1. Reginald Selkirk says

    Thanks to whomever put me onto Samantha Fish in your last music thread. Great stuff.

  2. Tethys says

    @ Reginald

    You are very welcome! Samantha Fish is indeed fab, but I did not know Marcus is not a fan of the blues and picking genres. (Banjo is cool!!)

    I wish it wasn’t so annoying to format links. I can’t ever remember how to href properly, and miss the version of pharyngula when I could just copy the html from above the text box, and then plop my link in.

  3. says

    Wait, what? Huge fan of Rhiannon Giddens, Django Rheinhart, J. J. Cale, Jimi Hendrix’ early work. Albert Collins, Buddy Guy, Robert Cray and Stevie Ray are my pantheon. I have even posted (I think…?) links to Big Mama Thornton… She’s blues, right?

    I don’t like Steve Martin’s banjo playing, maybe that is what you were thinking of…?

    This is, in my opinion, amazing blues by SRV and Johnny Copeland. Huge props to Copeland who took stage right after open heart surgery, which is why he looks a bit doped up. He was not as doped up as SRV, though. Tin Pan Alley:

  4. Tethys says

    I’m glad to hear it is just banjo picking that doesn’t appeal, rather than the whole genre.
    Samantha Fish singing I Put a Spell on You

    This strange mashup of Bauhaus and GoGo dancing footage is surreal and nostalgic. It’s somehow politically topical too, as GoGo dancing was a trend that went along with miniskirts and Womens Liberation.
    Video includes clips from Gilligans Island and The Monkee’s.

    MASHUP – Tear You Apart + Bela Lugosi’s Dead

  5. SeKara says

    Check out Zeal & Ardor.
    Manuel Gagneux thought – what if African-American spiritual music found Satan instead of Jesus.

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