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StillaGhost

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Blues thread.......
« on: January 19, 2013, 05:12:33 pm »

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Re: Blues thread.......
« Reply #1 on: January 19, 2013, 10:41:53 pm »

I always liked this one...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HGVShoAWp00

and this is good:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sYrK464nIeY (original Black Betty)

Oooohhh Loooove this:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U8cIKeRoKh4 (early blues with strong bluegrass influence)

And this... a duel for my finale:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AXwQ_hNfmYs
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« Last Edit: July 08, 2013, 01:27:52 pm by heyoka »
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Re: Blues thread.......
« Reply #3 on: September 10, 2013, 07:32:02 am »

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« Reply #4 on: September 14, 2013, 04:50:56 pm »

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"The most dangerous man to any government is the man who is able to think things out for himself, without regard to the prevailing superstitions and taboos. Almost inevitably he comes to the conclusion that the government he lives under is dishonest, insane and intolerable, and so, if he is romantic, he tries to change it. And even if he is not romantic personally he is very apt to spread discontent among those who are."

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« Reply #6 on: September 15, 2013, 09:19:09 am »

^^^^^^^^^^^^
Who sez white boyz can't sing the blues?

How to sing the Blues: A primer
1. Most Blues begin with: "Woke up this morning...."
2. "I got a good woman" is a bad way to begin the Blues, unless you stick something nasty in the next line like, "I got a good woman, with the meanest face in town."
3. The Blues is simple. After you get the first line right, repeat it. Then find something that rhymes... sort of: "Got a good woman with the meanest face in town. Yes, I got a good woman with the meanest face in town. Got teeth like Margaret Thatcher, and she weigh 500 pound."
4. The Blues is not about choice. You stuck in a ditch, you stuck in a ditch -- ain't no way out.
5. Blues cars: Chevys, Fords, Cadillacs and broken-down trucks. Blues don't travel in Volvos, BMWs, or Sport Utility Vehicles. Most Blues transportation is a Greyhound bus or a southbound train. Jet aircraft and state-sponsored motor pools ain't even in the running. Walkin' plays a major part in the blues lifestyle. So does fixin' to die.
6. Teenagers can't sing the Blues. They ain't fixin' to die yet. Adults sing the Blues. In Blues, "adulthood" means being old enough to get the electric chair if you shoot a man in Memphis.
7. Blues can take place in New York City but not in Hawaii or any place in Canada. Hard times in Minneapolis or Seattle is probably just clinical depression. Chicago, St. Louis, and Kansas City are still the best places to have the Blues. You cannot have the blues in any place that don't get no rain.
8. A man with male pattern baldness ain't the blues. A woman with male pattern baldness is. Breaking your leg 'cause you were skiing is not the blues. Breaking your leg 'cause a alligator be chomping on it is.
9. You can't have no Blues in a office or a shopping mall. The lighting is wrong. Go outside to the parking lot or sit by the dumpster.
10. Good places for the Blues:
a. highway
b. jailhouse
c. empty bed
d. bottom of a whisky glass
Bad places for the Blues:
a. Nordstrom's
b. gallery openings
c. Ivy League institutions
d. golf courses
11. No one will believe it's the Blues if you wear a suit, 'less you happen to be an old ethnic person, and you slept in it.
12. Do you have the right to sing the Blues?
Yes, if:
a. you older than dirt
b. you blind
c. you shot a man in Memphis
d. you can't be satisfied
No, if:
a. you have all your teeth
b. you were once blind but now can see
c. the man in Memphis lived
d. you have a 401K or trust fund
13. Blues is not a matter of color. It's a matter of bad luck. Tiger Woods cannot sing the blues. Sonny Liston could. Ugly white people also got a leg up on the blues.
14. If you ask for water and your darlin' give you gasoline, it's the Blues. Other acceptable Blues beverages are: a. cheap wine
b. whiskey or bourbon
c. muddy water
d. nasty black coffee
The following are NOT Blues beverages:
a. Perrier
b. Chardonnay
c. Snapple
d. Slim Fast
15. If death occurs in a cheap motel or a shotgun shack, it's a Blues death. Stabbed in the back by a jealous lover is another Blues way to die. So are the electric chair, substance abuse and dying lonely on a broken-down cot. You can't have a Blues death if you die during a tennis match or while getting liposuction.
16. Some Blues names for women:
a. Sadie
b. Big Mama
c. Bessie
d. Fat River Dumpling
17. Some Blues names for men:
a. Joe
b. Willie
c. Little Willie
d. Big Willie
18. Persons with names like Michelle, Amber, Jennifer, Debbie, and Heather can't sing the Blues no matter how many men they shoot in Memphis.
19. Make your own Blues name Starter Kit:
a. name of physical infirmity (Blind, Cripple, Lame, etc.)
b. first name (see above) plus name of fruit (Lemon, Lime,Kiwi,etc.) c. last name of President (Jefferson, Johnson, Fillmore, etc.)
For example: Blind Lime Jefferson, Jakeleg Lemon Johnson or Cripple Kiwi Fillmore, etc. (Well, maybe not "Kiwi.")
20. I don't care how tragic your life: if you own a computer, you cannot sing the blues.
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« Reply #7 on: September 15, 2013, 09:41:30 am »

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« Reply #10 on: September 05, 2015, 11:19:11 am »

It's been said of blues that it's four cords and the truth. :thinking:
some say you can't play blues on a twelve string  :dontknow:
Reverend Gary Davis
You Got To Move
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=46mVXglpw7Y
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« Reply #11 on: January 31, 2016, 04:14:58 pm »

Jelly Roll Morton
Winin' Boy Blues
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fxkvu_gWlQI
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« Reply #14 on: March 01, 2016, 09:44:13 am »

Johnny Moore's Three Blazers
Drifting
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zdC8jpiEEug
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