Blues Deluxe

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Blues Deluxe
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Studio album by Joe Bonamassa
Released August 26, 2003 (2003-08-26)
Recorded Unique_Recording_Studios, NYC
Genre Blues rock
Length 51:22
Label J&R Adventures
Producer Bob Held
Joe Bonamassa chronology
A New Day Yesterday Live
(2002)
Blues Deluxe
(2003)
Had to Cry Today
(2004)

Blues Deluxe is the third album by American blues rock musician Joe Bonamassa. Produced by Bob Held, it was released on August 26, 2003 by J&R Adventures and reached number eight on the US Billboard Top Blues Albums chart.[1]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[2]

Music website Allmusic gave Blues Deluxe three out of five stars, with reviewer Al Campbell pointing out the three original tracks on the album as strong points.[2]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "You Upset Me Baby" (B.B. King cover) Riley King, Joe Bihari 3:35
2. "Burning Hell" (John Lee Hooker cover) John Lee Hooker, Bernard Besman 6:49
3. "Blues Deluxe" (The Jeff Beck Group cover) Jeff Beck, Rod Stewart 7:20
4. "Man of Many Words" (Buddy Guy cover) Buddy Guy 4:10
5. "Woke Up Dreaming" Joe Bonamassa, Will Jennings 2:51
6. "I Don't Live Anywhere" Bonamassa, Mike Himelstein 3:41
7. "Wild About You Baby" (Elmore James cover) Elmore James 3:39
8. "Long Distance Blues" (T-Bone Walker cover) Bernice Carter 3:52
9. "Pack It Up" (Freddie King cover) George Chandler, Gonzalez 4:04
10. "Left Overs" (Albert Collins cover) Albert Collins 3:23
11. "Walking Blues" (Robert Johnson cover) Robert Johnson 4:29
12. "Mumbling Word" Bonamassa, Himelstein 3:29

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2003) Peak
US Billboard Top Blues Albums[1] 8

Personnel[edit]

  • Joe Bonamassa – vocals, guitar
  • Jon Paris – harmonica
  • Benny Harrison – Hammond B-3 organ
  • Eric Czar – electric bass
  • Kenny Kramme – drums

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Blues Albums". Joe Bonamassa Album & Song Chart History. Billboard. Retrieved January 9, 2012. 
  2. ^ a b Al Campbell. "Review". Joe Bonamassa - Blues Deluxe. Allmusic. Retrieved January 9, 2012.