Sunday, May 17, 2009

Big Mama Thornton 1971

It was in about 1972 that I saw her perform in a small nightclub called Lennys on the Turnpike, north of Boston. What a night! Elvis took his hound dog from her original cut of it.

7 comments:

Anna G Raman said...

Thanks for sharing. I like her songs and she is such a cool and confident singer.

mister jim said...

What a blues master....excellent!
Very sharp recording, too.

cfswarrior said...

I love the blues. She is great!

Pris said...

Isn't she great???

Berenice said...

Wow!! Thankfully, due to my slightly unconventional childhood, I grew up listening to music such as this. Thank you for posting such an awesome video Pris. B xx

Middle Ditch said...

Great singer. Wow

Pris said...

Thanks , all. I could watch this over and over!