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The blues is melancholy, right?

December 27, 2010

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The blues is melancholy, right? Tough times.  Three simple chords and twelve bars.  An African-American male with a guitar held together by bailing wire.  To a man’s troubled soul, you add a few blue notes, a little trochaic rhythm, and you got the blues, right? Simple. Except that it’s not really so simple, and a […]