Metafile: 2012 New Records

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Some breakdowns by genre:


  1. Gary Clark Jr: Blak and Blu (Warner Bros) {31}: MC(75/13), AbP:90, AM:80, BG:80, EW:91, Ex:80, F:85, Ok:88, RS:70(27); TN, TH:B-; V[148-8-65]
  2. Otis Taylor: Otis Taylor's Contraband (Telarc) {15}: MC(75/5), AM:80, Bl:80(41), M:80, P:83, S:80; DB, RC:***, TH:***; V[723-1-10]
  3. Ruthie Foster: Let It Burn (Blue Corn) {10}: MC(76/8), M:80, P:80, PM:80, UT:75; TH:*; V[427-2-20]
  4. Robert Cray Band: Nothin but Love (Provogue) {6}: G:80
  5. Dion: Tank Full of Blues (Blue Horizon) {6}: AM:90, AV:(24), Buf:75; TH:**
  6. Eric Bibb: Deeper in the Well (Stony Plain) {5}: MC(70/4), AM:80, BBC:80; TH:A-
  7. Joe Louis Walker: Hellfire (Alligator) {5}: MC(71/5), Bl:80, CT:75; TN, TH:*
  8. Shemekia Copeland: 33-1/3 (Telarc) {4}: AM:80
  9. Glasper Experiment: Robert (Black Radio Recovered: The Remix EP) {4}:
  10. Janiva Magness: Stronger for It (Alligator) {4}: Bl:90, Buf:88; TH:*
  11. Rory Block: I Belong to the Band: A Tribute to Rev Gary Davis (Stony Plain) {3}: AM:80
  12. Luther Dickinson: Hambone's Meditations (Songs of the South) {3}: AM:80
  13. Lurrie Bell: Devil Ain't Got No Music (Aria BG) {2}: AM:80
  14. Beth Hart: Bang Bang Boom Boom () {2}:
  15. Lil' Ed and the Blues Imperials: Jump Start (Alligator) {2}: Bl:80; YW
  16. Magic Slim and the Teardrops: Bad Boy (Blind Pig) {2}: Bl:80
  17. Elliott Sharp's Terraplane: Sky Road Songs (Enja) {2}: RC:**, TH:*
  18. Eddie C Campbell: Spider Eating Preacher (Delmark) {1}: TN
  19. Cusses: Cusses () {1}: 10-30
  20. Guy Davis: The Adventures of Fishy Waters: In Bed With the Blues (Smokeydoke) {1}: DB
  21. David Hidalgo/Mato Nanju/Luther Dickinson: 3 Skulls and the Truth (Provogue) {1}: AM:80
  22. Chuck Leavell: Back to the Woods: A Tribute to the Pioneers of Blues Piano (Evergreen Arts) {1}:
  23. Quintus McCormick: Still Called the Blues (Delmark) {1}: TN
  24. Rockin' Johnny Band: Grim Reaper (Delmark) {1}: TN
  25. South Memphis String Band: Old Times There (Memphis International) {1}:
  26. Studebaker John: Old School Rockin' (Delmark) {1}: TN
  27. Joanne Shaw Taylor: Almost Always Never (Ruf) {1}:
  28. The Wiyos: Twist (YO) {1}: G:80


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