This is one of my favorite songs by Memphis Minnie. Born around 1897, she was a child prodigy with the banjo/guitar. She could outsing, OUTPLAY, outdrink any of her male conterparts at the time! She recorded hundreds of songs for over 40 years-unheard of for a female back then. In the music world, she is considered equal (if not better-since she would beat them) in talent and voice with the male muscians. She's inspired so many and lived an interesting life...

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Comment by Ward on September 27, 2009 at 8:38pm
Patrick, they have remastered much of her works especially from the '30's! Almost anything you hear from her is gonna sound pretty clear, like it is only a few years old. I used to play some of her music when I was stationed in Puerto Rico over 11 years ago, and they loved it! 60+ year ol' music (now 70+) and you can still jam it! Tell me that woman aint bad!
Comment by Patrick on September 27, 2009 at 8:22pm
Great performance, and the quality of the recording is quite good, too, considering how old it is.

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