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My Perfect Electric Blues Band - So many to choose from!!!

Vocals – Howlin’ Wolf – the greatest and most powerful voice in the world from his six foot seven 300 lb frame.

Slide Guitar – Elmore James – still the king of all slide guitarists. 122 more words

Zeitgeist

A Very Brief History of Blues Music

(From The Drummer’s Bible: How to Play Every Drum Style from Afro-Cuban to Zydeco , by Mick Berry and Jason Gianni, a style guide for drummers divided into chapters on individual styles. 825 more words

Musical Styles

Canton, Mississippi

First timer?  In this formerly once-a-day blog (and now pretty much a once-every-three-or-four days blog), I have my computer select a random latitude and longitude that puts me somewhere in the continental United States (the lower 48).  1,556 more words

if you're impersonating mark jacobs, why the friend requests?

look people asshole
I mean
riddle me dis
if you’re already impersonating me
do you still need to send me friend requests and all that other social media shiz? 20 more words

Mark Jacobs

Rock Genres - The Blues pt2 - Into the Urban environment.

As the 20th century progressed things changed. The increasing mechanisation reduced the need for so much labour and the rural work-force started to migrate from Mississippi to the cities in search of work. 1,807 more words

Writing

The Day I Turned The Devil Down

Not long ago Satan offered a deal.
I laughed and said, “Come on, Old Scratch. Get real.”
and grabbed my Fender, a pearl white Squire… 42 more words

Poem

Blues and Rhythm Show 182 on 93.3 CFMU (Hamilton, Ontario)

Swear to Tell the Truth for Tuesday, June 2nd, (1:00-2:30 pm)

We follow a few different themes on this week’s program. Prompted by the first interview in Steve Cushing’s recent book, … 200 more words