Roots of Contemporary Music: 12 Bar Blues

Beatles, “Can’t Buy Me Love”

Ray Charles, “What’d I Say”

Hank Snow, “I’m Movin’ On” (Country irregular Blues)

Bob Dylan, “Subterranean Homesick Blues” (Folk/Rock irregular blues)


“Weird” Al Yankovic, “Bob” (Dylan Parody)

Peggy Lee, “Why Don’t You Do Right?” (Minor Blues)

Chuck Berry “Johnny B. Goode”

Cream, “Sunshine Of My Love” (riff rock with doubled blues form)

U2, “Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For”

Stevie Ray Vaugn, “Texas Flood”

White Stripes, “Death Letter”

Glen Miller, “In The Mood”

Miles Davis, “Freddie Freeloader”

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