Absolute Throwdown at JJF. Oh Yeah Kingfish Played My Guitar

I had an EPIC time at Red’s in Clarksdale, MS. This was my first Juke Joint Fest since covid. So, I missed two years of JJF so it was on with a vengeance. I had my right-hand harp man, Cody Cotton, with me. The drive from Autin is a little further than Dallas but prettier. We got there Thursday and jumped right into gear over at Red’s with the great RL Boyce, Carlos Elliot Junior and Bobby Gentilo.

We had a great day Friday of all the music, especially Deak Harp, Jesse Cotton Stone, and the ever-amazing Bill Abel who wrote the liner notes for my Hill Country Foot Stomp CD. We closed out the evening at The Bluesberry Cafe with Robert Kimbrough and Duwayne Burnside on stage. This was the first time my good friend, Robert Kimbrough and I had seen each other since Covid.
2022 Juke Joint Fest

Junior Kimbrough Quote – Cotton Patch Blues

“See, I have a different type of music from other peoples. They playing the other kind of blues, and I'm playing cotton-patch blues.Ain't nobody now can play the blues that I play.”
— Junior Kimbrough


Junior Kimbrough Quotes - One Chord

Junior Kimbrough Quote – One Chord

“My songs, they have just the one chord, there's none of that fancy stuff you hear now, with lots of chords in one song. If I find another chord I leave it for another song.”
— Junior Kimbrough


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