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Delbert McClinton

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Delbert McClinton is a blues musician born 4 November 1940, in Lubbock, Texas. He honed his craft working in a bar band, The Straitjackets, backing visiting blues giants such as Sonny Boy Williamson II, Howlin' Wolf, Lightnin' Hopkins, and Jimmy Reed. He made his first recordings as a member of the Ron-Dels and was noted for his distinctive harmonica work on Bruce Channel's 1962 hit "Hey Baby". On a tour of the UK with Channel, McClinton met a young John Lennon and advised him on his harmonica technique, resulting in the sound heard on the Beatles hit "Love Me Do".


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    Saw you, that was all I had to see
    Wanted you, had to have you next to me
    From that moment, I knew that you'd be all that I'd ever need
    And there's a place inside my heart, nobody's touched before
    And when I found you, I found all that I've been searching for
    I've Got Dreams to Remember  -  20,006 plays
    Givin' it up for your love - everything
    Givin' it up for your love right now
    Givin' it up for your love - everything
    Givin' it up for your love right now
    My heart is aching for you, I can't stand it
    Givin' It Up for Your Love  -  18,851 plays
  3. Down Into Mexico  -  18,781 plays
    Well, for one thing, there was a whole lot of guys
    Who would've liked to have been in my shoes
    But the upkeep on a woman like that
    Will give an old poor boy the blues
    Still the pleasure was worth the pain
    One of the Fortunate Few  -  11,727 plays
    Well it's three o'clock in the morning' ya'll
    Oh, and I'm biding my time
    Give me two more Mr. Waiter
    You know I got a whole lot on my mind
    Going back to Louisiana,
    Going Back to Louisiana  -  12,040 plays
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