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Tab Benoit

Guitarist, singer, and songwriter Tab Benoit makes his home near New Orleans in Houma, Louisiana. Born November 17, 1967, he's one of a handful of bright rising stars on the modern blues scene. For most of the 1990s and into the 2000s, he's worked each of his records the old-fashioned way, by playing anywhere and everywhere he and his band can play. Unlike so many others before him, Benoit understands that blues is not a medium in favor with 50,000-watt commercial rock radio stations, so as a consequence, he's combined each of his releases with as many shows as he can possibly play. Since the release of his first album for Justice, Benoit has taken his brand of Cajun-influenced blues all over the U.S., Canada, and Europe. Nice and Warm, his debut album for Houston-based Justice Records, prompted some critics to say he was sometimes reminiscent of three blues guitar gods: Albert King, Albert Collins, and Jimi Hendrix.

Although the hard-working, modest guitarist scoffs at those comparisons, and doesn't think he sounds like them (and doesn't try to sound like them, either), Benoit doesn't appear to be one who's easily led into playing rock & roll instead of his down-home blend of swamp blues and East Texas guitar-driven blues. Talk to Benoit at one of his shows, and he'll tell you about his desire to "stay the course" and not water down his blues by playing items that could be interpreted as "alternative" rock. Despite the screaming guitar licks he coaxes from his Telecaster and his powerful songwriting and singing abilities, Benoit's laid-back, down-to-earth personality off-stage is the exact opposite of his live shows.

Benoit's releases include Nice and Warm (1992), What I Live For (1994), Standing on the Bank (1995), and Live: Swampland Jam (1997), all recorded for Vanguard. Benoit then moved over to the Telarc label for These Blues Are All Mine (1999), Whiskey Store (2002, with Jimmy Thackery), Wetlands (2002), and The Sea Saint Sessions (2003). In 2004, Benoit released Whiskey Store Live, recorded with Thackery on the support tour for Whiskey Store. Fever for the Bayou was released on the Telarc label in 2005, a year that also also saw Voice of the Wetlands come out on Rykodisc. Another album from Telarc, Brother to the Blues, appeared in 2006. Power of the Pontchartrain and Night Train to Nashville followed in 2007 and 2008, respectively, while 2011 saw the release of Medicine, which featured seven songs co-written by Benoit and Anders Osborne among its 11 tracks. Considering that many of Benoit's records have surpassed the 50,000 mark, he seems well on his way to a career that could rival the kind of popularity the late Stevie Ray Vaughan enjoyed in the late '80s. ~ Richard Skelly & Al Campbell, Rovi
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Kool Blues....... .
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Great Sounding Great Beat Tab Benoit is Awesome Sang It BRO tear Um Up Bro
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Great stuff Benoit,keep up the good work
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Awesome
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Saw tab in Hartford Ct. Had the best time. A real blues man with a great personality that warms you up.......... . . A n all night of requests at Infinity-cou l d not have been better. Keep it UP!!!!
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I'm in love...
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Tab plays with my old friend Jimmy Thackery, we go back to the days on the Road Ducks farm, with Jay Nedry, Robbie Melchoir,Roo t Boy,.....he makes me cry because to access's that certain place in my heart, the key is the screaming guitar..
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Great sound great beat by Tab Benoit
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I'm an old blues man from New Orleans. This guy has it going on. Great licks!!
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For a coonass! the boy is one of Akind from this part of Louisiana and I'm from Houma, la. Ted is you feel it keep playing it. The song darkness is the s**t.
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i live in N.O.La ... never heard of him until now ...
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sandymousawp a t r i c k
id love to see him live but a dvd would work for now, where can I get one
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He takes me home, know what I mean, Vern?
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seen him twice in small venues. If you are a blues fan, he should be on your short list to see live
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Have seen Tab almost a dozen times. Drank with him between sets a few times. Great guy. One night he played a full set on the drums for us.He's a real talented guy.
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cheskaseifer t
Way undang paglanngas
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Will have you rocking and tapping your foot all nite long!
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Saw him at the Big Blues Bender in Vegas this past Sept and he was terrific. . . definitely a new favorite !
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Been to a ton of blues shows and festivals , Tab is seriously one of the best in the bizz.
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oh, yeah
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Caught him LIVE a couple of times and have four of the CDs. In his live shows at times the band will leave and he will go solo. Outstanding! !
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mwwoods917
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AWESOME MUSIC, NOTHING LIKE THE BLUES SANG LIKE THAT, AWESOME, AWSOME
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playing your music on Pandora.. happy Birthday!! �� great soul!!
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I guess not liking Tab Benoit because you don't like Darkness is sorta like not liking Led Zeppelin because you don't like Stairway to Heaven. I really didn't like that song, at all. Muddy Bottom Blues, though, is a quite enjoyable song.
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Classic
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oh yeah
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Excellent blues guy!
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Brings back the good times
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TAB AND CHIEF MONK MAKE THE BEST MUSIC!
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Made my Thanksgiving .
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TABULOUS!
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darrellmclea n 6 1
Awesome..... . b r i n g s back good memories!
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Absolutely magic!!!
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trips4405
Hard to believe a white man has this much blues in him..
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Please come to Montana!!! i know for a fact all major cities of the entire state would unite to give you get the attention you deserve. its easy for us montanans to drive 300 miles in one day... take my word for it.
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HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!!
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A few red wines how good does he sound?
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wooh
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He will be in Gainesville 11-7-14 going to be a great show. Can't wait
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armadillo65
Tallahassee, Fl tonight! I will be there!
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Love this F***ing guy.Would love to see him in concert.
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F**k srv,man Tab is rockin it man and I wish he'd make it to SD cause he feels the blues and I rock with him!
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Was a rocker in the 70's, 80's, 90'. Then started wanting something different. Did jazz, new age and eletronica, finally am in a new blues faze. Benoit is among my favorites.
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dumigan4
Sharp, spicy, smooth, original and authentic. Wow doesn't even cover it.......
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U absolutely freakin ROCK, Young Fella!!!!!
If someone says, "U BLUE IT!!!!!", that's a compliment!! ! ! ! :-D :-D :-D :-D :-D
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Saw him @ Bogalusa blues festival a few years back,smooth& spicy
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rwright
Saw tab at invite only Cotton Town Bluesfest in Arkansas. Best blues out there!!!!!
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really love tab,,have been following him following him for years'
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