Highway 61 Blues 47: Hard Hearted Woman

Scott Barretta spotlights the great harmonica master Big Walter Horton in this week’s episode of Highway 61 featuring a series of his classic recordings with Joe Hill Louis, Calvin & Phineas Newborn, Little Buddy Doyle, Jimmy Rogers, Tampa Red, Johnny Shines, Robert Nighthawk, Johnny Young, and Carey Bell.


The John Sinclair Foundation Presents



Scott Barretta, Mississippi Public Broadcasting, September 6, 2010 [18383]


Big Walter Horton & Joe Hill Louis: Cotton Patch Hotfoot

Big Walter Horton: Jumpin’ Blues

Big Walter Horton: Back Home To Mama

Big Walter Horton: Need My Baby

Little Buddy Doyle: She’s Got Good Dry Goods

Jimmy Rogers & Big Walter Horton: Walking By Myself

Tampa Red & Big Walter Horton: Stars Falling Blues

Johnny Shines & Big Walter Horton: Evening Sun

Big Walter Horton & Robert Nighthawk: Let’s Have A Good Time

Big Walter Horton & Robert Nighthawk: Louise, Louise

Big Walter Horton & Robert Nighthawk: You Don’t Mistreat Me

Big Walter Horton & Johnny Young: Stockyard Blues

Big Walter Horton: Hard Hearted Woman

Big Walter Horton: Little Boy Blue

Big Walter Horton & Carey Bell: Little Boy Blue

Big Walter Horton & Robert Nighthawk: Trouble In Mind


Hosted by Scott Barretta for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by Joe Yorke at the University of Mississippi

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt


© 2008, 2018 Scott Barretta. Used with permission.