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2009-03-06

Joe Bonamassa's New Album Tops Billboard Blues Chart

Blues guitar hero Joe Bonamassa proved once again that he is one of the rising star in the blues music realm this days as his latest album "The Ballad of John Henry"(released on February 24) received a warm welcome from blues music fans by topping the Billboard Blues Albums chart. Joe's new record managed to surpassed other famous names such as Derek Trucks Band and also blues legend BB King's One Kind Favor.

However, the new album's success on topping the chart wasn't a new thing for Joe as previously he has already had the some success with his album "Sloe Gin" that managed to stay for 10 weeks at the top of Billboard Blues chart. "Sloe Gin" itself was released on August 2007 and it actually featured more accoustic stuffs from the guitarist compared to his previous outings.


Beside his new album, Joe is gearing up for a special show this year where he will be playing at The Royal Albert Hall, London on May 4. Through his representative on his official site, the 31-years-old guitarist stated that he is honored to have the chance to play at the venue as it is a prestigious place that has hosted many of his musical heroes in the past.

Completing the success of his new record, Joe also streamed a special video footage of him at the studio playing the song "Ballad of John Henry". The new clip has been streamed on YouTube since March 4 and was being set on HQ video and audio, see the clip below.

Joe Bonamassa's "Ballad of John Henry" Studio Footage:


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written by Dewa Nugraha

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