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Albert Castiglia

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Blues guitarist Albert Castiglia was born in New York on August 12, 1969. Five years later his parents moved to Miami, where Castiglia began learning guitar. By the age of 12, he began playing local gigs and did so consistently throughout high school. Following completion of his college education, Castiglia worked as a social service investigator while playing gigs at night and on weekends around South Florida. In 1990 he joined Miami Blues Authority, and was the group's lead guitarist and vocalist for over seven years. After an audition with Chicago blues harp legend Junior Wells in 1997, Castiglia become the permanent lead guitarist for Wells' Hoodoo Man's Band. Following Junior's death in 1998, the band stayed together long enough to open shows for blues belter Sandra Hall. In 2001 Castiglia began writing his own material with the help of Graham Drout, guitarist and vocalist with the Miami-based band Iko Iko. With Drout's assistance, Castiglia released his debut CD, Burn, in 2002, followed four years later by A Stone's Throw on Blues Leaf Records. Castiglia stayed on Blues Leaf Records for the next six years, releasing three more records -- These Are the Days (2008), Keepin On (2010), and Living the Dream (2012) -- and then he moved to Ruf Records in 2014 for Solid Ground. A live album arrived in 2015, followed by the studio set Big Dog in 2016. ~ Al Campbell
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Stations Featuring
Albert Castiglia

    Modern Blues

    Modern Blues
    4 songs

    Electric Blues

    Electric Blues
    4 songs

Albums by
Albert Castiglia

Top Songs by
Albert Castiglia

  1.   Song
    Popularity
  2.   Keep On Keepin' On
  3.   Lovin Cup
  4.   The Man
  5.   Living the Dream
  6.   Public Enemy #9
  7.   Big Toe
  8.   Directly from My Heart to You
  9.   Get Your Ass in the Van
  10.   Easy Distance
  11.   I Want Her for Myself
  12.   Celebration
  13.   What the Hell Was I Thinking
  14.   Teasing the Trains
  15.   Just Like Jesus
  16.   Have You No Shame
  17.   Sometimes You Win
  18.   Since You've Been Gone
  19.   Loan Me a Dime
  20.   Drowning at the Bottom
  21.   Fat Cat
  22.   Cadillac Assembly Line
  23.   Catfish
  24.   Youth Wants to Know
  25.   Hurricane Blues
  26.   Somehow
  27.   Sway
  28.   Hard Time
  29.   Going Down Slow
  30.   Love One Another
  31.   Put Some Stank On It
  32.   My Baby is Now On My Mind
  33.   Bad Year Blues
  34.   Burn
  35.   Closing Time
  36.   Sittin and Waitin
  37.   Where the Devil Makes His Deals
  38.   Bad Avenue
  39.   Little Havana Blues (Arroz Con Mango)
  40.   Walking Blues
  41.   Godfather of the Blues
  42.   Where Did I Go Wrong
  43.   Crying the Blues
  44.   Searching the Desert For the Blues
  45.   Someone Else's Problem
  46.   Party Till the Cows Come Home
  47.   Twister
  48.   Speed On
  49.   Keep You Around Too Long
  50.   Sleepless Nights
  51.   Blues for Evan
  52.   Let's Make Love in the Morning
  53.   Ghosts of Mississippi
  54.   Don't Let Them Fool Ya
  55.   I Didn't Know
  56.   Goin' Upstairs
  57.   Let the Big Dog Eat
  58.   Triflin'
  59.   Mojo 305
  60.   Parchman Farm
  61.   Gettin' By
  62.   Another Bloody Day
  63.   Sweet Southern Angel
  64.   What I Like About Miami
  65.   No One to Blame
  66.   Murderin' Blues
  67.   Take Me with You When You Go
  68.   The Day the Old Man Died
  69.   Call Me When You Need Me

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