Joe Bonamassa – Muddy wolf at Red Rocks


Joe Bonamassa is back with another new release – a live release that is coming out in various formats – a Double CD, or 2 DVD, Bluray or 3 x LP. You may be wondering what sets this release apart from other Joe Bonamassa live releases, but as always he has managed to make sureJoe Bonamassa is back with another new release – a live release that is coming out in various formats – a Double CD, or 2 DVD, Bluray or 3 x LP. You may be wondering what sets this release apart from other Joe Bonamassa live releases, but as always he has managed to make sure that he doesn’t repeat himself. This release is a live show that marks the first in a series of tribute concerts (and presumably CD/DVD releases) to different Blues artists – in this case it’s the music of Muddy Waters and Howlin’ Wolf. While cynics may accuse him of doing covers just to get something else to release, I think it’s a great idea – by paying tribute to two blues legends, he’s helping introduce their music to people who might not have heard them otherwise. Blues purists may say that’s a fanciful notion and that everyone knows the greats, but that’s simply not the case – people get into the blues in different ways and for many people, Joe Bonamassa may well be the first blues artist they’ve listened to seriously so if he can help introduce people to some of the blues legends then […]

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