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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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THIS IS A CRUEL WORLD - (by AL Music)  Year: 2011
AL Music Classic Louisiana blues/jazz feel with a modern edge. Features emotional male vocals, Eric Clapton style guitar, cool piano, sultry upright bass and jazz drums. Instrumentation sounds like This Is A Man's World by James Brown. Great for lounge and bar scenes or radio playing in the background. Male Vocals, Blues, Chicago Blues
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Blues, Chicago Blues  
493297 5:27 Very Slow 56   


CAUGHT IN THE ACT 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
511558 5:03 Medium 129   


BOURBON BARREL AGED - (by Aaron Saloman)  Year: 2014
Aaron Saloman Gritty electric blues in the windy city style. Flashy electric lead guitar builds over a slamming rhythm section. Great for ads about trucks, beer, liquor, and working hard, retro Chicago documentaries, and classic Americana. Instrumental, Blues, Chicago Blues
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
17 Mixes Available
690796 1:30 Medium 120   


LAST CALL ON BEALE - (by Alan Fagan)  Year: 2010
Alan Fagan Classic blues, jazz cue. Picture a blues band on stage in Memphis, TN, last song of the night. Band consists of 2 guitars, piano, Hammond B3 organ, bass & drums. Real musicians playing real music. Night club, B. B. King, Eric Clapton and John Mayhall Steve Winwood all wish they were there. Instrumental, Blues, Chicago Blues
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Blues, Chicago Blues
446538 3:41 Med Slow 98   


SLOW BLUES - (by Richy Kicklighter)  Year: 2014
Richy Kicklighter this is live slow blues very cool and moody. instrumental guitar slow moody soulful late night blues, Instrumental, Blues, Chicago Blues
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Blues, Chicago Blues  
676690 5:26 Very Slow 46   


RAMBLIN' SAM - (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
Full Track - Blues, Chicago Blues
487593 2:27 Medium 122   


WEST GRACE STREET BLUES - (by Aaron Saloman)  Year: 2014
Aaron Saloman Classic Chicago style electric blues with lead guitar. The band lays back for the first cycle, building to a big climax on the repeat. Walking bass, 12/8 swing time, wailing bent strings - this track has all the ingredients. Perfect for Chicago cityscapes, classic Americana, and rural reality TV. Instrumental, Blues, Chicago Blues
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
16 Mixes Available
637410 1:38 Slow 70   


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   


SULTRY BLUES SHUFFLE - (by Tim Brown)  Year: 2010
Tim Brown Slow blues shuffle with electric guitar, bass and drums with a strong backbeat. Electric Blues, Electric Guitar, erotic, Fender Stratocaster, groovy, mellow, Mississippi Blues, playful, relaxed, sensual, sexy, shuffling, sultry and urban. Gritty strip joint, saloon, honky tonk, burlesque, Instrumental, Blues, Chicago Blues
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Blues, Chicago Blues
409263 1:34 Slow 65   


WORKIN HORSE - (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
Full Track - Blues, Chicago Blues
455785 3:14 Med Slow 97   


CHICAGO BLUE - (by Torfi Olafsson)  Year: 2015
Torfi Olafsson 'Chicago Blue' is a new and dramatic blues song. Moody and thematic, it tells the story of going to the place where the heartache of lost love can be eased with the right kind of music. The song is appropriate for a movie or tv show. 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  
714160 3:45 Slow 69   


CHICAGO BLUES SHUFFLE - (by Anthony Proveaux)  Year: 2015
Anthony Proveaux Classic rockin' Chicago shuffle with electric guitars, bass and drums. Great band feel. Creates fun and classic energy. Useful in many situations where upbeat motion is needed. Robert Cray, Buddy Guy, Eric Clapton, Stevie Ray Vaughn. Jimi Hendrix. Real band sound with all real instruments & players. Instrumental, Blues, Chicago Blues
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Blues, Chicago Blues  
733399 3:26 Medium 123   


BLUES JAM - (by Jimmy Reid)  Year: 2007
Jimmy Reid Blues Shuffle with Organ Melody, Instrumental, Blues, Chicago Blues
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Blues, Chicago Blues
274858 1:25 Medium 120   


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   


ACOUSTIC BLUES - (by Tim Brown)  Year: 2011
Tim Brown A driving acoustic guitar playing the blues. Raw and organic. Taste the barbecue sauce on this BB King Memphis flavored track and let your musical taste buds savor it. Add this classic blues or Southern Classic to your - Cinematic, Drama, Trailer, Indie Film, Film or TV Cred, video, advertisement,, Instrumental, Blues, Chicago Blues
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Blues, Chicago Blues
455677 2:03 Med Slow 98   


MID-MORNING BLUES STING - (by Eric Bolvin)  Year: 2016
Eric Bolvin Get all the way down with this 1960's style blues. Instrumental, Blues, Chicago Blues
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
(Pending) - Blues, Chicago Blues
793516 0:08 Med Slow 104   


BIG BLONDE BLUES - (by Michael Corn)  Year: 2011
Michael Corn Instrumental classic blues-rock featuring electric guitars. Full rock band ensemble. Modern and retro vibes ala Buddy Guy, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Eric Clapton, Robert Cray, Johnny Lang. Medium rockin swing feel. Instrumental, Blues, Chicago Blues
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Blues, Chicago Blues
485145 1:42 Med Fast 130   


ROAD HOT GONE - (by Paul Curtis)  Year: 2009
Paul Curtis Up beat driving blues. Gritty guitar, piano and Hammond organ licks. Great vibe. Ideal for background track for documentaries, Americana and daytime TV, Instrumental, Blues, Chicago Blues
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Blues, Chicago Blues
354671 2:32 Medium 115   


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   


THE BROTHERS BLUES - (by Alan Fagan)
Alan Fagan Here is a driving, up tempo rock blues in the style of the Blues Brothers and James Cotton. It features a gritty blues harmonica lead with a tight blues band and kickin horn section. Many alternate mixes, stings and seamless loops available. Blues harp, Counting Cars, bikers, muscle cars. Instrumental, Blues, Chicago Blues
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
11 Mixes Available
782223 2:00 Med Fast 136   


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   


HAVE A BLUES - (by Hanjo Gabler)  Year: 2015
Hanjo Gabler Cool jazzy, bluesy version of an old blues tune! Standard blues and boogie-woogie led by piano. Perfect for including holiday smoky night club scenes, family and Disney TV Christmas specials, or Christmas romantic comedy. Instrumental, Blues, Chicago Blues
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Variation (Extended Version) - Blues, Chicago Blues  
734148 5:20 Med Slow 104   


CHICAGO BLUES - (by Bobby Cole)  Year: 2013
Bobby Cole Instrumental, Blues, Chicago Blues
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Blues, Chicago Blues
629939 2:50   


ROUGH HOUSE BLUES - (by Jeremy Sherman)  Year: 2008
Jeremy Sherman Up-tempo and bouncy electric blues, with two slide guitars over driving bass and drums. A fresh and swinging country blues-rock track. An alternative version is also available, without the drums and the bass. Blues, Chicago Blues
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Blues, Chicago Blues
578626 1:53 Med Fast 135   
Loop A (Loop 01) - Blues, Chicago Blues
281658 0:22 Med Fast 135   
Loop B (Loop 03) - Blues, Chicago Blues
281660 0:22 Med Fast 134   
Full Track (Alternative version) - Blues, Chicago Blues
281661 1:52 Med Fast 135   
60sec (60-secs version) - Blues, Chicago Blues
281657 1:03 Med Fast 135   
Loop (Loop 02) - Blues, Country Blues
281659 0:22 Med Fast 135   
30sec (30-secs version) - Blues, Electric Blues
281656 0:34 Med Fast 135   


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   


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   


FEELIN THE BLUES - (by Paul Curtis)  Year: 2009
Paul Curtis Smooth and laid back. Gritty guitar with blues band. Ideal for bar scenes, clubs, and Americana documentaries. Instrumental, Blues, Chicago Blues
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Blues, Chicago Blues
354670 2:37 Very Fast 241   


SEE SEE RIDER INST - (by Michael Keck)  Year: 2011
Michael Keck Sultry Blusey and HOT! This is one of the most famous of all traditional blues songs telling the story of an unfaithful lover. Sweet plaintive Female vocal duet with tenor sax backed by soulful organ, piano drums and bass ensemble for your TV, Film, documentary and blues night club party vibe. Instrumental, Blues, Chicago Blues
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Variation (Instrumental) - Blues, Chicago Blues  
495926 0:45 Slow 76   


SEE SEE RIDER BLUES - (by Michael Keck)  Year: 2011
Michael Keck Sultry Blusey and HOT! This is one of the most famous of all traditional blues songs telling the story of an unfaithful lover. Sweet plaintive Female vocal duet with tenor sax backed by soulful organ, piano drums and bass ensemble for your TV, Film, documentary and blues night club party vibe. Female Vocals, Blues, Chicago Blues
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Bumper (Female Vocals) - Blues, Chicago Blues  
495902 0:45 Slow 76   
Variation (Instrumental) - RnB, Memphis Soul  
495927 0:45 Slow 76   


CHATTING LADIES - (by Charles Holgate)  Year: 2007
Charles Holgate Driving drums push along this bluesy swing track featuring clarinet and guitar. This catchy theme gives the track a memorable feel good factor of fun and memories of hot summer days. All real instruments are used on this track for added value. Blues, Chicago Blues
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Blues, Chicago Blues
246393 3:45 Medium 127   


BLACK PEARL - (by Steve Dafoe)  Year: 2007
Steve Dafoe A Chicago Blues Piano tune.... uplifting and bold! Chicago Blues grand Piano Blues, Instrumental, Blues, Chicago Blues
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Blues, Chicago Blues
259741 2:59 Very Slow 43   


HAPPY PLACE - (by J Goldfinger)  Year: 2014
J Goldfinger Laid back blues guitar with swinging bass and drums. Leisurely shopping spree, or day at the beach, possible daydream vibe. Practical jokes. Having a real nice time with a VERY attractive person. Big time crush. Instrumental, Blues, Chicago Blues
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Blues, Chicago Blues
677986 1:13 Med Fast 130   
Variation (Alt) - Blues, Chicago Blues
677982 1:15 Med Fast 130   
Bed (Rhythm Section Only) - Blues, Chicago Blues
677983 1:13 Med Fast 130   
Bumper - Blues, Chicago Blues
677984 1:13 Med Fast 130   
Variation (Lead Guitar Only) - Blues, Chicago Blues
677985 1:13 Med Fast 130   


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   


BLUES BAND 4:12 - (by The Music Bakery)  Year: 2008
The Music Bakery Up-Tempo: A generous dose of blues guitar and bad-boy saxes on top of a crisp drum track, makes this late-night party band come alive and gradually intensify right to the finish. Blues, Chicago Blues
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Stinger - Blues, Chicago Blues
278826 4:18 Medium 120   
30sec - Blues, Chicago Blues
278828 0:36 Medium 120   
Stinger - Blues, Chicago Blues
278829 0:14 Med Fast 149   
60sec - Blues, Chicago Blues
278827 1:04 Medium 121   


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   


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   


LIFE 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
511556 5:57 Medium 129   


GROUNDHOG DAY BLUES - (by Bamford Stevens)  Year: 2010
Bamford Stevens "Groundhog Day Blues" celebrates the emergence of Punxsatawney Phil, who hopefully won't see his own shadow on February 2nd and thereby forecast the coming end to Winter, with the promise of an early Spring. Our male vocalist finds himself alone and unhappy on this "cold, mean day". Male Vocals, Blues, Chicago Blues
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Blues, Chicago Blues
449976 2:13 Slow 75   


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   


NO OTHER LOVE - (by Kevin Reardon)  Year: 2007
Kevin Reardon Smooth, Mellow, and Passionate Blues Rock Song feat. male vocals with a Ray Charles feel. A man realizes how perfect his mate is for him and how special she is. Male Vocals, Blues, Chicago Blues
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Blues, Chicago Blues
258833 4:09 Slow 65   
Variation - Rock, Blues Rock
605607 4:08 Slow 65   


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