Highway 61 Blues 56: Take It Easy Baby

Scott Barretta spotlights recently released CDs by Mavis Staples, Pinetop Perkins, B.B. King, Dave Spector featuring Sharon Lewis, Alberta Adams, Mississippi Heat featuring Inetta Vizor, Travis “Moonchild” Haddix, Byther Smith, Dave Riley, Bowling Green John Cephas & Harmonica Phil Wiggins, Eric Bibb & Ruthie Foster, and Taj Mahal.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

TAKE IT EASY BABY

HIGHWAY 61 BLUES 56

Scott Barretta, Mississippi Public Broadcasting, November 15, 2008 [18509]

Mavis Staples: Freedom Highway

Pinetop Perkins: Take It Easy Baby

B.B. King: The World Gone Wrong

Dave Spector featuring Sharon Lewis: In Too Deep

Alberta Adams: Wet Clothes

Mississippi Heat featuring Inetta Vizor: Forgot You Had A Home

Travis “Moonchild” Haddix: Way Back In The Country

Byther Smith: If I Misuse Someone

Dave Riley: I’m Not Your Junk Man

Bowling Green John Cephas & Harmonica Phil Wiggins: Richmond Blues

Eric Bibb & Ruthie Foster: A Conversation

Taj Mahal: Slow Drag

Dave Spector: Texas Top

A JOINT PRODUCTION

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.