Mary Jo Curry is an electrifying, engaging, entertaining, powerhouse blues vocalist based in Central Illinois. Legendary, BMA nominated, international recording artist, James Armstrong, said that “Mary Jo has a voice, confidence, and stage presence that is hard to find these days.”
Mary Jo’s newly released CD entitled “Mary Jo Curry” has been getting significant air play and rave reviews. Peter Merrett, PBS106.7, Melbourne, Australia said, “Mary Jo Curry was born to sing the Blues because this voice cannot be taught to you but rather has to come from deep down in one’s soul. Apart from possessing a mesmerizing voice Curry can write one helluva’ Blues song.” Blues Blast Magazine said, “Mary Jo Curry is a powerful debut release of the first order.” The CD was produced by the incomparable James Armstrong. The album provides the listener a great cross section of the type of music you will hear when you attend a Mary Jo Curry live performance. The CD features 4 original songs written or co-written by Mary Jo, and 5 outstanding blues compositions where Mary Jo puts her stamp on songs previously recorded by female blues greats that have inspired her. For three weeks the album hit #1 on the Top 50 Classic Blues Album chart. Also for the second week the song “Husband #2” from the same album was #1 on the Top 50 Classic Blues Song chart with “Steppin’” appearing at #6 and “When A Woman’s Had Enough” at #7. That’s Three songs in the Top 10!