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Song Lyric Sunday: Healing - 'Eyesight To The Blind'

This week, Helen at This Thing Called Life One Word At A Time has set us the theme of ‘Healing’ for Song Lyric Sunday.

I was pleasantly surprised at how many potential candidates I managed to come up with in a short time: Marvin Gaye, obviously; The Beatles ‘It’s Getting Better; even ‘Fix You’ by Coldplay (lovely song, but it’s Coldplay). 181 more words


Down And Out Blues - Record of the Week #16

I know should be writing about Chuck Berry RIP, but after a weekend vinyl discovery in the Hornbeam cafe on the corner of my street, the markontour Album of the Week #16 goes to another singer-songwriter legend – Sonny Boy Williamson – and his ‘Down And Out Blues’. 320 more words


Single : Help Me - Sonny Boy Williamson

CB caught the beat to this  instantly.  One listen and he knew he was hooked.

Bass and drums lay it down with some great organ filling in.   81 more words

Led Zeppelin Rips Off

There is this talk of Led Zeppelin, where it is beginning to seem as if the group was a big rip-off towards other bands. I personally have my own views on the whole talk, after some evidence and facts were given to me it is clear to see that the band group did in fact, rip off some other artists as well as borrowed or remixed from others. 438 more words

Theater Week - Long Way from Memphis, Slim


Memphis Slim & Sonny Boy Williamson, Live in Europe

A listing of Triangle theater performances
through August 22, 2016

A first-time month-long festival of plays written and directed by women, with women making up at least half the cast, and with women in many of the tech and design positions. 730 more words

Triangle Theater

Harp god James Cotton turns 81 today!

July 1, 2016

Blues harmonica legend James Cotton turns 81 today. James is the real deal, having grown up in Mississippi under the tutelage of… 227 more words

Blues And Other Music