28th IBC Results

Chuck Winans chuckone@SBCGLOBAL.NET
Mon Feb 6 22:35:15 EST 2012


John Primer does a killer version of Rhinestone Cowboy, have seen him do it several times.  

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On Feb 6, 2012, at 9:11 PM, Louis Erlanger <louisx@MYFAIRPOINT.NET> wrote:

> Actually in the Chicago clubs many of the blues bands were playing a few pop tunes and a lot of current R&B tunes, e.g. Sammy Lawhorn's group played "Fly Like An Eagle" when they were regulars at Theresa's.
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> 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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