Monday Morning Blues : Now You’re Talking

August 6, 2007 by · 2 Comments
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Talking blues is a style that originated on the late twenties and is typified by sing speak vocals over top of a repeated guitar part. Woodie Guthrie used this style as the basis for a lot of his songs, and later Bob Dylan, as well as many others who continue to carry the style forward. Here’s three fine examples for you today.

MP3: Bob Dylan – Talking World War III Blues
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MP3: John Wesley Harding – Talking Return Of The Great Folk Scare Blues
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MP3: Todd Snider – Talking Seattle Grunge Rock Blues
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