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July 31, 2007

Blues compendium with madamjujujive

Old_delta_blues The Roots Music Listening Room. (Out of consideration for others, please only download/listen to about 35-40 songs in one day)

Flip the Frog in Killing Floor. A mashup of Howlin' Wolf's "Killing Floor" with Ub Iwerk's "Fiddlesticks". Also, Moosin' Around with Skip James

Everyday I have the Blues, hosted by Paul Fields. Daily shows are four hours and feature diverse blends of blues: Chicago, Texas, Memphis, St Louis, West Coast, and Acoustic, with knowledgeable, insightful commentary and critiques. Shows start at 8 AM Central and loop for 24 hours

You're about to take a trip inside the places where the blues began. I'm not talking about white people blues bars filled with college students. I'm talking about edge-of-a-cotton-field juke joints filled with real Delta folks. Junior's Juke Joint

Shack Up Inn - Shotgun shacks in Clarksdale Mississippi

Surreal Kid Koala in Basin Street Blues

Sold my soul, sold it to the Devil and my heart done turned to stone
I sold my soul, sold it to the Devil, he won't let me alone:
Blues Lyrics and Hoodoo. (From Lucky Mojo)

Take the free tour at the Sun Studio for some blues and early rock & roll music clips & lore

How to Sing The Blues

The men who invented the Blues Harp Sound, Blues Harp Legends

The Wah-wah foot fashion show. Also, a gallery of Hottie Amps

George Bush Blues and The Talkin George W Bush Paranoid Blues

Honky Tonks, Hymns and the Blues

A Virtual Tour of the Final Resting Places of Blues Musicians

Learn the blues lingo

Trail of the Hellhound - Delta Blues in the Lower Mississippi Valley

Photographs by Terry Cryer. Also, Dragan Tasic’s Jazz and Blues Photogallery

Stones in my Pathway, photographs of the North Mississippi areas by Bill Steber

Bunnie Bass - Amusing bass guitars gallery

Some YouTube Clips:

Billie Holiday - Fine and Mellow, 1944

Sonny Boy Willimiamson - Keep it to yourself

Lightnin Hopkins - Mojo hand

Big Mama Thornton w/Buddy Guy - You Ain't Nothing But a Hound Dog

Howlin Wolf - Shake It for Me

Muddy Waters - Long Distance Call

The trailer to The Blues Brothers

Etta James & Dr John - I'd Rather Go Blind

John Lee Hooker - I'm Bad Like Jesse James

Miles Davis - Red China Blues. (The music and image doesn't have direct relation)

Eric Clapton - Driftin' Blues

Booker White - Aberdeen Mississippi Blues

B.B. King & Shemekia Copeland - Everyday I Have The Blues

Stevie Ray Vaughn - Texas Flood

This is another post that I am “co-blogging”, this time with madamjujujive who blogs at Everlasting Blort and MetaFilter, and who provided (just about all) of today’s links. Thank you, Madam! (All previous co-bloggers archived here.) If other creative types are interested to share the forum here on any other topic, please contact me for details.

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Comments

I love it! I'm going to have to schedule at least an hour to come back and enjoy the rest of these links.

Posted by: Miss Cellania at Jul 31, 2007 4:48:21 AM

*Marks as favorite*

Posted by: layne at Jul 31, 2007 6:14:54 AM

I'll be linking to this great page later today - excellent stuff.

Posted by: Gary Grainger at Aug 2, 2007 2:03:40 AM