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Walter Trout: "I don't know why John Mayall put up with me for so long. But I've been sober for 32 years now, not a beer nor a joint," - (Blues Matters! Aug/Sep 2020)

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Friday, July 10, 2020

One More for the Road ...

After hearing Paul Edis playing Blue Champagne this afternoon I got to thinking about other booze related numbers. Here are a few, let's have your suggestions with a link if possible.



Patti said...

Ha! Some great classics here, Lance - and there are many, many more ....
Alcoholic Blues, recorded in 1919 by Billy Murray
Gimmie a Pigfoot and a Bottle of Beer, Me and My Gin, famously by The Empress of the Blues Bessie Smith
And how about Drinking Again, by the sweet voiced Dinah Washington. Before the pills and alcohol got to her, far too young!

Lance said...

I've already included Drinking Again.

Roly Veitch said...

A Little Taste - Dave Frishberg

Dave Kerr said...

Gin and Jive by Benny Carter recorded in London in 1937 with George Evans on tenor sax

Gerry Richardson said...

Let's Go Get Stoned - Ray Charles

Lance said...

Then there was your own Gerry -I Think I'll Lay Waste to Myself Tonight.

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