Album Review: Blues Festival Guide

Album Review: Blues Festival Guide

“Markey Blue Band Taking the Soul/Blues Scene by Storm” NASHVILLE, TN – Just one month after the ­release of their debut album, Hey Hey, eleven of the twelve tracks are receiving airplay in the US and worldwide. This spirited band makes it hard to stay in...
Album Review: Making A Scene

Album Review: Making A Scene

From MakingAScene.org I love female blues singers. I wrote a book about them (my T’ain’t Nobody’s Business If I Do,) but not every new artist I get to review really stands out. Many are good, but they just don’t hit me in a special sort of way. This is not so with...
Album Review: BlueNight.com

Album Review: BlueNight.com

From BlueNight.com I like it when a record surprises me, and such is the case with Hey Hey, the new disc from Markey Blue. I haven’t heard a good Memphis style, horn-driven disc in awhile and bandleaders Jeanette Markey and Ric Lantana have crafted a good one. Let’s...
Album Review: BMan’s Blues Report

Album Review: BMan’s Blues Report

[Bman’s Blues Report] I just received the newest release (September 16, 2014), Hey Hey, from Markey Blue and it has style. Opening with When Loves Comes Along reminding me a bit of a BB King track with more swing. I Can’t Let You Go is a R&B style...