It never felt so good to have the BLUES!

April 1, 2014 - The soulful Michigan band, Root Doctor, has been nominated by the Music Resource Group (MRG) for The 13th Independent Music Awards (The IMAs), the influential awards program for independent bands and fans. Root Doctor is nominated for Blues CD of the Year, NEW ATTITUDE, and Blues Song of the Year, BABY, YOU'RE BAD, written by Mike Skory and Lisa Bonotto. Root Doctor joins an eclectic mix of established artist whose recordings were released during the 13th IMA program eligibility period. The results will be announced in May, 2014. In addition to industry determined Winners, music fans from around the world have until Friday July 18, 2014 to cast their votes at The IMA Pop Jukebox to determine the fan-selected program winners.


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ROOT DOCTOR AWARDED

WYCE JAMMIES XV
BLUES/SOUL ALBUM OF 2014


"NEW ATTITUDE"

2011, 2012, 2013 & 2015 LANSING
TOP OF THE TOWN
BEST BLUES BAND

WYCE JAMMIE XIII
BEST BLUES ALBUM OF 2011

 
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 Saturday, 03/12/16, 8 p.m.
 Tip Deluxe Bar and Grill
 Grand Rapids, MI


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the Cadillac Club"

Live at the Cadillac Club

2008 - Ten prime cuts from Root Doctor's repertoire, each of them crowd favorites. Tracked while the band supported the release of Been A Long Time Coming, the set includes a mixture of songs from the previous two releases and three previously unreleased songs that are staples of Root Doctor's live shows. For an amazing third straight year, Root Doctor won a Jammie Award for Best Blues Album from WYCE in Grand Rapids, Michigan.   

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Our Ways"

Change Our Ways

2007 - Features six original, funky, bluesy, soulful songs and four covers, including a heart-wrenching, soul-drenched version of the classic Temptations hit "I Wish It Would Rain". With special guests including Peter Madcat Ruth on harmonica, Larry Fratangelo on percussion, and the tight arrangements of the Motor City Horns, Change Our Ways is a tour-de-force of soul blues. Like its predecessors, it won the annual WYCE Jammie Award for Best Blues Album. It debuted at number 13 on the Living Blues charts, received glowing reviews from the press and was also nominated for a 2007 BMA (Blues Music Award) for Soul Blues Album of the Year.

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Long Time Coming"

Been A Long Time Coming

2006 - Root Doctor's first studio recording features a mix of seven revamped classics and five originals. Played on over 400 stations world- wide, it stayed in the Top 25 on the national Living Blues charts for three months straight! Critically acclaimed, "Been A Long Time Coming" won the 2006 WYCE (Grand Rapids, Michigan) Jammie Award for Best Blues Album and was nominated for a 2006 Detroit Music Award and a 2006 International Blues Competition award.

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