Blues Bytes

May 1997
Volume 2, Number 5

Pick Hit The blues world's hottest commodity, Luther Allison, is back with his third great CD for Alligator.
What's New John Mayall gives us his best CD in years, MCA celebrates the 50th anniversary of Chess Records with a wonderful new reissue series, and the Boneshakers make their debut with the funkiest soul this side of James Brown.
Surprise Get ready to move your feet to the beat of The New Birth Brass Band, New Orleans' latest contribution to the music world.
Flashback The Gospel Hummingbirds received an incredible amount of praise in 1991 from both fellow musicians and blues & gospel fans for their debut release, Steppin' Out.
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