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Friday, August 17, 2012

IT'S FRIDAY . . . HERE'S BRUCE'S BLUES JAM!

Just to show you that not all blues music has to be blue, here's the master himself, B.B. King.



Then there's sort of a mixed blues.  Hard to tell whether this one is happy or sad.  From a long time back, Loudon Wainwright III.



Then there's a virtuoso performance by a great Texas blues shouter, Miss Janis Joplin.  I warn you . . some of you may not like this.  She is definitely over the top on this one.




And finally, one of my favorites - Miss Francine Reed - performing with the Lyle Lovett Large Band.  Wild Women Don't Get the Blues.



It kind of reminds me of the motto embroidered on a throw pillow in the office of Helen Gurley Brown at Cosmopolitan magazine - "Good girls go to Heaven, Bad girls go everywhere!"

Have a good weekend, folks.

4 comments:

  1. I'm a big fan of BB and Lucille, and of course Janis was huge when I was a "young man". ;)

    "When I'm good, I'm very good. When I'm bad, I'm better." Mae West

    S

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  2. I love Alice Roosevelt's quote that she had embroidered on a pillow on a parlor couch: If you don't have anything good to say about anyone, come sit here by me!

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  3. Great musical pics.
    Bruce on the Loose would be rightly pleased.

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  4. Good stuff. I've seeb B.B. twice here in Germany before he stopped touring.

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