Definition of bluesy
: resembling, characteristic of, or suited to the blues
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The bluesy swing of the song, which included shots of Trump Tower juxtaposed with images of homeless kids sleeping in the streets, was accented with a bright sax solo by Ian Ritchie and a growling vocal from Waters.
A bluesy, 21-year-old singer-guitarist, King released his debut album in 2015 on Warren Haynes’ label.
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.
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