"The Chokin' Kind" Roy Buchanan and Delbert McClinton

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  1. WaylonFan76

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    How did I miss this song ??? Just discovered it. Alright, go ahead, make fun of me...
    How great is THAT? :)

     
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    Delbert sounds fabulous and Buchanan sounds busy.
     
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    Busy?:confused:

    Roy has seldom sounded less "busy" ... His solos are very melodic, with just a few "Roy Specials".

    But how did I miss it?:oops:
     
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    I happened to get a blues compilation album years ago (Genuine Houserockin' Music II, Alligator Records) that had included it, otherwise I don't think I've heard it anywhere else. It does deserve more exposure than it got.

    Actually a song by 60s soul singer Joe Simon. Joss Stone did it, she's good but her version is way too slow IMO.
     
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    Our band does it, but we were only familiar with the Waylon version
     
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    Tanya Tucker did it on her first album.
     
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    Any recording of Roy playing is a special thing with him gone, and I think his solo kills!
    Man, that tone!
    Like a diamond cutting glass.
     
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    That style of hitting the same note on each beat of the bar leaves me cold.
     
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    Well, I guess that's your problem - not Roy's.;)
     
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    Maybe Don Mare can chime in too. Sounds like Nancy to me, but I'm by no means an expert on Roy.
     
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    Actually, the original was done by Waylon. But I've never heard a bad version of it yet, and this one's fantastic.
     
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    True, Waylon did record it first. I guess since I never followed country music in those days the one I remember best is the version Joe Simon did which was a #1 R&B hit. I'm an R&B/Soul guy so that's always been the original I've worked from. ;)
     
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    I'm 99.99% certain it's Nancy. It sounds very "organic" - almost like an angry wasp.;) A lot of Roy's later Teles sounded more "metallic", if you get my drift.
     
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    It is so different from Waylon's version that it took me about 10 listens ( and I listened to it back to back about 20 times when I first heard it ) before I made the connection. I just thought they happened to have the same title.
     
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    True. If you watch the DVD Waylon - Renegade Outlaw Legend, there's a portion where Harlan says he wrote the song but since he's heard Waylon's version he cannot sing it the way he originally wrote it and can't help himself but mimick Waylon's inflections. Talk about "makin' it yours"...
     
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    I was only familiar with Waylon's version- brings back some memories. Love that Roy stuff and Delbert's rendition too.
     
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