Blues songs

I was told that to become better at triplets I needed to listen and learn some basic blues. any recommendations for simple, fun songs to play.

drum teacher said needed to listen and play some blues music.any suggestions for a person new to this genre? zz top perhaps??
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Midnite Zephyr

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Yes. Their Tres Hombres album is a good place to start. Also, check out some Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, Cream, old Fleetwood Mac (w/ Peter Green), JJ Cale, Willie Dixon, John Mayall, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Buddy Guy, Jimi Hendrix, BB King, John Lee Hooker, Albert King and old Rolling Stones.


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Some cool triplet based songs from classic rock radio:

Hold the Line - Toto
La Grange - ZZ Top
Tush - ZZ Top
Cold Shot - Stevie Ray Vaughan
Pride and Joy - Stevie Ray Vaughan
Bad to the Bone - George Thorogood
I Drink Alone - George Thorogood
Moving on Over - George Thorogood
Lovin' Touchin' Squeezin' - Journey
Lido Shuffle - Boz Scaggs
Breakdown - Tom Petty and the Heart Breakers
Don't Stop - Fleetwood Mac
Road House Blues - the Doors
Rocky Mountain Way - James Gang
Crazy Little Thing Called Love - Queen
Harden My Heart - Quarterflash
Revolution - The Beatles