Posts Tagged ‘Blues music’

West Side Baby

May 8, 2021

“West Side Baby,” written by Dallas Bartley and John Cameron, recorded by T-Bone Walker, 1948. T-Bone Walker (vocal, guitar), Willard McDaniel (piano), Hubert Myers (tenor sax), Jack Trainor (trumpet), Bill Hadnott (bass), Oscar Bradley (drums).

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I’d Rather Go Blind

April 11, 2021

“I’d Rather Go Blind,” written by Ellington Jordan, Billy Foster and Etta James, performed by Kathi McDonald on German television, 1993.

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New Year’s Resolution Blues

January 1, 2021

“New Year’s Resolution Blues,” written by Dallas Bartley and Leo Hickman, recorded by Roy Milton and His Solid Senders in 1948.

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Please Come Home For Christmas

December 19, 2020

“Please Come Home For Christmas,” written by  Charles Brown.and Gene Redd, recorded by Charles Brown, 1960.

2020 note: Stay the hell home this Christmas. COVID-19 is not an appropriate yuletide gift.

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Gypsy Woman

October 17, 2020

“Gypsy Woman,” recorded by Muddy Waters, with Sunnyland Slim on piano, 1947.

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Somebody (Loan Me A Dime)

May 24, 2020

“Somebody (Loan Me A Dime),” written and recorded by Fenton Robinson, 1967. His first recording of his signature tune.

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Saddle up My Pony

February 22, 2020

“Saddle up My Pony” (a version of Charley Patton‘s “Pony Blues”) by the Fieldstones, 1983.

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New Year’s Resolution Blues

January 1, 2020

“New Year’s Resolution Blues,” written by Dallas Bartley and Leo Hickman, recorded by Roy Milton and His Solid Senders in 1948.

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The Way You Do

November 9, 2019

“The Way You Do,” written and recorded by Jimmy Nolen, 1956.

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Mean Old Highway

October 26, 2019

“Mean Old Highway,” written and recorded by John Lee “.Sonny Boy” Williamson, 1946.

Sonny Boy Williamson (vocal, harmonica), Blind John Davis (piano), Willie Lacey (guitar), Ransom Knowling (bass).

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