Sing a long / Joining in blues songs suggestions

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Sing a long / Joining in blues songs suggestions

Postby Mike Shipman » Sat Oct 10, 2009 6:02 pm

Hi,
Im involved in an acoustic blues open mic session in the UK and a trying to find some songs that everying can sing along to, for example, songs with a strong memorable chorus, like Goodnight Irene, Midnight Special.....any suggestions?
Thanks, Mike.
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Re: Sing a long / Joining in blues songs suggestions

Postby allanlummox » Sat Oct 10, 2009 6:15 pm

And man, those British audiences DO like to sing along! I've started "Saint James Infirmary " at a pub - and wound up leading the room through "Minnie the Moocher", when the whole place started singing that. Anything familiar is liable to get the punters singing!

The classic, of course, would be "My ding a ling", as demonstrated here by the mighty Chuck;
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Re: Sing a long / Joining in blues songs suggestions

Postby Ā§treetslim » Sat Oct 10, 2009 7:29 pm

sweet home chicago
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Re: Sing a long / Joining in blues songs suggestions

Postby maxx england » Sat Oct 10, 2009 7:56 pm

Big Boss Man
King Bee
Honest I Do (great for the end of the night when relaxant has been taken)
Little Red Rooster

The Willie Dixon Songbook?

Whereabouts is your open mic? Is it acoustic only or is the demon electricity permitted?
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Re: Sing a long / Joining in blues songs suggestions

Postby jellyroll baker » Mon Oct 12, 2009 12:34 am

Most Bo Carter tunes can be turned into a bit o' fun call and response.
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