Tag : Blues

Rolling in the Deep by Adele

"Rolling in the Deep" is a song recorded by British singer-songwriter Adele for her second studio album, 21. The song was written by Adele and Paul Epworth. The singer herself describes it as a "dark blues-y gospel disco tune". The largest crossover hit in the United States from the past 25 years, "Rolling in the Deep" gained radio airplay from many different radio formats. It was first released on 29 November 2010… View More

Ain't No Sunshine by Bill Withers

"Ain't No Sunshine" is a song by Bill Withers from his 1971 album Just as I Am, produced by Booker T. Jones. The record featured musicians Donald "Duck" Dunn on bass guitar and Al Jackson, Jr. on drums, as well as Withers on lead vocals and guitar. String arrangements were done by Booker T. Jones, and recorded in Memphis by engineer Terry Manning. The song was released as a single in September 1971, becoming a breakthrough hit for Withers,… View More

Every Day I Have the Blues by B.B. King

"Every Day I Have the Blues" is a blues song written by Pinetop Sparks and his brother Milton[2][3] or Marion.[4] The song was first performed in the taverns of St. Louis by the Sparks brothers and was recorded July 28, 1935 by Pinetop with Henry Townsend on guitar. It is a twelve-bar blues that features Pinetop's piano and falsetto vocal. The lyrics to the song begin "Every day, every day I have the… View More

Something by The Beatles

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All I Could Do Was Cry by Etta James

"All I Could Do Was Cry" is a doo-wop/rhythm and blues single recorded in 1960 and released that same year by singer Etta James and was written for James by Chess songwriter Billy Davis, Berry Gordy and his sister Gwen Gordy. The song was said to be inspired by James' former boyfriend Harvey Fuqua ironically dating Davis' former girlfriend, who was Gwen. Gordy and Fuqua later married the same year the song was recorded, which likely added to… View More

Budapest by George Ezra

"Budapest" is a single by British singer songwriter George Ezra, from his debut studio album, Wanted on Voyage (2014). It was released as a single in the United Kingdom on 13 June 2014. The song was co-written by Ezra with Joel Pott and produced by Cam Blackwood. The single was released on Columbia Records and distributed by Sony Music and has been a major hit for Ezra George in Austria, Belgium, Germany, Italy, Netherlands and Denmark. It… View More