Acoustic Blues

Bill Dobro Side View CropSince the early 1970s, Bill Reidy has been singing the blues. He is deeply rooted in the sounds of  Blues legends like Elmore James, Tampa Red, Muddy Waters, Blind Boy Fuller, Junior Wells, Big Bill Broonzy, Son House, Blind Willie Johnson and many others. He has performed in venues all over New England with several Blues bands, including Boston-based Highway 61 Band and The Delta Juke Stompers.  As a solo acoustic Bluesman, Bill accompanies himself on bottleneck slide guitar, acoustic guitar and blues harp.

Bill covers traditional Blues songs from the 1920s up to the 1960s, including Delta Blues, Piedmont Blues, Country Blues and Old Time Gospel. In addition, he does his own acoustic versions of many Chicago Blues songs.


Goin’ Down Slow

Boogie Woogie Dance

Rollin’ Stone (Catfish Blues)

Love Crazy

I’ll Get Along

Barnyard Dance

One Meatball

Blues & Gospel Song List

Baby What You Want

Checkin’ On My Baby

Come and Go With Me (To That Land)

Crying Won’t Help You

Death Letter Blues

Dust My Broom

Everyday I Have The Blues

Goin’ Down Slow

Got Love If You Want It

High Heel Sneakers

Hoochie Coochie Man

Howlin’ For My Darlin’

I’ll Get Along

I’m Ready

Keep On Truckin’

King Bee

Little By Little

Love Crazy


My Babe

Nobody Knows You

One Meatball

Outskirts of Town

Pride & Joy

People Get Ready

Rock Me Baby

Rollin’ Stone

Same Thing

See See Rider

The Sky Is Crying

Shake Your Moneymaker

Shame Shame Shame

St. James Infirmary

The Thrill Is Gone


Twelve Gates

Up Above My Head

Wade In The Water

Walkin’ Blues

Walking By Myself

You Can’t Get That Stuff