Hot Tuna, Marcia Ball #1 At Blues Radio; Tedeschi Trucks Band Continues Strong In 1st Week of Release

Blues Radio Report for Week of June 10, 2011...
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In my effort to keep my finger on the pulse of the blues world, we once again examine both the BluesMobile and RootsMusicReport blues radio charts. As a result, we have two #1 albums this week: Hot Tuna and Marcia Ball. I've yet to hear either of these records, so I've got some homework ahead of me. 

Blues Mobile has Hot Tuna at #1, followed by Warren Haynes, Tab Benoit, Joe Bonamassa, and Ball. Over at RMR, Ball is #1 followed by Ben Waters' Ian Stewart tribute, Gregg Allman, Solomon Burke and De Dijk, and Rory Block.

Elsewhere on the chart, we see the new set from Tedeschi Trucks Band is doing well, showing up on both charts. There are several discs on both charts and then, and I love this, we have some albums that show up on one but not the other. The blues world is a diverse one. Check out both charts as well as reviews of the albums we've checked out so far. Be on the lookout for more reviews of these and other albums. 

BluesMobile.com

  1. Hot Tuna - Steady As She Goes
  2. Warren Haynes - Man in Motion
  3. Tab Benoit - Medicine
  4. Joe Bonamassa - Dust Bowl
  5. Marcia Ball - Roadside Attractions
  6. Steve Miller Band - Let You Hare Down
  7. Big Head Blues Club - 100 Years of Robert Johnson
  8. Ben Waters (featuring the Rolling Stones) - Boogie 4 Stu: A Tribute to Ian Stewart
  9. Black Joe Lewis and the Honeybears - Scandalous
  10. Gregg Allman - Low Country Blues
  11. Booker T. Jones - The Road From Memphis
  12. Ray Manzarek and Roy Rogers - Translucent Blues
  13. Tracy Nelson - Victim of the Blues
  14. G. Love - Fixin' to Die
  15. Tedeschi Trucks Band - Revelator

RootsMusicReport

  1. Marcia Ball - Roadside Attractions
  2. Ben Waters - Boogie 4 Stu
  3. Gregg Allman - Low Country Blues
  4. Solomon Burke & De Dijk - Hold On Tight
  5. Rory Block - Shake 'Em On Down -- A Tribute To Mississippi Fred Mcdowell
  6. Suzie Vinnick - Me N Mabel
  7. Hot Tuna - Steady As She Goes
  8. Tab Benoit - Medicine
  9. Tedeschi Trucks Band - Revelator
  10. Harry Manx & Kevin Breit - Strictly Whatever
  11. Pete Anderson - Even Things Up - Deluxe Edition
  12. Buddy Guy - Living Proof
  13. Robert Nighthawk - 35 Years Of Stony Plain
  14. Kelley Hunt - Gravity Loves You
  15. Mikey Jr. - It Ain't Hard To Tell