Well, sometimes, this heartbreak does the opposite and makes one guard their heart against even the slightest of opportunities for love. Want scores of hookers and cocaine? This heady feeling is what Ella Fitzgerald croons in this lovely song. Better add some graphic stabbings. I'm Tore Down - Freddie King 25. A Few Choice Quotes I got nipples on my titties, big as the end of my thumb; I got somethin' between my legs'll make a dead man come. All Your Love - Magic Sam 38.
Ironically James soon found himself humbled when Robert Johnson recorded a far more popular version of his song. Apparently undertakers didn't ask a whole lot of questions back then. It Hurts Me Too - Elmore James 63. The song is pretty straight forward as the narrator makes his actions known to his loved one. By the 1970s, rhythm and blues was being used as a blanket term to describe soul and funk as well.
To be young and in love! Such is sweet torture of first love! The police put Pete in jail; Yes, he finally met his faith; But when they came to pay his bail; They found him choppin' up his cellmate. Some are traditional songs with no known author, others were originally old parlor songs that have gone out of copyright. It is also assumed that his love for Pattie Boyd, then married to George Harrison may have added to his inspiration for the tune. Talking about these seeming imperfections is Frank Sinatra in this famous ballad. This rocking blues song appears on the 1965 live album Sonny Boy Williamson and The Yardbirds.
Sweet Home Chicago - Robert Johnson 27. Pine Top Boogie - Pine Top Smith 4. After five years, I am on a project reworking the list. The only real change Johnson made? Dust My Broom - Elmore James 5. King; Robert Cray 1968 I'd Rather Go Blind Blues Foster, B.
Pony Blues - Charley Patton 54. Reconsider Baby - Lowell Fulson 40. The Thrill Is Gone - B. Born Under A Bad Sign - Albert King 13. A Few Choice Quotes Ever since Peter flew into town; He's been havin' a ball; Just cuttin' and choppin' for miles around; Single women, married women, old maids and all. I'm Tired - Savoy Brown 90. On The Road Again - Canned Heat 75.
Come In My Kitchen - Robert Johnson 20. Wonderful Tonight This standout and widely popular blues ballad was written by the one and only Eric Clapton in 1977. The lyrics are so simple, yet hold a wealth of meaning. A Few Choice Quotes Talk about a reefer of five feet long; Not too fat and not too strong. Not all are famous or have topped the charts, but each conveys a heartfelt message about how sweet love can be. T-Bone Blues - T-Bone Walker 26.
Houston Person — My Romance Love makes a regular, average joe into a poet with flowing words and wild imagination. Give Me Back My Wig - Lightnin' Hopkins 39. This combination of melodic and rhythmic styles became the foundation for jazz, blues, rock and roll, country, bluegrass, modern folk and more. You might recognize this song's hook from a sort-of-old pop song. My 100 Very Best Blues Songs of All Time Song Name Artist 1 Hoochie Coochie Man Muddy Waters 2 The Thrill is Gone B.
Blues After Hours - Pee Wee Crayton 87. Drinking Wine Spo-Dee-O-Dee - Stick McGhee 98. I Just Want To Make Love To You Another hit blues song originally written by Willie Dixon in 1954. Taj Mahal is a classically trained musician who found a home with the blues and later on incorporated World and ethnic music into his sound. To see how our generation will never live up to these artists, check out and. I Can't Be Satisfied - Muddy Waters 30. Me and The Devil Blues - Robert Johnson 67.