Conan Sings the Blues With Some Hilarious Kids

Conan O'Brien is doing his show in Chicago this week, and he stopped by a local elementary school to teach the kids a lesson in singing the blues. He asks the adorable first graders about their problems, and then crafts a song about them. The results are far more giggle-inducing than most of your standard blues, but… » 6/13/12 9:15pm 6/13/12 9:15pm

A Linguistic History of Cocks, Dicks, and Nuts

White Chicago blues guitarist Michael Bloomfield got the shock of his young life when he was traveling to a gig with his hero Muddy Waters, and Waters started talking about how much he loved to suck cock. It took a while for Bloomfield to figure out that Waters was using cock to refer to a woman's vulva, not a man's… » 3/26/12 4:51pm 3/26/12 4:51pm

Talented Hound Dog Plays the Piano and Sings the Blues


Almost every dog can tell you a sad tale of woe (usually about not getting enough treats), but not every pooch can provide his own musical accompaniment. This hound is pretty darn talented on the piano—it's especially moving when he takes a little break to sniff the keys—but the best part of the song is the very… » 3/04/12 9:30pm 3/04/12 9:30pm

Your Morning Swoon: President Obama Sings 'Sweet Home Chicago'

Last night, the President and First Lady hosted an all-star blues concert at the White House. There were a lot of famous musicians there—BB King, Buddy Guy, Mick Jagger, and more—but one man outshone them all: Barack Obama. At the end of the concert, the group started playing "Sweet Home Chicago" and roped the Prez… » 2/22/12 9:30am 2/22/12 9:30am