James Cotton Holds #1, Buddy Guy And Mavis Staples Make Push On Blues Radio Chart

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Buddy Guy's Rhythm & Blues won't be in stores for another two weeks but it's already making a huge splash at radio where it checks in at #3 this, trailing fellow Hall of Famer James Cotton and Guy Davis. Soul veteran Mavis Staples is also in the Top 5 this week on the strength of her newly released One True Vine.

Guitar greats Ronnie Earl and Duke Robillard continue to get considerable airplay for their respective releases Just For Today and Independently Blue. Jack White's Third Man Records issued the Pokey LaFarge album that's also getting major airtime at radio this past week. 

Here's the Top 10 Blues Records at radio according to Roots Music Report for the past week:

  1. James Cotton - Cotton Mouth Man
  2. Guy Davis - Juba Dance
  3. Buddy Guy - Rhythm & Blues
  4. Harry Manx - Om Suite Ohm
  5. Mavis Staples - One True Vine
  6. Pokey Lafarge - Pokey Lafarge
  7. Ronnie Earl & The Broadcasters - Just For Today
  8. Duke Robillard Band - Independently Blue
  9. Popa Chubby - Universal Breakdown Blues
  10. Jimmy Vivino & The Black Italians - 13 Live