Black Keys and White Stripes prove ‘less is more’

“@paulgmerry. Well, thank you. I only absorb from those that speak the truth.”     DJ Bob (@zczbob). September 1, 2013.  Bluesmuse34. Is there a more insightful creative notion than less is more? The best designers and most successful musicians have always worked to this principle. Less is more is the forerunner to such modern recording studio… Continue reading Black Keys and White Stripes prove ‘less is more’

Songs so dirty they’d be banned today

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Dirty blues lyrics and filthy rugby songs: the similarities. Like blues, rugby can be pretty dirty  CONTAINS PROFANITIES. PLEASE DON’T READ IF EASILY OFFENDED. At first glance, blues music and rugby union seem the most unusual bedfellows. Scratch the surface, though, and you’ll see the connections. The most obvious is how early blues work songs and after-match rugby songs… Continue reading Songs so dirty they’d be banned today

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Ten rock & roll records that pre-empted rock & roll

“Since reading the blog, I have been amazed at the amount of plagiarism that went on from old black blues music.” PrivatePerson3, UK “Love your blog on RnR Trail Blazers.” Noah Seidenberg @noahzark58, 20 August 2013, Chicago, USA. Expand  Treat yourself to these ten pre-rock & roll songs linked below. Rock & Roll, as a… Continue reading Ten rock & roll records that pre-empted rock & roll