since this is national catfish day...

c.n. cnevitt@HOTMAIL.COM
Mon Jun 25 07:48:27 EDT 2007


Sometime back in '87, then President R. Reagan declared June 25th "National
Catfish Day." No, I have no idea how many greenbacks the Catfish lobbyists
(another group of lowly bottom feeders if there ever was one) had to fork
over to get that done, but as any blues hound worth his or salt knows, our
whiskered friend had some influence on the blues genre.

The history of catfish blues
http://www.earlyblues.com/essay_catfish.htm
Chainsaw Dupont performs at a catfish market.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zj6-D_RLY8g
Jimi does his take on the classic...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-QRAuuJmoOQ

chuck
http://thebluesandthensome.blogspot.com

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