Sunday, May 20, 2012

Big Bill Broonzy & More - Five Blues Videos

Edited by Azizi Powell

This post showcases five videos of African American Blues music.

The content of this post is presented for historical, educational, entertainment, and aesthetic purposes. The copyrights remain with their owners.

My thanks to the composers and performers of this music. My thanks also to the videographers and uploaders of these featured videos


Video #1: Big Bill Broonzy 1957: 3 Songs

Uploaded by GtrWorkShp on Jan 21, 2010

The great country blues singer and guitarist Big Bill Broonzy performs "Worried Man Blues," "Hey, Hey" and "How You Want It Done." From the DVD "A Musical Journey: The Films of Pete, Toshi and Dan Seeger."
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Video #2: Lightnin Hopkins "Goin Down Slow"

Uploaded by fabriblues on Mar 26, 2007

El Sr. Lightning Hopkins, Llega Hasta Lo Mas Profundo Del Alma Bluesera, Interpretando "Goin Down Slow"

Video #3: Sonny Boy Williamson - Nine below zero

Uploaded by dribats on Dec 14, 2006

Video #4: Odetta - Jim Crow Blues (2003) (blues) Old Leadbelly song

Published on Mar 14, 2012 by jazzman67p

Odetta singing "Jim Crow Blues" at the "Lightning In A Bottle" blues concert in NY City's Radio City Music Hall in 2003. It's an old Leadbelly song...

Video #5: Big Mama Thornton, John Lee Hooker, Big Walter Horton & Dr Ross - "Downhome Shakedown"

Uploaded by joehancock01 on May 13, 2009

Big Mama Thornton, John Lee Hooker, Shakey Horton & Dr Ross playing the harmonica

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