Various – High Water Everywhere


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Affected by Climate Change ' Feel the impact and devastation of the Great Mississippi Flood of 1927. Hear the warnings and anguish in these enduring songs
Our series examines past extreme weather events through the Blues songs of Charlie Patton, Memphis Minnie, Lemon Jefferson, and more. Corey Harris' insightful and educational notes analyses the lived reality of people at the time.

Extensive Notes by Corey Harris with illustrations and full disco-graphical details

Track Listing:
1. Kansas Joe and Memphis Minnie: When The Levee Breaks -   2. Barbecue Bob: Missisippi Heavy Water Blues -   3. Mattie Delaney: Tallahatchie River Blues -   4. Lead Belly:  Backwater Blues -   5. Joe Pullum: Mississippi Flood Blues -   6. Big Bill Broonzy: Southern Flood Blues -   7. Carl Martin: High Water Flood Blues -   8. Casey Bill Weldon: Flood Water Blues -   9. Charley Patton:  High Water Everywhere -   10. Blind Lemon Jefferson: Rising High Water Blues -   11. St. Louis Jimmy Oden: Florida Hurricane -   12. Lonnie Johnson: Flood Water Blues -   13. Ruby Gowdy: Florida Flood Blues -   14. Sin-Killer Griffin: Wasn't That A Mighty Storm? -   15. Henry Green: Storm Thru Mississippi -   16. Bumble Bee Slim: Rising River Blues -   17. Elders McIntorsh and Edwards: The 1927 Flood -   18. James Crawford:  Flood and Thunder Blues -

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