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Song of the day: Muddy Waters- Mannish Boy


For the origins of this song, we have to go back to the song Hoochie Coochie Man, which was written by Willie Dixon and sung by Muddy Waters. The song got a reply by Bo Diddley, called I’m Your Man. Both the first and the second song got the melody line which was used in Mannish Boy by Muddy Waters. No need explaining that this song was a reply to the song by Diddley. The song was recorded in 1955, and reached number 5 in the R&B chart of the US. Enjoy

Muddy Waters- Mannish Boy

Song of the day: Etta James- I Just Wanna Make Love To You

etta james i just wanna make love to you

Wow! This woman has got real power in her voice, and still, she can sing such nice things (I just wanna make love to you), and then she gets angry again. The music behind it suggests all: this is real R&B by a real black woman (there’s difference in the voices, or at least: they believed that in the fifties and sixties). Enjoy:

Etta James- I Just Wanna Make Love To You