The Blues official thread

Discussion in 'Music' started by Jeanie, Aug 26, 2010.

  1. Jeanie

    Jeanie still nobody's bitch V.I.P. Lifetime

    if rap/hip hop gets its own thread, the blues deserves one.

    Does anyone have Sirius satellite radio? BB King's Bluesville (Sirius 74) is awesome. Every once in a while they'll play multiple covers of a song. Most recently it was Smokestack Lightnin. I really liked the Yardbirds' version, but my favorite will probably always be Howlin Wolf's

    YouTube - Runco's Weekly Music - Howlin' Wolf - Smokestack Lightnin'
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  2. LifeinthePond

    LifeinthePond Mark ov teh Pond

    I use to listen to the Watercolors station on XM. That kind of smooth jazz, I can listen to. I can't do straight up blues. I'm a folk guy mostly.

    I can listen to alternative blues stuff, like modern singer-songwriters. Mostly the female lounge type singers. Namely Katie Melua, Nick Cave, and Melody Gardot.
  3. Puck

    Puck Registered Member

    A really good family friend is friends with BB King, so I've met him a few times.
    I'm definitely a fan.

    Muddy Waters.
    Billie Holiday. <3
    Nick Cave.

    My Dad and I sometimes consider Eric Clapton blues-y.
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  4. Babe_Ruth

    Babe_Ruth Sultan of Swat Staff Member V.I.P.

    Unfortunately I've never given the Blues a chance. I've heard a few songs here and there that I enjoyed, but I never expanded my search when it comes to the Blues.

    If anyone could help me get started by posting a few songs that they enjoy it would be much appreciated.
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  5. Jeanie

    Jeanie still nobody's bitch V.I.P. Lifetime

  6. Puck

    Puck Registered Member

  7. Bubbles

    Bubbles I ♥ Haters

    I love John William Coultrane's Soultrane record. He was actually the reason I chose to play the saxophone in high school. Simply, a brilliant composer. My favorite has to be "You Say You Care" Again, I'd love to put the video up, but I'm in class :D
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  8. Jeanie

    Jeanie still nobody's bitch V.I.P. Lifetime

  9. Eraserhead

    Eraserhead Registered Member

    I was listening to my Robert Johnson album today. Every song he wrote is brilliant!
  10. Tucker

    Tucker Lion Rampant

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