28th IBC Results

bluesfantom rmarion@CENTURYTEL.NET
Mon Feb 6 22:34:15 EST 2012


Ike no doubt heard Solomon Burke's version of Proud Mary. 

On Feb 6, 2012, at 17:53, jinxblues@AOL.COM wrote:

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> Interesting thought.  Along a similar vein, I wonder if, had performers like 
> Jimmy Rogers, Junior Wells, Luther Allison, Magic Sam, Freddy King, Albert 
> Collins or any other great blues performer, had the opportunity to make a huge 
> amount of money by recording/releasing a song that made the top-10 on the pop 
> charts (crossing over from R&B charts) whether they would care that much it 
> sounded like "blues" as we may define it now. 
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> Someone sat Ike Turner down back Around 1969 and explained to him why he and Tina should cut a song named "Proud Mary."
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> You can be certain he had never heard of Creedance Clearwater Revival.
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> But somebody had confidence that she could use that as a major crossover move.
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> The amazing thing was not that it was a hit but that anyone could get Ike to listen to the idea in the first place.
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> Dick Waterman
> 1601 Buchanan Avenue
> Oxford, MS 38655
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