R.L. Burnside – Poor Black Mattie – YouTube

This tune really drives along like a freight train. This is a great example of the hill country blues of Northern Mississippi, not that far from where the Southern cross the Dog. R.L. Burnside is one of the great players in that genre of blues.

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