13 posts in category Under the Covers

They Called It ‘Stormy Monday Blues’ Part 3 – ? And the Mysterians, The Candymen, Elmore James & Fleetwood Mac

For reasons unknown, in England, it was Blues and R & B bands that turned Walker’s song into a “standard”.  Stateside, it was more often than not, ...

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They Called It ‘Stormy Monday Blues’ Part 2 – John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers – Clapton & Green

In 1965 there were new recordings of T-Bone Walker’s song released in the U.K. in August, September and October. There was also a live performance of the ...

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They Called It ‘Stormy Monday Blues’* Part 1

Enshrined in multiple musical Halls of Fame: the Grammy, the Rock and Roll and the Blues Foundation’s, T-Bone Walker’s ‘Call It Stormy Monday (But ...

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The First Single (Part 2) – The B-Side: ‘Rambling Pony’

A bit of background on the music that Green sets this number to before we begin. Credited to “Hambone” Willie Newbern, researchers now believe the music ...

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Worried Dream – Part 4

We’re going to wrap up this series with a look at the final two available performances from Fleetwood Mac. We’ll also take a look at two later covers of ...

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Worried Dream – Part 3

It is just a few weeks short of a full year between the last (incomplete) live recording of Green performing this song in 1968 and the next available one from ...

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Worried Dream – Part 2

Worried Dream – Part 2   Our disappointment in knowing that Peter Green’s Fleetwood Mac’s first known performance of ‘Worried Dream’ is the only ...

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Worried Dream – Part 1

B.B. King B.B. King: guitar & vocal / Other musicians not known Released, A-side Bluesway 45 August 1967 Released on Blues on Top of Blues (Bluesway ...

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‘Don’t Know Which Way to Go’

My introduction to this song was on Eric Clapton’s soundtrack to the movie “Rush” (released in 1992).  An incendiary performance running almost eleven ...

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If You Wanna Be Happy – released March 11, 1966

Peter Green’s first recording was released on March eleventh 1966.  He was the lead guitarist and one of the “voices” book-ending the Peter B’s cover ...

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