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I Want to Tell You About the "Blues"

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    PIano Blues - A whole genre in itself. Encompases everything from boogie woogie to smoth jazz. Remember the walking bass scene in the movie "Ray"? Our heros: Big Macao...
    retiredfather retiredfather 61-65, M 4 Responses May 31, 2009

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    When The Blues Drives You... - For months, me and my friend Fabio were looking for some people to play some blues with, and sometimes we were just me (bass) him (guitar) and a...
    CrookedMat CrookedMat 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 24, 2012

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    Classic Female Blues Singers, Part Two - Mamie Smith "Crazy Blues" first record in 1920. Ida Cox Victoria Spivey Lucille Boga Alberta Hunter Ethel Water Dinah...
    retiredfather retiredfather 61-65, M 2 Responses Apr 12, 2009

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    What Is Blues Music -  People ask how do you relax. I listen to the "Blues" .Blues music is the only music that is origianl to American Culture. It came from the...
    retiredfather retiredfather 61-65, M 7 Responses Apr 6, 2009

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    Buddy Guy's Prodigy - Buddy Guy was doing a performance when a young man placed a tape recorder on the stage and told Buddy that he wanted to play guitar like him. The young man...
    retiredfather retiredfather 61-65, M 4 Responses May 13, 2009

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    British Blues -  Pays strict attention to reproducing American Blues Genres. Our heroes- Early recordings of the Rolling Stones and Fleetwood Mac.
    retiredfather retiredfather 61-65, M 1 Response May 13, 2009

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    ..when The Day Starts With The Blues.. - ..that was really a perfect day.I went to university, it was 10:30 am, coffey at the bar, and then the highway.... the highway, my old good...
    CrookedMat CrookedMat 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 4, 2012

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    Guitar Blues - Free flowing and inclided many regions of music - early Chicago,ragtime,folk,Atlantic. Generally acoustic. Our heros- Henry Thomas, Skip James. Leadbelly...
    retiredfather retiredfather 61-65, M May 11, 2009

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    Here..my Blues.. - I'm stuck. I've been studying all week and I need a break. Today a couple of friend of mine will play the blues in a bar in a town near mine, I'd like to go, but...
    CrookedMat CrookedMat 26-30, M Nov 16, 2012

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    Classic Female Blues -  The earliest recorded for of the blues. Individuals involved: Mamie Smith Bessie Smith Ma Rainey
    retiredfather retiredfather 61-65, M 2 Responses Apr 7, 2009

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    Chicago Blues -  Fully amplified with a small band setting. Band members often took cues from the lead guitar. Our heros: BB King t- Bone Walker MUddy Waters ELmore James...
    retiredfather retiredfather 61-65, M 1 Response May 23, 2009

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    Red Wine And Blues - Country house, little old chair, fire, glass of red wine.The same A note rhythmed forever.Peace, a bass, a amplifier, and a cold room. Few words, few notes...
    CrookedMat CrookedMat 26-30, M Dec 13, 2012

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    ..looking For A Good Sound.. - I play bass guitar and all I play is the blues.Last year I played with few guys in a band and we had good times, but like it happens in music we...
    CrookedMat CrookedMat 26-30, M Sep 16, 2012

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    Delta Blues - Aka Mississippi Blues. The earliest guitar dominated music to make it into recording. Was usually performers who accompained themselves. Small combos later emerged...
    retiredfather retiredfather 61-65, M 4 Responses May 10, 2009

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    R and B/soul Blues -  Blends the elemants of Black popular music - r/b of the 1950s and souther soul of the 1960s. Truly a blues right of it's own.
    retiredfather retiredfather 61-65, M 1 Response May 14, 2009

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    Classifications of the Blues. -  I understand that there are 15 classifications of the Blues. I will list them and give examples so otheres can start listening and relaxing.
    retiredfather retiredfather 61-65, M 6 Responses Apr 6, 2009

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