In late-2007 legions of Zeppelin fans’ wishes came true as Robert Plant, Jimmy Page, John Paul Jones and Jason Bonham (son of the group’s original drummer, the late John Bonham) hit the stage for a single concert of their greatest hits….
Archive for Category: "Blues DVD’s and Movies"
The Doors have been called one of rock’s greatest and most provocative live bands and no performance has been better documented than their July 5th, 1968 concert at the Hollywood Bowl. Portions of the show have been released on almost every popular format since its filming, but until now it has never looked and sounded better…or been more complete.
Muddy Waters & The Rolling Stones Live (New York, NY) Bootlegs of a very special performance featuring blues legend Muddy Waters and his musical disciples Buddy Guy, Junior Wells, Lefty Dizz and various members of the The Rolling Stones have been circulating for decades; in both video and audio formats and with varying technical quality. [...]
LIVE AT THE ROYAL ALBERT HALL 2011, captures the 86 year-old icon once again performing on one of the world’s most celebrated stages.
Blues Music Movies If you love listening to the blues, then you’re sure to enjoy watching blues music movies. Not only have the blues inspired some great records over the years, but it’s also been the driving force behind a number of great movies too – here are just a few of them… Cadillac Records [...]
Marsalis & Clapton Live on CD & DVD (New York, NY) Last April, Wynton Marsalis and Eric Clapton performed two highly anticipated and sold out shows at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Rose Theater in New York City. The nights’ festivities consisted of inspired sets full of (mostly) upbeat Creole-flavored Dixieland jazz and blues. Recently Warner Bros. released [...]
CHICAGO BLUES: A LIVING HISTORY (BILLY BOY ARNOLD, JOHN PRIMER, BILLY BRANCH, LURRIE BELL, CARLOS JOHNSON) WITH SPECIAL GUESTS BUDDY GUY, JAMES COTTON, MAGIC SLIM 2-CD SET “THE (R)EVOLUTION CONTINUES” TO BE RELEASED ON JUNE 7, 2011 Raisin’ Music proudly announces the release of the 22-Track (plus Bonus), 2-CD set by CHICAGO BLUES: A LIVING [...]
A hot Chicago hosted Eric Clapton’s Crossroads Guitar Festival, Saturday at Toyota Soccer Park. It was a spectacular lineup with Hall of Fame blues rock guitarists mixed with many of the new guitar superstars. All gathered for the third installment to benefit Clapton’s Antigua Center for Rehabilitation. The sold out crowd endured the twelve hour [...]
one-time legendary summit becomes available for the first time ever Stevie Ray Vaughan and Albert King deluxe two-disc CD/DVD In Session is available on November 9 by Stax Records.
(New York, NY) Recorded and filmed at Alabama’s Saenger Theatre in early 2010, the 2-disc set titled COOKIN’ IN MOBILE marks both Robert Cray’s forth live album since 2006 and the first performance video of his career. With this latest release celebrating Cray’s 30th anniversary as a recording artist, his fans will revel in exciting [...]
> (New York, NY) In 2008 the story of Leonard Chess and the rise of his wildly successful ‘race’ record company that created the blues’ greatest legends and gave birth to rock ‘n’ roll, made its way to the big screen for the first time. Yes I am talking about CADILLAC RECORDS, but I am [...]
> (New York, NY) For many blues fans living outside of the Mecca of electric blues (Chicago), the name James Yancey Jones (a.k.a Tail Dragger) may not be widely known…but it should be! The 69 year-old Arkansas native relocated to Chicago, in 1966 in an effort to become a professional bluesman. Though his career in [...]
(New York, NY) *Please note that this film has been re-titled THE JUNKMAN’S SON. BLUES BEFORE SUNRISE is a documentary chronicling one bluesman’s struggle to obtain a “record deal” before his 30th birthday. The film opens in California, with a 29 year-old Johnny Childs (a.k.a. Yonah Krohn) crashing on a friend’s couch. The year is [...]
>(New York, NY) IN THE ELECTRIC MIST is a 2009 mystery/thriller starring Tommy Lee Jones and John Goodman. It is based on a novel titled IN THE ELECTRIC MIST WITH CONFEDERATE DEAD by James Lee Burke. Burke is best known for his series of mystery novels involving a character named Dave Robicheaux; a Louisiana Detective [...]