Delta Blues: Charley Patton & His Influences
Episode date - May 24, 2013
With this show, we go yet deeper into the various characters who were contemporaries of Charley Patton.
Geechie Wiley, Ishman Bracey and Tommy Johnston were all making music in the Delta at the same time as Patton, and each of them interacted with one another in some shape or form. Here, then, are a few tracks from some of the Delta’s most ‘colorful’ and influential characters.
Featured tracks include;
Sweet Alberta – Charlie McCoy
Last Kind Words Blues – Geechie Wiley
Pick Poor Robin Clean – Geechie Wiley
Saturday Blues – Ishman Bracey
Left Alone Blues – Ishman Bracey
Trouble Hearted Blues – Ishman Bracey
Canned Heat Blues - Tommy Johnston
Bye Bye Blues - Tommy Johnston
Maggie Campbell Blues - Tommy Johnston
Big Road Blues- Tommy Johnston
Cool Drink of Water Blues- Tommy Johnston