“There’s an emotion of positivity on these songs, rather than the usual tales of woe. Most of the tracks are upbeat, or have a positive message, a message of love or even just plain old fashionedsex. I know others have written a world of songs about those things but we haven’t, so we thought it was our time to jump in.”
Don´t Start Me to Talkin´ – Sonny Boy Williamson II
“Well, I’m goin down to Rosie’s,
Stop at Fannie Mae’s.
Gonna tell Fannie what I heard,
Her boyfriend say.
Don’t start me to talkin,
I’ll tell her everything I know.
I’m gonna break up this signifyin,
Cause somebody’s got to go.
Jack give his wife two dollars”
Big Joe McCoy and his Washboard band recorded some of the finest pre-war blues. You might also find recordings of him under the name Bill Wither, Georgia Pine Boy, Hallelujah Joe, Big Joe McCoy and His Washboard Band, and the Mississippi Mudder
Trombone Shorty hails from the Tremé neighborhood in New Orleans’ 6th Ward. As a kid, he got his nickname at four years old when he was marching in a street parade wielding a trombone twice as long as he was high. Trombone Shorty is the grandson of Jessie Hill,who you might know from “Whip it on Me”