www.concerto.at) Jörg Danielsen, guitar, vocals, composition, turned to the blues at a very early age and was already at the age of 16 with his father in the legendary Bluesman club. The Viennese, who was born in 1982, entered the scene entirely at the […]

Living Blues Review SUPER CHIKAN & TERRY HARMONICA BEAN From Hill Country Blues to Mississippi Delta Blues

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Wolf Records’ outstanding new release From Hill Country Blues to Mississippi Delta Man was born in 2018 when Nicola and Hannes Foterbauer traveled to the United States. The duo visited Mississppi with the intent of recording local blues artists. One musician chosen for the project was Pontotoc, Mississippi’s Terry “Harmonica’ Bean. With the help of […]

Al Cook received the Golden Decoration of Honor for Services to the Republic of Austria

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On Wednesday, October 28, 2020, the pioneer of the domestic blues scene, who lives in Vienna-Landstrasse, received the Golden Decoration of Honor for Services to the Republic of Austria in Palais Niederösterreich in downtown Vienna. He is one of the great musical loners in Austria. An Austrian whose heart beats to the rhythm of the […]

Super Chikan & Terry Harmonica Bean – From Hill Country Blues to Mississippi Delta Blues | Album Review From The Blues Blast Magazine

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Super Chikan & Terry Harmonica Bean – From Hill Country Blues to Mississippi Delta Blues Wolf Records CD 120.040 15 songs – 63 minutes Guitarist James “Super Chikan” Johnson and multi-instrumentalist Terry “Harmonica” Bean serve up a treat for anyone with a love for North Mississippi blues on this one, trading off on an hour-long […]

Review ARCHIE EDWARDS & DR. ROSS: Piedmont Blues Meets Mississippi Delta Blues

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The title might suggest fusion, or that we get to hear the two featured artists sing and play together, but while Edwards and Ross toured together – and are heard here playing in Greece on that 1988 tour – on this recording at least, they play separately. Their tracks are arranged (roughly) alternately on the […]

Soon on Wolf Records KING BEES FEATURING THE GREATEST BLUES STARS

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The King Bees In 1985 Rob “Hound Dog” Baskerville and Penny “Queen Bee” Zamagni, The King Bees, decided to quit getting their Blues education only from records and to go on a pilgrimage through the US South. Their quest was to find authentic Blues masters and to apprentice under them. They were soon on an […]

New Album “From Hill Country To Mississippi Delta Blues”

Feat Harmonica Terry Bean & Super Chikan, soon on Wolf Records International 2018 Hannes and Nicola Folterbauer went on a excursion through Mississippi to meet Harmonica Terry Bean and Super Chikan. The mood was so good- So we started a record session directly at the artists’ home to get a real feeling of their music. […]

Al Cook Live At Schutzhaus

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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

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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

Critics

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Here are some interesting cutouts from the latest Jefferson Magazine about some great Wolf-Productions… _____________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ Vivian Vance Kelly @ The Living Blues Magazine ______________________________________________________________________________ Vivian Vance Kelly – on Wolf CD Nr. 120840 Larry Taylor – on CD Nr. 120824 & Eddie Taylor to find on CD Nr. 120711 You can find the complete […]

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

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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 […]

Concerts

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______________________________________________________________________________ 20th December Save the Date: The official CD-Release Party from Vivian Vance Kelly: “Chicago Here I Come”! @ Natural Law Bar – 13404 Olde Western Avenue in Blue Island, Illinois! ______________________________________________________________________________ Wolf-Artists on Stage You can find many songs of the artists on Wolf CD´s: Pat Thomas – CD #120935 Jimmy Holmes – CD […]

Radio Charts

La Hora del Blues

The new production of Wolf Records “50 Years Of Como Blues” got the great review of 4 stars – also the new Wolf CD “Straight outta Buenos Aires” from Jörg Danielsen is in the ranking with 3,5 stars!! All to find @ the website of La Hora del Blues! ______________________________________________________________________________ Vivian Vance Kelly stays in […]

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

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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

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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

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“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

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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

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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 […]