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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. Awards Boogaloo Ames’ ‘Going Down Slow’ 5/6 Stars, Praising Rare Insight into Little-Known Blues Pioneer’s Talents”


CD Offers Comprehensive Overview of Ames’ Skills, Shedding Light on the Issue of Recording and Documenting Blues Pioneers The CD “Going Down Slow” by Boogaloo Ames was awarded 5 out of 6 stars by the renowned Blues magazine The article highlights the comprehensive overview of the skills of a master presented in the CD, […]

John Primer to be Inducted into Blues Hall of Fame: Wolf Records International Congratulates the Legendary Musician on a Lifetime of Groundbreaking Blues

Wolf Records International would like to extend its warmest congratulations to John Primer on his upcoming induction into the Blues Hall of Fame. It has been an honor to have worked with such an incredible artist for over 30 years and we are honored to be a part of his journey. John’s talent and dedication […]

Clarence Edwards

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Baton Rouge Downhome Blues (New Album) “Clarence Edwards: An American Blues Legend” Clarence Edwards is an American blues singer and guitarist who was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States. He boasts a raw and powerful voice and a distinctive style of Delta blues. That combines elements of country, gospel, and zydeco music.Edwards began his […]

Jörg Danielsen & Vienna Blues Association

At the The European Blues Challenge The European Blues Challenge is a prestigious competition that brings together some of the best blues musicians and bands from across the continent. Held annually, the competition serves as a showcase for the diverse and vibrant blues scene in Europe, and provides a platform for artists to showcase their […]

Boogie-Woogie Extravaganza at Vienna’s Metropol

Axel Zwingenberger, Torsten Zwingenberger, and Martin Pyrker Light Up the Stage The performance of Axel Zwingenberger, his brother Torsten, and Martin Pyrker at the Metropol was a celebration of boogie-woogie music and showcased the talents of these three talented musicians. The highlight of the night was the “suitcase-blues,” performed twice, once with and once without […]

European Blueschallenge 2023

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Jörg Danielsen & Vienna Blues Association at the European Blueschallenge The whole Wolf Reacords Team is proud to announce that Austria will be represented at the European Blues Challenge 2023 in Chorzów by Jörg Danielsen.Bands from more than 20 countries with EBU membership participate in the European Blues Challenge (EBC). The European Blues Convention has […]

Eddie Taylor’s 100th Blues Birthday

This is Eddie Taylor, 1923-1985. Learning from fellow musicians including Robert Johnson, Charley Patton, Son House and Memphis Minnie, he came to Chicago from the cottonfields of Benoit, Mississippi via Memphis in the 1940s to join the Great Migration of Blues. Best known for his steady bass lines and distinctive guitar riffs behind Jimmy Reed […]

80 years Hans Maitner

Hans’ great friend Fritz Mühlöcker organized a great Boogie Woogie Show! It happened in the concert hall of the Austrian Radio Station! A who’s who of Austrian Boogie Woogie was present:The show began with Christoph Rois and Michael Pevny, who made great shows with international stars such as Little Wililie Littlefield and Big McNeely. The […]

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 […]


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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

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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 ( 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 ( 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


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


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 […]


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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: Itunes: Spotify:



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 […]