New Minglewood Blues – Cannon Jug Stompers

Memphis Blues: Beale Street - Part 2

Episode 2

Episode date - June 30, 2023

How Music Changed

    For part two of our series on the Memphis Beale Street scene, we focus on Cannon’s Jug Stompers for the inspiration they provided to late 20th century fans such as Bob Dylan and the Grateful Dead.

    Then, to wrap things up, we feature four remarkable recordings by Jim Jackson, an old-time street singer who became a draw for other musicians to follow in his footsteps.

    Featured tracks include:

    The Memphis Blues – Louis Armstrong

    New, New Minglewood Blues – The Grateful Dead

    Minglewood Blues – Cannon’s Jug Stompers

    Viola Lee Blues – Bob Dylan

    Viola Lee Blues – The Grateful Dead

    Viola Lee Blues – Cannon’s Jug Stompers

    Walk Right In – Cannon’s Jug Stompers

    Bring It with You When You Come – Cannon’s Jug Stompers

    Feather Bed – Cannon’s Jug Stompers

    Big Railroad Blues – The Grateful Dead

    Big Railroad Blues – Cannon’s Jug Stompers

    When I Woke Up This Morning She Was Gone – Jim Jackson

    I Heard the Voice of a Pork Chop – Jim Jackson

    Old Dog Blue – Jim Jackson

    I’m Wild About My Lovin’ – Jim Jackson


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