Buro 24/7 Malaysia Playlist #56: Into the blues


By Su Fen Tan

Buro 24/7 Malaysia Playlist #56: Into the blues

Blues is a genre with a long history, having originated around the end of the 19th century, and it is a genre that spawned and influenced many others. You know what they say – the blues gave birth to rock ‘n’ roll. But perhaps Tom Waits said it best: “The blues is like a planet. It’s an enormous topic. You can’t ignore the impact that it has had and continues to have on the whole musical culture. It’s a tree that everyone is swinging from. It’s indelible and indispensable.”


Here, we curated a playlist dedicated to some of blues’ biggest names. Let the likes of B.B. King, Buddy Guy, and Muddy Waters ring in your weekend:

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