Best Juke Joint Performer

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Best Juke Joint Performer

Postby dave mac » Wed Apr 14, 2004 2:05 pm

[updated:LAST EDITED ON Apr-14-04 AT 10:13 AM (EST)]You are putting on a party. The juke joint is secured. The bar is stocked and the barbecue is started. Who is your entertainment (any blues artist, dead or alive)? I put my money on Elmore James, he would get the feet stomping. How about you?
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RE: Best Juke Joint Performer

Postby ricochet » Wed Apr 14, 2004 4:10 pm

Howlin' Wolf.
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RE: Best Juke Joint Performer

Postby bluesmcgoo » Wed Apr 14, 2004 5:02 pm

Charley Patton
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RE: Best Juke Joint Performer

Postby hardluckchild » Wed Apr 14, 2004 5:14 pm

Kip Winger.
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RE: Best Juke Joint Performer

Postby hardluckchild » Wed Apr 14, 2004 5:14 pm

Just a joke there!

I'd go with either Elmore or the Wolf.
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RE: Best Juke Joint Performer

Postby cas » Wed Apr 14, 2004 7:20 pm

Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix & Son House.

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RE: Best Juke Joint Performer

Postby jeffl » Wed Apr 14, 2004 7:30 pm

Ditto Howlin' Wolf, but I'd leave my wife at home.
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RE: Best Juke Joint Performer

Postby stumblin » Wed Apr 14, 2004 8:04 pm

J.B. Hutto and/or Hound Dog Taylor.
Or Elmore James/Howlin' Wolf/Charlie Patton.
S'okay, I don't think Mrs. Stumblin' would want to go anyway :)
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RE: Best Juke Joint Performer

Postby streetslim » Wed Apr 14, 2004 8:23 pm

definately Hound Dog Taylor & The Houserockers
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RE: Best Juke Joint Performer

Postby jellyroll baker » Wed Apr 14, 2004 9:12 pm

I'd go with the Hound. Come on, just have a look at the guy. How can you not have a good time?

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RE: Best Juke Joint Performer

Postby boz » Wed Apr 14, 2004 9:20 pm

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RE: Best Juke Joint Performer

Postby dcblues » Wed Apr 14, 2004 9:43 pm

Robert Nighthawk and Johnny Young (with Big Walter on harp). See the movie And This Is Free for the reason why. Rhythm section doesn't matter as long as they know what they're doing.
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RE: Best Juke Joint Performer

Postby howlnwoof » Thu Apr 15, 2004 8:36 am

I'd have to go with Johnny Shines as the opening act....
followed by RL Burnside (circa Too Bad Jim era).....
throw in JB Hutto ...........
and top it off with John Lee Hooker........

I'm sorry , it seems it has now turned into a festival , hasn't it !!
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RE: Best Juke Joint Performer

Postby bow » Mon Apr 19, 2004 5:23 pm

>Kip Winger.


Not really much of a joke if you listen to his "Another Way" acoustic CD...

That boy can play an acoustic Guitar....
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RE: Best Juke Joint Performer

Postby bow » Mon Apr 19, 2004 5:26 pm

But as for my Party?

In No Order.. after all, it is a Juke Joint Party, so you get up and play when you want too... ;)

John Lee Hooker
Geroge Thorogood
Eric Sardinas
Hounddog Taylor
Harlem Slim
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