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Bob Corritore


A lifelong fan from the blues, Chicago-born maker/harmonica participant Bob Corritore began collecting blues albums, taking part in harmonica, and attending blues gigs after he heard Muddy Waters on the air when he was 12. Through his participation within the Chicago blues picture, he made close friends with lots of the city’s blues music artists, which resulted in Corritore carrying out at local night clubs and developing his personal blues record label, Blues Over Blues. This section of his profession expanded into creation duties on classes with Chicago bluesmen like Fred Below and Pinetop Perkins. Corritore relocated to Phoenix in 1981 and created a music group with Louisiana Crimson, whose Sittin’ Right here Wonderin’ he created. Along with generating albums by R.L. Burnside and compiling blues selections, Corritore also worked well like a pickup harmonica participant for touring performers like Willie Dixon and Otis Hurry, played in regional blues organizations, and hosted a every week blues radio system on KJZZ. Corritore’s documenting profession didn’t start in earnest until 2010, when he authorized with Delta Groove. He released Harmonica Blues that 12 months, and his information arrived quickly on the following half 10 years, as he either slice duet albums with additional blues music artists — Child Ramos, Tail Dragger, John Primer, and Henry Grey all included in this — or released solo attempts like 2014’s Taboo. 2 yrs after Taboo, he collaborated with Big Jon Atkinson on Home Party at Big Jon’s.

Quick Facts

Full Name Bob Corritore
Profession Musician
Nationality American
Music Songs Many a Devil's Night, Ain't Nothing You Can Do, Harmonica Watusi, Mr. Tate's Advice, She Don't Move Me No More, Honey Don't Let Me Go, 5th Position Plea, Can't Afford to Do It, Shuff Stuff, Fabuloco, Gambling Blues, Harp Blast, Potato Stomp, Bob's Late Hours, T-Town Ramble, Ruckus Rhythm, Harmonica Boogaloo, Boogie Woogie Ball, Ride with Your Daddy Tonight, What Kind of Man Is This?, Let's Get High, Goin' Back to Tennessee, Elevate Me Mama, May I Have a Talk with You, Mojo in My Bread, I'm Worried, 1815 West Roosevelt, Nappy's Driftin' Blues, Please Mr. Jailer, Trouble Blues, Harmonica Joyride, Just Like I Treat You
Albums House Party at Big Jon's, Knockin' Around These Blues, Longtime Friends in the Blues, Harmonica Blues, Taboo - Blues Harmonica Instrumentals, Taboo, Ain't Nothing You Can Do!, The Kid Ramos/Bob Corritore Phoenix Blues Sessions
Nominations Independent Music Award for Best Song - Blues

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