2LP / 180 Gram / Gatefold / Download
Blues Deluxe is the third album by American blues rock musician Joe Bonamassa. Produced by Bob Held, it was released on August 26, 2003 and reached #8 on the US Billboard Top Blues Albums chart. When he was only 12 years old, Bonamassa opened for B.B. King. Since then, he has played alongside such artists as Stephen Stills, Eric Clapton, Blondie Chaplin, Foreigner, Buddy Guy, Steve Winwood, Warren Haynes, and Derek Trucks among others. His career highlights include performances at the Royal Albert Hall and a Grammy Award nomination in 2013. In addition to his music career, Joe Bonamassa runs a nonprofit organization called the Keeping the Blues Alive Foundation, whose mission it is to further music education by funding scholarships and providing music education resources to schools in need.