The Powder Blues Band is a Canadian blues/pop/jazz band formed in 1978 in Vancouver. Its first album Uncut went double platinum in Canada. The second album Thirsty Ears was similarly popular. Members have included Tom Lavin, Dave Woodward, Duris Maxwell, Willie MacCalder, Gordie Bertram, Bill Runge, Jerry Cook, Bill Clark and Daryl Bennett. Their best known songs include: "Boppin' with the Blues", "Doin' It Right", "Thirsty Ears", "Hear That Guitar Ring" and "What've I Been Drinkin". Their newest release is Blues + Jazz = BLAZZ! from 2004.