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New LICK OF THE WEEK
October 29, 2013

Bobby Bland/Wayne Bennett
Further On Up the Road

This week’s lick comes from the 1957 Bobby Bland recording of Further On Up the Road, featuring Wayne Bennett on guitar. This cut is taken from the MCA re-issue album The Best of Bobby Bland. It’s full of great music.

 
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