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Mike's dad was born on a cotton
plantation, just West of West
Memphis, Arkansas along highway
49, in July 27th of 1913.  Now that's
as blues as it gets.
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Freddy King - Sugar Sweet
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rBV_ofB2ghQ

Freddie King -Boogie Man
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VfNtZfJI6FU

Freddy King - Same Old Blues
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZLTEJQJqGik

Freddie King - Danger Zone
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0z1ZMznYGvA

Freddy King - Woke Up This Morning  
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hInxEUQnWfE

Freddy King – I’m Ready
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LJNec-HDh_8

Freddy King – Love Her With A Feeling
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C3Xg8scBM4Q

Freddy King – Tore Down
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RTK4ojdTSHM

Freddy King – Going Down
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V_ONyukSLqA

Freddy King –Taking Care of Business
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=axrY0ysFwc4

Freddy King - Big Legged Woman                        
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5GgV-fBZafQ

Bobby Bland – Going Down Slow
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gyg4sdcodFQ  

Bobby Blue Bland - I Pity The Fool
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1--7K58_4ZQ

Bobby Bland – Stormy Monday
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BCqEzfWrXfM

Bobby Blue Bland – Further On Up the Road
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R7ejzddkFhM

BOBBY BLUE BLAND - BLACK NIGHTS
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tw_iFMUbhY0

Bobby Blue Bland - Turn On Your Love Light
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=StdN_CiCNS4

Bobby Blue Bland - Blues in the Night
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TNtgkHsg3Dw

Bobby Blue Bland - Jelly, Jelly, Jelly
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YzKluuRZqSc

Bobby Bland - Don't Cry No More
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5gVmx91JV_0

Bobby Bland - Blind Man
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x2Mj55J7wRA

Bobby "Blue" Bland - Cry Cry Cry
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WwUrXvCTK2M

BOBBY "BLUE" BLAND - THE WAY YOU TREATED
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5USfmpUItcM

BOBBY BLUE BLAND - TODAY I STARTED TO LOVIN
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2QTirniABp4

Albert King - You’re Gonna’ Need Me
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dlnw5rVdpas

Albert King – Crosscut Saw
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DAFvXiY5CzY\

Albert King – Don’t Throw Your Love On Me So Strong
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8pZ0zGt88MM

Albert King – Laundromat Blues
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zpr4xAKvTj4

Albert King – Oh Pretty Woman
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EYA4yF6kHkQ

Albert King – Washing Don't Get You
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z661z3xtkqA

Albert King – Why You’re So Mean To Me
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fkmwDz8QrPg

Albert King - Sky Is Crying                                
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l-Ix0kP7954

Albert King – Blues Don’t Bother Me
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8N33TIUGpxY

Albert King - I’ll Play The Blues For You                
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bpzxeF_1BzU

Bobby Parker - You Better Watch Your Step 1961
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TvtabNAb_wE

Paul Butterfield Blues Band – Blues With A Feeling
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mv1ioq_vGas

Paul Butterfield – Walking Blues
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DLom_KRjzpE

Paul Butterfield - I Got My Mojo Working
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v9oJ07YXWQY

Paul Butterfield – All These Blues
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a_oT4-MGSQY

Butterfield Blues Band – Work Song
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xO2JAA47Mgk

The Electric Flag – Texas
(Buddy Miles & Michael Bloomfield)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_bxaCkUhzUk

BACON FAT - UP THE LINE – Rod Piazza, vocal &
Harmonica
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zKf6CxPkK8k
I seriously picked the guitar up at 13 years old in 1958.  Like all teens in the fifties, AM Rock & Roll (oldies now) radio
stations were a main source of music influence, besides TV & records.  I had older teenage cousins that use to give me
their unwanted 45-rpm records.  Soon, I favored the boogie shuffle songs like Chuck Berry & Fats Domino had out over
what was called “Bubble Gum” Rock & Roll. You know the stuff by all the Bobby Bitchen’ top teen idols.

My first band was called the Esquires. Yes, named after Leo Fender’s guitar model.  We played at parties & picnics.  When
I got to high school, I fell into playing with some seasoned musicians, & we formed a group called, The Caravans.  In the
sixties, R&B was what most of us called the music we played. R&B was definitely dominant on AM radio in this pre-Beatles
era.  Around 1960, I bought my first album, Here’s "The Man, Bobby Bland."  My second album was "My Kind of Blues,:" BB
King. Mind you, I was only 15 years old, & these two albums opened the door to a lifetime of blues study. My third album I
bought while in High School was, "Freddy King's Hideaway."  I still have these albums in my collection.

Many decades later, & many gigs at juke joints all across our land I still play blues guitar.  These days it is a lot easier to get
fellows to go along with playing blues.  In the 70’s & 80’s, finding blues players was next to impossible. Blues comes & goes
in popularity, but I never wondered too far from mainstream blues. Getting players to hang, was rough business.
                                                                          
Today, I find many young & some older guitar players wanting to play blues, & all they know is what Clapton & SRV
recorded. Most folks today listened to second generation blues. They are valid, but they are covers by original blues
masters. Foghat made a lot of money jacking up blues numbers to fuel injected levels.  

With all that short story said, I finally created a page with some of my favorite blues songs, by the original blues artists. Also
a little "Cool Jazz" from the 60's.  These are all YouTube clips, but
subject to change. I tested all of the ones listed just
before I posted them, & they are all good to go at that time.  Freddy King, Albert King, BB King, Bobby Bland, Paul
Butterfield, Ray Charles, James Brown, Otis Rush, Muddy Waters, T Bone Walker, Lowell Fulson were some of my many
influences in Blues & Jazz.

I know, your list would include others. Some of this & some of that etc. You can’t tickle everyone’s gizzard, but many of the
songs listed are played in Blues Clubs worldwide.  Check it out, and if you catch a new one you didn’t know about, cool.  
Below you'll find the Artist, Song Title, and the blue link is a hot shoe YouTube link. Just mouse click the blue, and you'll be
taken right to YouTube clip.  Good listening.  Hit HOME on the links above for our main web site.  
Thank you, Mike.
Little Junior Parker – Driven Wheel
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cfD2Q_6g-gI

Little Junior Parker –  Next Time You See Me
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mzctyoy4u0s

Junior Parker - Cryin' for my Baby
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iJjZvENVo1M

Hollin’ Wolf – 300 Pounds of Joy
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fJ2UadHc_Qg

Howlin' Wolf - Worried About My Baby
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8H00pHWMM6A

Howlin Wolf - Spoonful
https://www.youtube.com/watch?
v=s0aIjyX7vwI&list=RDSqI2YStPK3E

Howlin’ Wolf – Who Been Talkin’
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rSMT29u76RU

Howlin' Wolf – Who Been Talkin’ (Older Version)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U4TXzF5tjm0

300 lbs of Joy – Howlin’ Wolf
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UTuBQfoRTq4

Howlin' Wolf - Smokestack Lightnin'
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Ri7TcukAJ8

T-Bone Walker- Don't Throw Your Love On
Me So Strong
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yr0XvASzhWc

T-Bone Walker - Stormy Monday Blues
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VAPDJheC0Jk

T-Bone Walker – Hey Baby
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2eriK3nD4bQ

T-Bone Walker – Going To Chicago
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oGk72L652K4

T-bone Walker - T-bone Shuffle
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WjKEgXwReJs

BB King - Don’t Answer the Door                
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JgQqU-usWnk

BB King – Sweet Little Angel
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IYxPz7KpdG8

BB King - Thrill Is Gone                                
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5HzqoNZMlNo

Ray Charles – Kiss Me Baby
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AtqMnPNrMI0

Ray Charles – Sticks & Stones
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=04kpkIUJdgY

Ray Charles – Mess Around
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S1zKlKTLnqU

Ray Charles – Unchain My Heart
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PA_s3VbSHLA

Ray Charles - I've Got A Woman
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R8kdX6VJ2oY

Ray Charles – I’ve Got News For You
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5DikM7Rmzak

Otis Rush - Hold That Train
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QgyqGWKUMa0

Otis Rush - All Your Love
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vVVzwDKCJsE

Muddy Waters – I’m Ready
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F2FSR5llWt4

Muddy Waters – Mojo Working
https://www.youtube.com/watch?
v=8hEYwk0bypY&list=RDSqI2YStPK3E

Muddy Waters - Baby Please Don't Go
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wGowuRIUa7o 1970’s

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_EOwNItKOyo  1950’s

Muddy Waters - Hoochie Coochie Man
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AFxrLOVwsEE

Muddy Waters - Rock Me
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wZWRIrLxP5Q

John Lee Hooker –  Boom, Boom, Boom
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3-KbxEXF1ws

Can’t Judge Nobody – Smokey Smuthers
(Freddy King on Lead Guitar)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t_Hg4PWseS4

Can’t Judge Nobody – Eric Clapton
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CyqjVY3dYCU

Lowell Fulson – You Better Check Yourself
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NKPWV7woe3I

Lowell Fulson – Reconsider Baby
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EYA4yF6kHkQ

Lowell Fulson - Blue Shadows
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=86SGv_OpOas

Robert Cray - Nothin' But A Woman
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qNz_t-wE5VQ

Robert Cray Band - Phone Booth
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TzyZ5LIYLrE

James Brown – I’ll Go Crazy
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Twa3WQk2fgk
James Brown – Night  Train
www.youtube.com/watch?v=L9C5pcdunIk

James Brown – I Don’t Mind
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dkFm8oah0HU

James Brown - I Got You I Feel Good KING funk soul 45
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Mz6SfBhA1g

James Brown – Papa’s Got  A Brand New Bag
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ogGAiyjMNY

James Brown – Please, Please, Please
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ydJKcsyDaaI

ZZ Hill - Down Home Blues                        
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G4OL2lO4TUc

CHRIS CAIN BAND - TIPPIN' AT TAYLOR'S
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hOGptJyMsvI

Chris Cain - My Mood
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_rFnhHAKMAk

Chris Cain – Woman Down In Texas
http://www.allmusic.com/song/woman-down-in-texas-
mt0005027327

Chris Cain - "Gamblers Blues"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wg4thlTiDSs

CHRIS CAIN - Sweet Sixteen
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XA7n5B5328I

Little by Little – Jr. Wells & Buddy Guy
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Fbk0GXmFmw

Jr. Walker and the all stars - shotgun
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yuxErrSMztY

Carlos Santana - Oye Como Va
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8NsJ84YV1oA

Santana - Evil Ways ~
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_tKIPuLfeKg

MARVIN GAYE - pride and joy
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g4LbRo9sudY

Marvin Gaye – Hitch Hike
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5qjUuVtdQqk

The Meters - Cissy Strut
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4_iC0MyIykM

Phil Upchurch Combo - You Can't Sit Down
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2cv03fD6Ux0

Bill Doggett -- Honky Tonk
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bq4NhcfurgU

Low Rider - War
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2TWS0Y9ihyA

Night Fishing - Bobby Rush
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z8MrhTJSs44

Ike and Tina Turner - A Fool in Love
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SI1EN6GCGc0

Booker T & the M G 's - Green Onions
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_bpS-cOBK6Q

THE MAR-KEYS - Last Night
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FX5T9GvSnbY

Jackie Wilson - (Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher and Higher
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GcwqCmEi9Jc

Jackie Wilson - Baby Workout
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ctr-dObu6mA

Sam Cooke - A Change Is Gonna’ Come,  
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gbO2_077ixs

Brook Benton - Rainy Night in Georgia
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bDRbF80NKDU

Brook Benton and Dinah Washington – You Got What It Takes
(Kenny Burrell - Guitar)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=37cH9khXYdM

Wilson Pickett- In The Midnight Hour
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m_TBlzXU1_c

JAZZ

JIMMY SMITH - Back At The Chicken Shack
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CkyTS_-Pqqw

George Benson -  Breezin’
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_rwHp34HR7Q

Horace Silver - Song for My Father
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CWeXOm49kE0

All Blues – George Benson
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uOFe8A-qEbE

All Blues- Miles Davis
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JIfdYs8WErM

Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers - Moanin'
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VKXsnDvILmI

KENNY BURRELL - Chitlins Con Carne
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PGyq5S8pJHY

Lee Morgan - The Sidewinder
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qJi03NqXfk8

Nat Adderley - Sack Of Woe
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1rD-r0ZQTbU

Jimmy Smith w. Kenny Burrell - Organ Grinder's Swing
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FkLbjHnhA8Y
If you find a bad link, let me know. YouTube changes
occassional. Email me at:
 mike@mikedollins.biz