Can White Guys Sing The Blues?

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  1. Little Joe

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    Love the Girls Gone Wild album. Jimmy Vaughn's playing on that album is so cool.
     
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    Steve Winwood could sing the Blues. He is one of my all time favorite musicians. Spence Davis, Blind faith, Traffic, And I loved when he played keyboards with Jimi Hendrix on "Voodoo Chile".
     
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    Has anyone even mentioned Stevie Ray Vaughn? he could sing the blues, and he was even able to CHANNEL Jimi Hendrix.

     
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    Not sure if "bluesy" but I love his voice.
     
  9. Bradley T

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    British dudes turned blues music into the real thing. They can't very well sound like 75 yr old black dudes from Mississippi, can they? And they didn't need to.
     
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    Bruce Willis is cool as hell. I like that guy. Only thing is, I can't see or or hear of him without recalling that gimp scene!
     
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    Lefty, he can't sing the blues, all night long like he used to.
    The dust that Pancho bit down South, ended up in Lefty's mouth.
     
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    I think Steve Winwood could have sung the blues. I can't pinpoint any particular song. But I think he would have been a great blues singer if so inclined. He was a very good rocker.
     
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    I like the blues music. There are plenty of people who can sing and play the blues; all those listed in this thread I agree with. I also want to list Lloyd George and Little Feat. Add to that Janis Joplin.
     
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    SRV was mentioned in the first few posts of the thread but no media. I actually like these guys version of pride and joy better.. with a toy Cars guitar no less.
    View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=600ykNF3md4
     
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    Love me some little feat saw them in a tiny club downtown just before they broke big....
    ....underneath a street lamp, I met a southern belle
     
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