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Re: R&B / Blues Music

Post by MiddleAgedKen » Mon Nov 13, 2017 8:49 pm

randy wrote:
Weetabix wrote:The Blues Brothers Band! Hmph!

Bunch a wanna be players
Steve Cropper. Duck Dunn (RIP). Matt Murphy. Tom Malone. Lou Marini.

Wannabes? Ooohkay then. :P

Anyway...what kinda R&B you want? Little more polished, go Detroit: Temptations, Supremes, Smokey Robinson, Four Tops, Jackson 5.

Little more elemental, go Memphis: Sam and Dave, Otis Redding, Eddie Floyd, Joe Tex, Booker T and the MGs, Wilson Pickett

If you want to go sideways, get some Gram Parsons, especially The Gilded Palace of Sin, the first Flying Burrito Brothers album. Parsons' idea was "Cosmic American Music," fusing country, country rock, and R&B. I was playing the album in the car once, and "Do Right Woman" and "Dark End of the Street" played, and my lovely wife said, "What is this -- The Commitments go country?" :lol:

Speaking of, Bobby Womack put out a pretty good country record called B.W. Does C&W. Legend has it Womack wanted to call it...something else.

But that is a tale for another time. ;)
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Re: R&B / Blues Music

Post by Weetabix » Mon Nov 13, 2017 9:21 pm

MiddleAgedKen wrote:Steve Cropper. Duck Dunn (RIP). Matt Murphy. Tom Malone. Lou Marini.

Wannabes? Ooohkay then. :P
Can't remember about the others, but Matt Murphy played with Muddy Waters on records and in live performances. If he's good enough for Muddy, he's good enough for me.
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Re: R&B / Blues Music

Post by randy » Mon Nov 13, 2017 9:51 pm

...even before I read MHI, my response to seeing a poster for the stars of the latest Twilight movies was "I see 2 targets and a collaborator".

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Re: R&B / Blues Music

Post by MarkD » Mon Nov 13, 2017 10:28 pm

Understand that in some parts of the country (NYC and NJ especially) R&B means "anything sung by black people". I've seen Sade, Whitney Houson, Luther Vandross and 2 Live Crew referred to as R&B.

For the NYC folks, CD 101.9 should rot in Hell.

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Re: R&B / Blues Music

Post by 308Mike » Tue Nov 14, 2017 2:12 am

I've passed on all the information and she's in the process of digesting it!!

THANKS for ALL the info - it's a lot to review and consider!!
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Re: R&B / Blues Music

Post by Jered » Tue Nov 14, 2017 3:05 am

John Lee Hooker?
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Re: R&B / Blues Music

Post by 308Mike » Tue Nov 14, 2017 5:03 am

Jered wrote:John Lee Hooker?
She said that would be one she'd add to the list of artists to be included. THANKS for the heads-up!
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Re: R&B / Blues Music

Post by Weetabix » Tue Nov 14, 2017 3:19 pm

Better try Lightnin' Hopkins, then, too.
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Re: R&B / Blues Music

Post by MiddleAgedKen » Wed Nov 15, 2017 1:14 am

Weetabix wrote:Better try Lightnin' Hopkins, then, too.
Ayup. Maybe also Big Bill Broonzy, Rev. Gary Davis, and Blind Willie McTell.
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Re: R&B / Blues Music

Post by HTRN » Mon Nov 20, 2017 7:39 pm

Basically, look up the cameos to both blues brothers movies, and check their music on you tube. My personal preference is the migration years- late delta/early Chicago stuff.
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