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Monday, July 11, 2011

Music Monday - JST, She's Hot

Yes, there is a fascinatiion around the beach house with women guitarists. It was inevitable they'd come into their own in a male dominated area of music. Women do a far better job of expressing emotions than men and the guitar is the epitome of musical instruments with which to deliver a wonderful mix of feelings and talent. Well, hold onto your socks! Joanne Shaw Taylor delivers.

This is not a very good video, but she manages to shine through the low tech effort. There are many offerings on YouTube. Here's another that was recorded in Clarksdale, Mississippi:

Watch her carefully. She's gonna' hit the charts not with a bullet but a cannonball.

New music sharing site available; Jamendo. There are over 300,000 selections from around the world. You can download and stream. I did a search in the Blues category and was blown away. Check it out and let me know what you think!

"I've said that playing the blues is like having to be black twice. Stevie Ray Vaughan missed on both counts, but I never noticed."
~B. B. King

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