Big write up and absolutely gorgeous pics of a legendary show from Mud Morganfield, John Primer, Bob Stroger, Rick Kreher, Sumito Ariyoshi, Harmonica Hinds, drummer Chris Alexander for a big bday tribute to Mud's Pop, Muddy Waters!! Apple doesn't fall from that big ol' BLUES [Read More]
Delmark Release Reviews
JIMMY BURNS 80th Birthday Celebration and feature in The Chicago Reader!!
Smooth Chicago bluesman Jimmy Burns celebrates 80 years He’s dipped into soul, doo-wop, and folk, and he even ran a west-side barbecue joint. Now he’s got a new live album and a birthday party at Rosa’s Lounge. by Aaron CohenFebruary 17, 2023 Bluesman Jimmy [Read More]
LINSEY ALEXANDER, “The Hoochie Man” featured in the CHICAGO READER!
THE SECRET HISTORY OF CHICAGO MUSIC Linsey Alexander started a second career in the blues at 58 After retiring from the police force, this larger-than-life guitarist and singer went from weekend warrior to international touring and recording artist. by Steve [Read More]
MUD MORGANFIELD receives well deserved rave reviews for Delmark’s PORTRAIT!
https://www.chicagobluesguide.com/post/mud-morganfield-portrait Mud Morganfield - Portrait Release date: November 11, 2022 Delmark Records By Curt Brown Photo: by Roman Sobus A burden or a benefit? A mighty weight or a supporting edge? An anchor to the past or a [Read More]
Demetria Taylor’s new Delmark CD, “Doin’ What I’m Supposed To Do” receives rave reviews and stellar airplay!
Demetria Taylor is awarded the prestigious "KoKo Taylor Queen of the Blues" award from the Jus' Blues Foundation KOKO TAYLOR “QUEEN OF THE BLUES” AWARDS Preserving Traditional Blues Heritage Demetria TaylorDemetria Taylor is the daughter of the late blues [Read More]
MUD MORGANFIELD’S “PRAISE HIM” reviewed in the premier gospel website, JOURNAL OF GOSPEL MUSIC! And be sure to check out his new lyric video!
A big shout out to our friend, Bob Marovich and his amazingly detailed, informative, and well researched and written website, Journal of Gospel Music for his new review of Mud Morganfield's new Delmark Records gospel blues single, "Praise Him!" Thank goodness we have this [Read More]
Delmark’s recent digital blues singles get rave reviews in Colorado Blues Society’s HOLLER Magazine! Thank you, Dan Willging!
The Holler may not be the most widely known blues publication, but it's one of our faves! Jam packed with high quality blues journalism, photos, and reviews from this long running Colorado Blues Society magazine. Congrats on their 25th Anniversary! 2 new reviews of Delmark's [Read More]
New Johnny Burgin digital single, “Cherry On Top” is receiving plenty of well deserved LOVE!
Delmark released a new track just in time for Valentine's Day from not one but two of our favorite blues guitarists. "The Worldwide West Side Guitar Man" Johnny Burgin has teamed up with Texas blues guitar legend, Anson Funderburgh and piano ace Christian Dozzler for a brand [Read More]
What a year for the blues!
Working with a label like Delmark can be awe-inspiring as you reflect back on their incredible catalog of blues and jazz, going back to it’s founding in 1958. With so much history, the challenge is to keep producing beautiful albums of genuinely soulful sounds, and in that goal, [Read More]
DOWNBEAT PICKS DAVE SPECTER’S “BLUES FROM THE INSIDE OUT” AS ONE OF THE BEST ALBUMS OF 2020…!!!
Dave Specter Blues From The Inside Out (Delmark) By Bobby Reed | Published January 2020 A middle-aged dog can learn new tricks. This is evidenced by veteran bluesman Dave Specter’s latest release, Blues From The Inside Out. For the first time in [Read More]