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I Love the Blues

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    Love In Vain - This is the first Robert Johnson song I ever heard. It was on the Rolling Stones' live album: Get Your Ya Yas out.  Then I found out it was by this shadowy blues...
    holloway64 holloway64 46-50, M May 1, 2013

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    Don't Forget to Boogie! - Canned Heat Blues By The Bay Festival.  
    PeaceOnEarth PeaceOnEarth 46-50, F 7 Responses May 3, 2008

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    Saxman - Photo by peaceonearth. Vaught Blues Band. Oakland California. * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * peaceout  
    PeaceOnEarth PeaceOnEarth 46-50, F May 5, 2008

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    The Wolf - I was just kicking back listen to some Holwin' Wolf. He was six foot six inches of powerful blues music.  Smokestack Lightening, Moaning at Midnight, How Many More...
    holloway64 holloway64 46-50, M Nov 21, 2012

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    Can'T Forget Etta James ! I'D Rather Go Blind - Something told me it was over When I saw you and her talkin' Something deep down in my soul said, 'Cry, girl' When I saw you and...
    justmarji justmarji 51-55, F 3 Responses Jun 10, 2013

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    Smokey Rooms - I love the blues. There used to be this little club, hardly more than a corner bar compared to some. But you walked down some steps to get to the door and then down...
    Toby2day Toby2day 51-55, F 1 Response Dec 6, 2008

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    Albert King Is The Epitome Of Good Blues, He'Ll Play The Blues For You..... - f you're down an' out, an' you feel real hurtCome on over, to the place where I workAn' all your...
    justmarji justmarji 51-55, F 1 Response Jun 10, 2013

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    Love the Blues - hello,i live for my music,i love reggae,ska,roots,lovers,ragga,soul,rnb,but the one feel of music is blues!!i know john lee hooker,bb kings music,cant think of...
    karentracey karentracey 41-45, F 2 Responses Sep 28, 2009

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    Blues By the Bay-Eureka,California - Shorty and Elvin .  
    PeaceOnEarth PeaceOnEarth 46-50, F May 3, 2008

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    ..news In Town.. - There are so many news around town.There is this bar here near my house.. it is perfect. it is quiet, it has 2 room perfect for a gig.. but I don't have a band...
    CrookedMat CrookedMat 26-30, M Oct 30, 2012

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    I do. It is MY music. But so is hard rock. Old rock. I even like some grunge, just a little, like "Man in a box" I do of course like CCR. Just because. John is a really nice guy...
    jeresey jeresey 56-60, F 1 Response Mar 1

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    I Got the Omg I'm So Tired Blues - All music really but there are times when sitting with a cup of coffee and just relaxing to the blues is just the right touch. Rainy days seem to...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F 2 Responses May 30, 2008

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    King Of The Blues: - Muddy Waters as exemplified by this version of "Got My Mojo Workin" from the double album, "Fathers and Sons" (with Otis Spann, Duck Dunn, Mike Bloomfield and...
    menelaeus menelaeus 61-65, M 1 Response Nov 1, 2013

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    Woooo Blues - Here goes: Otis Rush, Muddy Waters, B.B King, Guitar Slim, Memphis Minnie (yey for dem' women), Betty Everett, Dorothy Prince, Howlin' Wolf, Leadbelly, Ray...
    ladynau ladynau 19-21, F 1 Response Feb 18, 2008

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    Richest Man - If i had a dollar For every time You broke my heart Or messed up my mind Id be the richest man.... Yeaaa the richest man... In the world... Yeah if bad times pay...
    Trublood Trublood 26-30, M 3 Responses Dec 9, 2012

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    Has Anyone Heard Of Paul Black ? - I ran across this guy quite by accident. Occasionally they will play one of his tunes on yahoo music but hardly anybody knows he exists. He has...
    bitterdregs bitterdregs 46-50, F 4 Responses Mar 20, 2010

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    Who Doesnt - if i ever ran into someone who said that they didnt like the blues i may slap them... whats not to love. its the voice of the soul... i play piano and its sometimes...
    dann042O dann042O 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 28, 2012

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    Sisters And The Blues - Women were practitioners of the blues from the beginning. Their story has largely been ignored and wiped from history for the myth of the Lonely black man...
    holloway64 holloway64 46-50, M Jan 20, 2013

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    My dream for the future ... (d-r <3)
    shineAlight shineAlight 51-55, M Dec 28, 2013

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    Guess........ -
    ittybitty4life ittybitty4life 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 14, 2012

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    Feeling Alright - I love Freddie King and I love this song.
    holloway64 holloway64 46-50, M May 2, 2013

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    Traveling Band- Chick Singer Wanted - There were people sleeping inside this van while I was taking these photos. Vehicle parked in parking lot of supermarket in Modesto California...
    PeaceOnEarth PeaceOnEarth 46-50, F 1 Response May 3, 2008

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    Groupies Wanted - Sign taped to van in Modesto,California.  
    PeaceOnEarth PeaceOnEarth 46-50, F 4 Responses May 3, 2008

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    Put It All In There ;-) - Who said the blues had to be depressing.
    RhombusInTheSquare RhombusInTheSquare 36-40, F 4 Responses Feb 10, 2013

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    Elvin Bishop -  
    PeaceOnEarth PeaceOnEarth 46-50, F 1 Response Feb 24, 2010

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    Inspiring ! - My love for the blues came from the 2nd Generation Brit acts from the late 60's/early 70's. I was always a big Deep Purple fan and loved Free and Bad Company; all...
    Jazz1Geoff101 Jazz1Geoff101 41-45, M 3 Responses Nov 8, 2013

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    It's My Heart Music - Stevie Ray Vaughn, Bonnie Raitt, Aretha Franklin, Muddy Waters, John Lee Hooker. The list could go on and on. My very favorite singer is and always will be...
    some2soon some2soon 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 1, 2012

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    Somebody To Love - Etta James...The Queen of the Blues! ....oh yeah!
    Sungirl3 Sungirl3 46-50, F 6 Responses Mar 1, 2013

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    The Real Hound Dog - Willie Mae "Big Moma" Thornton recorded the definitive version of Hound Dog in 1952. As the song's writers Leiber and Stroller said: The song was about a woman...
    holloway64 holloway64 46-50, M Jan 18, 2013

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    Big Maybelle Shaking It - Whole Lotta Goin' On was first recorded by rhythm and blues artist Big Maybelle in March of 1955. A more "universal" successful version was recorded by...
    holloway64 holloway64 46-50, M Jan 20, 2013

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    Blues Composition - Eureka California. Blues By The Bay Festival. See you there!    
    PeaceOnEarth PeaceOnEarth 46-50, F 4 Responses May 3, 2008

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    What Can I Say - well  time has come to confess I love the  blues . my loves afair began with the blues started with Janis Joplin , then Muddy Waters. Eric Clapton...
    jadecrow jadecrow 51-55, M 5 Responses Dec 25, 2008

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    Lady Of The Blues - She's go the rhythm and she's got the blues. Ms Ruth Brown http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2JgAvWvx_jM
    holloway64 holloway64 46-50, M Jan 28, 2013

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    Pride And Joy - Hey Blues nuts and all you people who aren't quite Blues nuts yet but will most certainly get there when you check out the awesome tune Pride And Joy by Stevie Ray...
    Wraither Wraither 22-25, M 4 Responses Jul 12, 2010

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    I Love The Blues; I Love To Play The Blues On Guitar! - I love to listen to the Blues and play the Blues on guitar! I play a lot of stuff in a style called 'Slide guitar'- which...
    WJ111 WJ111 51-55, M 2 Responses Apr 20, 2010

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    Blues Gone Wild! -
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    The Blues Had a Baby... - All you people, you know the blues got a soul Well this is a story, a story never been told Well you know the blues got pregnant And they named the...
    seeker25801 seeker25801 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 16, 2007

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    Onlysome days though!
    shineAlight shineAlight 51-55, M Dec 28, 2013

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    Smooth Delivery, How Appropriate! -
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 1, 2013

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    This Gives Me An Opportunity To Say... - ...i supremely love smooth sax riffs & solos, née Hall & Oates.
    eleanorssong eleanorssong 56-60, F Jan 10, 2012

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    Gary Moore - the loner, scrumming of the guitar really touch my feeling.
    red4x red4x 26-30, M 4 Responses Apr 2

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    Da' Blues - is where my soul is, it keeps my soul thriving...I feel them in every part of my being and I ache for them
    GoldieMtZion GoldieMtZion 26-30, F 10 Responses Jan 7, 2008

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    A Love Affair With Music - It's true that i love the blues- but more true that i love all music.  You see I've spent a lot of time with music- it is frequently my outlet for...
    Shierke Shierke 26-30, F Oct 19, 2007

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    Blues Legend - Charlie Musselwhite. Charlie was the big winner at the 28th annual Blues Music Awards. He walked away with four of the fivetrophies he was nominated for.  ...
    PeaceOnEarth PeaceOnEarth 46-50, F 5 Responses May 4, 2008

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    I love Blues, Reggae and Britrock Jimi Henri, Gary Moore, John Mayor , Coldplay, Oasis is my Idol. playing guitar of their songs feels like a pleasure and satisfaction.
    red4x red4x 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 25

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    "Carefree Highway" ... Gordon Lightfoot Pickin' up the pieces of my sweet shattered dream I wonder how the old folks are tonight Her name was Ann and I'll be damned if I recall...
    midnighttrain61 midnighttrain61 51-55, M Mar 28

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    "Scarlet Begonias" - Grateful Dead As I was walkin' 'round Grosvener Square; Not a chill to the winter, but a nip to the air. From the other direction, she was calling my eye. It...
    MrTimothyMcNeil MrTimothyMcNeil 18-21, M Mar 31

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    "All Of Me" What would I do without your smart mouth? Drawing me in, and you kicking me out You've got my head spinning, no kidding, I can't pin you down What's going on in that...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Mar 19

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    In a kinda makes me wanna cry way.... What would I do without your smart mouth? Drawing me in, and you kicking me out You've got my head spinning, no kidding, I can't pin you down...
    dbanner2014 dbanner2014 26-30, M 2 Responses Mar 24

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    What would I do without your smart mouth? Drawing me in, and you kicking me out You've got my head spinning, no kidding, I can't pin you down What's going on in that beautiful mind...
    thesmelloffall thesmelloffall 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 26

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    What would I do without your smart mouth? Drawing me in, and you kicking me out You've got my head spinning, no kidding, I can't pin you down What's going on in that beautiful mind...
    Anaaaaa345 Anaaaaa345 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    What would I do without your smart mouth Drawing me in, and you kicking me out Got my head spinning, no kidding, I can't pin you down What's going on in that beautiful mind I'm on...
    seasalticecream seasalticecream 16-17, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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