HIGHWAY 61 BLUES

Latest update on 06/02/2019

Artist: Roosevelt Sykes
Author: Roosevelt Sykes
Label: Champion
Year: 1932

Cut his own sequels shortly after: New Highway 61 Blues as The Honey Dripper (Decca) and Highway 61 Blues n°2 as Jack Kelly's Jug Band (Melotone/Banner/Perfect).

Covers:

1935:

Joe McCoy

1957:

Speckled Red

1962:

Mississippi Fred McDowell [not exactly a cover, which is never really the case with Fred]

2002:

Guy Davis [as Loneliest Road I Know]

2003:

Hans Theessink [as 61 Highway, inspired by Fred McDowell]

2018:

Watermelon Slim

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