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Ulysses
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Your favourite blues record

Post by Ulysses » Mon Feb 04, 2019 3:33 am

I like Freddie King's first record, "Freddie King sings" perhaps best. It's filled with classics such as Tore down, Have you ever loved a woman and I love the woman. My personal favourite is "If you believe (In what you do)", Freddie's voice on that is unequaled for me. I also like Willie Dixon's I am the blues, and I can even admit that I like him doing Spoonful almost as much as I like the Wolf doing it. Back door man on that album is one of my favourite tracks.

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Re: Your favourite blues record

Post by 12bar » Mon Feb 04, 2019 10:22 am

I don' have one favourite Blues record, there are many and the list changes frequently. Some all time favs are EC's :big_smile: From the Cradle and the Bluesbreakers or John Lee Hookers The Healer, but some days I listen to BB King as much as Albert and Freddie...

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Re: Your favourite blues record

Post by Ulysses » Mon Feb 04, 2019 4:25 pm

Oh yeah, I think everyone's fond of Bluesbreakers with EC. Completely forgot about it.

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Re: Your favourite blues record

Post by Blindboy » Mon Feb 04, 2019 6:57 pm

I don't really have a favorite... I do still remember my dad bringing home Taj Mahal's Giant Step/De Old Folks at Home album in 1970 when I was seven. I loved that album then and still do songs from it whenever I play a gig. Playing along with the Beano album helped me move from playing scales to actually playing blues licks.
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Re: Your favourite blues record

Post by VikingBlues » Tue Feb 19, 2019 8:19 pm

I guess my favourite will vary depending on mood and energy levels.

Some will always be high on the list - like Peter Greens Fleetwood Mac's Jumping at Shadows, or John Lee Hooker's Tupelo Blues.
It's very likely that the favourite at any time will have slow and moody playing on it!
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