Skip James - Hard Time Killin’ Floor Blues

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  1. EllroyJames

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    I was just listening to Skip James the other day and was struck by how different he sounded compared to other blues artists of the time. I know that he tuned his guitar to D minor, which really gives his songs an uneasy feeling. I can't imagine Skip playing a barbecue or juke joint and motivating people to dance.
     
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    That's about as blue as you can get. Incredible.
     
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    The original recorded version is one of my favourite songs, of any kind. :cool:
     
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    Now, this is how's it's done... :cool:
     
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