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Tom McPhillips wrote:I definitely have a hard time listening to "Pure Blues" these days, it seems such a limited form, despite the possibility for virtuosity, so I guess I'm with Charlie and Howard...
Tom McPhillips wrote: I guess I'm with Charlie and Howard....
Adam Blake wrote:
No offence, Tom but this is the kind of thing that really pisses me off. The blues has three chords and twelve bars - more or less - and everything else is up to YOU and whether or not you have anything to say.
Tom McPhillips wrote:I definitely have a hard time listening to "Pure Blues" these days, it seems such a limited form, despite the possibility for virtuosity
matt m wrote:if you listen to a lot of blues,they're not actually even playing blues. well not in that stereotypical three chord I-IV-V 12-bar or 8-bar pattern.
garth cartwright wrote: Point being that vernacular music in the US exists within its own community and doesn't tend to give a damn whether great albums and rave reviews and such follow. The music is made as community music first and foremost. Go there and they'll share it with you.
matt m wrote:There's a similarly successful â€“ from a music making rather than a financial point of view â€“ grassroots folk/Americana scene in Yorkshire and Lancashire, from what I've scene recently. I'm thinking people like , Liz Green
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