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Monday Blues (03.07.11)

Ike Turner (Mississippi, 1931-2007), “Rocket 88″ (1951). (Listen to the song here.) Born in the delta region of Clarksdale, Mississippi, the Kings of Rhythm included Raymond Hill and Jackie Brenston on sax, Willie Kizart on guitar, Willie Sims on drums, … Continue reading

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Monday Blues

The legend Willie Dixon (Mississippi, 1915-1992) performing “Nervous,” sometime in the early 1960s.

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