Saturday, March 17, 2018

Highway 61 and Going Back to Memphis

Highway 61:



sung by Sunnyland Slim. He was born in Mississippi in 1906 and moved to Memphis in 1925. He moved to Chicago in 1942 and died there on this date in 1995 at the age of 88. Memphis is mentioned in the song above. Below is another Memphis connection:

Going Back to Memphis:

8 comments:

  1. What a lovely way to show tribute to a great blues performer and also Memphis. You find the best tributes on their day of birth or death.

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    1. The Blues! You can't beat it :) and I do love the Memphis connections

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  2. Nice old tune! Had me toe tapping this morning. :) Happy St. Patty's Day.

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    1. We're eating green muffins to observe the day :) Happy St. Patrick's Day to you, too!

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    1. It's a nice day today. I see time on the patio in my future :)

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  4. Annie does not appreciate the older music recordings. She put her ears back and left the room--LOL! :)

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    1. It's not exactly hi fidelity lol

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