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Ritchie Dave Porter (UK)
http://www.ritchiedaveporter.co.uk/
Working Class Bluesman (2016)

It doesn’t seem like very long ago Ritchie’s Acoustic Blues EP, which we liked very much.

Looking at the cover, you may well think this another acoustic release. Well it is for the most part, except for a couple of tracks where Ritchie goes back to his electric roots.

Yes another fine release!

This along with other releases can be purchased from his website.

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DogTown Blues Band (USA)
https://www.facebook.com/The-Dogtown-Blues-Band-920082671355080/
DogTown Blues (2014)

Blues Band is a bit misleading as they play both blues and jazz. Sometimes both together!

The band has a new album in the pipeline, which I’m looking forward to hearing!

The release can be heard and purchased here: https://thedogtownbluesband.bandcamp.com/releases

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Michael Harrison (USA)
http://www.michaelharrisonblues.com/michael.html
Simple Bird (2016)

Michael is no stranger to Blues 247. He always seems to put out strong albums. Great guitar work. Easy on the ears.

This and other releases can be purchased from his website. You can also listen to the whole album here:
http://www.airplaydirect.com/music/MichaelHarrison-SimpleBird/

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Johnny Fuller & The Phillip Walker Band (USA)
Fuller Blues (1973-2016)

Johnny is no longer with us. Dying in 1985.

This is a re-release of his only 1973 album. Listening to this you have to wonder why he isn’t better known? I recommend you go get a copy. NOW!

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Kenny Blues Boss Wayne (USA)
http://kennybluesboss.com/
Jumpin' & Boppin' (2016)[320]

This is strangely the first full recording of Kenny’s I’ve heard! On listening to this I shall certainly be searching out others. Great piano blues from start to finish. Kenny’s joined on this release by Duke Robillard. 

This and other releases can be purchased from his website.

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Paul Reddick (Canada)
http://www.paulreddick.ca/site/
Ride The One (2016)

Hard to peg this one! It’s not exactly blues. That said there some great harmonica playing on it. If you’re looking for something a bit different you may  want to give this a try?

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Sammy Eubanks (USA)
http://www.sammyeubankslive.com/
Sugar Me (2016)

Solid no nonsense rockin’ blues

This and previous releases can be heard and purchased from his website.

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