Categorie: Sayings words in blues

#3 Animals

In this column: Symbolic meaning of animals in blues lyrics, fattening frogs for snakes, monkey, dog, cat, kingsnake, catfish, PART3 Fattening frogs for snake, Sonny Boy Williamson"It took me a long time, to find out my mistakesTook me a long time, to find out my mistakes(It sho' did man)But I bet you my bottom dollar, …

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#2 Animals

In this column: Symbolic meaning of animals in blues lyrics, chicken, rooster, PART2 In Bessie Tucker's Katy Blues you read the following stanza:"Well, I ain't no pullet, I'm a real young hen;If you come by here once, you'll come back again."A pullet is a female chicken younger than one year of age. On her first …

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#2 Trains

In this column: Colorado Central, Narrow Gauge Railways, The Chief, Santa Fe's Fleet Of Famous Trains, Freight Train Blues, Yellow Dog Blues, Smokestack Lightning, Trixie Smith, Louis Armstrong, W.C.Handy, Howling Wolf In the episode about C.C.Rider you can read that C.C. the acronym could be for Colorado Central.The Colorado Central Railroad operated in Colorado and southeastern Wyoming in …

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#1 Trains

In this column: The Katy, The Santa Fe, The Dummy, The Chief, The Midland, The T.P, Mystery Train, Mean Old Train, Midnight Special, The Box Car More background information on trains, on the basis of the song Katy Blues of Bessie Tucker."Katy's at the station, Santa Fe is in the yard; Mmmmmmmm, Santa Fe is …

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#2 Rider Story 2

In this column: Easy Rider, Pimp Walk, Rider, Day Rider, Ghost Rider When "easy rider" is used for a sexual partner, the word "easy" for a woman and a man has a different meaning. For a woman it is an expression of admiration, for a man the significance is lightly or faithless.When you see me …

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#1 Rider story

In this column: See See Rider, Rider, Fore Day Rider See See Rider / C.C. Rider / See See Rider Blues or Easy Rider is a 12-bar blues song. Gertrude "Ma" Rainey recorded it in 1924 followed by many other musicians over the years. The song tells the story of an unfaithful lover, commonly called …

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