Dig the Hole

Thirteen tracks of pain, joy, loss, renewal
and redemption – guaranteed to make you
Blue to the Bone!

This is going to hurt some, but it’ll be worth it, I promise you. You’re going to experience not just our pain; you’re going to feel your own pain deeper than ever before. But feeling it, really feeling it, and then letting it go, will give you a sense of renewal like no other. And that, my friend, is the purpose behind the Blues. It’s what makes the Blues different than everything else. And when you hear this band play, you’re going to hear Blues the way it was meant to be felt!” ~~ Lane Baldwin


Lane Baldwin and Johnny B Gayden

Lane Baldwin throws down with his good friend and mentor, Johnny B. Gayden (Albert Collins). Aaron Bouslog on drums.


Lane, you got yourself one killer band here, and it’s perfectly named. This is Deeper Blues!
Johnny B. Gayden, legendary bassist, formerly with Albert Collins


Lane taught me a lifetime of Blues in the year I worked with him. I can’t think of a better way to start my professional career.
Aaron Bouslog (drummer on Dig the Hole, now with Matthew Curry)


Lane is the best bass player I’ve ever worked with. He’s got a truly deep groove. Then, he’s singing his heart out, floating over top of it. And the intensity of his passion is almost overwhelming. It’s the deepest Blues I’ve ever heard. Or played.
Gary Jones – guitarist on Dig the Hole


Lane Baldwin Dig the HoleOne of the best cds of 2008 – Smokin’ guitar licks and a steady rhythm section makes this band rock the blues. Buy the cd…you won’t be disappointed.
Jeff (BH) McDonough, owner, BellyUp4Blues Radio


Great stuff . . . gets better with each listen.
Helsinki Blues Cafe


Take everything you love about the Blues and mix it all together. Then add things a bass never did. That’s Deeper Blues.
Sean O’Bryan Smith, Groove Therapy Records


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Lane BaldwinFor Lane Baldwin, Deeper Blues was the culmination of almost thirty years of playing, studying, and living, the Blues. Lane spent decades learning from – and often performing with – Blues greats, such as Johnny B. Gayden (Albert Collins, Alligator Records, et al), Pinetop Perkins, The Nighthawks, Paul Bushbacher (L’il Ed & the Imperials), Tom Principato, Jimmy Thackery, Johnny Copeland, Mason Ruffner, and many others. In 2008, having amassed an extensive catalog of songs, Lane stepped out front to lead what many called “the best Blues in decades.”

Originally released in 2008, Dig the Hole was re-released on Raven Records at the end of 2014 with new cover graphics. All tracks are from the original masters.

Lane recently revived his Deeper Blues trio as a side-project, with which he performs locally when not on tour.

Lane Baldwin
I love Gravedigger Jones. It’s my new favorite song! ~ Brian W


The CD is in heavy rotation in my car. ~ JB – via email


I had to buy another copy, because my wife won’t give it back! ~ Arlen W


My whole family sings along – even the babies! ~ Debi G


After I heard you at the Low Show, I downloaded the whole CD from CD Baby. I listen to it every day so I can get my dose of Blues! ~ George M>


I love Dig the Hole! Would you please hurry up and record another one? Thanks! ~ Jessie K


My band likes the CD so much, we’re learning the whole thing! ~ Armin


I’ve been listening to the Blues since I was a baby, over fifty years now. And I’ve never heard anything like Dig the Hole. It’s my Lifetime Favorite Album. ~ Jay S


Coupe de Ville is now our official song. My wife loves it when I sing along. ~ Dan A


Here in the Netherlands, we love the Blues. And all my friends agree that Dig the Hole is the best we’ve heard in a long time. We’re all dying to see you tour Europe. And you can stay at my house when you’re here! ~ Johann


The only thing better than hearing the CD at home, is hearing you do it live. We can’t wait for you to come back this way. ~ Hank & Linda


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Gravedigger Jones|http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NWOnrXGVloY
Time of My Dyin’ Solo|http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2FNiOPCrqXg
I’d Die for You Live|http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GZniyx7N5lM

Lose your Blues and get renewed today!

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7 Responses to Dig the Hole

  • Johnny M. says:

    Dude! This CD ROCKS!!! Got it from CD Baby yesterday and I’ve already listened to it four times!! This really is the best blues i’ve heard in a long, long time. Can’t wait for the next one!

  • Delia says:

    Finally the white Raven sings! That is what he was made for.
    Now everything will turn out fine. Love Delia

  • David Woods says:

    Sure hope you release another CD soon dude. You achieved what you set out to do ‘Blues you feel’, best music purchase I’ve made in a long time. Looking forward to the next release from Deeper Blues.

    Thank you.

  • Gavin Ottarski says:

    I love all the songs…they are awesome Lane!

  • David says:

    I love this album, Lane, and your passion for the blues is infectious. Great job, great tunes, and a really classic bottom end, all put together by a real craftsman. Well done!

  • Martin says:

    When are we going to hear more of this you have audiophiles all around the world drooling over the quality of this recording and that is without even considering the awesomeness of the music itself!

  • Nice website Lane! Enjoy workin’ with you!

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