Highway 61 Blues 07: Holy Blues

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
HOLY BLUES
HIGHWAY 61 BLUES 07
Scott Barretta, Mississippi Public Broadcasting, February 18, 2006 [SBHW-0007]

Scott Barretta’s investigation of the Holy Blues is centered on an elongated
interview with Detroit’s Rev. Robert Jones and a generous sampling of his music mixed with spiritual selections by John Lee Hooker, Rev. Gary Davis, Rev.
Robert Wilkins, Rev. Charlie Jackson, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Son House, and
Blind Willie Johnson.

HOLY BLUES
[01] Scott Barretta Opening Comments over Theme Music: 61 Highway
[02] Rev. Robert Jones: If I Had My Way
[03] Rev. Robert Jones: You’re Gonna Need Somebody on Your Bond
[04] Scott Barretta Conversation with Rev. Robert Jones 1
[05] John Lee Hooker: Ezekiel Saw the Wheel
[06] Rev. Gary Davis: I Saw the Light
[07] Scott Barretta Conversation with Rev. Robert Jones 2
[08] Rev. Robert Wilkins: Do Remember Me
[09] Rev. Robert Wilkins: Don’t Let Nobody Turn You Around
[10] Scott Barretta Conversation with Rev. Robert Jones 3
[11] Rev. Charlie Jackson: Wrapped Up & Tangled Up in Jesus
[12] Scott Barretta Conversation with Rev. Robert Jones 4
[13] Sister Rosetta Tharpe: God Don’t Like It
[14] Sister Rosetta Tharpe: Strange Thijngs Happening Every Day
[15] Scott Barretta Conversation with Rev. Robert Jones 5
[16] Son House: Death Letter Blues
[17] Blind Willie Johnson: Nobody’s Fault But Mine
[18] Scott Barretta Conversation with Rev. Robert Jones 6
[19] Rev. Gary Davis: Nobody Cares for Me
[20] Rev. Gary Davis: Rag Blues in C

A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by Scott Barretta for Radio Free Amsterdam
Written & programmed by Scott Barretta
Executive Producer for Mississippi Public Broadcasting: Andy Harper
Produced & recorded by Joe York at the Center for Documentary Projects at the University of Mississippi
Production assistant: Mark Coltrane
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
Sponsored by Hempshopper & Ceres Seds, Amsterdam