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What is now referred to as the "classic Chicago style" was developed in the late 1940s and early 1950s, taking Delta blues, amplifying it and putting it into a small-band context. Adding drums, bass, and piano (sometimes saxophones) to the basic string band and harmonica aggregation, the genre created the now standard blues band lineup. The form was (and is) flexible to accommodate singers, guitarists, pianists and harmonica players as the featured performer in front of the standard instrumentation. Later permutations of the style took place in the late 1950s and early 60s with new blood taking their cue from the lead guitar work of B.B.King and T-Bone Walker, creating the popular West Side ... Read More


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OLD SMOKEY - DNB - (by Alan Fagan)  Year: 2013
Alan Fagan A cool, bluesy version of this traditional American Folk song. Think street band or dark smokey blues club in New Orleans or Memphis. Drums, upright bass and trombone with plunger mute. Instrumental, Blues, Chicago Blues
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Bed (Drums and Bass) - Blues, Chicago Blues
598961 1:35 Med Slow 86   


HARD WAY - (by John Swanson)  Year: 2012
John Swanson Older, wiser guy tries to sing some sense into his cocky upstart friend about the ways of the world and how things can take a turn for the worse at any time. Medium fast blues shuffle pushes the song along with rollicking gusto. Male Vocals, Blues, Chicago Blues
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Blues, Chicago Blues
595202 3:36 Med Fast 130   
15sec - Blues, Chicago Blues
595197 0:20 Med Fast 130   
30sec - Blues, Chicago Blues
595198 0:36 Med Fast 130   
Variation (Instrumental) - Blues, Chicago Blues
595201 3:35 Med Fast 130   
60sec - Blues, Chicago Blues
595200 1:07 Med Fast 130   


EVERYDAY'S A MONDAY - (by John Swanson)  Year: 2013
John Swanson Male bluesman belts out the truth about day-in-day-out reality. Memphis blues with full horn section, drawing from the big B. B. King Orchestra sound. References to work, marriage, drinking, and ultimately life and death. Male Vocals, Blues, Chicago Blues
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Blues, Chicago Blues
595196 3:41 Med Slow 93   
30sec - Blues, Chicago Blues
595192 0:33 Med Slow 93   
Variation (40 sec) - Blues, Chicago Blues
595193 0:42 Med Slow 93   
60sec - Blues, Chicago Blues
595194 1:03 Med Slow 93   
Variation (Instrumental) - Blues, Chicago Blues
595195 3:42 Med Slow 93   


SHE ONLY BRINGS YOU DOWN - (by Torfi Olafsson)  Year: 2013
Torfi Olafsson A cool blues telling guys to stay clear of a woman, even though she's beautiful and tempting cos she's got a reputation for breaking hearts. Male Vocals, Blues, Chicago Blues
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Blues, Chicago Blues  
594102 3:22 Med Slow 81   


DON'T TELL ME HOW TO DRIVE - (by John Swanson)  Year: 2013
John Swanson Or, "Vehicular Disagreement Blues". Medium-slow 12 bar vocal blues with jazz harmonic overtones featuring piano, electric guitar, acoustic bass, and drums. Bluesy swing feel. Guitar and piano takes turns answering vocals and taking solos. Male Vocals, Blues, Chicago Blues
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Blues, Chicago Blues
573270 4:55 Slow 75   
Variation (10 sec outro) - Blues, Chicago Blues
573264 0:14 Slow 75   
15sec - Blues, Chicago Blues
573265 0:21 Slow 75   
Variation A (40 sec) - Blues, Chicago Blues
573266 0:44 Slow 75   
Variation B (75 sec) - Blues, Chicago Blues
573267 1:20 Slow 75   
Variation C (80 sec) - Blues, Chicago Blues
573268 1:23 Slow 75   
Variation D (Instrumental) - Blues, Chicago Blues
573269 4:55 Slow 75   


WHERE THE MONEY GOES - (by Richie Milton)  Year: 2013
Richie Milton Uptempo stop/start blues asking" Where the Money Goes?". Chicago style with great harmonica playing and witty lyrics about the drink and poverty culture. Very suitable for lack of money scenes. Male Vocals, Blues, Chicago Blues
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Blues, Chicago Blues
569343 3:03 Medium 125   


HART N SOUL - (by Michael Panasuk)  Year: 2013
Michael Panasuk Down and dirty, plain and simple, jazzy, soul infused blues band consisting of smokey brush kit drums, deep driving in a real cool groove upright bass, baby grand piano, and Hammond B3 organ. Has the feel and vibe of the 1960's, but will still work for current TV shows, Ads, Promos, Documentaries. Instrumental, Blues, Chicago Blues
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Blues, Chicago Blues  
568958 1:46 Med Fast 135   


BLUES OVER EASY - (by Michael Panasuk)  Year: 2013
Michael Panasuk Unplugged Blues quartet consisting of guitar, piano, bass, and drums. They got their sunglasses on, and a gin n tonic by their side as they jam in a small, dark, smokey nightclub. Instrumental, Blues, Chicago Blues
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Blues, Chicago Blues
567925 2:17 Med Slow 85   


SATURDAY NIGHT BLUES - (by Jive Ass Sleepers)  Year: 2012
Jive Ass Sleepers Upbeat, good times Blues music similar to something you'd hear on late night talk shows or saturday night live as they go to and from commercial breaks. Instrumental, Blues, Chicago Blues
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Blues, Chicago Blues
563988 2:08 Med Fast 140   


BLUES FOR MR. A - (by Torfi Olafsson)  Year: 2012
Torfi Olafsson new blues, Instrumental, Blues, Chicago Blues
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Blues, Chicago Blues  
563101 2:31 Med Slow 81   


SMOOTH ORGAN SAMMY - (by Ron Komie)  Year: 2010
Ron Komie Classic blues groove in the style of Green Onions by Booker T & the MGs. Features organ, clean electric guitar, bass and drums. Has a strong end ensemble riff into a tail ending. Instrumental, Blues, Chicago Blues
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
30sec - Blues, Chicago Blues
605947 0:31 Med Fast 146   


GREEN EGGS AND POTATOES - (by Ron Komie)  Year: 2010
Ron Komie Classic blues groove in the style of Green Onions by Booker T & the MGs. Features organ, clean electric guitar, bass and drums. Has a strong end ensemble riff into a button ending. Instrumental, Blues, Chicago Blues
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
30sec - Blues, Chicago Blues
605397 0:32 Medium 120   


EASYGOING SLOW BLUES - (by Ron Komie)  Year: 2010
Ron Komie Classic blues shuffle featuring searing lead guitar in the style of BB King and Stevie Ray Vaughan. Also features organ, walking bass and drums. Instrumental, Blues, Chicago Blues
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
10 Mixes Available
561458 2:18 Medium 90   


BLUES FOR MR. G - (by Torfi Olafsson)  Year: 2012
Torfi Olafsson cool slow guitarblues, Instrumental, Blues, Chicago Blues
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Blues, Chicago Blues  
560032 2:52 Slow 69   
60sec - Blues, Chicago Blues  
560033 1:05 Slow 69   


GREEN GARLIC - (by Vess Ray)  Year: 2012
Vess Ray 60's instrumental R&B track in the style of Booker T & the M. G. s, John Lee Hooker with Hammond organ, el guitar, bass and drums suitable for smooth, cool moments, chilled pictures, calm presentations. Instrumental, Blues, Chicago Blues
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Blues, Chicago Blues
559644 1:39 Med Fast 134   
Variation A (No Drums) - Rock, Blues Rock
559901 1:39 Med Fast 134   
Variation B (Drum and Bass) - Rock, Blues Rock
559902 1:39 Med Fast 134   


BLUES FOR MR. C - (by Torfi Olafsson)  Year: 2012
Torfi Olafsson new instrumental guitar blues, Instrumental, Blues, Chicago Blues
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Blues, Chicago Blues  
557279 2:21 Medium 110   


YESTERDAY'S BLUE - (by Adagio Music)  Year: 2012
Adagio Music A low down medium shuffle bouncy gritty blues track featuring lead guitar with roto phase stomp box, chug a lug electric Fender bass, drum set and electric piano. Stevie Ray, bar, lounge, club dancing, traveling, nascar, sports, southern style, mid west chic, tv, radio, video, internet, web or film. Instrumental, Blues, Chicago Blues
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Blues, Chicago Blues
555424 2:54 Medium 122   
60sec - Blues, Chicago Blues
555427 1:02 Medium 122   


I AIN´T BEEN MESSIN´ AROUND - (by Torfi Olafsson)  Year: 2012
Torfi Olafsson This is a highly original new blues number, saying everything about the desperation of a night on the demon drink!.... And the inevitable regrets that come with the morning after! vocals by Siggi Sig from Iceland, lyrics by Tim Earle. Male Vocals, Blues, Chicago Blues
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Blues, Chicago Blues  
546946 3:49 Med Fast 138   
Full Track - Rock, Blues Rock  
546948 3:49 Med Fast 138   
60sec - Blues, Chicago Blues  
546947 1:12 Med Fast 138   


WORKIN HORSE [30SEC EDIT] - (by Michael Corn)  Year: 2011
Michael Corn Instrumental rockin' classic blues-rock featuring electric guitar, bass and drums rock band ensemble. Classic rock vibes ala Eric Clapton, Cream, Allman Brothers, Creedence Clearwater Revival. Medium fast 2 beat feel. Stellar guitar work and band interaction! Instrumental, Blues, Chicago Blues
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
30sec - Blues, Chicago Blues
545654 0:31 Med Slow 97   


RAMBLIN' SAM [30SEC EDIT] - (by Michael Corn)  Year: 2011
Michael Corn Instrumental rockin' blues featuring electric guitars & blues harp. Full rock band ensemble. Modern and retro vibes ala Buddy Guy, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Eric Clapton, Rolling Stones, Steve Cropper, Little Walter, Robert Cray, Johnny Lang. Medium rock feel. Instrumental, Blues, Chicago Blues
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
30sec - Blues, Chicago Blues
545646 0:31 Medium 122   


BLUECROP [60SEC EDIT] - (by Michael Corn)  Year: 2005
Michael Corn Instrumental Blues [electric] w/Memphis Soul style led by guitar and organ. Similar to Booker T. & the MGs, Jr. Walker & the All-Stars, King Curtis, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Robert Cray, Eric Clapton. Great for film/tv bar or blues club scenes. Instrumental, Blues, Chicago Blues
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
60sec - Blues, Chicago Blues
545613 1:01 Medium 125   


BLUES FOR MR. B - 60SEC - (by Torfi Olafsson)  Year: 2012
Torfi Olafsson new very cool instr. guitarblues song, Instrumental, Blues, Country Blues
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
60sec - Blues, Country Blues
539646 1:10 Slow 69   
Full Track - Blues, Chicago Blues
539633 3:38 Slow 69   
30sec - Blues, Country Blues
539647 0:36 Slow 69   


ROCKDOGS HOWL BLUES - (by Torfi Olafsson)  Year: 2012
Torfi Olafsson cool new instrumental blues,, Instrumental, Rock, Blues Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Rock, Blues Rock  
527593 3:12 Medium 110   
15sec - Rock, Blues Rock  
527599 0:20 Medium 110   
60sec - Blues, Chicago Blues  
527595 1:10 Medium 110   
30sec - Blues, Country Blues  
527598 0:33 Medium 110   


ROCKDOGS HOWL BLUES - (by Torfi Olafsson)  Year: 2012
Torfi Olafsson cool new instrumental blues,, Instrumental, Blues, Chicago Blues
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Blues, Chicago Blues  
527603 3:12 Medium 110   
15sec - Rock, Blues Rock  
527599 0:20 Medium 110   
60sec - Blues, Chicago Blues  
527595 1:10 Medium 110   
30sec - Blues, Country Blues  
527598 0:33 Medium 110   


IT MAKES ME WONDER - (by Torfi Olafsson)  Year: 2012
Torfi Olafsson new blues from Iceland by Torfi Olafsson, lyric by Thorkell Olgeirsson, performed by Siggi Sig and Eddi Lar, best blues-rock, performers, in Iceland. Male Vocals, Rock, Blues Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Rock, Blues Rock  
523610 3:41 Med Slow 86   
60sec - Blues, Chicago Blues
523612 1:06 Med Slow 86   
30sec - Blues, Country Blues
523613 0:33 Med Slow 86   


BLUES LOOPS - EASY TOWN - (by Mark Fitchett)  Year: 2012
Mark Fitchett Backing rhythm track only, no voice or solo instruments. Great for an unobtrusive background bed, Instrumental, Blues, Chicago Blues
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Loop - Blues, Chicago Blues
518458 0:29 Med Slow 100   


BLUES LOOPS - DIRTY RIVERS - (by Mark Fitchett)  Year: 2012
Mark Fitchett Backing rhythm track only, no voice or solo instruments. Great for an unobtrusive background bed. Similar to Muddy Waters Hoochie Coochie Man. Instrumental, Blues, Chicago Blues
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Loop - Blues, Chicago Blues
518457 1:04 Slow 60   


BLUES LOOPS: VERY SLOW 12-8 FEEL - (by Mark Fitchett)  Year: 2012
Mark Fitchett Really slow minor 12-8 blues. Backing rhythm track only, no voice or solo instruments. Great for an unobtrusive background bed. Can be looped. Key of B. Sky is Crying, Texas Flood, Red House, Instrumental, Blues, Chicago Blues
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Loop - Blues, Chicago Blues
518455 1:04 Very Slow 45   


LET ME SLEEP TILL DAYBREAKBT - (by Right Track)  Year: 2012
Right Track This is the backing track. Authentic down home electric Chicago blues with hard stinging guitar over rolling piano bass and drums. the sound of Southside Chicago in the late 50's and early 60's. Very suitable for any scenes related to hard times and people experiencing hardship. Instrumental, Blues, Chicago Blues
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Variation (track without vocals) - Blues, Chicago Blues
517483 3:19 Medium 128   


LITTLE WAGON FEAT. LEE MORRIS - (by Eddie Caldwell)  Year: 2011
Eddie Caldwell Male vocal, Road House, club scenes, radio Nashville funky, line dancing, fast cars, hot cars, hot rods, Beale Street Soulful, Mavis Staples, Gladys Knight, Stax Sound, Motown, Blues, Southern Soul, Candi Stanton, Old School R&B, car commercial, infomercials, adverts, spa, dramatic, black music,, Male Vocals, Blues, Chicago Blues
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Blues, Chicago Blues
506435 3:09 Med Slow 94   


NEW YEAR'S EVE BLUES - (by Bamford Stevens)  Year: 2011
Bamford Stevens Down and out on New Year's Eve, with the realization that the past year has been a disappointment. A mournful male vocal offers blues music to accompany a scene in a down-and-out Winter holiday production or in a romantic breakup or romantic comedy film/TV production. Male Vocals, Blues, Chicago Blues
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Blues, Chicago Blues
505574 2:12 Slow 75   


LET ME SLEEP TILL DAYBREAK - (by Right Track)  Year: 2011
Right Track The low down dirty blues. Slow and intense and in the style of Otis Rush and early Buddy Guy Chicago blues of the fifties and early sixties. The kind of blues that influenced the sixties british blues boom that spawned Eric Clapton, Peter Green and the Stones. Would suit blues orientated scenes+more, Male Vocals, Blues, Chicago Blues
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Blues, Chicago Blues
504734 3:21 Slow 64   


BOOM BOOM BOOM BOOM FEATURING SAM COCKRELL - (by Eddie Caldwell)  Year: 2011
Eddie Caldwell An uptempo chicago/post modern blues song Hammond organ, guitars and rhythm section. Driving, pulsating and fun track. Road House, club scenes, radio, jukebox, Nashville funky, line dancing, hot organ, fast cars, hot cars, hot rods, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Albert King, Johnny Lang, Beale Street. Male Vocals, Blues, Chicago Blues
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Blues, Chicago Blues
511552 4:42 Medium 129   


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