Highway 61 Blues 46: I’m Tore Up

Scott Barretta is featuring blues from the Macon area of eastern Mississippi on this week’s edition of Highway 61, including selections by Eddie Clearwater, Carey Bell, Big Joe Williams, Austin Peete, John “Short Stuff” Macon, Amelia Johnson, and Willie King.


The John Sinclair Foundation Presents



Scott Barretta, Mississippi Public Broadcasting, August 23, 2008 [18369]


Eddie Clearwater: Hillbilly Blues

Eddie Clearwater: I ‘m Tore Up

Eddie Clearwater: Blue Blue All Over You

Eddie Clearwater: I Wouldn’t Let My Guitar Down

Carey Bell: I Cry So Much

Carey Bell: What My Mama Told Me

Carey Bell: Baby Please Don’t Go

Big Joe Williams: Sugar Diabetes Blues

Austin Peete: Run Here jailer With The Key

John “Short Stuff” Macon: Bad Luck

Amelia Johnson & Big Joe Williams: Can’t Listen No More

Willie King Comments

Willie King: Twenty Long Years

Willie King: You’ve Got To Have Love

Eddie Clearwater: A Time For Peace



Hosted by Scott Barretta for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by Joe Yorke at the University of Mississippi

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt


© 2008. 2018 Scott Barretta. Used with permission.


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