WFMU Ichiban, Rock and Soul with Debbie D

Friday, October 22, 2010

This greasy riff



I love this greasy, grinding riff (or lick, or motif, or whatever the stratocaster-playing lawyers who run everything are calling it these days).  It has long since been run into the ground by the giant-beer-company-sponsored, neatly-trimmed-bearded legions of "blues" "musicians" all over America and the world, but these variations on it still sound pretty good to my ears and hopefully to yours:

Little Richard- Directly From My Heart
Don and Dewey- Pink Champagne
Howlin' Wolf- I Walked From Dallas
Hound Dog Taylor- Sadie

2 Comments:

Anonymous said...

Now you done it. You broke the internet.

-Andrews

Funky Old Man said...

Great tracks! Pink Champagne is fantastic.

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