Joe Bonamassa Unveils Ode to Peter Green’s Fleetwood Mac Classic “Lazy Poker Blues”
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Joe Bonamassa, the acclaimed blues guitarist, has taken a step back in time with the release of his latest single, “Lazy Poker Blues,” a revival of a track originally performed by Peter Green’s Fleetwood Mac. This tribute to the British blues legends serves as a preview of Bonamassa’s upcoming album, “Blues Deluxe Vol. 2,” which promises to be a heartfelt exploration of his musical influences.
The track, originally a creation of Peter Green’s Fleetwood Mac, has been revitalized by Bonamassa’s signature style. He explains his connection to the past, stating:
“It’s kind of where I cut my teeth, how I learned how to play the blues, how I learned how to play guitar…Those were my gateways to the masters.”
Blues Deluxe Vol. 2
With “Blues Deluxe Vol. 2” set to be released on October 6th via J&R Adventures, Bonamassa’s fans can anticipate a nostalgic journey through the annals of blues history. This album serves as a new life into classic tracks while paying homage to the legends who have shaped his path.
The album features a blend of new originals and covers of pivotal blues names, from Bobby “Blue” Bland to Albert King. As Bonamassa explores these iconic tracks, he reflects on his career, sharing:
“Part of my approach to these new recordings was that I wanted to see if I had matured musically over the years, and if I had gotten better as a player.”
A Limited Edition Experience
As listeners anticipate the release of “Blues Deluxe Vol. 2,” Bonamassa offers a taste of “Lazy Poker Blues.”
Fans seeking a unique experience can explore the Platinum Edition Box Set, a limited offering of 500 units worldwide. This exclusive collection features not only the CD and Vinyl versions of “Vol. 2” and “Blues Deluxe Remastered” but also includes coveted exclusive items that will undoubtedly elevate the fan experience.
Watch “Lazy Poker Blues” below: