I first really started paying attention to music when I was about five (1969). I can remember Jimi Hendrix blasting out of the stereo speakers at 3AM. (Eventually, my parents grew up and learned not to play the stereo in the wee of hours of the morning. Ahem. They were 23 and 24 when I was 5.) Rock was my first introduction to music.
Although my dad could play just about anything he set his mind to, his favorites were blues and jazz. I learned to love the blues from my dad. To this day, it remains my favorite music genre.
Recently though, I've become acquainted with yet another genre of music. Swing. (It seems I am going backwards chronologically through the music genres: rock, blues, jazz, and now swing.) There is a modern group doing swing--both writing their own songs and remaking some of the old greats. Big Bad Voodoo Daddy. With no further ado, I give you a sample of my new favorite musical talent: The song Save My Soul from the album by the same name.
I'm linking up over at Quilting in My Pyjamas for another fabulous Favorite Things Friday. Come on over and join the fun!