Title - ‘American Blues’ (Putumayo Records)
Artist - Various
Congress has designated 2003 as the ‘Year of the Blues,’ and both PBS and Public Radio are producing related series'. This CD is the perfect complement, featuring blues tracks by some of the legends (e.g. B.B. King, Taj Mahal, Ruth Brown, Henry Gray) and some of the rising stars (e.g. Keb' Mo', Robert Cray, Eric Bibb, Susan Tedeschi) who keep the blues alive and thriving. Whether you're a student of the art, or just like to listen to great music, this CD is for you.