Chicago Singer & Artist Solitaire Miles aka Susie Blue recently featured on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert

Chicago Singer & Artist Solitaire Miles aka Susie Blue recently featured on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert
  Chicago Singer and Artist Solitaire Miles aka Susie Blue from Susie Blue and the Lonesome Fellas recently had her art featured on the Late Show with Steven Colbert. Miles’ portrait of Colbert was featured in the show’s “Fan-art Friday” segment on Oct. 25. Miles is an accomplished illustrator and artist with training from the School of the Art Institute... Read More

Susie Blue & the Lonesome Fellas are Cowboy Jazz at it’s finest on their new single “Spadella”

Susie Blue & the Lonesome Fellas are Cowboy Jazz at it’s finest on their new single “Spadella”
  Hey Western Swing Lovers, Susie Blue and the Lonesome Fellas has a frolicking NEW SINGLE, and it’s Cowboy Jazz at it’s finest! There is no swooning girl vocal on this one – it’s the bands first instrumental featuring an original tune written by the infamous Western Swing bandleader Spade Cooley. The word “Spadella” could either be taken from his... Read More

Chicago’s Award Winning Western Swing band Susie Blue & the Lonesome Fellas releases an Authentic Western Swing single in honor of Chicago’s WLS Barndance and the PBS documentary “Country Music” by Ken Burns

Chicago’s Award Winning Western Swing band Susie Blue & the Lonesome Fellas releases an Authentic Western Swing single in honor of Chicago’s WLS Barndance and  the PBS documentary  “Country Music” by Ken Burns
For their long awaited second album, the band is preparing to release a new collection of  Western Swing and Retro Country songs from the 1940’s & 50’s  this Winter.    Listen to  a sneak preview  with their new single  “I Hear You Knockin'” – a Western Swing standard  originally recorded in 1942 by the renown Milwaukee Western Swing band Pee... Read More

Back in Baby’s Arms – A Chicago Tribute to Patsy Cline featuring Harmonica Maestro Howard Levy with Susie Blue and the Lonesome Fellas

Back in Baby’s Arms – A Chicago Tribute to Patsy Cline featuring Harmonica Maestro Howard Levy with Susie Blue and the Lonesome Fellas
https://susiebluelonesomefellas.bandcamp.com/track/susie-blue-the-lonesome-fellas-back-in-babys-arms Chicago’s Susie Blue & the Lonesome Fellas has a new single out for summer, a tribute to the great Patsy Cline with an updated, feisty cover of  “Back in Baby’s Arms”.   The band has been making history as Chicago’s most notorious and innovative Western Swing Group, but over the past year they have been busting genres  with a unique... Read More

Susie Blue and the Lonesome Fellas has a sultry new Valentine’s Day Single – “Waitin’ Just For You”

Susie Blue and the Lonesome Fellas has a sultry new Valentine’s Day Single –  “Waitin’ Just For You”
  This classic blues song was originally recorded in the early 1960’s by Ray Charles, but The Lonesome Fellas apply their own Chicago roots & swing styling to Rays big sound. A plaintive love duet written by Carolyn Leigh and Henry Glover, it features Solitaire Miles harmonizing with guest vocalist Saalik Ahmad Ziyad  about their longing to be together. It’s... Read More

Happy New Year Baby!

Happy New Year Baby!
Susie Blue & the Lonesome Fellas release a new single “Happy New Year Baby” just in time for New Years Eve! This flirtatious classic is a Blues/Jazzy holiday song featuring a lush and swinging vocal by  Solitaire Miles, and lively solos by guitarist Neal Alger and saxophonist Eric Schneider. Miles and Alger are renown for unearthing long-lost songs, rescuing and... Read More

“The House is Haunted” by Chicago’s Susie Blue & the Lonesome Fellas

“The House is Haunted” by Chicago’s Susie Blue & the Lonesome Fellas
Trick or Treat?  Susie Blue & the Lonesome Fellas releases a wildly fun & rockin’ new single for Halloween this year “The House is Haunted” The original tune “The House is Haunted by the Echo of Your Last Goodbye” is a classic swing song from 1938, but the Lonesome Fellas cleverly morph it into a swing/rockabilly/blues crossover, featuring the distinctive... Read More