Blues Pianists

•April 2, 2012 • Leave a Comment

This week we’re moving away from the Guitar Gods and turning our attention to the fantastic, finger-fiddling, antics of the blues world’s greatest pianists.

  1. Pete Johnson – Death Ray Boogie (the video below is not actually Pete, but it’s a pretty good impersonation)
  2. Otis Spann – Aint Nobody’s Business If I Do
  3. Jimmy Yancey – Rolling the Stone
  4. Clarence ” Pinetop” Smith – Nobody Knows You When You’re Down and Out
  5. Memphis Slim – Everyday I Have The Blues

Modern Blues: From Black Keys to Guitar-slinging Trout

•March 26, 2012 • Leave a Comment

This week we’re taking a look at some modern blues artists – from the crossover sounds of the Black Keys to the reckless guitar wailing of Walter Trout.

  1. Walter Trout – Dust my broom
  2. Doyle Bramhall ll – Helpless Man
  3. Tab Benoit – Nice & Warm
  4. The Black Keys – Your Touch
  5. Storyville – A Piece of Your Soul

Happy Human Rights Day!

•March 21, 2012 • Leave a Comment

To all those in South Africa, have an awesome Human Rights Day!

Happy Human Rights Day!