Top 50 Best Of The Blues For 2014 by Roy Prescott


93.5 WMWV-FM Blues Summit Top 50 Best Of The Blues For 2014

50. Trudy Lynn: Royal Oaks Blues Cafe (Connor Ray Records)
49. Magic Slim & The Teardrops: Pure Magic (Wolf)
48. The Mannish Boys: Wrapped Up & Ready (Delta Groove)
47. Evelyn Rubio And The Calvin Owens Blues Orchestra: Hombres (Self)
46. Gary Clark Jr.: Gary Clark Jr. Live (Warner Brothers)
45. Mississippi Heat: Warning Shot (Delmark)
44. The Blues Doctors: Roosters Happy Hour (Modern Blues Harmonica)
43. Erin Harpe & The Delta Swingers: Love Whip Blues (Vizztone/Juicy JuJu Records)
42. Hurricane Ruth: Born On The River (Hurricane Ruth Publishing)
41. The Knickerbocker All-Stars: Open Mic At The Knick (JP Cadillac Records)
40. Selwyn Birchwood: Don’t Call No Ambulance (Alligator)
39. The Alexis P. Suter Band: Love The Way You Roll (American Showplace Music)
38. Big Harp George: Chromaticism (Blues Mountain Records)
37. Billy Branch And The Sons Of Blues: Blues Shock (Blind Pig)
36. Janiva Magness: Original (Fat Head Records)
35. Steve Freund/Gloria Hardiman: Set Me Free (Delmark)
34. Billy Boy Arnold: The Blues Soul Of Billy Boy Arnold (Stony Plain)
33. Jim Liban With The Joel Paterson Trio: I Say What I Mean (Ventrella Records)
32. Missy Andersen: In The Moment (Main Squeeze Records)
31. Kim Simmonds And Savoy Brown: Goin’ To The Delta (Ruf)
30. John Mayall: A Special Life (Forty Below Records)
29. Sena Ehrhardt: Live My Live (Blind Pig)
28. Joe Louis Walker: Hornet’s Nest (Alligator)
27. Dave Alvin & Phil Alvin: Common Ground (YepRoc)
26. Lucky Peterson: Son Of A Bluesman (Jazz Village)
25. V.A.: 24 Classic Blues Songs From The 1920’s Vol. 12 (Blues Images)
24. John Nemeth: Memphis Grease (Blue Corn)
23. Tommy Castro And The Painkillers: The Devil You Know (Alligator)
22. Joe Bonamassa: Different Shades Of Blue (J&R Adventures)
21. Liz Mandeville: Heart ‘O’ Chicago (Blue Kitty Music)
20. The Nick Moss Band: Time Ain’t Free (Blue Bella)
19. Rod Piazza And The Mighty Flyers: Emergency Situation (Blind Pig)
18. Elvin Bishop: Can’t Even Do Wrong Right (Alligator)
17. Vaneese Thomas: Blues For My Father (Segue Records)
16. Marcia Ball: The Tattooed Lady And The Alligator Man (Alligator)
15. Ronnie Earl And The Broadcasters: Good News (Stony Plain)
14. Lisa Biales: Belle Of The Blues (Big Song Records)
13. JW-Jones: Belmont Boulevard (Blind Pig)
12. Sean Costello: In The Magic Shop (Vizztone)
11. Mark Hummel: The Hustle Is Really On (ElectriFi)
10. Bob Corritore: Taboo (Delta Groove)
9. John Hammond: Timeless (Megaforce)
8. Bob Stroger & Kenny “Beedy Eyes” Smith: Keepin’ It Together (Big Eye Records)
7. The Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band: Goin’ Home (Concord)
6. Rory Block: Hard Luck Child (Stony Plain)
5. Rick Estrin And The Nightcats: You Asked For It…Live (Alligator)
4. Johnny Winter: Step Back (Megaforce)
3. Charlie Musselwhite: Juke Joint Chapel (Henrietta Records)
2. Sugar Ray And The Bluetones: Living Tear To Tear (Severn)
1. Mud Morganfield & Kim Wilson: For Pops (Severn)