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1001 Songs - 1952 - 1953

List Item:  Listen to the 1001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die

They Can’t Take That Away From Me – Fred Astaire (1952)

I always forget that Fred Astaire also sang, when I think of him it is always dancing, usually with Ginger Rogers. 620 more words

In Progress

Future Blues, a playlist

So here we go! Details by track.

  1. The set begins with a song by the Swedish experimental band The Knife. If you’re intrigued, please watch this remarkable…
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The Sky is Crying

The Sky is Crying

Today is the first day in almost a week without rain here in Central PA and it looks like we might finally be done with the grey and wet and sad that’s hovered above our little part of the world longer than it should have. 179 more words

Ruff n Roar |Live At Scratchers |Mick Clarke

One musician who faithfully reproduces his brand of blues live too, as I witnessed during his performance at Mumbai’s St. Andrew’s Auditorium on October 25th, 2014, is Mick Clarke; all this, even after churning albums out since the ‘60s, initially as a member of Killing Floor, before going solo. 142 more words

My Childhood Weekends

My dad (step dad) would blare blues throughout the house on Friday and Saturday nights. He would play along on his guitar and sing. Make my mom laugh and dance me around the living room. 20 more words


Song of the Day - 1/29/16

It’s really a shame that Elmore James had to wait until Year 4 of the Song of the Day adventure to earn a day devoted to his work. 23 more words


Sonny Landreth on first hearing Johnny Winter: "Holy shit, man, this is awesome!"

By Steve Newton

When Sonny Landreth connects his glass slide to the strings of his Strat, there’s always a good chance a blues-drenched tone will emerge—perhaps blended with zydeco strains befitting the guitarist’s home state of Louisiana. 484 more words

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