Ships on the Ocean

Song: Ships on the Ocean

          Artist: Junior Wells

                     Country: U.S. (Memphis, TN)

                                  Genre: Blues

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Mood: Maxin’ & relaxin’…skeeters buzzin’ round sweaty glasses of sweet tea on the side porch in the heat of Tennessee twilight.

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Louisiana Blues

Song: Louisiana Blues

Artist: Muddy Waters

Country: U.S. (Louisiana)

Genre: Blues

Louisiana-bayou-swamp

 

 

Mood: Steamy ‘Ouisiana night…ravaged crawfish shells stinkin’ on th’ plate…crickets chirpin’ from out back in th’ marsh…oh, yeah.

 

 

 

 

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Illustration Artist: Joseph R. Meeker

The Calypsonians

                                 Song: The Calypsonians

                                              Artist: Taj Mahal

                                                        Country: U.S. (Harlem, NY)

New-York-City-skyline

                                             Genre: Afro-Caribbean Blues

Mood: The Caribbean washes over the Louisiana bayou in a gravelly voice that finds every knot in every muscle & smooths it away.

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World Music Monday

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