7/9/15: The Blues Had A Baby (It’s Name Was Rock & Roll)

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So the Blues had a baby, and they named that baby Rock & Roll.

What a great show it was this week. I had my friend Ed Behan (http://www.40wattgigolo.com) in the Fuzz Factory as my guest host. He was the guest host with the most, because the concept (and many of the contributions) for the Blues Had A Baby special feature were all his.

We rolled out quite a few classic blues songs and many of the great cover versions of those songs. It was quite the history lesson and a lot of fun to listen to. So much so, that we extended the show an extra 30 minutes.

Listen to the Fuzz Factory with Brett Callero Thursdays from 8-11 PM (EST) on SCAD-Atlanta Radio (http://www.scadatlantaradio.org). Listen to the songs posted below for an idea of what I am talking about.

So the Blues had a baby, and they named that baby Rock & Roll. Read the playlist and see for yourself.

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Going Down – Freddie King

Going Down – Freedom

Going Down – The Jeff Beck Group

I Just Want To Make Love To You – Willie Dixon

I Just Want To Make Love To You (live version) – Foghat

Born Under a Bad Sign – Albert King

Born Under a Bad Sign – Cream

Statesboro Blues – Blind Willie McTell

Statesboro Blues – Taj Mahal

Statesboro Blues – The Allman Brothers Band

The Sky Is Crying – Elmore James

The Sky Is Crying – Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble

Death Letter Blues – Son House

Death Letter – The White Stripes

Back Door Man – Howlin’ Wolf

Back Door Man – The Doors

I Put A Spell On You (live version) – Screamin’ Jay Hawkins

I Put A Spell On You – Creedence Clearwater Revival

I Can’t Quit You Baby – Little Milton

I Can’t Quit You Baby – Led Zeppelin

I’m A Man – Bo Diddley

I’m A Man – The Stooges

Mary Had A Little Lamb – Buddy Guy

Mary Had A Little Lamb – Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble

Catfish Blues – Robert Petway

Catfish Blues – Jimi Hendrix

Baby Please Don’t Go – Big Joe Williams

Baby Please Don’t Go – Them

Baby Please Don’t Go – AC/DC

Dust My Blues – Elmore James

Dust My Broom – ZZ Top

Ice Cream Man – John Brim

Ice Cream Man – Van Halen

Susie Q – Dale Hawkins

Susie Q – Creedence Clearwater Revival

New Orleans (The Rising Sun Blues) – Leadbelly

House Of The Rising Sun – The Animals

Bright Lights, Big City – Jimmy Reed

Bright Lights, Big City – Neil Young

I Can’t Be Satisfied – Muddy Waters

I Can’t Be Satisfied – The Rolling Stones

Bring It On Home – Sonny Boy Williamson

Bring It On Home – Chris Whitley & The Bastard Club

Shake Your Moneymaker – Elmore James

Shake Your Moneymaker – Fleetwood Mac

Train Kept A Rollin’ – The Yardbirds

Train Kept A Rollin’ – Aerosmith

You Need Love – Muddy Waters

Whole Lotta Love – Led Zeppelin

Whole Lotta Love – Blue Mink

Whole Lotta Love – Dennis Coffey

Sweet Home Chicago – Robert Johnson

Sweet Home Chicago – Lonnie Brooks

 

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