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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

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

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