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6 badass blues tracks your Dad should've mentioned...got any more?!?

Discussion in 'Music to Your Ears' started by holdonphoton, Dec 11, 2013.

  1. twintwelve

    twintwelve Tele-Afflicted

    Nov 13, 2010
    Laurel, DE
    Another one by 2011 National Heritage Fellow Warner Williams, a Maryland legend.

     

  2. MacQuarrie

    MacQuarrie Tele-Meister

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  3. elihu

    elihu Poster Extraordinaire

    Dec 24, 2009
    Texas
    Little Milton's debut on Sun.



     

  4. holdonphoton

    holdonphoton Tele-Holic

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    Jul 17, 2013
    ALABAMA
    More crap I'd never heard of!?! Great tones and tunes guys. Thanks again.
     

  5. EllroyJames

    EllroyJames Friend of Leo's

    Feb 18, 2013
    Sweden
    Baby Face Leroy , Muddy Waters & Little Walter

     

  6. muscmp

    muscmp Tele-Holic

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    Jul 1, 2008
    california
    i have the 8 cd set that includes this one. magnificent blues!

    play music!
     

  7. holdonphoton

    holdonphoton Tele-Holic

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    Jul 17, 2013
    ALABAMA
    Ne4tt, that first T-Bone vid with the Philharmonic is awesome. Thanks.
     

  8. elihu

    elihu Poster Extraordinaire

    Dec 24, 2009
    Texas
    Two guys that left too early.



    Champion Jack Dupree with King Curtis and the Kingpins.



    Louis Prima

     

  9. holdonphoton

    holdonphoton Tele-Holic

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    Jul 17, 2013
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    Hear the influence?



    Clayton's entire family died in a house fire in 1937; following this Clayton became an alcoholic and began wearing outsized hats and glasses. Moving to Chicago with Robert Lockwood, he received attention from Decca Records but ultimately returned to Bluebird, recording with them again in 1941-42. He also recorded for Okeh Records at this time.

    Among the songs he wrote were "Cheating and Lying Blues", frequently covered by other blues artists; "Pearl Harbor Blues", written after the Pearl Harbor bombing of 1941; and "Moonshine Woman Blues", which became a chart hit for B.B. King under the name "The Woman I Love" in 1968. He recorded again in 1946, recording the tunes "Hold That Train, Conductor" and "I Need My Baby" which were also both covered by King. Most of his later recordings featured Blind John Davis on piano. He was a regional sales success and played regularly in Chicago nightclubs with Lockwood and Sunnyland Slim.
    Clayton died of tuberculosis in January 1947, in Chicago, shortly after his second recording session. Big Bill Broonzy and Tampa Red attended his funeral.

    Hear the influence?

     

  10. elihu

    elihu Poster Extraordinaire

    Dec 24, 2009
    Texas
    Interesting, holdonphoton....

    I knew Chuck was a fan of Louis Jordan-especially his guitarist Carl Hogan....



    and of course T-Bone Walker too. Listen to Strollin' With Bones-the solo that starts around 1:14 after the break...that's Johnny B Goode right there.
     

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