AND ECYCLOPAEDIA SAYS:
Alligator Records is an American, Chicago-based independent blues record label, founded by Bruce Iglauer in 1971. Since its founding, Alligator Records has released over 250 blues and blues/rock albums, as well as a now-defunct reggae series. Present and past Alligator artists include Marcia Ball, Koko Taylor, Lonnie Brooks, Lil' Ed & The Blues Imperials, Eddy Clearwater, Sam Lay, Smokin' Joe Kubek, Roomful of Blues, Eric Lindell, JJ Grey & MOFRO, Lee Rocker, Cephas & Wiggins, and Michael Burks. More recently, veterans Charlie Musselwhite and James Cotton have re-signed to the label.
Alligator celebrated its 40th anniversary in 2011 and noted that it returned a profit for the previous year.
AND ALLIGATOR SAYS:
21st Century Blues and Roots brings together 16 tracks from Alligator’s most recent albums, guaranteed to rock your body and soothe your soul.
AND I SAY:
The last sentece is very important. It means, that great blues records will come again and again. I am really very happy of it, because Blues is like Oxygen...