The Top 10 Commandments of Bluesville

Alright. Maybe it’s more than ten. But you can pick one from each column for ten:

XM – Bluesville: 10 Commandments

1 a – “Support live blues at the Juke Joint of your choice, every Saturday Night.”
1 b – “He who has the blues, has a good thing.”
1 c – “The nighttime is the right time to be with the one you love.”
1 d – “Thou shalt not covet thy neighbors ass… Unless it’s cute, of course.”
1 e – “Thou shall honor Robert, B.B., and Stevie.”

2 a – “Work with what you got, whether it’s a little or a lot.”
2 b – “Honor the forefathers and the foremothers of the blues.”

3 a – “When it comes to the blues, formal music training is accepted, but not required… From the heart is required.”
3 b – “Wild women don’t get the blues.”
3 c – “Thou shalt not kill… Unless another mule’s been kickin’ in your stall.”
3 d – “One monkey don’t stop no show.”

4 a – “The blues are the sheet music of life.”
4 b – “The blues ain’t nothing that a good woman can’t fix.”
4 c – “Sometimes blues is more than just a color, an attitude, or fleeting emotions.”

5 a – “Nobody loves you but your mamma, and she might just be jiving you too.”
5 b – “You can’t spend what you ain’t got. And you can’t loose what you never had.”
5 c – “Never underestimate the healing strength of the Blues.”
5 d – “Life ain’t worth much if you ain’t with the one you love. But, you can always love the one you’re with.”
5 e – “The blues will heal.”

6 a – “The blues ain’t nothin’ but a good man feelin’ bad, thinkin’ ’bout the woman he once was with.”
6 b – “Always let your back-door man know when your front-door man is coming home.”
6 c – “Thou shall not take the name of thy ‘King’ in vain… B.B, Freddie, or Albert”
6 d – “When it all comes down, you got to come back to mother earth.”
6 e – “When you ain’t got nothin’, you got nothin’ to lose.”

7 a – “There ain’t no peace in the barnyard, since the little red rooster been gone.”
7 b – “When your life is on empty, return it to full. Tank up on the blues.”
7 c – “The highway is like a woman… Soft shoulders, dangerous curves and slippery when wet.”
7 d – “Always get your mojo working 24/7… No exceptions!”

8 a – “Hey Everybody, let the good times roll!”
8 b – “Now work is made for two things… that’s a fool… and a mule.”
8 c – “You are never too old or too young to get hooked on the Blues.”
8 d – “Thou shall not steal other blues artists works. But remember, imitation is the greatest form of flattery.”
8 e – “Live the life you love, and love the life you live.”

9 a – “Never let your left hand know what your right hand’s doing… Know what I mean?”
9 b – “If it’s good to you, it’s gotta be good for you!”
9 c – “If you have the blues, share them with somebody.”

10 a – “You need to get yourself some of those dead presidents. ‘Cause you can’t expect romance without finance.”
10 b – “All blues is welcome at the table in Bluesville. And welcome to the table… eat heartily, but drink responsibly.”
10 c – “When life gets you down, let the blues remove your frown.”
10 d – “If you’re gonna love your woman, love her with a thrill.”

Oh, by the way. The top 10 commandments of Bluesville are always subject to change.
~ Terry
If you’re looking for me, I’ll be at Low-Fi’s.
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