Artista: Mississippi Fred McDowell
Canzone: You Gotta Move (Gary Davis / Fred Mcdowell ?) (1965)
Artista: The Rolling Stones
Album: Sticky Fingers (1971)
“You Gotta Move” is a traditional African-American spiritual song. The lyrics carry the Christian message that regardless of one’s situation in life, it is God who determines one’s ultimate fate. Beginning around the 1940s, the song has been recorded by a variety of gospel musicians, usually as “You Got to Move” or “You’ve Got to Move”.
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Artista: Magic Sam
Canzone: All Your Love (Samuel Maghett)
Album: West Side Soul (1967)
Samuel Gene Maghett (February 14, 1937 – December 1, 1969), known as Magic Sam, was an American Chicago blues musician. He was born in Grenada County, Mississippi, and learned to play the blues from listening to records by Muddy Waters and Little Walter. After moving to Chicago at the age of 19, he was signed by Cobra Records and became well known as a bluesman after the release of his first record, “All Your Love”, in 1957. He was known for his distinctive tremolo guitar playing. (wikipedia)
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Artista: Howlin’ Wolf
Canzone: Evil (Willie Dixon 1954)
“Evil”, sometimes listed as “Evil (Is Going On)”, is a Chicago blues standard written by Willie Dixon. Howlin’ Wolf recorded the song for Chess Records in 1954. It was included on the 1959 compilation album Moanin’ in the Moonlight. When he re-recorded it for The Howlin’ Wolf Album in 1969, “Evil” became Wolf’s last charting single (#43 Billboard R&B chart).
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Artista: Skip James
Canzone: Devil Got My Woman (Skip James – 1968)
Devil Got My Woman is the fourth studio album by American blues singer Skip James, released in 1968. It was his last record before his death in 1969.
Allmusic critic Scott Yanow wrote in his review: “One can easily hear the influence that Skip James’ music had on the then flourishing folk music movement, and he still sang his country blues with great intensity.” The title track is featured in the 2001 film Ghost World. (Wikipedia)
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Artista: Howlin’ Wolf
Canzone: Back Door Man (Willie Dixon – 1961)
“Back Door Man” is a blues song written by Willie Dixon and recorded by Howlin’ Wolf in 1960. It was released in 1961 by Chess Records as the B-side to Wolf’s “Wang Dang Doodle” (catalog no. 1777). The song is considered a classic of Chicago blues. (Wikipedia)
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Artista: B.B. King/Gary Moore
Canzone: Since I Met You Baby (Ivory Joe Hunter)
“Since I Met You Baby” is an American rhythm and blues song written and recorded by pianist Ivory Joe Hunter. The song, which Hunter recorded in 1956, became an American standard, and saw renewed popularity in 1969 when country music artist Sonny James released his hit version. (Since I Met You Baby – Wikipedia)
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Artista: Bill Withers
Canzone: Ain’t No Sunshine (Bill Withers) 1971
“Ain’t No Sunshine” is a song by Bill Withers from his 1971 album Just As I Am, produced by Booker T. Jones. The record featured musicians Donald “Duck” Dunn on bass guitar, Al Jackson, Jr. on drums and Stephen Stills on guitar. String arrangements were done by Booker T. Jones, and recorded in Memphis by engineer Terry Manning. The song is in the key of A minor.
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Artista: Robert Johnson
Canzone: Ramblin’ on My Mind (1937)
“Ramblin’ On My Mind” is a blues song recorded on November 23, 1936 in San Antonio, Texas by blues musician Robert Johnson. The song was originally released on 78 rpm format as Vocalion 03519 and ARC 7-05-81. Johnson performed the song in the key of E, and recorded two takes. Both takes were used for different pressings of both the Vocalion issue and the ARC issue.
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Artista Eric Clapton
Album: From The Cradle (1994)
Canzone: Blues Leave Me Alone
Blues Leave Me Alone è una canzone blues scritta da James A. Lane, conosciuto come Jimmy Rogers, membro della band di Muddy Waters. A lui si devono altre due hits blues/R&B: “That’s All Right” del 1950 e “Walking By Myself” del 1954.
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