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Thread #104139   Message #2130002
Posted By: GUEST,Jim
20-Aug-07 - 07:41 PM
Thread Name: Happy Blues
Subject: RE: Happy Blues
I don't know if They're Red Hot really qualifies as blues. I think of it more as a rag.
San Francisco Bay Blues is certainly not my idea of a blues.
While I wouldn't restrict the term "blues" to a twelve bar pattern, it must have some resemblance to a standard blues to be called "blues".