Monthly Archives: January 2008

SINCE I MET YOU BABY

Here I bring you this "fast" blues, because you don't like "slow" blues. This is another of Ruben's favourite songs. The guitarists are Gary Moore and B.B. King. This song is fast, so are the lyrics, but don't get scared and try to sing!!!

I used to wake up in the morning with an aching head,
I couldn't remember anything I'd said
My friends told me I was getting out of line,
if it wasn't for you baby, I'd be doing time
Since I met you baby, you've made a new man of me
Since I met you baby, I'm happy as a man could be
Yes I am
I used to think I was better than the rest
Ain't no doubt about it, I was no second best
Didn't seem to matter what was right or what was wrong
I did some crazy things before you came along
Since I met you baby, you've made a new man of me
Since I met you baby, I'm happy as a man could be
Yes, I am
Since I met you baby
Since I met you baby
Since I met you baby
Since I met you baby
Since I met you baby
I'm happy as a man could be
One more time!
Since I met you baby
Since I met you baby
Since I met you baby
Since I met you baby
Since I met you baby
Since I met you baby
Since I met you baby
Since I met you baby
Well, since I met you baby,
I'm happy as a man could be
Yes, I am
Happy as a man can be
You tell 'em Gary!
Yeah!

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Sweet child of mine

I’m sure you are very busy today with all the toys and presents from the Kings’ visit to your homes. This is what the Kings have left in my house for you, hehehe.

It’s one of Rubén’s favourites. You can watch the song in two different versions.

Version one: Guns’n’Roses

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Version two: Sheryll Crow

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Relax, it’s Mika

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RELAX, TAKE IT EASY

Took a right to the end of the line
Where no one ever goes.
Ended up on a broken train with nobody I know.
But the pain and the (longings) the same.
(Where the dying
Now I’m lost and I’m screaming for help.)

Relax, take it easy
For there is nothing that we can do.
Relax, take it easy
Blame it on me or blame it on you.

It’s as if I’m scared.
It’s as if I’m terrified.
It’s as if I’m scared.
It’s as if I’m playing with fire.
Scared.
It’s as if I’m terrified.
Are you scared?
Are we playing with fire?

Relax
There is an answer to the darkest times.
It’s clear we don’t understand but the last thing on my mind
Is to leave you.
I believe that we’re in this together.
Don’t scream – there are so many roads left.

Relax, take it easy
For there is nothing that we can do.
Relax, take it easy
Blame it on me or blame it on you.

Relax, take it easy
For there is nothing that we can do.
Relax, take it easy
Blame it on me or blame it on you.

Relax, take it easy
For there is nothing that we can do.
Relax, take it easy
Blame it on me or blame it on you.

Relax, take it easy
For there is nothing that we can do.
Relax, take it easy
Blame it on me or blame it on you.

It’s as if I’m scared.
It’s as if I’m terrified.
It’s as if I’m scared.
It’s as if I’m playing with fire.
Scared.
It’s as if I’m terrified.
Are you scared?
Are we playing with fire?

Relax
Relax

For Adrià, a 7 years old boy, because he loves so much this song. Hi Chiquitín!!!!!!!!

Mika’s official website with pictures, music, drawings, news, downloads etc.

BLUES IS NOT ALWAYS SLOW.

Cris said in a comment she likes blues but she prefers faster music: I promised some examples of not slow blues. Here you are.

First one is from a film I like a lot: The Blues Brothers (Granujas a todo ritmo in Spanish).

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Come on
Oh baby dont you wanna go
Come on
Oh baby dont you wanna go
Back to that same old place
Sweet home Chicago

Come on
Baby dont you wanna go
Hidehey
Baby dont you wanna go
Back to that same old place
Oh sweet home Chicago

Well, one and one is two
Six and two is eight
Come on baby dont ya make me late
Hidehey
Baby dont you wanna go
Back to that same old place
Sweet home Chicago

Come on
Baby dont you wanna go
Back to that same old place
Sweet home Chicago

Six and three is nine
Nine and nine is eighteen
Look there brother baby and see what Ive seen
Hidehey
Baby dont you wanna go
Back to that same old place
Sweet home Chicago

Oh come on
Baby dont you wanna go
Come on
Baby dont you wanna go
Back to that same old place
Sweet home Chicago

Composer Robert Johnson

Second example: two British bluesmen, John Mayall and Eric Clapton play “Hideaway” with the Bluesbreakers:

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I hope you enjoy.