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

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