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AdLib On June - 4 - 2010

With a number of southern states having to cope with the immediate effects of the BP oil crisis (though, like slow moving oil, it will eventually spread to all of us in its impact), it seems appropriate to dedicate this week’s music thread to our friends in The South. Whether it’s Southern artists, songs about The South,ย  music that comes from The South (jazz, blues, zydeco, country, etc), whatever songs have a connection, feel free to choose any at all.

Let’s start this off with several dedicated to the biggest initial victim of this spill, Louisiana…hang in there N’awlins:

Jambalaya – Hank Williams

Mr. Bojangles – Sammy Davis Jr.

King Creole – Elvis Presley

Born On The Bayou – Creedence Clearwater Revival

Steely Dan – Pearl of the Quarter

Brown Sugar – Rolling Stones

House of The Rising Sun – The Animals

Moon Over Bourbon Street – Sting

And a couple from Tom Petty and Mr. Charles to round it out:

Rebels – Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

Southern Accent – Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

Gerogia – Ray Charles

Y’all’s turn!

Categories: Music Thread

Written by AdLib

My motto is, "It is better to have blogged and lost hours of your day, than never to have blogged at all."

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  1. LiseLives says:

    Heeeeere’s Taj Mahal ………..Ain’t Nobody’s Business

  2. javaz says:

    Alabama -- If You’re Gonna Play in Texas You Gotta Have A Fiddle In The Band --

    Alabama -- Dixieland Delight --

  3. javaz says:

    Johnny Horton -- Battle Of New Orleans in 1814 --

  4. PepeLepew says:

    Did I mention they’re coming to Montana in September? ๐Ÿ˜€

    I actually changed my climbing schedule for this!

    • javaz says:

      I’ve tried to figure out the band that’s going to Montana, but there are no clues.

      Have a pity on people who cannot access youtube and tell me, please, pretty please with a cherry on top, what band it is that you are talking about?

      Our neighbors with fast Internet were gone, but we didn’t feel it was right to log on and view the youtubes.

      So, what band is coming to Montana that you are going to see and have your daughter wear ear-plugs?

      • PepeLepew says:

        The Black Crowes!

        Kiddo is excited because it’s the first REAL rock concert I am letting her go to. It’s during the daytime and outdoors.

        • javaz says:

          Dum, dum, dum -- guitar riff and then dum-dum dum and then Baby baby -- close my eyes -- Love the Black Crowes!!!

          Thank you for replying.

          We don’t do concerts anymore, but we buy DVD concerts and watch them then.

          We’re older, so what can we say?


    • Blues Tiger says:

      I saw these guys in 99 right after the big Tornado… They were about the only event that didn’t cancell for that month and they donated all the proceeds to help people…

      Great Band…

    • PatsyT says:

      Cool Pepe Are you taking the family?

  5. javaz says:

    Faith Hill -- Mississippi Girl --

    Ginger Gilligan -- Yellow Rose of Texas --

    Alabama -- Song Of The South -- (did someone post this one already?)

  6. PatsyT says:

    R.E.M. from Athens Georgia
    Live on David Lettermen

  7. PepeLepew says:

    Coming to Montana in September! ๐Ÿ˜€

  8. PatsyT says:

    Big Mama Thornton ft. Buddy Guy -- Hound Dog

    • LiseLives says:

      A great blues version ! patsy are you on HP as ncmom ?

      Because she posted that one too & it’s such an obscure song --

      • PatsyT says:

        No Lise,
        I am what I am
        I have thought of a few fun names though
        If I were to go there as an alternate personality…..
        scratch and sniff
        You could really have a laugh coming up with
        alternate names.
        I only visit there on occasions
        and try to drop the planet name
        so far I have been under the radar
        No banning

        • LiseLives says:

          Just got home --
          I LOVE scratch and sniff ! LOL --
          Oh, do it, lots of fun could be had with that one & I’d surely get banned with some of my naughty comebacks ๐Ÿ˜€

          I’ve come up with a few alternate monikers, just for the exercise of envisioning the theme they’d carry --
          I’m going to check EYE (s) again & see if it was just an HP glitch --

  9. LiseLives says:

    O/T : I hated wearing my badges at Huff (and didn’t remember the email associated with the moniker, to ask them to remove them) so I got a new moniker :
    EYE EYE EYE -- no badges -- it just got banned -- for leaving the very same types of posts that the 2-badge (ugh) LiseLives does --

    What the hell do they want from an ordinary no-badge poster ?

    I’ll join in w/ the music when I get home from the office -- hope everybody’s doing great --

  10. PatsyT says:

    Muddy Waters plays “Manish Boy”

  11. javaz says:

    King Oliver’s Jazz Band 1923 -- Mabel’s Dream

  12. PatsyT says:

    Big Mama Thornton, John Lee Hooker, Big Walter Horton & Dr Ross

  13. PatsyT says:

    Ry Cooder Vililante Man

  14. Blues Tiger says:

    Mountain -- Mississippi Queen

  15. javaz says:

    New Orleans Zydeco Music -- The River Walk -- before Katrina --

    Dixieland Dirge -- New Second Line -- (Live and Let Die/James Bond)

  16. Mightywoof says:

    My favorite song and singer -- Nina Simone “Sinnerman”

  17. Jenuwin says:

    Rainy Day Blues -- Willie Nelson

    Are the Good Times Really Over for Good -- Merle Haggard

    • javaz says:

      Love Willie Nelson!

      Do you watch Craig Ferguson’s Late Show after David Letterman?
      Willie did a series of spoofs about farming and those were hilarious.

      • Jenuwin says:

        No unfortunately I did not get to see it! I’ll have to look for that on You Tube! Yes i am from the south but typically do not like country music…but I can’t pass up Willie and Merle!

  18. javaz says:

    Branford Marsalis -- Dienda --

    Aaron Neville -- When A Man Loves A Woman --

    Randy Newman -- Short People --

    All the artists born in New Orleans that I can think of -- New Orleans sure did give us some great musicians and singers!

  19. Blues Tiger says:

    Doug Kershaw Louisiana Man

    Doug Kershaw -- Diggy Liggy Lo

  20. javaz says:

    Sweet Emma Barrett -- I Ain’t Gonna Give Nobody None Of My Jellyroll --

    Snooks Eaglin -- St. James Infirmary --

    Smiley Lewis -- I Hear You Knocking --

    King Floyd -- Don’t You Leave Me Lonely --

  21. PatsyT says:

    I know he is Canadian but Neil Young really captured the feel of Alabama

  22. Blues Tiger says:

    Gladys Knight & The Pips “Midnight Train To Georgia”

    I remember laughing my butt off to this one..

    The Pips

  23. Blues Tiger says:

    Tony Joe White Polk Salad Annie

    Tony Joe White -- Rainy Night in Georgia

  24. Mightywoof says:

    Did someone say Zydeco?

    One of the finest voices I ever heard growing up (thanks Dad for having the old 78 rpm record)


    Dixieland Jazz Band

  25. Blues Tiger says:

    ZZ Top -- My Head’s in Mississippi ๐Ÿ˜Ž

  26. javaz says:

    Fats Domino -- Ain’t That A Shame --

    Mahalia Jackson -- We Shall Overcome --

    Clarence FROGMAN Henry -- Ain’t Got No Home --

    Jelly Roll Morton -- Hesitation Blues --

  27. javaz says:

    Lynyrd Skynyrd -- Sweet Home Alabama --

    Neil Young -- Southern Man --

  28. javaz says:

    One of New Orleans finest son’s -- Harry Connick Jr.

    Louis Armstrong --

    Al Hirt --

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