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Monday Morning Blues

Another week begins……

Maybe a short work week, depending on where you work and whether or not you are Christian.

Holy week; a time to reflect, be contrite, humble and thankful….waiting for Easter Sunday. 57 more words

Ray Visotski

Daily Dose Of Blues 2.13.15

Mississippi John Hurt & Skip James On WTBS-FM 1964

Published on Aug 31, 2012

” Mississippi John Hurt (with guest Al Wilson) and Skip James each play a few songs and talk with Phil Spiro on WTBS-FM (Cambridge, MA) c.

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Monday Moan, #2, 2015 - Monday Morning Blues

It’s always a challenge, Monday, isn’t it?  Perhaps it’s because we let our guards down at the weekend – actually properly relax and turn down the sheer adrenalin pumping round our bodies, fuelling us through the week’s five employed days like addicts of the natural order – that, when Monday returns, it takes so much effort to get back into the rhythm of the working quotidian. 384 more words

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Thoughts On Mississippi John Hurt

Just finished reading a biography on one of my real and true heroes: Mississippi John Hurt.

To be honest, the book wasn’t totally to my liking. 502 more words

Blues Lyrics | Blues Songs

Where shall I be when the first trumpet sounds

Below my little banjo tribute to the great spiritual “WHERE SHALL I BE when the first trumpet sounds”:

title=”Mardi Gras New Orleans” – photo by Ray Devlin, kindly sent to my group BLOG IT! 20 more words


Michael Jerome Browne's Sliding Delta digs into blues roots

There aren’t many of us who can claim to have seen blues royalty the likes of Lightnin’ Hopkins, Muddy Waters and James Cotton by the time we were 15. 877 more words