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Hound Dog - blues and rock standard
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"Hound Dog" Blues Hall of Fame , Grammy Hall of Fame , Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Some of the blues artists that have recorded "Hound Dog":
Big Mama Thornton, Junior Wells, Etta James, Albert King, Koko Taylor, Eddie Clearwater, Eric Clapton, Big Time Sarah

"Hound Dog" is a twelve-bar blues written by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller and originally recorded by Willie Mae "Big Mama" Thornton in 1952. Other early versions illustrate the differences among blues, country, and rock and roll in the mid 1950s. The 1956 remake by Elvis Presley is the best known version. This is the version that is #19 on Rolling Stone's list of The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time. "Hound Dog" was also recorded by 5 country singers in 1953 alone, and over 26 times through 1964. . From the 1970s onward, the song has appeared, or is heard, as a part of the soundtrack in numerous motion pictures, most notably in blockbusters such as American Graffiti, Grease, Forrest Gump, Lilo & Stitch, A Few Good Men (film) and Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull.

Big Mama Thornton version

The blues singer Big Mama Thornton's biggest hit was Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller's "Hound Dog," which she recorded in 1952. Thornton’s "Hound Dog" was the first record Leiber and Stoller produced themselves. They took over the session because their work had sometimes been misrepresented, and on this one they knew how they wanted the drums to sound; Johnny Otis was supposed to produce it, but they wanted him on drums. Otis received a writing credit on all 6 of the 1953 pressings. This 1953 Peacock Records release (#1612) was number one on the Billboard rhythm and blues charts for seven weeks.

Thornton gave this account of how the original was created to Ralph Gleason. “They were just a couple of kids, and they had this song written on the back of a paper bag.” She added a few interjections of her own, played around with the rhythm (some of the choruses have thirteen rather than twelve bars), and had the band bark and howl like hound dogs at the end of the song. In fact, she interacts constantly in a call and response fashion during a one minute long guitar "solo" by Pete Lewis . Her vocals include lines such as: "Aw, listen to that ole hound dog howl.. OOOOoooow", "Now wag your tail", Aw, get it, get it, get it".

Thornton's delivery has flexible phrasing making use of micro-inlfections and syncopations. Over a steady backbeat, she starts out singing each line as one long upbeat. When the words change from "You ain't nothin' but a HOUND Dog", she begins to shift the downbeat around: You TOLD me you was high-class / but I can SEE through that, You ain't NOTHIN' but a hound dog. Each has a focal accent which is never repeated..

The other musicians on this recording are Devonia Williams (piano), Albert Winston (bass), and Leard Bell (drums), and are listed as "Kansas City Bill & Orchestra". Habanera and Habanera-mambo variations can be found in this recording.

1953 Country versions

Peacock released Thornton's version in March 1953. Five versions of the song were recorded on several different labels by "country" groups the very next month (April 1953):

  • Billy Starr label shot sample
  • Tommy Duncan label shot sample
  • Eddie Hazelwood label shot sample
  • Jack Turner label shotsample
  • Cleve Jackson label shot

Bernie Lowe, Freddie Bell and the Bellboys

Bernie Lowe suspected that "Hound Dog" could potentially have greater appeal, and asked Freddie Bell of Freddie Bell and the Bellboys to rewrite the lyrics to appeal to a broader radio audience. "Snoopin' round my door" was replaced with "cryin' all the time", and "You can wag your tail, but I ain't gonna feed you no more" was replaced by "You ain't never caught a rabbit, and you ain't no friend of mine." This new version of "Hound Dog" was recorded on Lowe's Teen Records in 1955 (TEEN 101 with "Move Me Baby" on the flip side, two of four songs the group did with Lowe that year). The regional popularity of this release, along with the group's showmanship, yielded both a tour, and an engagement in the Las Vegas Sands Hotel's Silver Queen Bar. The Bellboys' Vegas version of the song was a comedy-burlesque with show-stopping va-va-voom choreography.

Elvis Presley TV performances and recording

Elvis Presley's first, apparently not very successful, appearance in Las Vegas, as an “extra added attraction”, was in the Venus Room of the New Frontier from April 23 through May 6, 1956. Freddie Bell and the Bellboys were the hot act in town, and Elvis went to the Sands to take in their show. Elvis not only enjoyed the show, but also loved their reworking of 'Hound Dog' and asked Freddie if he had any objections to him recording his own version. By May 16 Elvis had added “Hound Dog” to his live performances.

The song was done as comic relief, and Presley based the lyrics, which he sometimes changed, and "gyrations" on what he had seen at the Sands. The song always got a big reaction and became the standard closer.

Drummer D.J. Fontana put it this way. "We took that from a band we saw in Vegas, Freddie Bell and the Bellboys. They were doing the song kinda like that. We went out there every night to watch them. He'd say: "Let's go watch that band. It's a good band! That's where he heard "Hound Dog", and shortly thereafter he said: "Let's try that song".

Presley first performed "Hound Dog" to a nation wide television audience on The Milton Berle Show on June 5, 1956, his second appearance with Berle. By this time Scotty Moore had added a guitar solo, and DJ Fontana had added a hot drum roll between verses of the song. Presley appeared for the first time on national television sans guitar. Before his death, Berle told an interviewer that he had told Elvis to leave his guitar backstage. "Let 'em see you, son", advised Uncle Miltie.

An upbeat version ended abruptly as Presley threw his arm back. Then began to vamp at half tempo, "You ain't-a nuthin' but a hound dog, cuh-crying all the time." "You ain't never caught a rabbit..." A final wave signaled the band to stop. Elvis pointed threateningly at the audience, and belted out, "You ain't no friend of mine." Presley's movements during the performance were energetic and exaggerated. The reactions of young women in the studio audience were enthusiastic, as shown on the broadcast.
Over 40,000,000 people saw the performance and the next day controversy exploded. Berle's network received many letters of protest. The various self appointed guardians of public morality attacked Elvis in the press. TV critics began a merciless campaign against Elvis making statements that; Elvis "is a no talent performer", he had a "caterwalling voice and nonsense lyrics", he was an "influence on juvenile deliquency", and began using the nickname "Elvis the Pelvis".

Elvis next appeared on national television singing "Hound Dog" on the July 1 Steve Allen Show. Steve Allen wrote: "When I booked Elvis, I naturally had no interest in just presenting him vaudeville-style and letting him do his spot as he might in concert. Instead we worked him into the comedy fabric of our program...We certainly didn't inhibit Elvis' then-notorious pelvic gyrations, but I think the fact that he had on formal evening attire made him, purely on his own, slightly alter his presentation." As Allen was notoriously contemptuous of rock 'n' roll music and songs such as Hound Dog, he smirkingly presented Elvis "with a roll that looks exactly like a large roll of toilet paper with, says Allen, the 'signatures of eight thousand fans' " and the singer had to wear a tuxedo while singing an abbreviated version of Hound Dog to an actual top hat-wearing basset hound. Although by most accounts Presley was a good sport about it, according to Scotty Moore, the next morning they were all angry about their treatment the previous night.

The morning after the "Steve Allen Show" performance, the studio version was recorded for RCA Victor by Elvis' regular band of Scotty Moore on lead guitar (with Elvis usually providing rhythm guitar), Bill Black on bass, D.J. Fontana on drums and backing vocals from the Jordanaires. Presley recorded this version along with "Don't Be Cruel" and "Any Way You Want Me" on July 2, 1956 at RCA's New York City studio. The producing credit was given to RCA's Steve Sholes, however the studio recordings reveal that Elvis produced the songs (as well as most of the RCA recording sessions) himself, which is verified by the band members. Presley insisted on getting the song exactly the way he wanted it, recording 31 takes of the song.

Don't Be Cruel (G2WW-5936) was the flip side of the "Hound Dog" single (G2WW-5935), released on July 13, 1956. Both sides of the record topped the charts independently, a rare feat. The single also topped all three extant Billboard charts: pop, country & western, and rhythm & blues, the first record in history to do so.

On September 9, with the song topping the US charts, Presley performed an abbreviated version of "Hound Dog" on the Ed Sullivan Show hosted by Charles Laughton. After performing "Ready Teddy", he introduced the song with the following statement, “Friends, as a great philosopher once said...” Elvis's first time on the Sullivan show was an event that drew some 60 million TV viewers. During his second Sullivan Show appearance, October 28, he introduced the song thusly (although unable to keep a straight face). “Ladies and gentlemen, could I have your attention please. Ah, I’d like to tell you we’re going to do a sad song for you. This song here is one of the saddest songs we’ve ever heard. It really tells a story friends. Beautiful lyrics. It goes something like this.” He then launched into a full version of the song. Elvis was shown in full during this performance. Again, Presley drew more than 60 million viewers.

Presley's "Hound Dog" sold over 4 million copies in the United States on its first release. It was his best selling single and starting in July 1956, it spent a record eleven weeks at #1. It stayed in the #1 spot until it was replaced by "Love Me Tender", also recorded by Elvis.

In March, 2005, Q magazine placed Presley's version at number 55 in its list of the Q Magazine's 100 Greatest Guitar Tracks. Rolling Stone magazine ranked it #19 on their list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time- the highest ranked of Presley's eleven entries.

In popular culture

The song appears in the 2005 Elvis Presley biopic Elvis, where it shows him performing the song at The Milton Berle Show.

Subsequent versions of "Hound Dog"

A partial list of “cover” versions of Hound Dog includes:

  • Freddie Bell & his Bell Boys. Re-recorded for Mercury 1956 and released 1957 on the album "Rock´n Roll All Flavors"
  • John Entwistle (bassist of The Who) - from his 1973 rock'n'roll album Rigor Mortis Sets In
  • Jimi Hendrix - from BBC Sessions (The Jimi Hendrix Experience album)
  • Jimi Hendrix & Little Richard - from the '72 'duet' album Friends From The Beginning.
  • The Everly Brothers - from their Rock 'n Soul album.
  • Jerry Lee Lewis
  • John Lennon - from one of his last charity concerts in New York, 1972.
  • Royal Artillery Alanbrooke Band
  • Billy "Crash" Craddock - recorded on his album Live! 1977
  • Johnny Burnette Trio
  • Recorded live by the Rolling Stones in Memphis, Tennessee on June 28, 1978
  • Willy DeVille on his 2002 album Acoustic Trio Live in Berlin.
  • Robert Palmer - recorded the original lyric version for his 2003 Blues album Drive
  • Tales of Terror (band) - recorded for his EP in 1984
  • Gene Vincent & His Blue Caps Live from a Alan Freed radio show in July, 1956.
  • Eric Clapton on his album Journeyman
  • Bernie Marsden, Ian Paice, Neil Murray and Don Airey during an Ian Paice and Friends concert.
  • Jeff Beck & Jed Leiber, an instrumental version appeared on the audio album Honeymoon in Vegas - Music from the Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (1992)
  • James Taylor on his Covers album in 2008.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia 

Artist: Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller
Title: Hound Dog

You ain't nothin' but a hound dog
cryin' all the time.
You ain't nothin' but a hound dog
cryin' all the time.
Well, you ain't never caught a rabbit
and you ain't no friend of mine.

When they said you was high classed,
well, that was just a lie.
When they said you was high classed,
well, that was just a lie.
You ain't never caught a rabbit
and you ain't no friend of mine.

Hide Away - blues and rock standard
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"Hide Away" Blues Hall of Fame , Grammy Hall of Fame , Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Some of the blues artists that have recorded "Hide Away":
  • Freddie King, Hound Dog Taylor, John Mayall & Eric Clapton, King Curtis & Cornell Dupree, Lonnie Brooks, Hollywood Fats, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Magic Slim, Luther Allison, Snooks Eaglin, Boogie Bill Webb

"Hide Away" is a blues instrumental that has become "a standard for countless blues and rock musicians performing today." Freddie King first recorded "Hide Away" in 1960 and the following year it reached #5 in the Billboard R&B chart. The song reached #29 in the Billboard Hot 100, making it one of the highest showings in the pop chart by a blues artist. The song was named after Mel's Hide Away Lounge, a Chicago blues club where many of the blues musicians of the era played.

Although "Hide Away" is credited to Freddie King and Sonny Thompson (pianist and A&R man at Federal Records) in an interview, Freddie King said that "Hide Away" came from Hound Dog Taylor. Shakey Jake Harris, a harmonica player who played with Magic Sam, said "At that time me and Sam was playing at Mel's Hideaway. That's where Freddie King's Hide Away comes from. We stole it from Hound Dog Taylor, and Freddie King stole it from us. It used to be our theme song. It was Magic Sam's theme song. And so Freddie King would come in and jam with us until he learnt that song." Magic Sam recorded a variation of the song, "Do The Camel Walk," in 1961 (Chief 7026).

In his autobiography, Willie Dixon suggests that he named the song "Hide Away." He went on to say that "the guy who really wrote "Hide Away" was this guy called Irving Spencer." Dixon also claimed that Freddie King had recorded "Hide Away" earlier for Cobra Records, but none of his Cobra material was ever issued.

Freddie King credits Robert Jr. Lockwood with inspiring "the diminished chord I used on the break part." "And the thing I put in there like "The Walk." That came from one of Jimmy McCracklin's songs, you know, I just pitched it all in like this. Made a commercial thing out of it. But - it sold." The guitar figure from Jimmy McCracklin's "The Walk" (Checker 885) can be heard on the third twelve-bar verse. Freddie King also "pitched in" a take on the theme from Peter Gunn, a popular television series of the time, on the sixth verse. The "Peter Gunn Theme" was written by Henry Mancini, a Hollywood composer of film scores (Breakfast At Tiffany's, Pink Panther, etc.).

In 1962, King Curtis recorded the song with Cornell Dupree on guitar. In 1966, Eric Clapton recorded "Hide Away" on the John Mayall Blues Breakers with Eric Clapton album (Decca LK 4804/London PS 492). The album was widely popular in England, where it reached #6 in the UK albums chart. The version followed the original, but with a somewhat jazzier rhythm-section arrangement and more vamping by Clapton, including an Elmore James-style riff on the seventh verse. The "Peter Gunn Theme" verse was dropped in favor of a loose take on "Baby Elephant Walk," another Henry Mancini composition, from the 1962 movie Hatari!.

Numerous versions of "Hide Away" followed, including a remake by Freddie King on his 1969 album Freddie King Is A Blues Master (Cotillion SD 9004, produced by King Curtis). However, the original remains the standard on which most contemporary versions are based. Freddie King's "Hide Away" has been inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame, the Grammy Hall of Fame, and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Blues legend Freddie King performs Hideaway on The Beat, 1966.
Good Morning, School Girl - blues standard
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"Good Morning, School Girl", also known as "Good Morning Little School Girl" is a blues song, composed by Sonny Boy Williamson I. The song is about a boy who is longing to meet a young school girl. In some strophes the text is rather explicit about the intentions of the singer.

The song has been performed by many artists as;

  • The Allman Brothers Band
  • Big Joe Williams
  • Chuck Berry
  • The Derek Trucks Band
  • Lightnin' Hopkins
  • Mississippi Fred McDowell
  • Grateful Dead
  • Robben Ford
  • Buddy Guy
  • Paul Rodgers, with Jeff Beck
  • Van Morrison
  • Ten Years After
  • Junior Wells
  • Yardbirds
  • Johnny Winter
  • Jonny Lang
  • Muddy Waters
  • Taj Mahal (musician)
  • Widespread Panic
  • The Jimi Homeless Experience

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Artist: Van Morrison
Title: Good Morning Little School Girl
(Sonny Boy Williamson)
Good mornin' little school girl
Good mornin' little school girl
Can i go home, can i go home, with you?
Tell your mommy and you poppy
Oh, i once was a school boy, too

Well, i don't want to (well i don't want to)
Well, i don't want to (well i don't want to)
Be jivin' your boyfriend (be jivin' your boyfriend)
Be jivin' your boyfriend around
Well, you jive so easy, (yeah!)
That i don't wanna put you down (yeaaaah!)

Good mornin' little school girl
(good mornin' little school girl)
Good mornin' little school girl
(good mornin' little school girl)
May i come home? (may i go home)
Can i go home with you?
Tell, your mommy and your pappa (yee-ay!)
Junior, was a school boy, too

(that was junior wells, junior wells)

Well, i don't want to
Well, i don't want to
Be jivin' your boyfriend
Be jivin' your boyfriend, around
Well, you jive so easy (yee-ay!)
I don't wanna put you down

Good mornin' little school girl
(good mornin' little school girl)
Good mornin' little school girl
(good mornin' little school girl)
Can i go home (can i go home)
Can i go home with you?
Tell, your mama and your pappa
I wanna be a school boy, too
Going Down Slow - blues standard
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"Goin' Down Slow" Blues Hall of Fame

Some of the blues artists that have recorded "Goin' Down Slow":
  • St. Louis Jimmy Oden, Howlin' Wolf, Guitar Slim, Memphis Slim, Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee, Muddy Waters, Bobby Blue Bland, B.B. King, Snooks Eaglin, Champion Jack Dupree, J.B. Hutto

"Going Down Slow" is a blues song written by St. Louis Jimmy Oden, originally released in 1941. Howlin' Wolf included the song on his 1962 Rocking Chair Album.

The song alternates between sung and spoken passages. The sung passages are the reflections of a dying man:

Please write my mother, tell her the shape I'm in
Tell her to pray for me, forgive me for my sin

The spoken passages (by Willie Dixon on Wolf's release) deal with relationship:

Now looka here...
I did not say I was a millionaire...
But I said I have spent more money than a millionaire!
Cause if I had've kept all my money that I'd already spent,
I would've been a millionaire a looong time ago...

Due largely to Wolf's recording, it has since become a blues standard, and has been recorded by countless blues and rock artists, including:

  • Davey Graham on the 1964 Folk, Blues & Beyond...
  • The Animals on the 1966 Animalism
  • Aretha Franklin on 1967's Aretha Arrives
  • Canned Heat on their 1967 debut album
  • Free on their 1968 debut, Tons of Sobs
  • Eric Burdon and Jimmy Witherspoon on their 1971 album Guilty
  • Duane Allman on the 1972 Anthology compilation
  • Led Zeppelin during the Whole Lotta Love medley on the live How the West Was Won
  • B. B. King and Bobby Bland on 1974's Together for the First Time...Live
  • Huey Lewis and the News on the 1994 album Four Chords & Several Years Ago
  • Eric Clapton on 1998's Pilgrim
  • Jeff Beck and Tom Jones on 2003's "Red, White and Blues" soundtrack to the Mike Figgis film.
  • Mike Bloomfield on 1994 "Don't Say That I Ain't Your Man! : Essential Blues, 1964-1969"
  • The Electric Flag as a bonus track released on a reissue of A Long Time Comin' (1968)
  • Ray Charles
  • Little Walter
  • Elmore James
  • Alan Price
  • Muddy Waters and Johnny Winter
  • Jimmy Witherspoon
  • Champion Jack Dupree on his 1958 Atlantic recording "Blues from the Gutter"

Dar apie šią dainą:

Artist: B.B. King
Album: Unknown
Title: Going Down Slow

I've had my fun if i don't get well no more
I've had my fun, people, if i don't get well no more
My heath is fallin' on me
Yes, and i'm going down slow

I want you to write my mother and tell her the shape i'm in
Oh please write my mother, tell her the shape i'm in
I want you tell her to pray for me, people
Well, to forgive for my sins

On that next train south, mother
You can look for my clothes on
On that next train south, mother
You can look for my clothes on
Yes, i had my fun, mother, this is all in prayers
Yes, i had my fun, people, mother, this is all in prayers
Yes, if you don't see this old body, mother
You know i'm gone out of this world somewhere
Got My Mojo Working - blues and rock standard
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"Got My Mojo Working" Blues Hall of Fame , Grammy Hall of Fame , Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Some of the blues artists that have recorded "Got My Mojo Working":
  • Ann Cole, Muddy Waters, Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown, James Cotton, Etta James, B.B. King, Otis Rush, Junior Wells, Koko Taylor, George "Harmonica" Smith, Luther "Snake Boy" Johnson, The Aces, Pinetop Perkins & Hubert Sumlin, Jimmy Rogers

"Got My Mojo Working" is a 1956 song written by Preston Foster and first recorded by Ann Cole, but popularized by Muddy Waters in 1957. Waters' rendition of the song was featured on the Rolling Stone magazine's list of 500 Greatest Songs of All Time at #359, and was inducted in the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2000. It was also included in the list of Songs of the Century, by the Recording Industry of America and the National Endowment for the Arts.


The song has been covered by many artists, including Louis Jordan (1956), Conway Twitty (1964), Alexis Korner (1964), Manfred Mann (1964), The Zombies (1964), Jimmy Smith (1965), The Paul Butterfield Blues Band (1965), Art Blakey (1966), Carla Thomas (1967), Canned Heat (1969), Elvis Presley (1970), Rory Gallagher (1971), J. J. Cale (1972), B. B. King (1977), Buddy Guy (1977), Otis Rush (1986), Asylum Street Spankers (2004), Eric Clapton and Bobby Darin (Unknown if recorded, but performed live). Still covered by many artists today, it most recently has become an encore song for the soul/funk/R&B band JJ Grey & MOFRO, frequently showing up on the set list for their live shows beginning the end of 2007 and continuing in early 2008.


This song has been the topic of copyright litigation. McKinley Morganfield, a.k.a. Muddy Waters, heard Ann Cole perform this song while on tour in 1956. He modified the words, and attempted to copyright his own version. Dare Records, holder of the Preston copyright, and Arc Records, holder of the Morganfield copyright, settled out of court, with Arc deferring to Dare's copyright. This agreement did not affect the actual copyright status: the two versions are still separately copyrighted. Nonetheless, MCA/Chess has credited the song to Foster in more recent years (for example, in the liner notes to the Chess Blues box set in 1991). Other songs exist that are sufficiently similar to have provoked litigation. In Strachborneo v. Arc Music 357 F. Supp 1393 (S.D. N.Y. 1973), Ruth Stratchborneo sued Arc Music, rights holder to the Preston Foster work, for infringement against her song "Mojo Workout". The court held that the concept of "mojo" was public domain, and that the existence of references to mojo was not sufficient to justify a finding of infringement.

Foster lyrics excerpt

 Got my Mojo working but it just won't work on you
Got my Mojo working but it just won't work on you
I want to love you so till I don't know what to do
I got my black cat bones all pure and dry
I got my 4 leaf clovers all hanging high
I got my Mojo working but it just won't work on you
I want to love you so till I don't know what to do
<repeat format, with varied spells: hoodoo ashes,
black snake boots, red hot tips, etc. >

Excerpt from Waters lyrics

Got my mojo working but it just won't work on you
Got my mojo working but it just won't work on you
I want to love you so bad I don't know what to do
Going down to Louisiana to get me a mojo hand
Going down to Louisiana to get me a mojo hand
I'm going to have all you women, getcha under my command
Got my mojo working, ...

Excerpt from Stratchborneo lyrics

I got my mojo working
Well my mojo working
Well my mojo working
Well my mojo working
My mojo working but it just won't work on you.
You grab your little girl and spin her around
You grab both hands and holler out loud
You turn and turn till you're back to back
You move your feet and you don't look back.
You do the mojo workout
Well the mojo workout
You do the mojo workout
<dance step instructions>
I got my mojo working
Well my mojo working
My mojo working.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Artist: Muddy Waters
Album: Blues Straight Ahead
Title: Got My Mojo Working

Got my mojo working, but it just won't work on you (x2)
I wanna love you so bad till I don't know what to do
I'm going down to Louisiana to get me a mojo hand (x2)
I'm gonna have all you women right here at my command
Got my mojo working (echoed by the crowd) (x4)
Got my mojo working, but it just won't work on you
Play on! (instrumental break)
Got my mojo working (echoed by the crowd) (x4)
Got my mojo working, but it - uh uh - just won't work on you
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Žinios praneša, kad vakar buvo daug aukų   Nepasimokė niekas vėl iš praeities pamokų   Kažkur sugriuvo namas, o kažkur sužlugo planai   Chaosas visuotinis skersai ir išilgai   Trokštų daugelis visus kitus be...

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Girl in Blues - Bliuzas iš .... Baltarusijos

Bliuzas iš .... Baltarusijos?!? Oh yea, baby…. Tuo negalėjau patikėti ir aš, pirmą kartą išgirdusi puikia anglų kalba traukiama “Look what you get, Girl”. Bet daina man velniškai patiko, pakėlė...

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Lengstonas Hjuzas - Liūdnas bliuzas Lengstonas Hjuzas "Liūdnas bliuzas" Žemas mieguistas balsas dudena Prie pianino melodiją seną. Tai negras dainuoja. Gatvei iš lėto prieblandon skęstant, Blausiai dujų liepsnelei plazdant, Jis tyliai linguoja, Jis tyliai...

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Julius Keleras - nutrūkęs bliuzas

Julius Keleras - nutrūkęs bliuzas  esu pienburnis, tamsoj ieškantis elektros jungtuko, esu pieno pilna burna juodą naktį bandantis grįžti, vėl įeiti, vėl atsinešti degtuką ir žiūrėti į apšviestą veidą, kuris atsiranda staiga jį atplauna šviesa, jis išnyra sekundei...

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Girl in BLues - Namų šeimininkės užrašai

Nekenčiu jos. Nekenčiu jos visą savo esybe. Negaliu nenusipurtyti vos tik apie ją pagalvojus. O užsiminus Brangiausiam, kad jos nekenčiu – išgirstų kiek įsižeidusį jo balsą – ir iš kur...

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Girl in Blues - Hazmat Modine charizma

Pavydėkit mums, kaimynai. O dar geriau – atvažiuokit pas mus, nes jau greit, jau tuoj, jau nebedaug, ir visi mes draugiškai galėsime patrepsėti, dainuodami - Uuap pap pira uap pap...

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