Definition of bluesy
: resembling, characteristic of, or suited to the blues
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In recent years, Vojticek traveled to Birmingham to see acts like singer/songwriter Ingrid Michaelson and bluesy rocker Jack White perform there, at the 1,300 capacity venue Iron City and 800-capacity WorkPlay Soundstage.
Early Saturday, attendees could sample the rootsy country rock of Jade Jackson, veteran bluesy bandleader John Mayall and longtime jazz ace Bennie Maupin.
The bands vary from vintage rock 'n' roll to bluesy tunes, and even play Celtic fare.
Poitier and Steiger are jazz-sharp, their rhythms tight and wary and bluesy and funny.
Singer Kelley Hunt brings her bluesy Americana sound to the stage at 7:30 p.m.
Allman’s bluesy vocals and soulful touch on the Hammond B-3 organ helped propel The Allman Brothers Band to superstardom and spawn Southern rock.
Even in this studio recording, the song’s choppy, minor-key New Orleans groove spurs bluesy guitar solos heading toward Hendrix territory.
Underlying much of the sound of the '60s-'70s was the bluesy interplay of electric guitar and Hammond B-3 organ.
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