Fiona Boyes - Blues For Hard Times

2011 Studio Album on Compact Disc

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Blues For Hard Times is a studio album by Australian blues musician Fiona Boyes, released in October 2011 via Blue Empress Records and Only Blues Music.

Fiona Boyes is an Australian blues musician. She has been recording for more than 25 years and tours regularly in Australia, the United States, and Europe. She plays both acoustic and electric, covering pre-war Delta slide, laments, single chord Mississippi Hills grooves, Piedmont finger picking, New Orleans barrelhouse, Memphis soul, classic Chicago, Texas swing, and the uptown sound of the West Coast.

Blues For Hard Times is an exploration of acoustic and small ensemble blues styles, from intricate finger-picking and resonator slide to driving Mississippi Hills and Classic era barrel-house.

Innovative yet deeply grounded in the Blues tradition.   

The album contains a glorious set of 16 tracks, value for money!  The album includes six solo tracks.

The album charted #1 Australian Blues & Roots, #1 B.B King's Bluesville 'Picks to Click', Sirius XM radio, USA.

Check out the tracks:  Mean World”; “Guys Be Wise”; and “God & The Devil”.

This album is on compact disc housed in a gatefold cardboard tri-fold sleeve, pressed in Australia.

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Tracklisting:

 

No.

Track

Time

1

Nickels & Dimes

2:58

2

Chain Gang

3:38

3

Guys Be Wise

5:04

4

Mean World

4:14

5

High Time

4:05

6

Baptized In Muddy's Sweet

4:57

7

Let The Blues In

3:04

8

Maybe I Could Be Your Girl

3:17

9

Drink To Your Health

3:01

10

God & The Devil

4:37

11

She Could Play That Thing

2:32

12

Pony Ride

3:07

13

No Friends

2:47

14

Grandma's Advice

2:55

15

The Preacher

3:25

16

Jesus Took Possession

3:49

SKU 634457550124
Record Label Blue Empress Records
Label / Model # Independent
Catalogue Number BER 206
Country AU - Australia
Release Date (Year) 31 October 2011
Original Release Date (Year) 31 October 2011
Barcode # 634457550124
Shipping Weight 0.0500kg
Shipping Width 0.010m
Shipping Height 0.125m
Shipping Length 0.142m
Shipping Cubic 0.000178m3
Type New
Format Compact Disc, Carboard Tri-Fold Sleeve
Format CD
Genre Blues
Genre Blues Rock

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