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Goat Picnic: Hill Country Music of North Mississippi

By World Music Foundation

John travels down to Coldwater, MS for the 69th Annual Goat Picnic in honor of fife & drum legend, Otha Turner. What started off as something else, ends up being a a good handful of great conversations with musicians (and even some audience members) about the Hill Country Music of Northern Mississippi, USA. R.L. Boyce, Earl “Little Joe” Ayers, Dom Turner, and Ricky Stevens are all featured. 0:05 World Music Foundation Podcast 0:08 John Gardner 0:14 Fife & Drum Music 0:19 Otha Turner 0:39 Coldwater, MS 0:41 Sharde Thomas 1:35 Hill Country Music 1:45 Little Joe 1:47 Guitar 1:54 Blues 4:09 Fife 4:09 Drum 4:23 Mark Massey 4:24 Muleman 4:36 Blues Hall of Fame 5:09 Blues Foundation 5:30 International Blues Challenge 6:11 Roosevelt Staples 6:13 Willie Brown 8:44 Junior Kimbrough 8:44 R.L Burnside 8:45 R.L Boyce 9:56 Northern Mississippi Blues 10:08 Cedric Burnside 10:09 North Mississippi Allstars 10:10 Luther and Cody Dickenson 10:15 Sharde Thomas 10:30 Fife and Drum Music 10:36 Othar Turner 11:00 African Music 11:12 Chord Progression 11:17 Homemade Flute 11:23 Rhythm 11:28 Solo 11:30 Vocals 12:07 Napoleon Strickland 12:20 Library of Congress Collection 13:16 Jr. Kimbrough 13:55 Ace Cannon 14:02 John Lee Hooker 14:02 Muddy Waters 14:03 Howlin’ Wolf 14:11 Guitar 14:30 Note 14:54 Piano 15:44 Hill Country Music 16:42 Trenton Ayers 19:20 R.L. Boyce 19:21 Como, MS 19:42 Mississippi Hill Country 20:06 Backsliders 20:33 harmonica 20:36 Phil Wiggins 20:46 Sacred Steel tradition 20:54 Turner Brown Band 21:14 Mississippi Fred McDowell 23:18 Otha Turner 23:29 Napoleon Strickland 23:31 Ed and Lonnie Young 23:40 Sid Hemphill 24:22 Instrument 24:30 Othar Turner 24:40 Band 24:50 Lead guitar 25:35 Bobby Rush 25:36 Little Milton 26:40 Howlin’ Wolf 27:15 Luther Dickinson 27:35 Jessie Mae 27:36 Drummer 27:50 Leo Bud Welch 27:50 Bilbo Walker 28:01 Big Jack Johnson 28:58 Blues 30:00 Femi Kuti 30:01 Afrobeat 30:03 Lagos, Nigeria

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