Highway 61 Blues 29: You Got Me Dizzy

Highway 61 with Scott Barretta investigates the work of Mississippi blues artists recording in Chicago for VeeJay Records between 1953-59 including sides by Jimmy Reed, Eddie Taylor, Big Joe Williams, John Lee Hooker, J.B. Lenoir, Snooky Pryor, Floyd Jones, Billy Boy Arnold, and Elmore James.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

YOU GOT ME DIZZY

HIGHWAY 61 BLUES 29

Scott Barretta, Mississippi Public Broadcasting, November 17, 2007 [18159]

 

Jimmy Reed: Bright Lights, Big City

Jimmy Reed: You Got Me Dizzy

Eddie Taylor: Big Town Playboy

Eddie Taylor: Bad Boy

Big Joe Williams: Eula Mae

Big Joe Williams: King’s Highway

John Lee Hooker: Wheel And Deal

John Lee Hooker: Dimples

J.B. Lenoir: Oh Baby

J.B. Lenoir: Do What I Say

Snooky Pryor: Judgment Day

Snooky Pryor: You Tried to Ruin Me

Floyd Jones: Ain’t Times Hard

Floyd Jones: Floyd’s Blues

Billy Boy Arnold: I Wish You Would

Billy Boy Arnold: Prisoner’s Plea

Elmore James: It Hurts Me Too

Elmore James: The 12 Year Old Boy

Jimmy Reed: High And Lonesome

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Scott Barretta for Radio Free Amstredam

Produced & recorded by Joe Yorke at the University of Mississippi

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2007, 2018 Scott Barretta. Used with permission.