Walter Trout's Full Circle voted BluesWax Album of the Year 2006
"Yes, the readers of BluesWax, the largest subscribed Blues publication in the world, have selected their BluesWax Artist of the Year 2006 and BluesWax Album of the Year 2006. During November and December we took your nominations and created a final ballot of six artists and six albums and then for the past few weeks you voted. As the largest subscribed Blues publication in the world, these awards are open to more fans than any other awards in the Blues. The final ballot for BluesWax BluesWax Album of the Year 2006 was
Walter Trout's Full Circle
As with the Artist of the Year Award, the nominating process for BluesWax Album of the Year 2006 began back in November when our readers and contributors began making nominations. The nominating process created the final ballot of:
Ain't Easy No More-Mark Hummel
Do I Move You-Janiva Magness
Full Circle-Walter Trout
Last Call-Lynwood Slim
The Torch-Ronnie Baker Brooks
Watermelon Slim and the Workers-Watermelon Slim and the Workers
These were all great nominations and we loved every one of them! In the final voting, again with record returns, you selected Walter Trout's Full Circle as BluesWax Album of the Year 2006.
BluesWax caught up with Walter Trout at home after a recent tour of Asia. Winning the Album of the Year award for Full Circle elicited this response from Trout, "To all the fans who voted for me: I am very moved by this honor you have given to my album Full Circle. This project was a labor of love for me and having you choose it as Album of the Year makes it a very special milestone in my long career. Thanks again and I'll see you on the road!"
The staff of BluesWax congratulates Walter Trout for winning the BluesWax Album of the Year Awards! And we thank the thousands of you who participated in this year's nominating and voting process. You have spoken!