Highway 61 Blues 19: Bring It When You Come

Highway 61 offers a program producer-host Scott Barretta calls “Good For What Ails You” featuring music by blues artists who performed as part of the traveling medicine shows of the first four decades of the 20th century., including Daddy Stovepipe & Mississippi Sarah, Frank Stokes, Cannon’s Jug Stompers, Henry Thomas, Coley Jones & the Dallas String Band, Banjo Joe (Gus Cannon), Pink Anderson & Semmie Dooley, Jim Jackson, Lil McClinnick, the Grant Brothers, Frank Hutchison, the Allen Brothers, Chris Beauchalon, Blind Willie McTell, Hezekiah Jenkins, Earl McDonald’s Original Louisville Jug Band, Papa Charlie Jackson, and the Three Tobacco Tags.


The John Sinclair Foundation Presents



Scott Barretta, Mississippi Public Broadcasting, July 29, 2006 [18019]


Daddy Stovepipe & Mississippi Sarah: The Spasm Frank Stokes: I Got Mine

Cannon’s Jug Stompers: Bring It When You Come

Henry Thomas: Railroadin’ Some

Coley Jones & the Dallas String Band: Hokum Blues

Banjo Joe: My Money Never Runs Out

Pink Anderson & Semmie Dooley: Pap’s About To Get Mad

Jim Jackson: I Heard the Voice of a Pork Chop

Lil McClinnick: Don’t Think I’m Santa Claus Just Because I Bring You Presents Once in a While

The Grant Brothers: Tell It To Me

Frank Hutchison: Stack-A-Lee

The Allen Brothers: Bow Wow Blues

Chris Beauchalon: Born in Hard Luck

Blind Willie McTell: Atlanta Strut

Hezekiah Jenkins: Shout You Cats

Earl McDonald’s Original Louisville Jug Band: Casey Bill

Papa Charlie Jackson: Skoodle-Um-Skoo

Three Tobacco Tags: Reno Blues



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.