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Nick Earle/Joe Coffin-CD-Live At The Citadel House
Nominated For An ECMA 2017 Award-Blues Recording
By John Gavin, Wednesday, February 15, 2017


Nick Earle & Joe Coffin from St. John's. Newfoundland, Blues Artists, released their new CD entitled, Live At The Citadel House in 2016 and they have just been nominated for an ECMA 2017 Music Award for Blues Reording of the Year.

Nick and Joe won a 2016 Canadian Folk Music Award in December for this recording, Live At Citadel House. The album was also nominatd for Jazz/blues recording of the year at MusicNL in 2016.

The album was recorded live before an appreciative crowd in August 2015 at The Citadel House. Nick played acoustic and electric guitar. Joe played acoustic guitar and electric bass. They shared the vocals and frontman duties.>p> The CD contains 11 tracks and here are the titles:

Bernie's Tune-Introduction-Key To The Highway-Oreo-Cookie Blues-Can't Use It No More-Come On Mama-Ramblin' On My Mind-Can't Be Satisfied-Eagle Ridin' Papa-When Things Go Wrong-3 O'Clock Blues

For their music, they draw inspiration from Robert Johnson, Eric Clapton and Muddy Waters. All the tracks on the CD were written by many outstanding writersBernie Miller, Big Bill Broonzy, Lonnie Mack, Paul Rishell, Muddy Waters, Robert Johnson, Elmore James and B.B. King.

Atlantic Seabreeze says that the rich soulful vocals and exceptional guitar playing of Nick and Joe, dubbed as the Blues Brothers, clearly shows that the duo are well beyond their years. A great listening to blues album and we give this fine album a 5 Star rating out of 5 stars.

For more information regarding Nick Earle and Joe Coffin's music, refer to their website, address postd above.