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SONG OF THE DAY Willie Dixon with Memphis Slim – Sittin’ And Cryin’ The Blues

Today’s song never fails to cast a tingly shiver down the spine; I sit, I listen and bask in this glorious music, lost for a few gorgeous minutes in the rich blues goodness. Sittin’ And Cryin’ The Blues featured on Willie … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Junior Wells – Hoodoman Blues

Hoodoo Man Blues has often been referred to as one of the truly classic blues albums of the 1960’s and I’d have to wholeheartedly agree, this album is superb! If you haven’t heard yet, I strongly recommend you take a … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Junior Wells’ Chicago Blues Band with Buddy Guy – In The Wee Wee Hours

Hoodoo Man Blues has often been referred to as one of the truly classic blues albums of the 1960’s and I’d have to wholeheartedly agree, this album is superb!…and probably one of my all-time favourite blues albums! Recorded in 1965, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Little Walter – I Hate To See You Go

I’ve been away by the sea for a few days, with virtually no internet and plenty of fresh air to cleanse the spirit and freshen the senses! I loaded up my iPod, set the settings to shuffle and that was me … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY C.W Stoneking – Early In The Morning

I’ll never forget the first time I watched a C.W Stoneking video, I’d been listening to his music for a while but never anticipated that this was the man behind such a tremendously authentic ‘old’ sound! Drawing influences from pre-war … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Otis “Big Smokey” Smothers – Crying Tears

I first heard this song (jump to 19:10 on the Youtube playlist) a while ago on an online radio show and got in touch with the person who uploaded it so that I could discover the artist behind today’s track! … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Eddie Boyd & His Chess Men – Please Help Me

Edward Riley, ake Eddie Boyd was an American blues pianist and for all those already familiar with his background you will probably won’t need to read what I’m about to share. I’d heard of Eddie Boyd and have some of … Continue reading

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