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Dog 3000
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Re: Oooo! Stones fight!
Dec 07, 2006, 21:41
The Stones added make-up and "controversial" lyrics -- and their musicianship is certainly fine. But what "twist" did they add to "black american music of the 50's"?

You gonna tell me a song like "Parachute Woman" isn't just aping Slim Harpo (or somebody like that?) Take away the visuals and it's just kind of a minstrel show!

Lots of folks do what they do, maybe they do it better than most, but I just don't think it's interesting . . . can't abide Clapton's crud-blues for the same reason.

See also: the current Steven Seagal thread. Go to his myspace site and note that he is pictured on the cover of his CD (entitled "Mojo Priest"!)-- PLAYING GITAR ON THE PORCH OF A SHARECROPPER'S SHACK! Now that's some authentic blues! Fnaaar!!
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