“They Call It Stormy Monday”   3 comments

t-bone-walker84992_lg1” . . . but Tuesday’s Just As Bad.”

This past weekend, NPR’s “All Things Considered” had an excellent segment on Texas Blues great, T-Bone Walker — specifically on his song, “They Call It Stormy Monday,” which was recently named to the National Recording Registry by the Library of Congress. Blues and Rock ‘n Roll guitar players owe so much to this man.  Here’s a link to NPR’s “Sounds of American Culture.”

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(Photo from RollingStone)

Posted November 10, 2008 by kenneturner in Blues, Information

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3 responses to ““They Call It Stormy Monday”

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  1. Pingback: Call It Stormy Monday — Mr. “V” with Mean Gene Kelton « Kenneturner’s Weblog

  2. Pingback: They Call It Stormy Monday — Mr. V with Mean Gene Kelton & The Die Hards — Revised « Becoming is Superior to Being

  3. Reblogged this on Becoming is Superior to Being and commented:

    TEN YEARS OUT — First posted November 10, 2008.

    Modern electric blues guitar can be traced directly back to this Texas-born pioneer, who began amplifying his sumptuous lead lines for public consumption circa 1940 and thus initiated a revolution so total that its tremors are still being felt today.

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