Here are the top 10 greatest blues songs of all time: 10. Stream songs including Boom Boom, H*****e Coochie Man and more. mention of the late, great Ray Charles! Blues standards are blues songs that have attained a high level of recognition due to having been widely performed and recorded. After five years, I am … And I never fail to be stunned and amazed by the number of lists that have NO Eric Clapton – Layla (acoustic). I am ok with that. Joe Bonamassa is under represented on the original list. Just as little wing & voodoo chile are hendrix’ songs. Originally a 5LP set released on Verve, this Bill Broonzy retrospective, The Big Bill Broonzy Story (which featured him singing and also talking about his life), like the Robert Johnson album, was issued during the folk and blues revival of the early 60s. Before you finalize the list, listen to Paul Butterfield. “Raspberry Beret” – Hindu Love Gods. 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( Log Out / Rory Gallagher – Million Miles Away Just to name a few… But its also about personal taste. some names…..I’m sure if you give them a fair chance you’ll find Sorry wrong album – i meant the Little Walter one…. Find out who performed the original version of a particular song, or who covered or sampled that song. For a blues purist such as yourself, this is not your list. Thanks Rhonda. Jonny Lang Like the list, but I’m always surprised that Kenny Wayne Shepherd gets forgotten about. really no MARVIN SEASE, TINSLEY ELLIS, SHUGGIE OTIS, GUITAR SHORTY REALLY!!!!! Thanks for the note. (101 so I could work in a second Stormy Monday – a favorite Allman Brothers Version). Thanks for the JB Hutto recommendation. Thanks. Perhaps he was implying that it should be considered a desert-island disc. I am in the process of tweaking the list this year. I am in the midst of an overhaul of the list and thank you for pointing out Peter Green. Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for All Time Greatest Blues Songs - Various Artists on AllMusic - 2012 SRV – Pride ‘n Joy You get four Lightnin’ Hopkinses for the price of one on the eye-catching front cover to the bluesman’s only LP for Folkways. The backdrop of a graffiti-adorned wall also emphasized the urban grittiness of their sound. Appreciate the new tunes to listen to. Kind of funny if you read this list you’d think WOMEN never did great blues. Susan Tedeschi is cool, but …. It is unlikely we will ever become friends. Joe Bonamassa – High Water Everywhere I cannot imagine a top 100 without Alvin Lee, Joe Bonamassa, or Bob Dylan. Guess what – I’m a Rory Gallagher fan. Great list. Burt Goldblatt’s simple but powerful portrait – an unusual overhead shot defined by vibrant colurs, strong outlines, and an effective chiaroscuro-like blend of sunlight and shade – is rightly considered an iconic blues album cover. The music list löök Awesome but i cant listening to them BUMMER!!!!! The 50 Best Songs of 2017. The Rolling Stones are blues wanna be’s….they shouldn’t be on this list. It’s been a year since the last post..are you still working on the list? Please check back! See more ideas about album covers, blues, album. Thanks again. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. For SR Vaughn I think I would rate Tightrope higher than some of these. Works for me! There was a series of these albums – the Muddy Waters one was similar too. Would welcome any others. They will remain here. As for Ray, I am a fan and he appears twice on the Blues list. Really, people?! You should also check out “Green Limousine” by Aussie band The Badloves from their ’93 debut Get On Board and “Old Stray Dogs & Jesus” by Paul Thorn from his Too Blessed To Be Stressed album. Actually I’m DJ that plays blues every Monday on my show and this list isn’t that bad, sure some best of are missing but who can actually do a list like this and miss a few? Photographed carrying his custom-built rectangular guitar astride a matching red-and-white scooter with his name emblazoned on the side, the artwork to this LP, released on Chess’ Checker imprint, crystallised the idiosyncratic flamboyance of the Mississippi bluesman born Ellas McDaniel. Thanks! As for Susan Tedeschi, a definite soft spot for her from her early years in Boston. You can’t possibly satisfy everyone with a list like this as several gems will get left off. First, it had to be a POP song, but I did include hip hop songs too, so that eliminates songs like "The Man Who Sold The World" which Nirvana did a bad ass cover of, but it was a David Bowie songs first. It was also one of a number of blues album covers that boasted a painting for its artwork: a vivid and almost garish portrait of the blues maven’s face etched by David Stone Martin, a prolific illustrator of album covers in the 50s and 60s. Designed by Loring Eutemey, it was composed of images associated with bad omens and superstition (including a black cat, a skull and crossbones, and a Friday 13th calendar page). Corey Stevens Keep an eye out for the new list coming out around the holidays. Your email address will not be published. How could you omit Etta James’ “I’d rather go blind”? After I post this I’ll probably think of a half dozen more but this is a good start. Kenny Wayne Shephard three entries??? Really. Appreciate the kind words! Pop princess Meghan Trainor's hit song really kicks it up a notch in this cover by The Blueshine Brothers. Thanks for the note. Thanks. 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