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The Blues Got Soul is a dynamic compilation of some of the hottest Blues-Rock / Soul material recorded on Jean Shy and her Band The Shy Guys, which was mostly performed “Live” at an Open Air Concert in Duisburg, Germany. 

This classic CD, with a bombastic Re-Mastering of all Songs by "Big Bottom" Bob Lanzner, at Technovoice Mastering in Studio City, CA, is a timeless work of art which consists of original compositions, and covers performed in Jean Shy & The Shy Guys’ own unique style.

The CD includes Songs that many of their Fans identify Shy and her Shy Guys with, some of which have become their Trademark at live concerts for Years. i.e. One Day a Song that talks about the search of Peace, Love & Understanding, that Shy wrote after seeing many homeless people living in cardboard boxes on downtown Streets in Los Angeles; The Ray Charles and Joe Cocker Classic Unchain My Heart has been a much requested Song at Jean Shy concerts over the years; their rocking version of Muddy Waters’ Rock Me; and last but not least Amazing Grace which is almost celebrated like a “national anthem”,  and has to be performed in every show.

Since the “Live” recordings originally were not made for a CD release, there were no Microphones set up in the Audience and therefore it is hardly audible. On those songs Jean Shy sacrificed any Studio editing to keep the pure, and powerful thriving Live-Sound which we think “especially” makes this CD of great quality. We hope you are of the same opinion! 

Jean Shy & The Shy Guys have been performing to thousands of Fans at major Festivals, Concert Halls and Churches throughout Europe since 1986, and are still excited when Fans say: “Rock On”.

This CD was released on Oct. 31.2008 on the King Edward Records Label. On Dec 16. in conjunction with this CD Jean Shy received a Nomination from the Blues Foundation for the 2009 Blues Awards in the Category of Soul Blues Female Artist of the Year.  The Blues Music Awards are recognized as the highest honor given to Blues Artists.