Episode 4 of Bughouse Square is out! Read the Story

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Willie Dixon and Koko Taylor discuss the blues and how you create blues music

BROADCAST: 1982 | DURATION: 00:21:47

Synopsis

Studs interviews Willie Dixon and Koko Taylor about the blues. They discuss their song "Insane Asylum" and their work together. Dixon uses his song "Little Red Rooster" to help explain how the blues are created from life experiences. Taylor reflects on singers like Willie Dixon, Memphis Minnie, and others who influenced her desire to sing the blues. Taylor also discusses European audiences and blues influence there. The musical numbers are removed from this edited version of the original recording.