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Album Reports 2018 (bands alphabetical)
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3hattrio (US) - Lord of the Desert
Ad Vanderveen (NL) - Denver Nevada

Adi Meyerson (US) - Where We Stand
Aiming For Enrike (Nor) - Las Napalmas
Ajay Mathur (CH) - Little Boat
Andrew Gold (US) - First Things First
Angel Forrest (Can) - Electric Love
Annie Keating (US) - Ghost of the Untraveld Road
Annika Fehling Trio (SE) - In The Universe
Archie Lee Hooker (US) and The Coast to Coast Blues Band - Chilling
Artur Menezes (Braz) - Keep Pushing
Audun Skjølberg (Nor) - Last Days on Earth
Bakersongs (NL) - Words/In a Dream
Band of Gold (Nor) - Band of Gold
Barrence Whitfield & The Savages (US) - Soul Flowers of Titan
Bart Buls (B) - Parallel Minds
Beady Belle (Nor) - Dedication
Beezlebub Jones (UK) - A Good Dag To Be A Bad Guy
Bekken & Gjems (Nor) - Spell (Live)
Ben Harper and Charlie Musselwhite (US) - No Mercy in This Land
Benji Kaplan (US) - Corando Sete Cores

Bernard Allison (US) - Let It Go

Big Bo (NL) - Preaching The Blues
Big Daddy Wilson (US) - Songs From The Road
Bill Wyman's Rhythm Kings (UK) - Studio Time
Billy & Bloomfish (B) - Happy Inclompete
Billy Walton Band (US) - Soul of A Man
Black Mango (B) - Djirri Djarra
Blue and Broke (B) - Edward
Bluebird (B) - Live at Missy Sippy
Blues Caravan 2017- Blues Got Soul
Blues Ghetto (I) - Down in the Ghetto
Bruno Deneckere feat. Nils De Caster (B) - I Remember The Day
Calle Karlsson (SE) - Monterey Shoreline (EP)
Cari Ray & The Shaky legs (US)
Caroline Wickberg (SE) - I'm Not Mad (EP)
Carrington MacDuffie (US) - Kiss Make Better
Carter Sampson (UK) - Lucky
Carvin Jones (US) - The Big Time Souvenir
Chip Taylor (US) - Fix Your Words
Chris Ruest (US) - Been Away too Long
Chris Smither (US) - Call Me Lucky
Cina Samuelson (SE) - Sweet Mama, Elvis and Me (single)
CJ Simmons (US) - Forever
Cold Tone Harvest (US) - After You
Courtney Yasmineh (US) - High Priestess and the Renegade
Crystal Shawanda (Can) - VooDoo Woman
Curtis Saldago & Alan Hager (US) - Rough Cut
Dan Siegel (US) - Origins
Dana Fuchs (US) - Love Lives On
Danielle Nicole (US) - Cry No More
Danny Bryant (UK) - Revelation
Dany Franchi (I) - Problem Child
Darling West (Nor) - While I Was Asleep

David Vest (US) - Selftilted
Dayna Kurtz with Robert Maché (US) - Here vol.2
Deborah Hendriksson (SE) - Near and Far
Demi Knight (NL) - Boedapest
Denis Solee & the Beegie Adair Trio (US) - Gershwin on Sax
Dieter van der Westen band (NL) - Me and You
Don Braden (US) - Earth Wind and Wonder
Emilia Sisco and Helge Tallqvist Band (Fin)
Emily Burgess (Can) - Are We In Love?

Emily Herring (US) - Gliding (2017)

Eric Congdon (US) - Into The Woods
Espen Berg Trio (Can) - Bølge
Eva Hillered (SE) - New Me
Flaata, Ackles & Busk (Fab3) (Nor) - The Gospel Album
Fred Chapellier & The Gents feat. Dale Balde (F/US)
Geof Bradfield (US) - Yes, and...Music For Nine Improvisers
Gerry Spehar (US) - Anger Management
Ghost Town Blues Band (US) - Backstage Pass (Live)
Giles Robson & Chris Corcoran (UK) - Roller Coaster!
Giullia Millanta (IS) - Conversation With a Ghost
Grant Peeples and the Peeples Republik (US) - Settling Scores Vol. II
Greg Sover (US) - Jubilee
Guitar Jack Wargo (US) - Keepin' It Real
Gurls (Nor) - Run Boy Run
Gus Spenos (US) - It's Lovin' Guarantee
Guy Verlinde & The Mighty Gators (B)
Husky Tones (UK) - I Don't Give A Damn Anymore
I See Hawks in L.A. (US) - Live and Never Learn
I'm Kingfisher (SE) - Transit
Ian Siegal (UK) - All The Rage
Jamell Richardson (US) - Blues How I Wanna Blues (2017)
James Harman (US) - Fineprint
James Payne (US) - Love Talk
James Weidman (US) - Spiritual Impressions
Janiva Magness (US) - Love is An Army
Jeb Barry and The Pawn Shop Saints (US) - Texas, etc...
Jeff Jensen (US) - Wisdom & Decay
Jenny Van West (US) - Happiness To Burn
JJ Milteau (F) - Blues Harp (re-release debuutalbum 1989)
Johanna Sillanpaa (Can) - From This Side
Jonathan Barber (US) - Vision Ahead
Jørgen Sandvik (Nor) - Permanent Vacation
John Mayall (UK) - Three For The Road (Live)
Johnny Fink and the Intrusion (US) - JFI
Johnny Tucker (US) - Seven Day Blues
Joyann Parker (US) - Hard To Love
John Clifton (US) - Nightlife
Justin Piper (US) - Transcend (2017)
Kai Strauss (D) - The Blues is Handmade (Vinyl Only)
Karen Lee Batten (Can) - Under the Covers In Muscle Shoals
Keegan McInroe (US) - A Good Old fashioned Protest (2017)
Keeshea Pratt band (US) - Believe
Kid Ramos (US) - Old School
Knut Reiersrud (Nor) - Heat
Kris Lager Band (US) - Love Songs & Life Lines
Kyle Carey (US) - The Art of Forgetting
Larry Ham & Woody Witt - Precense
Laurence Jones (UK) - The Truth (re-release)
Laurie Jane and the 45's (US) - Midnight Jubilee
Levi Parham (US) - I'ts All Good
Lex Grey and the Urban Pioneers (US) - Usual Suspects
Little Freddie King (US) - Fried Rice & Chicken
Little Steven and the Diciples of Soul (US) - Soulfire 'Live'
Lon Eldridge & Steven Troch (US/B) - Cool Iron
Lucky Bones (Irl) - Matchstick Men
Luke Winslow King (US) - Blue Mesa
Lurrie Bell & The Bell Dynasty (US) - Tribute to Carey Bell
Mai Khoi (Vietnam) - Dissent
Manitoba Hal (Can) - Blues in the Water
Marc Borms & Friends (B/US) - Don't Die Till You're Dead
Marcia Ball (US) - Shine Bright
Mark Huff (US) - Stars For Eyes
Marshall Lawrence (Can) - Feeling Good
Martha Jane & The Talisman (NL)
Mary Battiata & Little Pink (US) - The Heart, Regardless (2017)
Matthews Southern Comfort (UK/NL) - Like a Radio
Matt Lemmler (US) - Love - Southern Songs & Sonates (2CD)
Meadow Creek (SE) - 'Till Death Do Us Part
Meg Okura & Pan Asian Chambre Jazz Ensemble
Melanie Dekker (Can) - Secret Spot
Michael Kaeshammer (Can) - Something New
Michael William Gilbert (US) - Radio Omnibus
Mick Kolassa & Friends (US) - Double Standards
Mike Aiken (US) - Wayward Troubadour
Mike Goudreau (Can) - Alternate Takes vol 1
Mike Harvey's Hot Club (US) - Selftilted
Mike Spine (US) - Don't Let It Bring You Down
Mike Zito (US) - First Class Life
Mona Wallin (SE) - To Build A Fire
Mongrel State (Irl/E/I/Arg) - Mestizo
Mud Morganfield (US) - They Call Me Mud
Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats (US) - Tearing at the Seams
Needlepoint (Nor) - The Diary of Robert Reverie
Nick Moss feat. Dennis Gruenling (US) - The High Coast of Low Living
Noa Fort (Isr) - No World Between Us
NPO Trio (US) - Live at The Stone
OBK Trio (US) - The Ing...
Patrick McCallion (UK) - Keep Smiling
Paul Filipowicz (US) - Unfiltered
Pharis and Jason Romero (Can) - Sweet Old Religion
PK Gregory (US) - Honkabilly Blues
Radka Toneff (Nor) - Fairytales (re-release album 1982)
Raebekah (Aus) - My World
Raven & Red (US) - We Rise Up
Reggie Pittman & Loren Daniels Quartet (US) - Smilessence (2017)
Reverend Freakchild (US) - Dial It In
Rita Coolidge (US) - Save in the Arms of Time
Rob Mo (I) - From Scratch
Robbert Fossen Band (NL) - Get Off On It!
Robert Kennedy (US) - Closer to Home
Rondi Marsh (US) - The Pink Room
Rupert Wates (UK) - The Lights of Paris (2017)
Samantha Martin & Delta Sugar (Can) - Run To me
Sara Lee (Fin) - Heart of Stone
Sarah McQuaid (UK) - If We Dig Any Deeper It Could Be Dangerous
Sawdust & Rust (SE/FO) - Leaving A Memory
Scott Smith (US) - Ignity The Flame (EP)
Shaggy Dogs (F) - All Inclusive
Shakedown Tim and The Rhythm Revue (B) - Shakedown's Th'owdown
Shelby Texas (US) - We Are Shelby Texas
Sheesham and Lotus and 'Son (Can) - Clear The Table
Shorty Jetson and his Racketeers (B) - Selftitled
Skydive (Nor/Fin) - Sun Sparkle
Small World (B/SA) - Live at Bird's Eye
Soul Return (US) - Selftitled
Spanish Harlem Orchestra (US) - Anniversary
Spencer MacKenzie (Can) - Cold November
Splashgirl (Nor) - Sixth Sence
Stefano Ronchi (I) - In Close Embrace (2017)
Steve Dawson (Can) - Lucky Hand
Steve Hill (Can) - Live
Steven Troch Band (B) - Rhymes for Mellow Minds
Stompin' Heat (D) - Live at Stummsche Reithalle
Sue Foley (Can) - The Ice Queen
Sugar Queen and the Straight Blues Band - 340 Blues
Sundae & Mr. Goessl (US) - When Youre Smiling
Supersonics (NL) - Close To You
Suzie Vinnick (Can) - Shake The Love Around
Svein Finnerud Trio (Nor) - Plastic Sun
Sy Smith (US) - Sometimes A Rose Will Grow In Concrete
Tai Shan (US) - Meet Me in The Middle
Tas Cru (US) - Memphis Song
Ten-Hut (NL) - Clean (EP)
Teresa James & The Rhythm Tramps (US) - Here in Babylon
The Blues Eaters (F)
The Blues Messengers (A) - Uncut
The Bluesbones (B) - Chasing Shadows
The Delta Bombers (US) - Pressure and Time
The DIVA Jazz Orchestra (US) - DIVA 25th anniversary
The Gloaming (Irl/US) - Live at the NCH
The Goon Mat & Lord Benardo (B) - Take Off Your Clothes
The James Hunter Six (UK) - Whatever It Takes
The LYNNes (Can) - Heartbreak Song for the Radio
The New England Jazz Ensemble (US) - Peter and the Wolf
The Reverend Shawn Amos (US) - Breaks It Down
The Rex Granite Band feat. Sarah Benck (US) - Spirit/Matter/Truth/Lies
The Slocan Ramblers (Can) - Queen City Jubilee
The Vamps (US) - Premier Soul-Jazz
Tim Lothar (Den) - More Stories
Tinsley Ellis (US) - Winning Hand
Tom Veith (D) - Tired of These Blues
Tommy Dardar (US) - Big Daddy Gumbo
Torgeir Waldemar (Nor) - Jamais Vu
Track Dogs (UK/US/Irl) - Kansas City Out Groove
Tuba Skinny (US) - Nigel's Dream
Tutu Puoane & Brussels Jazz Orchestra - We Have a Dream
Ultan Conlon (Irl) - Last Days of The Night Owl
Van Morrison & Joey DeFrancesco (Irl/US) - You're Driving Me Crazy
Vanja Sky (HR) - Bad Penny
Various Artists - Strange Angels in Flight With Elmore James
Velma Powell & Bluedays (US) - Blues To The Bone
Veronneau (US) - Love & Surrender
Victor Wainwright and the Train (US) - Selftitled
Walter 'Wolfman' Washington (US) - The Futur is My Past
Willie Jackson Blues (US) - Chosen by the Blues
Yügen (Nor) - Yügen
Zoe Schwarz Blue Commotion (UK) - The Blues and I Should Have A Party

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