Stony Plain released three highly acclaimed Joe Louis Walker albums and this 11 track compliation on his Best of the Stony Plain Years reissue were compiled from all three CDs produced for the label. Between A Rock And The Blues, released won the Blues Foundation’s “Blues Album Of The Year” Award in 2010. Ten of that album’s dozen tracks were produced by Stony Plain label-mate Duke Robillard (who additionally guests on one track), and feature a core band of Walker on guitars, Bruce Katz on keyboards, Jesse Williams on bass, Mark Teixeira on drums, Doug James on sax, Carl Querfurth on trombone and Sugar Ray Norcia on harmonica. Witness to the Blues, Joe Louis Walker’s debut for Stony Plain (also produced by Duke Robillard), generated enormous critical acclaim and hit #1 on the Living Blues magazine radio chart. He also recorded Blues Conspiracy: Live on the Legendary Rhythm and Blues Cruise for the label in late 2009.