An online "notebook" of things I love and others I discover

Playlist for vampires

From my new blog


I saw Only Lovers Left Alive last week. Vampires have such a good taste in music! I made a playlist for them… 

Los vampiros escuchan mejor música que el 70% de ustedes. Les hice un playlist. 

* Pop-Eye Stroll - The Mar-Keys 

* I’m going home - Prince Conley

* No Tears - The Tonettes

* Kansas City March - Wild Jimmy Spruill 

* Heart Trouble - Billy Lewis 

* Wonderin’ and Worryin’ - Slim Harpo

* I don’t know - Ruth Brown

* Sonido Amazonico - Los Mirlos

* Moanin - Cherry Wainer & Don Storer

Reggae Elvis


Don’t be cruel https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wKT5YOGcygM

Crying in the chapel https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WOgqKv8yJD0

Memphis Slim - Pinetop’s Boogie Woogie / Pigalle Love / Boogin´& Bluein


B. B. King guitar lesson

Taj Mahal giving guitar lessons

Ali Farka Toure- Ai du 

So sexy!!!

Qwanqwa: Ethiopian Instrumental with a Hint of Shouting

The two songs “inside” are great

James Booker - Home Video


"James Booker playing for friends in Europe 1978. Filmed by the late German collector Dietrich Von Staden."




James Booker - Black Night

Another one… mmm yumm!!!! 

James Booker - One Hell of a Nerve

Another one of this month’s “discoveries”. James Booker!! As Dr. John said: “The best black, gay, one-eyed junkie piano genius New Orleans has ever produced”. 

Love him!!

John Martyn - God’s song

I’m still kind of obsessed with John Martyn. I’m enjoying his records so much… This one is a blues(ie) song

Beautiful scene from Les Blank’s documentary The Blues Acoording to Lightnin’ Hopkins