2010 Living Blues Awards Announced

Posted on: Tuesday, Aug 3, 2010

2010 Living Blues Awards

Readers’ Poll
Blues Artist of the Year (Male)
Buddy Guy

Blues Artist of the Year (Female)
Shemekia Copeland

Best Blues Album of 2009 (New Release)
Tommy Castro – Hard Believer – Alligator

Best Blues Album of 2009 (Historical Recording)
Little Walter – The Complete Chess Masters – Hip-O Select

Best Blues DVD of 2009
Floyd Lee – Full Moon Lightnin’ – Willow Tree Pictures

Most Outstanding Musician (Guitar)
B.B. King

Most Outstanding Musician (Harmonica)
Charlie Musselwhite

Most Outstanding Musician (Keyboard)
Pinetop Perkins

Best Live Performer
Buddy Guy

Most Outstanding Blues Singer
John Nemeth

2010 Living Blues Awards
Critics’ Poll
Blues Artist of the Year (Male)
John Primer

Blues Artist of the Year (Female)
Ruthie Foster

Most Outstanding Blues Singer
Bobby Jones

Most Outstanding Musician (Guitar)
Joe Louis Walker

Most Outstanding Musician (Harmonica)
Billy Branch

Most Outstanding Musician (Keyboard)
Henry Gray

Most Outstanding Musician (Bass)
Bob Stroger

Most Outstanding Musician (Drums)
Kenny Smith

Most Outstanding Musician (Horns)
Big James Montgomery

Most Outstanding Musician (Other)
Sonny Rhodes – Lap steel

Best Live Performer
Chick Willis

Comeback Artist of the Year
Eddie C. Campbell

Artist Deserving More Attention
Johnnie Bassett

Best Blues Albums of 2009
Album of the Year
Various Artists – Chicago Blues: A Living History

New Recordings/ Southern Soul
Johnny Rawls – Ace Of Spades – Catfood Records

New Recordings/ Best debut
Marquise Knox – Man Child – APO

New Recordings/ Traditional & Acoustic
Jimmy “Duck” Holmes – Ain’t It Lonesome – Broke & Hungry

Historical Reissue/ Pre-war
Various Artists – Take Me To The Water – Dust-To-Digital

Historical Reissue/ Post-war
Barbara Lynn – The Jamie Singles – Jamie

DVD of the Year
Tail Dragger – Live At Rooster’s Lounge – Delmark

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Grahame

August 3rd, 2010 at 20:59
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Nice to see an award for Ken’s favourite . . . Jimmy ‘Duck’ Holmes :))

No sign of an award for ‘you know who’ . . . ??

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Pete Evans

August 7th, 2010 at 08:42
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Give us a clue Gra… whilst on holiday, the old grey cells are slightly dull!!

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Grahame

August 7th, 2010 at 09:10
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Hmmmm . . . shall we say, not a well-known blues site webmaster’s most enjoyable gig whilst in the USA? :-))

Second bit . . . everyone’s favourite blues rocker :-))