Top 10 Albums of 2018: Boogie On Down with Hound Dog Brown
- Written by Hound Dog Brown
Boogie On Down with Hound Dog Brown
Three of the albums on this Top 10 list were recorded by Paul Niehaus IV of Blue Lotus Recording in St. Louis: Walter D. Greiner’s ‘Live from the St. Francois Mountains, Vol. 1,’ Ms Zeno’s ‘Back in Love,’ and ‘St. Louis Blues Society Presents 17 in 17.’ I figure that Ms Zeno might explode into the American mainstream consciousness on the strength of her release.
It’s nice to see that Nick Moss has received, at long last, a contract with Alligator Records, the most successful independent blues label in the country. Al Holliday and his crew also deserve congratulations for yet more nice recordings to broadcast for the great, round Earth. Our younger St. Louis talents are carrying the music forward, ya see?
Anthony Geraci / ‘Why Did You Have to Go’ / Blue Duchess / Shining Stone
Walter D. Greiner / ‘Live from the St. Francois Mountains, Vol. 1’ / Blue Lotus
Al Holliday & the East Side Rhythm Band / ‘4963’ / Al Holliday
The Nick Moss Band, ft. Dennis Gruenling / ‘The High Cost of Low Living’ / Alligator
Ms Zeno, the Mojo Queen / ‘Back in Love’ / Blue Lotus
Various Artists / ‘Howlin’ at Greaseland’ / West Tone
Various Artists / ‘St. Louis Blues Society Presents 17 in 17’ / St. Louis Blues Society
Various Artists / ‘Strange Angels: In Flight with Elmore James’ / Sylvan
Victor Wainwright and the Train / ‘Victor Wainwright and the Train’ / Ruf
Mike Zito / ‘First Class Life’ / Ruf
Listen to Boogie On Down with Hound Dog Brown for a lively road trip through the foundations of rock & roll, including blues, country and old-school, hand-clappin’ gospel, every Monday from 12 - 3 am.