It is Friday and time for the Friday Five Playlist. Each week we will be bringing you the best of what’s spinning on the turntables at NBR HQ.

1. Bound by the Blues by Sonny Landreth
Sonny Landreth releases a new video of the title track of his latest offering on Mascot Label Group/Provogue.

Sonny Landreth
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2. Silver Lining by The Steepwater Band
Taken from their latest album Diamond Days, we have some blues rock from Chicago in the shape of The Steepwater Band.

The Steepwater Band
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3. Ghost Town Blues by Lauren Housley
“Ghost Town Blues” is the latest video to be released from British Blues artist Lauren Housley’s excellent debut album, Sweet Surrender. Lauren has just been added to this year’s Blues Fest at the O2 in London in November.

Lauren Housley
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4. The Healing by Gary Clark Jr
“The Healing” is the first music video to be released from Gary Clark Jr’s new album, The Story of Sonny Boy Slim.

Gary Clark Jr
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5. The Thrill Is Gone by B.B. King and Richie Sambora
The late great B.B. King would have been 90 years old this week. We celebrate the King of the Blues with this video of the great man himself performing “The Thrill is Gone” with Richie Sambora from Bon Jovi.

B.B. King
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About The Author

Adam Kennedy is an experienced music photographer based in northeast England. He has been shooting concerts for several years, predominantly with the band Vintage Trouble. In 2013, he was one of their tour photographers, covering the UK and Ireland tour including the headline shows and as opening act for The Who. As an accomplished concert photographer, Adam's work has been featured in print such as, Classic Rock Blues Magazine, Guitarist Magazine, Blues in Britain magazine, broadcast on the MDA Telethon on ABC Television in the US, used in billboard advertising for Renaissance Hotels in the US, and featured online via music blogs such as Uber Rock and Guitar Planet. He is also the official photographer at Newcastle Rock and Blues Club.