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Don't Start Me Talking...I'll Tell Everything I Know*

The majestic equality of laws forbids the rich as well as the poor to sleep under bridges, to beg in the streets and to steal bread… 543 more words

12 Early Influence Prospects for the Rock Hall

Here we are at the last of the three posts which highlight worthy candidates for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s auxiliary categories. I have for your consideration a dozen picks for the now seldom-used Early Influence category. 1,699 more words

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365 Days of Album Recommendations - June 1

The Original Sonny Boy Williamson

Next to Hammie Nixon’s performances with Sleepy John Estes, the original Sonny Boy Williamson’s work on the early Bluebird recordings may be some of my very favorite blues harmonica tracks ever. 85 more words

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Baby, do me a favor, keep our business to yourself.
Please, darling, do me a favor, keep our business to yourself. 239 more words

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Music-Fattening Frogs For Snakes By Sonny Boy Williamson

This song was selected from the Hermit Poet’s Music Collection.

Harmonica Blues!

To listen to a fantastic solo recording on YouTube CLICK HERE.

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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