Category Archives: Blues music

Big Bill Broonzy: Historys Musical Chameleon : NPR

http://www.npr.org/2011/06/25/137398692/big-bill-broonzy-historys-musical-chameleon Big Bill Broonzy was one of America’s most popular blues musicians ” a father figure to many blues legends and an acknowledged influence on rockers such as Eric Clapton and Pete Townshend. Yet Broonzy’s life has remained something of … Continue reading

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Pinetop Perkins and LA Jones – Got My Mojo Working

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TYpZY31V74Y Pinetop Perkins, the boogie-woogie piano player who worked in Muddy Waters’s last great band and was among the last surviving members of the first generation of Delta bluesmen, died on Monday at his home in Austin, Tex. He was … Continue reading

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PETER CASE sings Brokedown Engine Blues

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uqTZZRoxqYw Feel like a broke down engine, ain’t got no drivin’ wheel Feel like a broke down engine, Mama, ain’t got no drivin’ wheel You all been down and lonesome, you know how a poor man feels I been shooting … Continue reading

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eak5djLbJ3o Johnny Winter doing “Good Morning Little School Girl” from 1969 and his second album… Good morning little schoolgirl, Good morning little schoolgirl Can I go home with Can I go home with you I’ll tell your mother and your … Continue reading

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ROBERT JOHNSON ; Rambling On My Mind (take1) [11/41]

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M4RbK7ztVk0 I got ramblin’, I got ramblin’ on my mind I got ramblin’, I got ramblin’ all on my mind Hate to leave my baby, but you treats me so unkind I got mean things, I got mean things all … Continue reading

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Watermelon Slim – Smokestack Lightning

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WeMRIu43qjg This is Watermelon Slim – the only Oklahoma blues musician signed to a major label. This guy is the real deal… He’s been driving a truck for 30 years, been in vietnam, has three degrees, and just a few … Continue reading

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http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=vhe3vb0z7mY Angel from Montgomery written by John Prine and done here by Bonnie Raitt I am an old woman named after my mother an old man is another child who’s grown old If dreams were thunder lightning was desire this … Continue reading

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