My music playlist for today (June 29, 2012 edition)

Statue of Lightnin' Hopkins in Texas

Statue of Lightnin’ Hopkins in Texas (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

After featuring the guitar-driven music of ZZ Top yesterday in the classic rock category, I’m in the mood today for a bit more of the blues, Texas-style.

I’m not going to focus on just one musician today.  Instead, I’ll focus on five — Lightnin’ Hopkins, T-Bone Walker, Freddie King, Albert Collins, and Larry Davis.

Whether all five of them spent all their time in Texas or developed their style in the Lone Star State before moving elsewhere, they all left their marks on that brand of music known as Texas blues.

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Hi, my name's John. I've thought about this blogging stuff for a number of years now. I got into it for real on November 10, 2011, after suddenly losing my job in late October. I've been blogging ever since, and I kept it up over a period of a year and four months of being unemployed or under-employed, to try and paint a picture of what being jobless with a family to support can be like. Finally, on February 28, 2013, I got a better job that puts us back into the "middle class." I won't stop blogging, though. Who knows, maybe I can actually turn this blogging stuff into a way to earn a living someday! If you go to my blog at https://viewfrommiddleclass.wordpress.com/ and click on my About page, it'll tell you a lot about me -- maybe more than you ever wanted to know. I'm just your average, laid-back guy who's GOING TO MAKE IT IN THIS WORLD, despite all the roadblocks thrown in the way. I also launched a "niche" blog on music at http://thecrossovermusicchannel.blogspot.com/ that I'm very excited about because of the popularity of music playlist articles here. Also, check out and "Like" this blog's Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/daddysangbassdude2 for instant updates. Look forward to seeing y'all around!
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