If It Wasn’t For Bad Luck…

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CLEVELAND,OHIO -FEBRUARY 20: Albert King on 2/20/91 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Paul Natkin/WireImage)



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Something Deep Down In My Soul

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You Can Take My Stares

A couple years back I messed around and started a rock band. Crank it!! 
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Not Over You

Michael Ivey

Michael Ivey


Basehead was a glorious thing back in the day – the most indescribable band in era of genre mashing. Basehead was an outfit somewhere between hip-hop and country-western, and believe it or not that blend has aged well … Read the rest

Living For The Live

There’s a lot going on in this clip. It’s pretty good.

Ray Charles + Stevie Wonder, doing one of Stevie’s funk songs, with neither of their bands, for an awards show. It looks like the late 80’s with plastic keyboards … Read the rest

British Rock Royalty

Regular readers of this site know I love the old rock band Deep Purple, driven partly by how under-appreciated they seem to be, and how funky they were.

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No No I’m Losing You

Classic Aretha lip-syncing for a TV show:

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Dirty Pool

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Oh yeah, Stevie Ray, play that thing!

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Water Works

Witness the awesome power of music. Tissue please.

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Who Will Play With Lucille Now?

BB King


Rest In Peace, for you are one of the greatest of all time, BB King.

This man owned the blues, owned that tone, owned that vibe for decades. He was truly one of a kind and his catalog offers plenty … Read the rest

The Mighty Mighty Masters

Ladies & Gentlemen, The Mighty Mighty Dells!

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When I Woke Up This Morning

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Howlin’ For My Baby

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Get Down With The Get Down

Just sitting on a box at a trade show playing some blues.… Read the rest

Bobby Blue Bland Passes On, R.I.P

One of my favorites – always high quality soul. What an amazing voice this man had, and plenty of hits. Here’s just one.

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Smokin’ Blues with Albert King Live 1970

Great stuff from a legend:

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As Promised – The Greatness of Buddy Guy

Live Buddy Guy, sliding through a nice blues in 1974.

Here’s the man doing his thing in 1965, out-front as a new kind of singing guitar player front man.

Somewhere the guitar player for Little Richard (the one who was … Read the rest

The Blues Run The Game

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