#19 – Kenny Wayne Shepherd – “Blue on Black” – (1997)

Blues rock is still rock. Kenny Wayne Shepherd was 20 years old when this song came out. He sounds much older. “Blue on Black” was a #1 on the Mainstream Rock chart and it still receives a fair amount of radio airplay on rock stations. This is just a completely badass song. And when that’s all I can come up with to say, I just post some lyrics: “Blue on black, tears on a river. Push on a shove, it don’t mean much. Joker on jack. Match on a fire. Cold on ice, a dead man’s touch. Whisper on a scream, doesn’t change a thing. Don’t bring you back. Blue on black.” And yeah,  technically, it’s the “Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band.” But whatever.