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James "Son" Thomas - Highway 61 Blues FLAC album

James "Son" Thomas - Highway 61 Blues FLAC album
Performer: James "Son" Thomas
Title: Highway 61 Blues
Released: 1983
Label: Southern Culture Records
Country: US
Style: Delta Blues
Catalog #: SC 1701
Genre: Blues
Rating: 4.3
Votes: 397
Formats: Vinyl, LP, Album
FLAC size: 1370 mb
MP3 size: 1817 mb


1Look Up Side The Wall
2Good Morning Little Schoolgirl
3Fast Boogie
4Must Have Been The Devil
6Bottle Up And Go
7Dust My Broom
8Catfish Blues
9Highway 61 Blues
10Sonny Ford Shuffle
11Rock Me Mama
12Beef Steak Blues


  • BassSonny Boy Watson (tracks: A6, B6)
  • Compiled By, Edited ByRay Allen
  • DesignChuck Mitchell
  • Edited By [Editorial Assistance]Warren Steel
  • IllustrationMara Califf
  • Liner NotesWilliam Ferris
  • Mixed ByWard Archer, Jr.
  • Photography ByBill Ferris
  • Recorded ByDanny Wildman (tracks: A3, B3, B4), Frank Fourmy (tracks: A5, B2, B5), Ray Allen (tracks: A2, A4, B1), Bill Ferris (tracks: A1, A6, B6)
  • Vocals, GuitarJames "Son" Thomas


Recorded Leland, Miss., May 22, 1969 (A1), Leland, Miss., May 24, 1969 (A6, B6), Center for Southern Folklore, Memphis, Tenn., June 1, 1979 (A3, B3, B4), Fontaine House, Memphis, Tenn., November 20, 1980 (A5, B2, B5), Club Paradise, Memphis, Tenn., May 22, 1982 (A2), Memphis, Tenn., May 23, 1982 (B1), Leland, Miss., June 17, 1982 (A4).
Recorded in Thomas' home, at the Center for Southern Folklore, and at Center events and programs in Memphis.

Released with printed inner sleeve with notes (reprinted from Ferris's book "Local color", McGraw-Hill, 1982, p. 134-143), and lyrics to all songs.

Side A as one continuous track without divisions.


  • Matrix / Runout (Side A): SC - 1701 - A
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B): SC - 1701 - B


  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Southern Culture Records
  • Copyright (c) – Center for Southern Folklore
  • Distributed By – Rooster Blues Records
  • Manufactured By – Rooster Blues Records
  • Published By – Drop Top Music
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