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Song 2 Day

Furry Lewis.

Remembering Furry Lewis… “When I lay my burden down”

From SMITHSONIAN FOLKWAYS Walter “Furry” Lewis (1893– 1981) personified the relaxed and intimate character of the early blues. A master of multiple guitar techniques, he was most notably an impressive bottleneck guitarist who echoed his vocal phrasings with an expressive set of sliding notes. He was able to give his performances a spontaneity, subtlety, and […]

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Sandy Carroll.

“Mississippi Me” video by Sandy Carroll

 About Sandy Carroll Via Sandy Carroll website. Last Southern Belle is Sandy Carroll’s third album for Catfood Records. Her prior releases, Unnaturally Blonde (2013) and Just as I Am (2011) received international critical acclaim and substantial radio airplay on blues and Americana/country radio stations. In 2012, the single “Romeo and Juliet,” off the Just […]

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The Daily Country.

Clarksdale Blues, a country song by Amy McCauley

 Premiere: Amy McCarley “Clarksdale Blues” (hear complete song below) From THE DAILY COUNTRY With poignant and thought provoking lyrics, Alabama’s Amy McCarley finds balance in a new perspective with MECO, her 3rd studio album due February 8, 2019. MECO, an acronym borrowed from the Space Shuttle program that stands for Main Engine Cut Off, occurs when on board propulsion systems disengage […]

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Song 2 Day: Ain’t That Lovin’ You, Baby

Today’s song from Clarksdale, Mississippi, the birthplace of the blues and rock n’ roll. Celebrating the day that Jimmy Reed left us in 1976, “Ain’t That Lovin’ You, Baby” was written and released him in 1956. It reached No. 8 on the Billboard R&B chart, and became on of Jimmy’s most loved songs. Many others […]

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Hey Jude, The Beatles.

Song 2 Day: Hey Jude

Today’s song from Clarksdale, Mississippi, the birthplace of the blues and rock n’ roll. Remembering it fondly on the day it was released in 1968, “Hey Jude” was written by Paul McCartney.”  The song was inspired by John Lennon’s son, Julian; McCartney wrote it to give ease to his parents divorce. “Hey Jude” was the […]

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John Lee Hooker.

Song 2 Day: Boogie Chillen

Today’s song from Clarksdale, Mississippi, the birthplace of the blues and rock n’ roll. Wishing John Lee Hooker happy birthday,  “Boogie Chillen’”, released in 1948, was his first record  and his first hit.  He was 36-years-old when he did it, and the “B” side was “Sally May.”  It hit No. 1 in the U.S. R&B […]

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Hank Williams.

Song 2 Day: Lonesome Homesick Blues

Today’s song from Clarksdale, Mississippi, the birthplace of the blues and rock n’ roll. Alabama dedicated The Hank Williams Memorial Lost Highway on this date in 1997.  “Lonesome Homesick Blues” is Hank’s first great success.  It was written by Cliff Friend and Irving Mills, and after performing it to enthusiastic crowd response on the Louisiana […]

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Song 2 Day: Nobody Does It Better

Today’s song from Clarksdale, Mississippi, the birthplace of the blues and rock n’ roll. Thinking about Clarksdale’s Nate Dogg (Nathan Dwayne Hale) on his birthday, “Nobody Does It Better” is one of Nate’s best known songs.  It was relesed in 1998, features hip hop artist Warren G. and it peaked at No. 18 on the […]

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Hot in Herre, Nelly.

Song 2 Day: Hot in Herre

Today’s song from Clarksdale, Mississippi, the birthplace of the blues and rock n’ roll. On this day in 2002 Nelly (Cornell Haynes, Jr.) became the 5th artist ever to replace himself with a No. 1 hit song.  “Hot in Herre” was the song that was replaced (by “Dilemma”). It was written by Nelly, Pharrell Williams, […]

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