Today on Blues Highway, we are in Brazil, finding out more about Roberto Lessa or known as Lone Wolf!
Roberto Lessa is a guitarist, singer and blues composer from Cearà, Brazil. He is the founder of one of the oldest bands in the state, Blues Label, in addition to being a member of the trio Gumbo Blues.
In his solo career, Roberto released in 2017 the single “44 Blues”, in which Roberto Lessa joined Mississippi’s “fife and drum” and the sound of folk bands from Northeast of the Brazil. The Song is part of his first EP, “Lone Wolf” also released in 2017.
In late 2019, he released the song “I Don’t Need To Know Your Name”, a powerful Chicago Blues shuffle. In April 2020, he released “Beside The Rotten River”. In August, it was launched “Saturday and Sunday”, a heavy-party shuffle inspired by BB King, which included the partecipation of Agentinian harmonica player Cesar Valdomir.
Cesar also partecipated in the acoustic blues “The Death of Sonny Boy” released in December 2020.
In February 2021, Roberto Lessa released a new single, the live version of his composition "Better Without You" with the vocal of singer Fernanda Fialho.
Check out his Spotify page!
LONE WOLF - released 2018
WHERE DID YOU SLEEP LAST NIGHT? - released 2021
BETTER WITHOUT YOU (LIVE AT CANOA BLUES 2020) - released 2021
THE DEATH OF SONNY BOY - released 2020
SATURDAY AND SUNDAY - released 2020
BESIDE THE ROTTEN RIVER - released 2020
I DON'T NEED TO KNOW YOUR NAME - released 2019
44 BLUES - released 2018
TUDO TEM QUE PASSAR - Andrè De Sousa & Roberto Lessa - released 2018