Thursday, June 07, 2007

Second Cup | NPR: Boogie Woogie Flu Sufferers

Wikipedia defines "Boogie Woogie" as 'a style of piano-based blues that became very popular in the late 1930s and early 1940s, and was extended from piano, to three pianos at once, guitar, big band, and country and western music, and even gospel.'

(john lee hooker)

NPR's Mitch Myers takes an audio commentary tour of this interesting music genre and how its influenced what we listen to now. To check it out, visit ovah here.
YouTube: John Lee Hooker and Van Morrison- "Gloria"


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