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Haiku, RIP Phil Chess

“Gospel and the Blues – had a little baby; they – named her rock ‘n’ roll”

Answer me

It’s not as prevalent as it used to be, but there’s a thing in pop culture called the answer song. An answer song, usually recorded by another artist, is a response to a previously recorded song. 143 more words

Lost & Found

Stormy Weather

Blog Post #183

It’s been a wild and crazy time out here on the”Wet Coast” as we call it (or sometimes, “Raincouver”). We’ve had Environment Canada, local meteorologists, and news stations warning us about the severe weather that was coming our way. 185 more words

Funky Friday: Cold Sweat

At last…and no, this isn’t about Etta James.

There is a James that factors into this post, of course. I’m surprised no one has called me out on this. 439 more words


Trust in Me

Trust in me in all you do.
Have the faith I have in you.
Love will see us through if only you trust in me.

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Audio: Etta James -- "The Sky is Crying"

“The Sky is Crying” is included in the 2004 CD Blues to the Bone.

The sky is cryin’….look at the tears roll down the street… 279 more words

Opinion Leaders

Blues and Rhythm Show 242 on 93.3 CFMU (Hamilton, Ontario)

Swear to Tell the Truth for Tuesday, September 27th (1:00 to 2:30pm)


This is the last edition of the Blues & Rhythm Show after 59 months on the air. 126 more words