Friday, 8/5/11

by musicclipoftheday

three takes

“Grown So Ugly” (Robert Pete Williams)

I got so ugly, I don’t even know myself . . .

Black Keys
Live, Nashville (Grimey’s Record Store), 2006

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Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band (with Ry Cooder, guitar)
Safe As Milk, 1967

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Robert Pete Williams
Free Again, 1961

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This is, to these ears, one of the greatest—most vivid, most haunting—songs in all of blues.