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    Atypical is offline
    Blues from all eras that stimulate and soothe.


    Elmore James King Of The Slide Guitar
    Dust My Broom


    https://youtu.be/lkeoJggtSu0

    6/27/14

    Clapton does this. It's great. So is this.

    Elmore James (4/2/16 link repaired)
    It Hurts Me Too

    https://youtu.be/fzr1Rfn-P4Y

    Jimmy Reed
    Ain't That Lovin' You

    https://youtu.be/b9YTlMs4NlI

    Slim Harpo
    Baby Scratch My Back

    https://youtu.be/07q0KNf2vgI


    Sonny Boy Williamson
    Keep It To Yourself

    https://youtu.be/GtRxJDb3vlw[/SIZE]

    5/30/14


    Here is the famous Robbie Robertson telling a story about meeting Sonny Boy Williamson. Important

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature...&v=90-O6c20PLk

    Lowell Fulsom
    Tramp

    https://youtu.be/plRaZXnLA5c


    Junior Parker
    Love Ain't Nothin' But A Business Goin' On

    https://youtu.be/O6CxhyXCiCY

    Howlin' Wolf
    Smokestack Lightnin'


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=09j6vMdKi3E

    Little Walter
    My Babe


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature...&v=duRp_avXtMM

    Little Milton
    Grits Ain't Groceries


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature...&v=vel5wqOURMo

    John Lee Hooker
    Boom Boom


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature...&v=X70VMrH3yBg

    John Lee Hooker/Van Morrison
    Serves Me Right To Suffer

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature...&v=hFSlQrB3iGY

    Lightnin' Hopkins
    Please Don't Go


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature...&v=f4mBTjJ_Yrg

    Muddy Waters
    You Can't Lose What You Never Had (ain't that the damn truth)

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature...&v=HgHQalqG6E8

    Bobby "Blue" Bland
    Stormy Monday


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature...&v=h-B3bWwK_Bk

    9/7/14

    Bobby "Blue" Bland
    When Hearts Grow Cold

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature...&v=z6t5cNDml9Q

    10/7/16

    With his trademarked "growl" here are two more of his classics.

    Bobby "Blue" Bland
    That's The Way Love Is

    https://youtu.be/P5mFapKWF54


    Bobby "Blue" Bland
    Ain't No Love In The Heart Of The City

    https://youtu.be/k2vCAqdFx1s


    3/28/17

    Bobby "Blue" Bland
    Goin' Down Slow

    https://youtu.be/Gyg4sdcodFQ


    3/28/17

    Bobby "Blue" Bland
    I Wouldn't Treat A Dog (anyone here relate to this song? lol)

    https://youtu.be/Fl1zUNVOmeg


    11/27/13

    Albert King's live version of Stormy Monday. Damn!

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature...&v=eUaKc3vtX08


    Albert King was the originator of record of this tune. It is an especially emotional, gut-grabbing blues song, but that may be a bit of hyperbole since blues is all about emotional, "making you feel"' music. These covers pay tribute to the original, as they should, but add a flavor all their own.

    Albert King

    I'll Play The Blues For You (10/28/13 link repaired)

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature...&v=6SP5JHLqXM8


    Big Head Todd and The Monsters (3/29/17 I listen to this regularly. More than five years later this is one of the best versions I have ever heard.)

    I'll Play the Blues For You

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JZJ6a...yer_detailpage


    4/28/15

    There are many traveling "bar bands" that have exceptional talent. Here's one that does this tune with the emotion and intensity it deserves.

    The David Gerald Band

    I'll Play The Blues For You

    https://youtu.be/tQP70EiUEug


    5/11/15

    Karen Carroll's great version used to be here but was made "private." Bummer. Try this.

    Stormy Monday (posted on Monday otherwise I would be irresponsible).

    https://youtu.be/ieGnjdWMMZk


    1/7/17

    Mighty Sam McCain

    When The Hurt Is Over

    https://youtu.be/J4YPMiFaPWo


    3/15/17

    This is sooo nice. Guys - ignore the photo and just listen - and read the comments.

    Snowy White

    Midnight Blues

    https://youtu.be/0Sl8JH2jq0g


    3/19/17

    Things are grim. Need this more than ever.

    Kenny Neal

    Blues Fallin' Down Like Rain

    https://youtu.be/xEMt2tRUtEE


    3/19/17

    Research was necessary here. I am essentially confident that this is not as listed (Nortons play very different music) but...

    ...Susan Tedeschi, who is a major blues/rock artist. Husband, Derek Trucks, is also a well-known blues guitarist, formerly with the Allman Brothers band (and others.) They now perform as the Tedeschi Trucks band.

    Married To The Blues

    https://youtu.be/1R8AFv2WB1Y


    3/19/17

    Tedeschi Trucks Band

    Love Has Something Else To Say

    https://youtu.be/3IgabzOEmDw


    3/26/17

    And this...at Royal Albert Hall no less! (this is more than impressive, it's stunning, and another example why I consider blues some of the best music there is.)

    Tedeschi Trucks Band

    The Sky Is Crying

    https://youtu.be/iWPntKAWvHs


    3/31/17

    There is stuff going on here in the background; the song is an old Derek and the Dominos one. That should get you started. Dynamite version.

    Tedeschi Trucks Band

    Any Day

    https://youtu.be/jiwktkw_rqE


    3/19/17

    This is so mellow, so smooth, and oh so sweet.

    Sonny Black

    Blues Walkin' By My Side

    https://youtu.be/L2BIYX0pxY8


    3/27/17

    Tony Joe White

    Ain't Goin' Down This Time

    https://youtu.be/7BttqcroARI


    3/28/17

    Buddaheads

    When The Blues Catch Up With You

    https://youtu.be/sOrEvildfLs


    3/28/17

    Billy Branch with Lurrie Bell & The Sons Of The Blues (this tune demands stellar blues harp mastery; this version exceeds the standard)

    Help Me

    https://youtu.be/sxpDLeSrzV4


    3/28/17

    Blue Morning

    What Kind Of Woman Is This? (If you introduce me I'll try to find out.)

    https://youtu.be/-0ElqAVpsFw


    3/28/17

    Savages

    You're My Chocolate

    https://youtu.be/WFfke7ykgjc


    3/28/17

    Devil Blues

    Come Fly With Me

    https://youtu.be/wXYApF-UosE


    4/20/17

    Aynsley Lister

    Need Her So Bad (damn!)

    https://youtu.be/WyNX3OZfSbs


    4/25/17

    Alabama Blues Machine

    Must Be Love

    https://youtu.be/dA1UGoJvkMY


    4/25/17

    Mike Griffin

    The Blues Ain't Never Gonna Die

    https://youtu.be/nAz-O7CeSWc


    4/25/17

    Eddie Cotton, Jr

    Let's Straighten It Out

    https://youtu.be/ffVnzfAinCE
    Last edited by Atypical; 04-29-2017 at 12:12 AM.

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