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My Playground Was a Ditch by the Train Tracks could be a nice blues album if you decide to keep doing work that doesn’t require your face.

One of my favorite blues records was recorded in 1962 by Williams, a Louisianan guitarist who spent years in the Louisiana State Penitentiary before getting released.

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I’ll need money and clothes, but not the gorgeous red blues guitar hanging on the wall.

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After kicking his heroin habit temporarily for the first time, he soon emerged with a 10-minute, driving blues number that he reportedly jotted down on toilet paper during the session.

Hill was a seasoned blues musician by the time he joined ZZ Top, having played bass with performers including Freddie King and Lightnin’ Hopkins.

Ragtime, blues, country, jazz, soul, and rock and roll were all pioneered or inspired by black artists.

Artists like Mick Jagger and Van Morrison obsessively revered and imitated African-American blues and rock musicians.

You spice it with blues and skiffle music, and pickle it in alcohol and tobacco smoke.

"Goin' Down Slow" Cocker and Elton John duetted on this blues cover on French music show Trafic Musique in 2005.

English blues and rock singer Joe Cocker has died at age 70.

She dressed in simple lines and quiet tones, dark blues and black, with only a broad lace collar and cuffs in neat relief.

The woods of the Undercliff sank softly to the blues and purple, the silver streaks and gorgeous shadows of the sea floor.

I shall hear of his having the blues and nervous attacks next, I suppose.

She made a white-robed, dusky figure against the deep blues of my big window.

I like the Wall of Troy design you are using, and the blues and gray will be a good combination.


On this page you'll find 47 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to blues, such as: dejection, despondency, doldrums, dumps, gloom, and gloominess.

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