MP3 Sister Blue - Lust, Pain, & Other Temptations
Electric Chicago-styled guitar blues and soul, with a few cuts of acoustic blues, bluegrass, & jazz
17 MP3 Songs
BLUES: Blues Vocals, BLUES: Chicago Style
Just released in 2005, "Lust, Pain, and Other Temptations", is a seventeen track CD of all original SISTER BLUE material. It has already received airplay on WXPN''s Blues Show hosted by Jonny Meister, as well as being heard at their performance next door at Philly''s World Live Cafe.
SISTER BLUE''S debut CD entitled "Red, White, & SISTER BLUE", released in 2002, has received international airplay, including her hometown Phila.''s most popular public radio station, WXPN 88.5fm, on Jonny Meister''s Blues Show. "Red, White, & SISTER BLUE" is featured in the "top picks" for blues at the most popular online, independent artist CD store https://www.tradebit.com. In a review of "Red, White, & SISTER BLUE", Jim Speese of "The Reading Eagle" states, " The original songs are fun and rocking, and played with relish." "Red, White, and SISTER BLUE" is a passionate slab of heartfelt and fun blues..."
"A BELTER OF THE BLUES", is how "PHILA. INQUIRER''S MAGAZINE" featured Sister Blue, in a 1998 issue of "LOCAL ANGLE". That same year, "NORTHEAST TIMES" described her as a singer whose"...soul fights it''s way out and fills the room with well-seasoned wisdom and joy", and "strums her guitar with a trance-like fervor".
Two of SISTER BLUE''S original songs were featured on MARK FURMAN BAND''S 1996 CD entitled "Cheap Blues Cliches", receiving airplay on Philly stations WXPN and WRTI. More original songs by SISTER BLUE was featured on the MARK FURMAN BAND CD "Clap Along With MFB", released in the fall of 2003.
Prior years have seen SISTER BLUE on the same bill as JOE LEWIS WALKER, JOHN HAMMOND, SATAN & ADAM, SAFFIRE, as well as B.B. KING, BUDDY GUY, FABULOUS THUNDERBIRDS, TAJ MAHAL, ROOMFUL OF BLUES, KATIE WEBSTER, CLARENCE "GATEMOUTH" BROWN, PINETOP PERKINS, SUNNYLAND SLIM, RUTH BROWN, and LONNIE BROOKS, at the biggest outdoor east coast blues festival, the 1990 "RIVER BLUES FESTIVAL". Sister Blue has had the honor to grace the stage with blues greats; KOKO TAYLOR, and the late great ALBERT COLLINS and JOHNNY COPELAND.
Hailing from Philadelphia, PA., SISTER BLUE has made her devotion clear, by being a continued presence. Be it on VOCALS or GUITAR, SISTER BLUE has filled venues with her gutsy and exciting brand of blues. Whether SISTER BLUE performs with her four piece, or trio electric band, acoustic duo, or solo, expect a professional and passionate performance. SISTER BLUE works with the most prominent musicians including; DRUMS, BASS, HARMONICA, GUITAR.
"...she growls in a low-down Jains Joplinish voice and coaxes from a guitar that bellies up to her like a dog who know''s who''s in charge"-Janet Falon, "Inquirer Magazine" "Phila. Inquirer"
"When Sister Blue''s got the blues-it''s all good."- Sunshine Werbock, "Northeast Times"
"No one, including Mick Jagger in Tina Turner''s body, can move onstage like Sister Blue. It''s one of those "you have to see it to believe it deals"-Jim Albert, "Northeast Times"
"This lady sings the blues!!!"- Sydney''s Sidestreet
"A small woman with a big enough voice to fill the room with amplification."- John Fisher "Bucks County Courier Times"
"There are no pretty bows on her songs, just a barbed wire of passion hot enough to burn up the furniture in the room."- Len Lear "Chestnut Hill Local"