Multi-Billboard Top-10 Charting Singer, Songwriter, Guitarist, and 2017 International Blues Challenge semi-finalist, Dallas Hodge, celebrates his debut Billboard Chart appearance as a solo artist with a #7 HOT SHOT DEBUT on Billboard’s Blues Albums Chart while simultaneously entering Billboard’s Heatseekers - Pacific Chart at #7 (for the week of July 27, 2019) with Don’t Forget About The Music We Made, a collection of nine multi-genre/crossover songs categorized in the Blues, Blues-Rock, Rock, Americana, Roots, Country, and Pop music genres. Don’t Forget About The Music We Made (released Friday, July 12th, 2019) is Hodge’s second solo CD release and highlights his intense musical honesty and authenticity with each note performed and lyric sung. His uniquely powerful and commanding voice captures attention and touches the heart, soul, and spirit of listeners young and old. This is Hodge's first time entering Billboard Magazine's prestigious Music Charts as a solo artist and he does so in the first week of release and as an independent non-major label artist operating his own business. He previously hit the Billboard Blues Albums Chart during the week of June 28, 2003 as the lead singer of Canned Heat with their album entitled, Friends In The Can.
“It is an incredible feeling to just have the ability to play my music,” states Hodge excitedly. “But, to receive recognition by appearing on Billboard Magazine’s influential Music Charts…I feel like the luckiest person on the planet right now. It flat out feels GREAT! What a time to be alive and sharing my songs!”
Hodge was born in Detroit in 1954 and participated together with brother Catfish Hodge in the Catfish Hodge Band early on; then performed with James Montgomery (B.B. King, Muddy Waters, Buddy Guy, Bruce Springsteen); was the guitarist and backing vocalist for Chicken Legs; then was blessed to perform with the legendary Johnny Winter, Steve Marriott (Humble Pie), Alto Reed (Bob Seger); and, then was the lead singer and songwriter for Canned Heat; all the time involved with his own solo career.
“I wrote the songs, recorded, and released my first album, Reelin’, in 2007 simply to thank my M
"If a musical pedigree means anything toward a quality CD, then Dallas Hodge has the goods." Reviewer James “Skyy Dobro” Walker is a noted Blues writer, DJ and Blues Blast contributor. “For being from the "Motor City" this is an album that every blues lover must have in the car and listen.." Hodge and his band – rock it!” Review at Rootstime.be By Pieter Jan
"If you get any better, I’ll have to cut off both hands.” Johnny Winter “You know when you do that head thing you do, it’s like the “Holy Ghost” head thing….Billy Preston.
Blues, Rock, R&B