I usually like my blues electric and noisy, but Eric Bibb’s quieter style of folk blues recently grabbed my ear and shows no inclination to let go. The “Booker” in this song is Booker White, aka Bukka White (1906-1977), whose old National steel guitar recently came into Bibb’s possession. The song served as the springboard for Bibb’s latest recording.
How about another song?
It goes without saying that White himself should get the last word on this post: