We’d like to thank all of our friends and fans for helping us have such a terrific 2014. Our debut album Love is the Devil is one of the most heralded and airplayed new blues releases of 2014 — eligible for a Best Debut Album nomination for the 2015 Blues Music Awards. (We’ve got our fingers crossed!)

We’ve gotten reviews in publications like DownBeat and Living Blues, plus airplay on hundreds of stations including the two-million listener "B.B. King's Bluesville" on Sirius/XM Satellite Radio. We were also honored to be invited to play multiple shows at the prestigious King Biscuit Blues Festival in Helena, Arkansas in October. 

The Blues Underground Network called Love is the Devil a "brilliant national debut. An absolutely wonderful album that very quickly rose to the top of my favorites list for 2014.” Maverick says the album is "full of blues, Americana and alt-country mixes that work flawlessly and believably.” And Living Blues proclaimed the set's 13 songs "as raw as any hill country stomp and as haunting as the most backwoods Appalachian holler.”

If you don’t yet own a copy, Love is the Devil is available at CD Baby, Amazon and iTunes. And, of course, you can hear all the songs at this very website!




We’ve started sharing music we love and cool new things happening with Pork Chop Willie on our Facebook and Twitter feeds. If you want to learn more about great music, hear songs and discover artists you might not know, check out new video or just find out what we’re up to, please visit both sites. Stop by our Facebook page at http://www.Facebook.com/PorkChopWillie and say hi, and find us on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/PorkChopWillie


Living Blues Magazine

We have received so many great reviews on our album, Love is the Devil.  But this one holds a special place for us because we have so much respect for Living Blues Magazine. 

"With this hypnotic, modern approach to the spiritual purgation that is great hill country blues, Pork Chop Willie should turn some ears…Tracks like Too Many Cuts are strikingly original as the yearn of Tong's violin provides a fresh spin on an old formula…The debut album...is as raw as any hill country stomp and as haunting as the most backwoods Appalachian holler".
--Living Blues Magazine

The full review is in the August issue.  Please check it out.

Love is the Devil, #1 on the AirPlay Direct Blues Chart all of June! 

June 3rd was the official release date of Love is the Devil.  It is now available at iTunes, Amazon, CD Baby and many other outlets.  We’ve been overwhelmed by the response to the album.

“One of the best debut albums this year.” —Adobe and Teardrops, AdobeandTeardrops.Blogspot.com

“Brilliant new national debut release … Hill Country music and beyond, like you have never heard before … An absolutely wonderful album that very quickly rose to the top of my favorites list for 2014 ...” —John Vermilyea, Blues Underground Network

“I'll be hard pressed to find another debut this year that impresses me as much as this album. All the right ingredients presented with great musicianship and passion. The roots, they be strong and entangled with tradition but with a unique freshness.” —Popa’s Tunes, PopaTunes.Blogspot.com

"Pork Chop Willie's music is hauntingly beautiful. Give them a pat on the back—this record is in my top 10 of the year." —Russell Hill's Country Music Show, Express FM, Portsmouth, UK

“The music has an almost brutal honesty about it … as well as an almost haunting quality in the band’s sound … Love Is the Devil has a timeless quality that will not grow old.” —Bill Wilson, Reflections in Blue / Billtown Blue Notes

   Thank you so much to everyone who has supported us and this project.





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