When the Blues Isn’t

February 10, 2016

emilypatrician

above: Wintertime blues in my town. Restaurant on river ice. Image by Emily Patrician

Except the story of EC may be considered a candidate for blues material. Rising star struck down in his prime.

(The first) Summertime Blues – Eddie Cochran – 1958
post by Jack Perkins

In this original version of the song covered many, many times, Cochran chucks the guitar then strums E (3x), A, B (3x). That’s it. Same chords, arranged differently at times throughout the song.

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