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Monday Morning Blues

Back to reality after the weekend, here’s a little playlist not to feel too blue this morning.

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Otis Rush - Checking On My Baby

One stagnant afternoon, this little number popped up on random on the Bemolutionary MP3 player and air-struck away the cobwebs with its howling intensity. That agonised opening fanfare sounds like a blues catastrophe, blaring guitar notes being mangled out of shape, giving way to what surely must rank as one of the most powerful, impassioned vocal performances in the history of blues music. 142 more words

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