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Standing At The Crossroads

6 Jul

Standing At The Crossroads.

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Blues Dialect Words of the Day

5 Aug

“policy writin’ man” – (hint: to play the numbers)

“back door” – (hint: your sittin’ on it)

“Mister Crump” – (hint: Now Mister Crump don’t like it, ain’t gonna have it here”  — Memphis politician around 1909)

“raising the deuce” – (hint: deuce is a synonym for ?)

“head-board” – (hint: –“On my head-board write my name” — Blind Willie McTell, “Lay Some Flowers On My Grave,” 1935

Blues Dialect Words of the Day

2 Aug

R. Crumb owns one of the most extensive collections of original blues recordings in the world. He resides in France today and would like to be left alone.

to ride the blindshint: done on trains

canned heathint: toxic confection