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We wanted to play the blues, so we got some stuff we recorded that's almost a blues and it's almost a waltz - which I think would be nice for y'all to learn about... Don't ever say "I can't do something because I don't have this..." I learned to play fiddle on a cigar box - Canray Fontenot

Author Topic: SOTM December 2018 Hey Lordy Mama / Meet Me In The Bottom  (Read 2079 times)

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Offline Rivers

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Re: SOTM December 2018 Hey Lordy Mama / Meet Me In The Bottom
« Reply #45 on: January 09, 2019, 09:44:36 AM »
I'm with Johnm on this.

Also, the whole picture changes when you consider the Howlin' Wolf/Dixon arrangement. Clearly they morphed the whole tale into a classic "back door man" story!

"When I come out the window, I got no time to lose", and "She's got a mean ol' man, and I'm too young to die". Very funny. You can argue about whether they misunderstood the original story, or knowingly played it for laughs. No way of knowing. Certainly it shatters any imaginary line of "tradition". This is folk music, folks, academia plays only a supporting role where useful; the analogies and connections eventually run out or get ignored.

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Offline Stuart

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Re: SOTM December 2018 Hey Lordy Mama / Meet Me In The Bottom
« Reply #46 on: January 10, 2019, 07:10:06 PM »
Didn't see this one posted:



Offline lindy

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Re: SOTM December 2018 Hey Lordy Mama / Meet Me In The Bottom
« Reply #47 on: January 11, 2019, 03:33:07 PM »
Wonderful version from Paul Geremia.


 


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