Highway 61 Blues 18: Coming From The Old School

Highway 61 offers a tribute to the late, great harmonica star Sam Myers a week following his demise in 2006 by playing Sam’s early recordings and sides with guitarists Elmore James, Tommy Lee Thompson, King Edward, Mel Brown, and Anson Funderburg & the Rockets.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

COMING FROM THE OLD SCHOOL

HIGHWAY 61 BLUES 18

Scott Barretta, Mississippi Public Broadcasting, July 22, 2006 [18005]

 

Sam Myers: Sleeping in the Ground

Sam Myers: My Love Is Here to Stay

Sam Myers: You Don’t Have to Go

Elmore James: Look On Yonder Wall

Sam Myers & Tommy Lee Thompson: From Now On

Sam Myers & Tommy Lee Thompson: I Just Found Out

Sam Myers & King Edward: Gold Tailed Bird

Sam Myers & King Edward: Money Is My Downfall

Anson Funderburg & the Rockets: Can We Get Together

Anson Funderburg & the Rockets: Some Sunny Day

Anson Funderburg & the Rockets: Jungle

Anson Funderburg & the Rockets: Crutch and Cane

Sam Myers & Mel Brown: Tired of Your Jive

Sam Myers & Mel Brown: 99

Sam Myers & Mel Brown: Country Boy

Sam Myers & Mel Brown: Coming From the Old School

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Scott Barretta for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by Joe Yorke at University of Mississippi for Mississippi Public Broadcasting

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2006, 2018 Scott Barretta. Used with permission.