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Author Topic: 32-20 Blues  (Read 1073 times)

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Offline Blues Vintage

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32-20 Blues
« on: January 25, 2010, 04:51:40 AM »
This my 2nd post on the 2nd day I'm here and the 2nd robert johnson song i'm posting. Surfing thru this site I get the feeling that robert johnson is a little taboo. maybe he's too "commercial"? Like everybody we need a way in to the country blues and I think robert, being the most famous, is that way. I think most hard core country blues fans (including myself) get sick of the whole crossroads story and the RJ legend while skip james and many others are being neglected.

Anyway, I recorded 32-20 blues late at night a while back. It's very close to the original.

Offline Norfolk Slim

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Re: 32-20 Blues
« Reply #1 on: January 25, 2010, 04:57:01 AM »
Excellent!

Great thumb too.

I think you are right about the site's attitude to RJ- its the myth and the "celebrity" that people object to rather than the (wonderful) music he made.

Offline Richard

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Re: 32-20 Blues
« Reply #2 on: January 25, 2010, 12:52:12 PM »
Keep posting and as ever NS put's it beautifully, although it didn't take you long to see where it was at  ;)
(That's enough of that. Ed)

Offline blueshome

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Re: 32-20 Blues
« Reply #3 on: January 25, 2010, 02:01:51 PM »
Excellent!
RJ is not taboo here, just put into perspective.

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