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.

Jörg Danielsen, The New Wolf Records Artist

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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. 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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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! […]

What is Wolf Records standing for…

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Since 1982 Wolf Records is the label in the field of blues in austria. Many international artists produce their albums with Wolf Records and trust in many years of experience. If you want to read the wohle story about Wolf Records click hereWe have well known artists like Magic Slim, John Primer, Al Cook, Kathie […]

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

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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

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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

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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

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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 […]

Merry Christmas

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Wolf Records International wishes to all of you guys, Merry Christmas! It was a great year, with a lot of success! But without this amazing support from you guys, we couldn`t produce so many CD´s , thank you! For us it`s important to produce just the real blues! It`s very difficult to compete with some […]

Vivian Vance Kellys new album is coming soon

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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

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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:

Katie Kern – Blues for the Highway

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Katie Kern is the one and only woman who sings & plays the Blues in Austria! She likes to play the Chicago Blues style and does this 100% on this CD! There are great slow Blues titles where you can listen to the great guitar style of Katie! This girl`s got the Blues!  Katie Kern, […]

„Folterbauer-Voigt“ Radio Tirol live

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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

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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

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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 […]

Jimmy Johnson 90th Birthday

Happy Birthday to Jimmy Johnson!  Chicago blues musician Jimmy Johnson didn’t release his first full domestic album until he was 50 years old. He’s determinedly made up for lost time ever since, establishing himself as one of the Windy City’s premier blues artists with a twisting, unpredictable guitar style and a soaring, soul-dripping vocal delivery that stand […]

Errol Dixon: Blues & Piano Boogie Woogie “Midnight Train”

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Errol was born 1939. As a boy, he moved to New York and later to London. His biggest hit was “Midnight Train”. Errol is living in Switzerland and still playing at festivals. The recordings on this CD were done in Vienna 1973 – thanks to Hans Maitner! He is one of the last living original […]

John Primer Europe Tour

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  Our artist John Primer is on Europe tour! Be part of his amazing shows, it’s gonna be great! John Primer has undisputedly helped build the sound and style of Chicago blues as we know it today. The echos of tradition bellowing from the birthplaces he played such as: Maxwell Street, Theresa’s, Checkerboard and Rosa’s […]

Sonny Boy Nelson – Complete Recordings 1936, Soon Back In Stock

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The Album of Sonny Boy Nelson “Complete Recordings 1936” will be back in stock soon! It will be released with a new Cover-Artwork Information: 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! A must have for fans […]

Snooky Pryor – All My Money Gone

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 SNOOKY PRYOR – All My Money Gone Snooky Pryor created the amplified down home sound of post-war Chicago Blues. His singin´ and harp playing was influenced by John Lee Williamson (Sonny Boy I.) He recorded in the 50´s on the Labels J.O.B., Parrot & Vee Jay Records.In the 70´s and 80´s he toured again frequently […]

Alexander Folterbauer Radio Aufzeichnung für Rai Südtirol

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Am 24.10.fand die Radio Aufzeichnung für Rai Südtirol in Sterzing statt, wo der Liedermacher Alexander Folterbauer mit Roland Leitner seine neue Klavier- Mundart Lieder CD “Vü G’füh” zusammen mit Gabriele Voigt vorstellte. Folterbauers Lieder werden regelmäßig bei Rai Südtirol gespielt. Schon 4 Jahre liegt die erste Radiosendung zurück, damals stellte Alexander Folterbauer sein Debüt Album bei […]