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Wailing With Canned Heat

Tony Leigh, KRLA Beat, 27 January 1968

CANNED HEAT plays the Blues. Not the Blues of the 1920s and '30s, but an extension of that sound, that era, brought up to date to render it meaningful for today. It's still the same funky sound, the expression of soul, of hard times, of loneliness, but it is now tempered with the electronic advancements brought about by pop music.

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