The Blues Magazine Issue 13

Exclusive Walter Trout cover feature!
The Blues Magazine Issue 13

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Exclusive Walter Trout cover feature!

“I can’t write bulls**t. I have to be honest about what’s going on.” This is the only interview you’ll read about the harsh times, devastating illness and supreme mischief that led to the writing and recording of Walter’s breathtaking new album The Blues Came Callin’.

Plus! Walter Trout: The Best Of The Provogue Years. Joe Bonamassa, Jonny Lang, Danny Bryant, Samantha Fish, Coco Montoya and other peers, friends and disciples pick their favourite Walter Trout cuts for your exclusive 12-track CD. Includes new album track The Bottom Of The River!

Boom Boom! The untold story of British R&B. “Sonny Boy Williamson said to Eric Clapton, ‘I’ll show you how to play guitar!’” The mods, the gods and the 60s Brit R&B explosion. Features new interviews and unseen photos.

Kenny Wayne Shepherd The US singer/guitarist on paying his respects to B.B. King, Buddy Guy and others on seventh album Goin’ Home. And yes, there’s a Stevie Ray Vaughan track.

Michael Chapman The British folk legend chats to Charles Shaar Murray on the release of his great ‘lost’ blues album Live At The Folk Cottage 1967.
Johnny Marr “Rory Gallagher could have been in The Smiths!” The Manc guitar legend talks about his biggest inspiration.

Rival Sons “The blues is ingrained in what we do...” Frontman Jay Buchanan on the blistering new record, Great Western Valkyrie.
Royal Southern Brotherhood “More bluesy, more rock‘n’roll, more funky...” Mike Zito and Cyril Neville take you behind the recording of RSB’s second album HeartSoulBlood.

Hans Chew Your new favourite blues ivory-smasher reveals the story behind second album Life & Love.
Leon Russell The B.B. King collaborator talks about his new Elton John-produced album Life Journey.

Plus! A new column from Mike Zito; how to buy the best [and avoid the worst] of Bo Diddley; and interviews with ex-Blaster Dave Alvin, Danny Bryant, Gary US Bonds, John The Conqueror, Cherry Lee Mewis, Lee Fields, King Size Slim, The Riotous Brothers, Jimbo Mathus, Layla Zoe, Stone Foundation, The Viper Kings, David Grissom and more!