That is so funny.  I was listening to Son House wondering if I should
send it to you because he is so drunk!  Son House is my favorite blues
singer but this is not his best.  

I have been using the search but I think you are right, you just have
to wade through a lot to get the good stuff.

I am going to listen to Lightnin' next.  My original song "Goodbye
Baby" is played in his Texas blues guitar style.

The Internet is really delivering the goods with this site!

--- In, "authfriend" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> --- In, "curtisdeltablues" 
> <curtisdeltablues@> wrote:
> >
> > I got totally lost on this site when I was looking for the Sonny
> > Boy to send you.  I can't figure out how to navigate if you don't 
> > have a name.  It all seems mixed together.  Some of the home videos 
> > are really funny too but it is endless.  I'll check out your finds
> > later.  I know I will not stop there, it is addictive!
> Use the search field up at the top, and use
> the drop-down menu next to it to select
> Playlists.  If you type "blues" in the search
> field, you'll come up with hundreds of playlists
> with "blues" in the title. Click on any of them
> to see the videos on the playlist.  Or you can
> type in the name of a performer and get a list
> of playlists containing videos of that performer.
> And if you click on a video, to the right there'll
> be a list of "Related playlists," which will most
> likely contain more videos by the same performer.
> You can compile your own playlists by adding
> videos to your "Favorites" (you have to register
> to do this).  You can make your playlists public,
> in which case they'll show up in a search, or
> private.
> The playlists are often idiosyncratic, so you still
> have to wade through a certain amount of stuff that
> isn't relevant, but the playlist categories really
> narrow down the field.  On the other hand, the
> idiosyncrasies can involve treasures you wouldn't
> have thought to go looking for.
> The Blues playlists have a lot of really classic
> stuff.
> Here's Son House playing "Death Letter
> Blues"--
> Big Bill Broonzy--
> T-Bone Walker, "Call Me When You Need Me"--
> Muddy Waters, "Got My Mojo Working," 
> accompanied by Sonny Boy--
> Lightnin' Hopkins, "Goin' Down Slow"--
> And so on.  I took these more or less at
> random from one playlist of somebody calling
> himself jledbetter.  Here's the URL of his
> playlist of over 100 videos, mostly blues:
> Then there are also Groups, which I haven't even
> explored yet; there's 32 Groups under the Blues
> heading.
> Bhairitu's probably right, this incredible bounty
> isn't likely to last long, alas.

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