Lady Trucker gets Janky CD

Last year I loaded my recording gear and drove up to the blues mecca, Holly Springs, MS and recorded some blues royalty in two sessions as part of my non-profit Blues Fund. One with Joe Ayers and Trenton Ayers and one with Peggy Sue Hemphill Lesueur aka Lady Trucker who is related to one of my huge influences, Jessie Mae Hemphill. The guitar player was a no-show so I learned the songs and gifted her a song I wrote. Tim Scruggs was on drums and Kevin Spight was on bass. This is Hill Country Blues, which refers to the Hill Country of North Mississippi, not Texas. Peggy’s family is a big part of the Hill Country Blues sound. Peggy is also married to Artemas Lesueur who tours with Cedric Brandnew Burnside. This was a down-and-dirty session recorded in a Janky style which fits perfectly with the Hill Country Sound.

Lady Trucker

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


Spotify Playlists

I have created playlists of various styles and genres from both my research and listening pleasure.


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