Highway 61 Blues 04: Rough Treatment

Scott Barretta has assembled a fantastic J.O.B. Record Special for this week episode of Highway 61 Blues with sides by Baby Face Leroy, Little Hudson, Moody Jones, Floyd Jones, Memphis Minnie, Little Son Joe, Grace Brim, John Brim, Robert Lockwood Jr, Johnny Shines, Sunnyland Slim, Little Brother Montgomery, Eddie Boyd, Alfred “The Fat Man” Wallace, and J.B. Lenoir.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

ROUGH TREATMENT

HIGHWAY 61 BLUES 04

Scott Barretta, Mississippi Public Radio, June 7, 2008 [SBHW-0004

 

[01] Scott Barretta Opening Comments over Theme Music: 61 Highway

[02] Baby Face Leroy: My Head Can’t Rest No More

[03] Little Hudson: Rough Treatment

[04] Moody Jones: Why Should I Worry

[05] Floyd Jones: On the Road Again

[06] Memphis Minnie: Kissing in the Dark

[07] Little Son Joe: Ethel B.

[08] Grace Brim: Hospitality Blues

[09] John Brim: Hard Pill to Swallow

[10] Robert Lockwood Jr.: Pearlie B.

[11] Robert Lockwood Jr.: Sweet Woman from Maine

[12] Johnny Shines: Brutal Hearted Woman

[13] Johnny Shines: Running

[14] Sunnyland Slim: Woman Trouble

[15] Little Brother Montgomery: Keep Drinkin’

[16] Eddie Boyd: Five Long Years

[17] Alfred “The Fat Man” Wallace: You’ve Gotta Stop That Mess

[18] J.B. Lenoir: People Are Meddling

[19] J.B. Lenoir: The Mojo

[20] Little Brother Montgomery: The Boogie

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Scott Barretta for Radio Free Amsterdam

Written & programmed by Scott Barretta

Executive Producer for Mississippi Public Broadcasting: Andy Harper

Produced & recorded by Joe York at the Center for Documentary Projects at the University of Mississippi

Production assistant: Mark Coltrane

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Sponsored by Hempshopper & Ceres Seeds, Amsterdam

 

© 2008, 2017 Scott Barretta. Used with permission.

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Highway 61 Blues 03: Fly Right Baby

Scott Baretta’s Highwy 61 program this week features a collection of blues field recordings by Axel Kustner & Ziggy Crissman with music from Guitar Frank, Flora Moulton, Archie Edwards, Lottie Murrell, Hammie Nixon, Memphis Piano Red, Boyd Rivers, Cora Fluker, Otha Turner & the Rising Star Fife Band, Sam Chatmon, Walter Brown, James “Son” Thomas, Cedell Davis, Arzo Youngblood, Boogie Bill Webb, and Guitar Slim.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

FLY RIGHT BABY

HIGHWAY 61 BLUES 03

Scott Barretta, Mississippi Public Radio, May 24, 2008 [SBHW-0003]

 

[01] Guitar Frank: Fly Right Baby

[02] Flora Moulton: The Titanic

[03] Archie Edwards: Bear Cat Mama Blues

[04] Lottie Murrell: Trouble Late Last Night

[05] Hammie Nixon: Corrina, Corrina

[06] Memphis Piano Red: Mother in Law Blues

[07] Boyd Rivers: You Gonna Take Sick and Die

[08] Cora Fluker: The World She Windin’ Up

[09] Otha Turner & the Rising Star Fife Band: When I lay My Burden Down

[10] Sam Chatmon: My Daddy Was a Jockey

[11] Walter Brown: So Hard to See

[12] James “Son” Thomas: I Laid and I Wondered

[13] Cedell Davis: Let Me Play with Your Poodle

[14] Arzo Youngblood: Bye Bye Blues

[15] Boogie Bill Webb: Seven Sisters Blues

[16] Guitar Slim: Chimney Hill Breakdown

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Scott Barretta for Radio Free Amsterdam

Written & programmed by Scott Barretta

Produced & recorded by Joe York at the Center for Documentary Projects at the University of Mississippi

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Sponsored by empshopper & Ceres Seeds, Amsterdam

 

© 2008, 2017 Scott Barretta. Used with permission.

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Highway 61 Blues 02: Smokestack Lightning

Our second episode of Highway 61 Blues with Scott Barretta is a tribute to the great Howlin’ Wolf and a preview of the festival in West Point, Mississippi dedicated to Wolf, with lots of Wolf’s recordings for Sun, RPM and Chess Records, interviews with Howlin’ Wolf and added bonuses in songs by Charley Patton and featured Festival artists Big George Brock and Willie King & the Liberators.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

SMOKESTACK LIGHTNING

HIGHWAY 61 BLUES 02

Scott Barretta, Mississippi Public Radio, August 26, 2006 [SBHW-0002]

 

[01] Opening Theme: 61 Highway

[02] Howlin’ Wolf Speaks-1

[03] Charley Patton: Saddle My Pony

[04] Howlin’ Wolf: Saddle My Pony

[05] Howlin’ Wolf: How Many More Years

[06] Howlin’ Wolf: Moaning at Midnight

[07] Howlin’ Wolf: Rockin’ Daddy

[08] Howlin’ Wolf: Evil

[09] Howlin’ Wolf Speaks-2

[10] Howlin’ Wolf: I Asked for Water

[11] Howlin’ Wolf: Smokestack Lightning

[12] Howlin’ Wolf: Natchez Burning

[13] Howlin’ Wolf: Sitting on Top of the World

[14] Howlin’ Wolf: Down in the Bottom

[15] Howlin’ Wolf: I Ain’t Superstitious

[16] Howlin’ Wolf: Built for Comfort

[17] Howlin’ Wolf: I’ll Be Around

[18] Big George Brock with Hubert Sumlin: Shake for Me

[19] Willie King & the Liberators: I Am the Blues

[20] Howlin’ Wolf: 300 Pounds of Joy

[21] Howlin’ Wolf: House Rockin’ Boogie

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Scott Barretta for Radio Free Amsterdam

Written & programmed by Scott Barretta

Produced & recorded by Joe York at the Center for Documentary Projects at the University of Mississippi

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Sponsored by Hempshopper & Ceres Seeds, Amsterdam

 

© 2006, 2017 Scott Barretta. Used with permission.

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Highway 61 Blues 01: Prodigal Son

 

Our first episode of Scott Barretta’s Highway 61 blues program from Mississippi Public Broadcasting features the music of the late Rev. Robert Wilkins & his son, Rev. John Wilkins of the North Mississippi hill country, with classic recordings and live performances plus contributions by the Rolling Stones and the Hunter’s Chapel Singers with Fred McDowell.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

PRODIGAL SON

HIGHWAY 61 BLUES 01

Scott Barretta, Mississippi Public Radio, November 16, 2007 [SBHW-0001]

 

[01] Opening Theme: 61 Highway & Scott Barretta Opening Comments

[02] Rev. John Wilkins: Faucet Religion Sermon

[03] Rev. John Wilkins: I Wish I Was in Heaven Sitting Down

[04] Rev. Robert Wilkins: Rolling Stone

[05] Rev. Robert Wilkins: Getaway Blues

[06] Rev. John Wilkins: Conversation re: Rev. Robert Wilkins

[07] Rev. John Wilkins: Everything Gonna Be Alright

[08] Rev. Robert Wilkins: That’s No Way to Get Along

[09] Rev. Robert Wilkins: Prodigal Son

[10] Rolling Stones: Prodigal Son

[11] Rev. John Wilkins: Conversation re: Playing the Blues

[12] Rev. John Wilkins: How You Feel This Morning?

[13] Rev. John Wilkins: Conversation re: Blues & Gospel

[14] Rev. Robert Wilkins: Police Sergeant Blues

[15] Rev. John Wilkins: Conversation re: Blues & Gospel

[16] Rev. John Wilkins: I Want Jesus to Walk with me

[17] Hunter’s Chapel Choir with Fred McDowell: This Little Light of Mine

[18] Hunter’s Chapel Singers with Fred McDowell: You Got to Move

[19] Rev. Robert Wilkins: You Got to Move

[20] Rev. Robert Wilkins with John & Douglas Wilkins: I Wish I Was in Heaven Sitting Down

[21] Closing Music: Rev. Robert Wilkins: Do Lord Remember Me

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Scott Barretta for Radio Free Amsterdam

Written & programmed by Scott Barretta

Produced & recorded by Joe York at the Center for Documentary Projects at the University of Mississippi

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Sponsored by Hempshopper & Ceres Seeds, Amsterdam

 

© 2007, 2017 Scott Barretta. Used with permission.

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