Highway 61 Blues 08: Katrina And The Blues

Scott Barretta commemorates the first Mardi Gras in New Orleans after the Great Flood of 2005 by studying the valuable musical works of native artists Clarence “Frogman” Henry, Irma Thomas, Bobby Charles & Fats Domino, Little Freddie King, Henry Butler & Corey Harris, Vastie Jackson, Deacon John, Rockie Charles, Walter “Wolfman” Washington, Eddie Bo & Inez Cheatham, Mem Shannon, George Porter Jr., Prince La-La, Chris Kenner, Smiley Lewis, and Professor Longhair.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
Scott Barretta, Mississippi Public Broadcasting, February 25, 2006 [SBHW-0008]

[01] Scott Barretta Opening Comments over Theme Music: 61 Highway
[02] Clarence “Frogman” Henry: But I Do
[03] Irma Thomas: I Done Got Over It
[04] Bobby Charles & Fats Domino: Walking to New Orleans
[05] Little Freddie King: You Rascal You
[06] Irma Thomas: You Don’t Miss a Good Thing
[07] Henry Butler & Corey Harris: Down Home Livin’
[08] Vastie Jackson: Monkey Die Doe
[09] Deacon John Moore: You Don’t Know How
[10] Rockie Charles: You Got to Feel the Need of Me
[11] Walter “Wolfman” Washington: Trials & Tribulations
[12] Eddie Bo & Inez Cheatham: A Lover & a Friend
[13] Mem Shannon: You Ain’t Nothin’ Nice
[14] George Porter Jr: Rough Spots
[15] Clarence “Frogman” Henry: Ain’t Got No Home
[16] Prince La-La: She Put the Hurt on Me
[17] Chris Kenner: I Like It Like That
[18] Smiley Lewis: Tee Nah Nah
[19] Professor Longhair: Mardi Gras in New Orleans
[20] Eddie Bo: Hook & Sling

Hosted by Scott Barretta for Radio Free Amsterdam
Written & programmed by Scott Barretta for Mississippi Public Broadcasting Produced & recorded by Joe Yorke at the Center for Documentary Projects at the University of Mississippi
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
Sponsored by Jempshopper & Ceres Seeds, Amsterdam

© 2006, 2017 Scott Barretta. Used with permission.