After moving back to New York City, Joe Bonamassa spent some lockdown time in Germano Studios in Manhattan’s NoHo neighborhood, tightly winding the music for his latest album, Time Clocks. His longtime producer Joe Shirley had to work with the powerhouse guitarist remotely, from his home in Australia. Yet the result is as seamlessly Bonamassa as ever, with riveting guitar work that has echoes ranging from Africa to Led Zeppelin. “My ADD transcends into my musical life,” the other JB told longtime Premier Guitar contributor Joe Charupakorn in our December feature. “It’s a very different record for me. It’s not a blues record, for sure. I just try to make records that don’t bore me all the way through—we’ve got this groove covered, we’ve got that groove covered, let’s put a sorbet in, something out of left field.”They don’t serve sorbet at Nashville’s hallowed Ryman Auditorium music hall—although I’m putting that in their suggestion box. But Bonamassa did dish out plenty of guitar flambé at his August 2 headliner there. And melded the music of Time Clocks with a selection of some of his favorite classic and original blues. PG’s JB—that’s me—connected with Joe onstage before the show, where I also did a Rig Rundown with that other guy with my initials in 2018.This time, there were some new members of Bonamassa’s ever-growing-and-shrinking collection of gear—which he spoke about at length earlier this year with Cory Wong on the rhythm guitar kingpin’s Wong Notes podcast for PG—pressed into service, including some recent-arrival Les Pauls, of course, and perhaps the most covetable collection of historic badass amps ever played on the Ryman stage. But rareness, novelty, or familiarity isn’t what determines which toys come out to play. Bonamassa starts by building a rough set list, and then chooses the right instrument and amps for each song. So, watch, look, and listen!Brought to you by D’Addario XPND Pedalboard.
In this episode, we’re joined by Patreon Playlister Erik Chale, to battle over who created the best Joe Bonamassa playlist. Time to see those different shades of the blues! Vote now for YOUR favorite playlists, hear the results of past episodes & listen to ALL of the playlists at: http://www.playlistwarspodcast.com If you'd like to support Playlist Wars, then consider becoming a Patreon subscriber: http://www.patreon.com/playlistwars. Tiers include: Patreon exclusive content; early access to ad-free episodes; & join the show as a guest for a "Playlist An Album" mini episode or a full-length episode! SONGS DISCUSSED INCLUDE Ball Peen Hammer, Blues Deluxe, Blue & Evil, Cradle Rock, Dirt In My Pocket, Drive, Driving Towards The Light, Dust Bowl, Evil Mama, High Class Girl, I Got All Ya Need, Just Got Paid (Live at the Royal Albert Hall), Man In The Middle (Black Country Communion), Meaning Of The Blues, Mind’s Eye, Miss You Hate You, Sloe Gin, So Many Roads, Spanish Boots, Steal Your Heart Away, Tennessee Plates, The Ballad of John Henry, The Ghost Of Macon Jones, The Heart That Never Waits, The Last Matador Of Bayonne, The River, Traveling South & Walking Blues AS HEARD IN THE EPISODE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1gS5ibUPUvg CONNECT WITH PLAYLIST WARS Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/playlistwars Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/playlistwars Twitter: http://twitter.com/playlistwars Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/playlistwarspodcast YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcW7NibxehYRf8_UZ88Qtbg
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Joe Bonamassa - The Ballad of John Henry - Album Review
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In this week's episode, Marc and Frank review Joe Bonamassa's The Ballad of John Henry. This is their first deep dive in to the blues guitarists catalog. See what they think in their track by track review. Want a one stop shop for all things guitar? Head over to www.guitarexclusive.com for product reviews and more!!! If you want us to review an album let us know! Join our facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/285306009517804/ Instagram: @checkoutthisrecord Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkdRbGfkOFg5V58uFx8qoUg/videos Twitter: @checkrecord
B Sharp And C Live From Nerdville By Joe Bonamassa
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Arty discusses how important it is in 2021 to listen to music greats and influencers like Joe Bonamassa and Rick Beato. Music is an art, and that needs to be seen as something separate from what we are force fed by the mainstream. This series, Live From Nerdville, by Joe Bonamassa gives us the inside scoop on artists like Eric Johnson, Glenn Hughes, Mike Zito, Paul Thorn, John Oates, Daryl Hall, Kenny Wayne Shephard and many, many more...
Episode 104 - Malmsteen Shouldn't Sing, Joe Bonamassa
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This week on The Jay Jay French Connection is Blues guitar legend Joe Bonamassa! Joe began his career at the age of 12, opening up for the one and only B.B. King. He has had a remarkable solo career since - releasing upwards of 13 studio albums, 17 live albums & 3 collaborative albums. Don't miss Jay Jay and Joe discuss their extensive guitar collections, the influence of blues guitar legends - then & now, recording techniques, and being lifelong students of the blues. Don't miss this one!
Joe Bonamassa: “People Don’t Think I’m Self-Aware”
Blues-rock’s most fervent gear collector discusses live at home and the future of his massive collection.Get 30% off your first year of DistroKid by going here: http://distrokid.com/vip/corywongVisit Joe Bonamasa: https://jbonamassa.com/Hit us up: firstname.lastname@example.orgVisit Cory: https://www.corywongmusic.comVisit Premier Guitar: http://premierguitar.comTwitter: https://twitter.com/wongnotespodIG: https://www.instagram.com/wongnotespodProduced by Jason Shadrick and Cory WongAdditional Editing by Shawn PersingerPresented by DistroKid