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Joe Bonamassa's New Solo Album "Driving Towards The Daylight" Debuts at #1on the Billboard Blues Chart
LOS ANGELES, May 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The unstoppable blues-rock juggernaut, and the hardest working man in show business, Joe Bonamassa, released his "lucky" 13th album Driving Towards The Daylight (J&R Adventures) which made its chart debut at #1 on the Billboard Blues Chart, the 8th time a Bonamassa album has debuted at #1. He also debuted at #21 on the Billboard Top 200, a career-best outranking 2011's Dust Bowl which peaked at #37, and #3 on the Independent Chart. This is Bonamassa's best opening sales week to date.
In the UK, Driving Towards The Daylight led the way for most of the week before Emeli Sande nudged past by fewer than 100 sales to clinch the #1 spot. It debuted at #2, also a career-best since Dust Bowl's peak at #12.
Releasing today is a NEW special Peter Max lithograph, "Joe to the Max," the seventh edition of lithographs in an ongoing series of limited edition high quality collectable lithograph images, commemorating the career of Joe Bonamassa.
This is a limited run of ONLY 250 "Joe to the Max" lithograph prints and was created by the world famous artist Peter Max.
"I have had the pleasure of meeting and painting some of the greatest, musical artists of our time. Not only is Joe one of the greatest performers of this generation but he's an amazing subject to paint," said Max.
Peter Max is known as one of America's premier pop culture artists for more than four decades. His one-man museum exhibitions have had record-breaking attendance while also demonstrating how fine art can extend beyond museum walls. Peter Max has created thousands of notable works including iconic images of the statue of Liberty, Walt Disney, Bob Dylan, Jimi Hendrix, Steven Tyler, Taylor Swift and much more.
"Joe to the Max" retails for $599, including the frame (black frame, double matte, 31"W X 38"H), lithograph, two free tickets to a show of your choice and an invite for you and a guest to personally meet Joe Bonamassa. Each lithograph is personally hand signed by Joe Bonamassa and Peter Max and comes with a certificate of authenticity ensuring the quality and collectable nature of each piece. Click here to buy now.
Bonamassa's new album is getting raves: All Music Guide said, "the arrangements and guitars mesh together like whisky and soda" and MSN.com calls it "nothing less than astounding." American Songwriter ranks Bonamassa "among our greatest living guitar players." Across the pond, UK's Guitar & Bass says its "one of his best," The Sun calls Bonamassa's playing "jawdropping," and Guitarist said "his guitar, voice and songs are simply better than ever."
Purchase Driving Towards The Daylight: http://jbstore.jbonamassa.com/cd/
Watch the official music video for the title track "Driving Towards The Daylight" here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wTG-bCMG05E
Get the free download of the single "Driving Towards The Daylight" here: http://bit.ly/JJQ7fH
Watch the EPK here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JaVBihQwYzE
Last week Bonamassa made his first appearance on the Late Show with David Letterman, sitting in with Paul Shaffer and the CBS Orchestra. His 2011 solo release Dust Bowl won "Best Rock Blues Album" at May 10th's Blues Music Awards in Memphis, TN. He recently played at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction ceremony of Freddie King, alongside ZZ Top's Billy Gibbons and Derek Trucks.
Throughout Joe's 21 years of performing professionally, he has had the honor of recording and sharing the stage with B.B. King, Eric Clapton, Peter Frampton, David Crosby, George Thorogood, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Jethro Tull, Ian Anderson, Glenn Hughes, Leslie West, Eric Johnson, Vince Gill,
Tom Dowd, Phil Ramone, Jason Bonham, Jack Bruce, Ozzy Osbourne, Will Jennings, Warren Haynes, Motorhead, Tesla, Ted Nugent, Lemmy and others.
For more information and updated tour schedule, visit www.jbonamassa.com.
To view all Lithographs in the series: http://jbonamassa.com/jbgallery/
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