December 13, 2015
The Second Day of Christmas Music – 2015 Edition
Ole Santa – Mighty Blue Kings
The Mighty Blue Kings were a Chicago jump blues band, formed in 1995. They made their debut performance opening for the late Junior Wells at Buddy Guy’s legends in Chicago; and followed up with a weekly residence at the Chicago jazz club, The Green Mill. Later, the band toured the US.
The band released two studio albums, Meet Me In Uptown (1995), and Come One, Come All (R-Jay Records). Together, they sold over 100,000 copies, with the latter having debuted in the top ten on Billboard’s Blues Album chart. They subsequently released three additional albums, Live From Chicago, (reaching #14 on Billboard’s Blues Album charts), the holiday record, The Christmas Album and Alive In The City.
The Mighty Blue Kings disbanded around 2001.