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308Mike
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R&B / Blues Music

Post by 308Mike » Sun Nov 12, 2017 3:16 am

Folks,

My wife is asking me to compile a list of R&B artists/songs for her to review so I can burn a disk of them for her upcoming birthday in December. She doesn't have a list of artists she likes, otherwise I wouldn't be asking for help. She knows what she likes when she hears it, and since I'm not a big fan of the genre, I have no idea where to start.

Are there any big R&B / Blues fans out there who might be able to help? SKB, any ideas - FYI, she likes the music from Supernatural, Season 2, Episode 8 (Crossroad Blues) - anything similar you could think of would be great!!

THANKS!
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Re: R&B / Blues Music

Post by HTRN » Sun Nov 12, 2017 4:32 am

Are we talking Elmore James, Charlie Patton, Howlin Wolf, etc? Or are we talking modern "hack, spit", R&B?

Because if its the former, I have suggestions, if its the latter,, blech.
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Re: R&B / Blues Music

Post by 308Mike » Sun Nov 12, 2017 4:46 am

HTRN wrote:Are we talking Elmore James, Charlie Patton, Howlin Wolf, etc? Or are we talking modern "hack, spit", R&B?

Because if its the former, I have suggestions, if its the latter,, blech.
I read your comment to her and she started laughing, she likes the names you provided. Here's a YouTube link to some of the stuff she likes:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-8PsUoWoFgc
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Re: R&B / Blues Music

Post by Weetabix » Sun Nov 12, 2017 7:19 pm

There can be only one: The Blues Brothers Rhythm & Blues Revue.

And, is Howling Wolf R&B?

ETA: the link sounds more like delta blues.
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Re: R&B / Blues Music

Post by BDK » Sun Nov 12, 2017 10:01 pm

Ertha Kitt
Sarah Vaugh
Etta James
Ella Fitzgerald
Billie Holiday

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Re: R&B / Blues Music

Post by randy » Sun Nov 12, 2017 10:27 pm

Weetabix wrote:There can be only one: The Blues Brothers Rhythm & Blues Revue.
The Blues Brothers Band! Hmph!

Bunch a wanna be players

How good can a mess like that sound any way?

My vote is with the Louisiana Gator Boys! :mrgreen:
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Re: R&B / Blues Music

Post by BDK » Sun Nov 12, 2017 11:29 pm

Eartha Kitt

Melody Gardot

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Re: R&B / Blues Music

Post by Weetabix » Mon Nov 13, 2017 3:02 pm

BDK wrote:Melody Gardot
I second.
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Re: R&B / Blues Music

Post by Gunnuts » Mon Nov 13, 2017 3:23 pm

Junior Kimbrough

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Re: R&B / Blues Music

Post by Vonz90 » Mon Nov 13, 2017 3:50 pm

I am assuming you mean more the modern / electric blues and not the old acoustic delta blues. So based on that assumption:

BB-King: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BPlsqo2bk2M
Big Mama Thornton: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IJlBo5KJ3b4
Buddy Guy: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k_rd8y8A2oE
Muddy Waters: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h_SScctHnHg
John Lee Hooker: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rOyj4ciJk34 (He is also the guitarist for a lot of Big Mama Thornton's recordings)
T-Bone Walker: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VAPDJheC0Jk
Willie Dixon: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rpxNJcNRwFA
Taj Mahal: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iQC2_NJj2iA
Otis Redding: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UnPMoAb4y8U

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