I love the blues, and I love Soul Blues. My mom was a big fan of the blues, and we listened to Johnny Taylor, Bobby Blue Bland, Betty Wright, Little Milton,Mel Waiters, Clarence Carter, Sam Cooke, and so many other. The blues as we discussed over a year ago are card parties that smell like brown liquor, fried catfish or chicken, and spaghetti.
It was hard finding a song because Youtube is very limited when it comes to southern blues, so I had to adjust to what I could find, but I managed to find a few hits that we love here in the South. I know I chose a lot, but this theme started on blues and juke joint music…
Down Home Blues by Z.Z. Hill
Sitting On the Dock of the Bay by Otis Redding
Aint’ No Sunshine When She’s Gone by Bill Whithers
Now that we can put some of last week’s drama behind us, let’s focus on what’s good in black Hollywood today. Stars came out to support the 40th Annual NAACP Image Awards. There are so many pictures, I honestly don’t know where to start, but I can say everyone looked amazing: