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  • Otis Rush A Founder Of Chicago's West Side Blues Sound Dead At 84

    10/01/2018 12:01:00 AM PDT · by CaliforniaCraftBeer · 5 replies
    The Chicago Tribune ^ | September 29, 2018 | Greg Kot
    His style amplified his emotions, clusters of sixteenth notes often played in a dark-tinged minor key that sounded both thrilling and chilling. Rush paid his rent working in a steel mill and driving a truck, among other jobs, but his music couldn’t be denied. His distinctiveness was indelibly captured on “I Can’t Quit You Baby,” his first single for Cobra Record Corp. in 1956. He cut some of his greatest tracks over the next two years with Cobra, including “My Love Will Never Die,” “Groanin’ the Blues,” “Three Times a Fool,” “Double Trouble” and “All Your Love (I Miss Loving).”...
  • Legendary Shack Shakers - Blood on the Blue Grass

    05/09/2017 7:26:29 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 7 replies
    Legendary Shack Shakers - Blood on the Blue Grass Way down south in a Kentuck' town Where all of the stubble fields grow One boy did rise with the devil in his eyes Whose heart was dark as Westfield coal Heart was dark as Westfield coal Roderick Ferrell and the Wendorf girl Knelt down upon a darkened grave He drew his dagger down and the red ran to the ground And they licked along the bloody blade Licked along the bloody blade Blood-red blood on the blue, blue grass It cries from hallowed hunting ground 'Twas the midnight curse of...
  • Album Review: 'Blue & Lonesome' by the Rolling Stones

    11/29/2016 7:16:27 PM PST · by Mariner · 54 replies
    Associated Press via Yahoo ^ | November 29th, 2016 | Unattributed
    It shouldn't be a surprise, really, but still it's a bit startling to hear just how well the Rolling Stones can play the blues. Strip away the glitz, the oversized stages and the pyrotechnics, and you're left with two terrific guitarists, a frontman who can play an exuberant harp — and a drummer named Charlie Watts. No wonder Blue & Lonesome sounds so solid. Their first studio album in more than a decade has the simplest of concepts: Put the guys in a studio for three days, give them a songbook heavy on Jimmy Reed, Willie Dixon and Howlin' Wolf,...
  • Samantha Fish - "I'm In Love With You" (Youtube)

    11/15/2016 7:45:03 PM PST · by LouieFisk · 18 replies ^ | Aug 14, 2015 | Samantha Fish on Don Odell's Legends
    Lovely cover of Junior Kimbrough’s Hill Country classic, “I’m In Love With You”.
  • Phil Chess, co-founder of music label that brought blues to the world, dies at 95

    10/22/2016 8:28:41 AM PDT · by Michael.SF. · 10 replies
    Washington Post ^ | Oct. 20, 2016 | Terence McArdle
    Phil Chess, who co-founded the Chicago-based music label Chess, which brought American blues, soul and early rock music to an international audience and influenced generations of musicians including the Rolling Stones, died Oct. 19 at his home in Tucson. He was 95.
  • Favorite Blues-Rock songs inspired by the Blues.Tell us your Favorites.Freeper Canteen 7~22~16

    07/21/2016 4:57:34 PM PDT · by fatima · 287 replies
    ~Favorite Blues songs or Rock songs inspired by the Blues ~ Stevie Ray Vaughan, Texas Flood, *Video* Muddy Waters - Hoochie Coochie Man *Video*
  • "St James Infirmary Blues" - Instrumental synth-bagpipe cover, by Yours Truly

    04/30/2016 11:05:20 AM PDT · by Slings and Arrows · 25 replies
    Me, via YouTube (as Hopalong Ginsberg) ^ | 4/30/16 | Me, as "Hopalong Ginsberg"; Traditional
    No, it's not a death metal version...this time. I record all my music under the stage name of Hopalong Ginsberg. These days that's probably a microagression. For a free MP3 download of "St James Infirmary Blues" click either here or here.
  • Blackhawks' Shaw suspended one game, fined $5,000 (for making a homophobic slur)

    04/20/2016 1:42:10 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 29 replies ^ | 4/20/2016 | NHL Public Relations
    NEW YORK -- Chicago Blackhawks forward Andrew Shaw has been suspended for one game for making a homophobic slur during Game 4 of the team's first-round Stanley Cup Playoff series with the St. Louis Blues in Chicago on Tuesday, April 19, the National Hockey League announced today. Shaw has also been fined $5,000 for directing an inappropriate gesture at the on-ice officials during the same game. Shaw will also be required to undergo sensitivity training. Both incidents took place at 17:56 of the third period. Shaw will miss Game 5 of the series on Thursday, April 21, in St. Louis....
  • Confessing The Blues

    03/31/2016 9:08:25 PM PDT · by Ray76 · 6 replies
    Confessing the Blues is heard on fine radio stations around the world. Each week, Cleve Baker serves as your host for this three hour Roadhouse party featuring your favorite blues tunes, past and present.

    02/11/2016 7:10:10 AM PST · by WhiskeyX · 10 replies
    YouTube ^ | August 1966 | The Paul Butterfield Blues Band
    Paul Butterfield THE PAUL BUTTERFIELD BLUES BAND - EAST WEST (1966) TRACK LISTING SIDE A 00:00 Walkin' Blues 03:18 Get Out Of My Life, Woman 06:36 I Got A Mind To Give Up Living 11:40 All These Blues 14:05 Work Song SIDE B 22:04 Mary, Mary 25:00 Two Trains Running 28:58 Never Say No 32:00 East-West
  • The Country Side Of JIM REEVES

    02/10/2016 3:15:52 AM PST · by WhiskeyX · 1 replies
    YouTube ^ | June 24, 2003 | Jim Reeves
    The Country Side Of JIM REEVES
  • Rory Gallagher - 1971 - Rory Gallagher (full album)

    01/23/2016 9:50:01 PM PST · by WhiskeyX · 17 replies
    YouTube ^ | Released: 23 May 1971 | Rory Gallagher
    Rory Gallagher - 1971 - Rory Gallagher Rory Gallagher is the first solo album by Irish blues rock musician Rory Gallagher, released in 1971. It marked his departure from Taste. After disbanding Taste, Gallagher auditioned some of the best musicians available at the time including Noel Redding and Mitch Mitchell the bassist and drummer for the Jimi Hendrix Experience. He decided on two Belfast musicians; drummer Wilgar Campbell, and bass guitarist Gerry McAvoy to be the core of his new power trio band. Track listing: 01. Laundromat 00:00 02. Just the Smile 04:39 03. I Fall Apart 08:20 04. Wave...
  • Lady sings The Blues - Billie Holiday [Full Album] (1956)

    01/04/2016 12:28:47 AM PST · by WhiskeyX · 9 replies
    YouTube ^ | Recorded: July 6, 1956 | Billie Holiday
    Lady Sings the Blues is an album by jazz vocalist Billie Holiday. It was Holiday's last album released on Clef Records; the following year, the label would be absorbed by Verve Records. Lady Sings the Blues was taken from sessions taped during 1954 and 1956. It was released simultaneously with her ghostwritten autobiography of the same name. The tunes are: 1.- Lady Sings The Blues 3:45 (Billie Holiday - Herbie Nichols) 2.- Trav'lin' Light 3:08 (James Mundy - Johny Mercer- James Oliver) 3.- I Must Have That Man 3:03 (Jimmy McHugh - Dorothy Fields) 4,. Some Other Spring 3:35 (Arthur...
  • Bob Wills - Five classics, including Ding Dong Daddy From Dumas, and The Empty Bed Blues

    12/30/2015 8:13:10 PM PST · by WhiskeyX · 7 replies
    YouTube ^ | various | Bob Wills & Texas Playboys
    Here's Five more Wills classics. These songs are a bit naughty with a mention of shooting women, doing coke, a hot girlfriend, and a guy having trouble with his oozler. These are all from the late 30s, and I did what I could for the sound. The songs in order are: Oozlin' Daddy Blues, She's Killing Me, I'm A Ding Dong Daddy From Dumas, Red Hot Gal Of Mine, and the Empty Bed Blues..
  • Jimmie Rodgers & Bob Wills with Mean Mama Blues

    12/30/2015 8:13:07 PM PST · by WhiskeyX · 1 replies
    YouTube ^ | various | Jimmie Rodgers & Bob Wills & Texas Playboys
    This song was written in recorded by Jimmie Rodgers. He recorded it in Los Angeles in 1930. Six years later Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys did their version. Tommy Duncan could really yodel. He was asked to yodel on the 1960 Liberty sessions, but he stated he could no longer do it because he couldn't hear himself. They offered him headphones, but he declined. So here's the father of country music with the father of Western Swing...with a nod to Milton Brown. They started it together as the Light Crust Doughboys. Milton was a vocalist and leader. Bob was...
  • Bob Wills & Merle Haggard - Swing Blues & Stingaree

    12/30/2015 8:13:04 PM PST · by WhiskeyX · 2 replies
    YouTube ^ | various | Bob Wills; Merle Haggard
    There are three songs here. I call it Bob's version of Jimmie Rodgers style. Swing Blues was recorded in two parts. Part 1 was the flip side of Steel Guitar Rag, and Part 2 was on the flip of Back Home In Indiana. Here I have edited the two parts together into one complete song. This is followed by Merle Haggard's version, which he calls "Stingaree" from a line in the song. This is wide stereo.
  • Moon Mullican - Moonshine Jamboree [Full Album]

    12/29/2015 5:08:55 AM PST · by WhiskeyX · 1 replies
    YouTube ^ | 1993 | Moon Mullican
    Moonshine Jamboree (1993) / Ace Records UK "The "king of the hillbilly piano players" shows up at his best on these 23 tracks, cut during his prime years, 1946 through 1954, when he was associated principally with King Records. It's easy to hear the roots of Jerry Lee Lewis's (as well as elements of Carl Perkins') sound in early cuts like "Cherokee Boogie", on which Moon Mullican and his band find room for a rippling, pounding performance on piano as well as a short, hot guitar solo around a jaunty, funny honky tonk core, and most of the rest of...
  • Townes Van Zandt - Townes Van Zandt [Full Album]

    12/12/2015 11:50:20 PM PST · by WhiskeyX · 2 replies
    YouTube ^ | 1969 | Townes Van Zandt
    Townes Van Zandt 0:00 For the Sake of the Song 5:22 Columbine 7:55 Waiting around to Die 10:42 Don't You Take It Too Bad 13:36 Colorado Girl 16:51 Lungs 19:23 I'll Be Here in the Morning 22:24 Fare Thee Well, Miss Carousel 27:47 (Quicksilver Daydreams Of) Maria 32:32 None But the Rain 35:33 Smack my Bitch up (bonus track)
  • B,B, King and Bobby Bland: Let the Good Times Roll

    11/20/2015 4:17:25 AM PST · by Fai Mao · 5 replies
    You Tube ^ | B.B.King
    I don't just listen to country Let the Good Times Roll
  • HANK WILLIAMS - Greatest Hits Full Album || Best songs of Hank Williams

    11/07/2015 12:24:07 AM PST · by WhiskeyX · 10 replies
    YouTube ^ | Released: 1978 | Hank Williams
    HANK WILLIAMS - Greatest Hits Full Album || Best songs of Hank Williams 1. Hey, Good Lookin' - Hank Williams 2. I Saw The Light - Hank Williams 3. Jambalaya - Hank Williams 4. I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry - Hank Williams 5. Cold Cold Heart - Hank Williams 6. Move It On Over - Hank Williams 7. Kaw-Liga - Hank Williams 8. Honky Tonk Blues - Hank Williams 9. Mansion On The Hill - Hank Williams 10. I Can't Help It - Hank Williams 11. Settin' The Woods On Fire - Hank Williams 12. I'll never Get Out...