Can you guys recommend me some good female blues artists?
Apart from Ma Rainey, Bessie Smith and that sort of era, I'm not that aware of other woman in blues so any recommendations of more up to date artists would be great.
Also, what, in your opinion is the best blues album released in the last 5 years?
- MechanicalLv 710 years agoFavorite Answer
Joanne Shaw Taylor
Nora Jean Bruso
Best blues album of the past 5 years:
Alvin Jett & The Phat Noiz Blues Band - Honey Bowl
- 3 years ago
WoW - the ideal and marvelous Taj Mahal - Jim Croce, JJ Cale, Bob Dylan, Duke Ellington, Ray Charles, Muddy Waters, Booker T, John Lee Hooker,Eric Clapton, John Mayer - lots of to come to a decision from - no component itemizing them right here - you're greater powerful of googling ideal blues bands song - basically undergo in ideas that blues is appropriate to using specific chord progressions eg: the twelve-bar blues. What RAP is at present - eg: poetry in action speaking approximately stories occurring to day - blues grew to become into exceptionally lots an identical way of tale telling set back in yet another era - whether a great form of it grew to become into approximately heart soreness, undertaking, and a few of it very depressing at circumstances - it grew to become right into a fashion of recording heritage and what grew to become into occurring on the time - look it up, prob WIKI might have all of it - it has maximum issues - desire it is efficient.
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- Wire and StringLv 710 years ago
so, by more up to date are you thinking like the last 5-10 years? naomi shelton or grace potter maybe?
best blues album of the last 5 years:
cw stoneking- jungle blues
corey harris- daily bread
seasick steve- dog house music
- 10 years ago
Janiva Magness--Blues Ain't Pretty
- Eric TLv 510 years ago
Irma Thomas (kinda more r&b maybe)
- byrde94Lv 710 years ago
You've gotten a lot of good names,
I'll just add a current one
Shannon Curfman just came out with a new CD,
and Joe Bonamassa is on one of the songs,
She has done a lot of work with Jonny Lang too, and they have co-written a few songs together
- Anonymous10 years ago
Koko Taylor. She passed away not too long ago and was the best blues woman Chicago had.