1 - Kiss Me Like You Mean It (Catya) 5:49
Catya / www.catya.net
Slow, sultry vocals with amazing note holding ability, supported by soothing rhythm and a mind blowing two minute sax / organ tear all highlight this one.
2 - The Blues Don't Scare Me (Zoe Schwarz & Rob Koral) 4:05
Zoe Schwarz Blue Commotion / www.bluecommotion.com
This track features Powerful attention commanding vocals backed up by rockin' rhythm, intense harp solos and an absolute monster Hammond organ performance.
3 - Route 32 (Larry Desseyn & Christopher Gifford) 3:27
Herbie D and the Dangermen / www.herbiedandthedangermen.com
This hard driving, killer acoustic blues track features fancy pickin' with extraordinary tone accompanied by smokin' rhythm fueled by hot sax and standup bass lines.
4 - Put Your Hands On Me (Kathy Gregory & Mark Saurs) 7:21
Tough Deal / www.toughdealbluesband.com
This is a tastefully done slow and very bluesy track with sultry vocals and lyrics backed by guitar leads that range from slow and steamy to scorching and spine chilling.
5 - The Boot Boogie (Gypsy Carns) 2:17
Gypsy Carns / www.gypsycarns.com
This well produced instrumental is rich in rhythm, features several guitar style changes and excellent channel changing percussion which all create quite an interesting sound.
6 - Nitro's Grease (Joel DaSilva) 4:01
Joel DaSilva & The Midnight Howl / www.jdandthehowl.com
A well done, instrumental tribute to one of this artist's biggest influences - Johnny Nitro. Of course, the guitar work is intense and amazing and the rhythm is profound.
7 - Betti's Blues (Pamela Betti) 3:19
The Pamela Betti Band / www.pamelabettiband.com
Here's one for the dancers. This rock 'em, sock 'em shuffle features powerful, articulate and wide ranging vocals backed by fierce rhythm with lots of smokin' piano.
8 - Early, Early (Chester Chandler) 5:34
Memphis Gold / www.memphisgoldblues.com
The deep bass lines, melodic tambourine, soft harmonica and scorching guitar leads all sound great but it's this real deal bluesman's soulful and powerful vocals that steal it.
9 - Rainy Highway Blues (Murray Miller & Robin van Tine) 5:59
The Doc Robin Band / www.docrobinband.com
This song's title kind of tells you what you might expect - good ol' straight up, low down and dirty gut wrenching blues. This is exactly that... at its best.
10 - What They Used To Call The Blues (Williams & Mindel) 3:42
Alison Joy Williams / www.alisonjoywilliams.com
Well written lyrics sung by an amazing range defying vocalist featuring strong guitar and sax leads and the type of outstanding rhythm you might hear on a Santana song.