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« on: July 09, 2007, 12:14:34 AM »

 
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0462200/   

http://www.moanmovie.com/

NOTIFY & REPLY  Evil

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« Reply #1 on: July 09, 2007, 05:37:14 AM »

And? Huh

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« Reply #2 on: July 09, 2007, 07:11:16 PM »

I haven't seen Black Snake Moan but I've heard good things. What's the verdict here?

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« Reply #3 on: July 09, 2007, 11:54:14 PM »

I saw a clip from this film of Sam L. Jackson doing a version of the song Stagger Lee... and he actually played the guitar!  That was so cool that it made me want to see the movie.

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« Reply #4 on: July 10, 2007, 12:25:43 AM »

I saw a clip from this film of Sam L. Jackson doing a version of the song Stagger Lee... and he actually played the guitar!  That was so cool that it made me want to see the movie.
SLJ did pick the accoustic. this proves my theory that the E- min. pentetonic scale can be addictive. once you get into it many of us just don't want to proceed when this scale says so much so simply as if he inherated the skill to play less is more which is the prerequisite of the E-minor pentetonic scale. b.b. king says it best. speed isn't nearly as important as much as making a single note express a feeling.

the chord changes are usually just 3 chords. so much can be fitted within, without all the tedium. british blues guitar virtuoso eric clapton understood this from day one.

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« Reply #5 on: July 10, 2007, 12:28:59 AM »

LAZURUS did pick the accoustic. but, i beg to differ... when LAZURUS unpacks that electric gibson  in the night club, all hell brokes loose.  i'll wager $ 100.00 here and now that mr. RY COODER was playing those licks.

now somebody coud gris gris me w/ a trick bag, and say screw you cisco, it was steve via. but no f**king way was it SLJ. the question is moot. samuel has a style all his own. but keep in mind, when you're dealing w/ the E min0r PENTATONIC scale, the devil himself had to have be on the set.  Evil  it had to be RY COODER.  Afro

Hey man, I just saw the clip.   Afro

That Minor Pentatonic never fails.  You can really make that scale groan.

As for Steve Vai, I saw him in concert at a place called the Big Easy here in Boise Idaho.


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« Reply #6 on: July 10, 2007, 12:47:55 AM »

Hey man, I just saw the clip.   Afro

That Minor Pentatonic never fails.  You can really make that scale groan.

As for Steve Vai, I saw him in concert at a place called the Big Easy here in Boise Idaho.



yep ? via is just one of these gifted people. like zappa he's got such control over his universe.
i just sish i copuld have been there to have seen this concert.  Afro

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« Reply #7 on: July 10, 2007, 12:53:05 AM »

steve via came to my mind as well. then, i remembered RY COODER was brought up in the old school of less is more. my old alma mata.

Your a bluesman, I hear.  Who are some of your favorites?

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« Reply #8 on: July 10, 2007, 01:51:37 AM »

Your a bluesman, I hear.  Who are some of your favorites?

VOL. 1. EXORCISM BLUES ARTISTS    Evil  { SERIOUSLY }  Shocked I COULD USE A COCKTAIL TO CALM MICE ELF DOWN HERE.  Tongue  SCINCE I GAVE UP THE SAUSE I'M JUST GOING TO TRY TO LIST SOME OF MY PERSONAL BLUES FAVORITES TO CALM DOWN....

1. SON HOUSE
2. LIGHTNING HOPKINS
3. BLIND LEMON JEFFERSON
4. SONNY BOY WILLIAMSON { # 1}
5. SONNY BOY WILLIAMSON { # 2}
6. SONEY TERRY
7. SONNY RHODES { MY GOOD TURBAN WEARING BUDDY LAP STEEL SLIDE PLAYER }
8. WILLY DIXION { ANOTHER GOOD FRIEND, R.I.P. }
9.  MCINDLEY MORGANFIELD " MUDDY WATERS "
10. JESSE MAY HEMPHILL
11. KOKO TAYLOR
12. TAJ MAHAL { RECORDED W/ HIM}
13. DUANE ALLMAN  { MY BAND'S GUITARIST TAUGHT DUANE HOW TO PLAY }
14. BUDDY GUY
15. J.B. LENOIR
16. FURRY LEWIS
17. "CRIPPLE" CLARENCE LOFTON { FROM MY HOMETOWN HERE IN TENNESSEE }
18. THE LATE GREAT ROBERT JOHNSON
19.ALBERT COLLINS { THE ICEMAN / MASTER OF THE TELECASTER }
20. ELLAS "BO"  DIDLEY { NAMED AFTER THE ONE STRING GUITAR. THE DIDDLY BOW }
21.BROWNIE MCGEE { ALSO FROM MY HOMETOWN }
22. BLIND WILLIE MC TELL
24. THEODORE " HOUND DOG " TAYLOR
25. " BIG MAMA " THORNTON "
26. ALBERT KING { ACDUALLY DID PLAY LEFT HANDED UPSIDE DOWN }
27. JOHNNY WINTER { ANOTHER BUDDY }
28. ERIC CLAMPTON { JED'S COUSIN. NOT TO BE CONFUSED W/ ERIC CLAPTON}
29. JIMI HENDRIG
30. JOHN LEE HOOKER { MR. KKICK HIT 4 HIT KICKS U }
31. "BUCKKA" WHITE { ANOTHER FELLOW TENNESSEEAN}
32.  JOHNNY " GUITAR" WATSON { ANOTHA MUTHA FO YA }
33.  "T-BONE" WALKER
32.  GUARTAR SLIM
33.  SNOOKY PRIOR
34.  SLIM HARPO { BABY, SCRATCH MY BACK "
35.  WALTER " WOLFMAN " WASHINGTON { MY BOSS WHO PAID ME $ 450.00 A WEEK }
36.  JOHNNY SHINES
37.  SON SEALS
38.  JIMMY REED { TAUGHT ME TO PLAY }
39.  PINETOP PERKINS
40.  JAMES COTTEN
41. CAREY BELL HARRINGTON
42.  CHARLIE PATTON { NO RELATION TO OLD BLOOD & GUTS GEORGE }
43.  LITTLE JUNIOR PARKER { NO RELATION TO LITTLE JUNIOR, JR. }
44.  CHARLIE MUSSELWHITE { WHO ! A WHITE BOY }
45.  MISSISSIPPI FRED MCDOWELL
46.  JOHN MAYALL
47.  ROBERT " JR." LOCKWOOD
48.  "LITTLE" WALTER JACOBS
49.   " JOHNNY" JOHN LITTLEJOHN
50.' CHESTER BURNETT AKA " HOWILG WOLF "
51.  BRIAN JONES
52.  HUDDLE LEDBETTER ALA { LEADBELLY"}
53.  AUTHER "BIG BOY " CRUDUP
54. OTIS BLACKWELL { WROTE YOU AIN'T NOTHING BUT A HOUNDOG }
55.  B.B. KING { THE KING OF THE BLUES }
56.  FREDEIE " FREDDY " KING
57.  JERRY " BOOGIE " MCAIN { RECORDED W/ HIM }
58. GREG ALLMAN { RECORDED W/ GREG  DOWN IN MACON, GEORGIA }
59.  PERCY MAYFIELD
60.  ROY BYRD " PROFESSOR LONGHAIR }
61.  " CHICAGO " BOB NELSON { I PRODUCED HIM  Wink }
62.  JIMMY RODGERS
63.  OTIS RUSH
64.  JESSE ED DAVIS { THE ESKIMO OF THE GROUP }
65.  ELIZEBETH COTTEN { FREIGHT TRAIN AUTHOR FROMCHAPEL NORTH CAROLINA }
66.  HOMESICK JAMES
67.  SLIP JAMES
68   "SCREAMIN'" JAY HAWKINS { I PUT A SPELL ON YOU }
69.  WYNONIE HARRIS { LIKE MARIO BRAGA A REAL TOUGH GUY YOU DIDN'T WAN TO CROSS}
70.  "SLEEPY" JOHN ESTES
71.   WILLIWAM " CHAMPION JACK " DUPREE {NEW ORLEANS PIANO GREAT}
72.   ANTOINE " FATS " DOMINO"  { HE FOUGHT THE FEAR OF KATRINA AND WON}
74.   "BABY DOO" CASTON { 1/3RD OF BIG 3 THAT WROTE LED ZEP'S WHOLE LOTTA LOVE }
75.   PETEIE WHEATSTRAW { THE DEVIL'S SON IN LAW ...REALLY !! } Shocked
76.   "BLIND" REV. GARY DAVIS { FROM ASHVILLE NORTH CAROLINA} 90 MILE AWAY
77.   DADDY DEEPTHROAT { HOT BUTTERED BLUES GUITAREST / SINGER }
78.   AUTHER " BIG BOY " CRUDUP AKA " HOMER THE GREAT "
79.   COUSIN JOE { NEW OLEANS LEDGENDARY PIANO PLAYER }
80.   BOBBY RUSH { THE REAL DEAL STILL TOURING AT 75 }
81.   FLOYD " DIPPER BOY " {AKA:  DEVIL'S DADDY-IN - LAW}
82.   "COUNT ROCKIN '"  SIDNEY SEMIEN
83.   EDDIE CLEARWATER { ONE OF THE 1ST TO PLAY GUITAR IN MANY POTIONS }
84.   CLIFTON CHENIER { ZYDECO ACCORDIONEST WHO NEVER MISPRONOUNCED HIS NAME }
85.   CLEARENCE " GATEMOUTH " BROWN { KATRINEA KILLED HIM }
86.   PERNELL CHARITY { MADE HIS 1ST. GUITAR FROM A CIGAR BOX }
87.   CHARLES BROWN {UNDOUBTEDLY THE GREATEST OF ALL NEW ORLEANS PIANO PLAYERS}
88.   ENNIO MORRICONE  { LISTEN HARD AND THE BLUES IS ALIVE IN THIS LEONE GENUIS }
89.   PAUL BUTTERFEIELD {UP IN NEW ENGLAND I USED TO GO FISHING W/ BUTTER CIRCA '68}
90.   JAMES CARROL BOOKER { COMBINED CLASSICAL TRAINING W/ HEAVY BLUES }
91.   ROY BOOKBINDER { PERSONAL FRIEND OF MINE WHO LEARNED FROM REV. GARY DAVIS }
92.  MIKE BLOOMFIELD { ASSISTED & ENCOURAGED DYLAN TO GO ELECTRIC BOOOOO ! ! L0L }
93.  BOBBY " BLUE " BLAND { COMBINED BLACK SPRITUAL TO THE BLUES }
94.  SOLOMAN BURKE { LIKE BOBBY B.B. HAD THE GREATEST SINGING VOICE OF THEM ALL }
95.  LUTHER ALLISON { SPECIALIZED IN BLUES FOR THE HOMELESS W/OUT HOPE PEOPLE }
96.  PINK ANDERSON {MUCIAN/ COMEDIAN / DANCER ~ DID IT ALL THE WHOLE 9 YARDS }
97.  CONNIE " PEE WEE " CRAYTON { HOMER THE GREAT # 2 WORKED W/ IVORY JOE HUNTER }
98.  GOOD ROCKIN ' CHARLES { THE NAME SAYS IT ALL DON'T KNOW WHERE TO BEGIN HERE }
99.   JIM GITFIDDLE { PLAYED BLUES FIDDLE & GUITAR }

ran out of steam ... could someone else  fill in the 100th ....cough, cough, lol  Wink
thx  Shocked


     

VOL.2 under construction

THE CREDITS IN "BLACK SNAKE MOAN" {DEDICATE THE FILM TO THE REV. R. L.  BURNSIDE}

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« Reply #9 on: July 10, 2007, 07:24:33 AM »

SLJ did pick the accoustic. this proves my theory that the E- min. pentetonic scale can lead to dare i say ? too much fun ?, lol

great in depth interviews w/ the film's director craig brewer, and SLJ, who explains how he taught himself how to play guitar. i've always been facinated by what goes on behind the camera. i watch and try to read where the deiting takes place.

eastwood is so effective w/ his easy going way of directing.

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« Reply #10 on: July 10, 2007, 11:10:34 AM »

100~Howlin Wolf

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« Reply #11 on: July 10, 2007, 11:20:10 AM »

Rojo, great choice for the 100th.  One of my all-time favorites.


Cisco... you covered all my other favorites.

Of the delta stuff, my favorite was Skip James.  With my other two favorites being Robert Johnson and the magnificent Mississippi John Hurt. As for the Piedmont blues musicians, Blind Boy Fuller, Reverend Gary Davis, Blind Blake, Brownie McGhee, all great.

Other great ones (most of which you already mentioned):

John Lee Hooker
Leadbelly
Lightning Hopkins
Muddy Waters
Elmore James
Big Boy Crudup
T-Bone Walker
Pee Wee Crayton
The Three Kings (Freddie, Albert, and  B.B.)

EDIT: can't live with myself without mentioning Son House and Blind Willie Johnson... as a matter fact... just everyone Cisco Mentioned plus Mississippi John Hurt.

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« Reply #12 on: July 11, 2007, 10:47:47 PM »

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i just got an idea. not unlike these bluesmen who have who have great nick names we too at the leone board have signiture nick names. suppose you were a traveling blues person ? the contest would be who can dream up the most outragous blues signiture name. sort of like cisco the kid, or kid yellow streak ?  now i got to do what i do.......... aaahhheeeaaahhheeaahhh  Grin
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"box car " cigar joe  Cool
"home sick" ramone
luke " long gone, w/ his long drawers on " miles
the groggyizer
"weird harold" jill
boggles " the mind "
peacemaker " the spinal tapper "  Roll Eyes
sad hill " fats "
leoneadmirer  Lips Sealed
" big bad" banjo
george " gabby haze" alien my brain Shocked
tucumari " jimmy bags" bound
"KERMIT "  the SWINE   Roll Eyes
"get 3 coffins ready" CISCO  Evil  ....now... it's you're turn  Evil

over, under, sideways, down, down, down, down, down....
i got my big feet in the window, my head is on the ground....
so take me down, and close that boxcar door 
bye bye johnny guitar, bye bye, lol
happy trails pards until we meet again  Afro

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« Reply #13 on: July 11, 2007, 11:13:07 PM »

Big Bad Banjo is my favorite.

As well as Boggles "The Mind." lol.



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