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Playlist of R.L. Burnside

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  • R.L. Burnside: See My Jumper Hanging On the Line

    3:56

    R.L. Burnside at home in Independence, Mississippi, shot by Alan Lomax, Worth Long, and John Bishop in August, 1978. For more information about the American Patchwork filmwork, Alan Lomax, and his collections, visit [02.11.07]

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  • RL Burnside - Someday baby feat Lyrics Born

    3:17

    A Bothered Mind
    Musical album by R. L. Burnside
    Release date: August 17, 2004
    Artist: R. L. Burnside
    Label: Fat Possum Records

    RL-Don't care how long we go,
    I'm be home in a day.
    Yah good times three men, playing pool one day,
    but someday baby, you ain't gonna trouble, for me... anymore.

    RAP-Goodbye girl better get gone Skit Gone Had a great time
    Got beat pretty good Had a good thing going Got more than you gave
    Goddamn but now I'll give it to you Girl, you got a game
    Goodbye girl better get gone Skit Gone Had a great time
    Got beat pretty good Had a good thing going Got more than you gave
    Goddamn but now I'll give it to you Girl, you got a game

    RL-Just keep on betting,
    any day it's gonna pay
    yah hold on darling you're leaving to fast,
    but someday baby, you ain't gonna trouble, for me... anymore.

    RAP-Goodbye girl better get gone Skit Gone Had a great time
    Got beat pretty good Had a good thing going Got more than you gave
    Goddamn but now I'll give it to you Girl, you got a game
    Goodbye girl better get gone Skit Gone Had a great time
    Got beat pretty good Had a good thing going Got more than you gave
    Goddamn but now I'll give it to you Girl, you got a game

    RL-Yeah goodbye baby, better close that door,
    once you've found love, you can't stay long,
    but someday baby, you ain't gonna trouble, for me... anymore.

    but someday baby, you ain't gonna trouble, for me... anymore.

    RAP-Goodbye girl better get gone Skit Gone Had a great time
    Got beat pretty good Had a good thing going Got more than you gave
    Goddamn but now I'll give it to you Girl, you got a game
    Goodbye girl better get gone Skit Gone Had a great time
    Got beat pretty good Had a good thing going Got more than you gave
    Goddamn but now I'll give it to you Girl, you got a game

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  • Shake Em on Down

    4:35

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    Shake 'Em on Down · R.L. Burnside

    Burnside on Burnside

    ℗ 2001 Fat Possum Records, LLC

    Released on: 2015-06-02

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  • Someday Baby

    3:17

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    Someday Baby · R.L. Burnside

    A Bothered Mind


    ℗ 2004 Fat Possum Records
    ℗ 2004 Fat Possum Records, LLC

    Released on: 2004-08-17

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  • Goin Down South

    3:12

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    Goin' Down South · R.L. Burnside

    A Bothered Mind


    ℗ 2004 Fat Possum Records
    ℗ 2004 Fat Possum Records, LLC

    Released on: 2004-08-17

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  • R. L. Burnside - Rollin and Tumblin

    5:01

    1998 french Tv show-

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  • R.L. Burnside - Performing Jumper On The Line

    3:07

    R. L. Burnside (November 23, 1926 -- September 1, 2005), born Robert Lee Burnside, was an American blues singer, songwriter, and guitarist who lived much of his life in and around Holly Springs, Mississippi. He played music for much of his life.

  • Its Bad You Know

    4:58

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    It's Bad You Know · R.L. Burnside

    Come on In

    ℗ 1998 Fat Possum Records
    ℗ 1998 Fat Possum Records, LLC

    Released on: 1998-08-11

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  • Old Black Mattie

    4:12

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    Old Black Mattie · R.L. Burnside

    Too Bad Jim


    ℗ 1994 Fat Possum Records
    ℗ 1994 Fat Possum Records, LLC

    Released on: 2016-02-19

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  • Chain of Fools

    3:43

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    Chain of Fools · R.L. Burnside

    Wish I Was in Heaven Sitting Down


    ℗ 2000 Fat Possum Records, LLC
    ℗ 2010 Fourteenth Hour Music

    Released on: 2016-02-12

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  • R.L. Burnside and family: Boogie instrumental

    4:22

    R.L. Burnside with family at home in Independence, Mississippi, shot by Alan Lomax, Worth Long, and John Bishop in August, 1978. For more information about the American Patchwork filmwork, Alan Lomax, and his collections, visit [02.11.10]

  • R.L. Burnside-Let My Baby Ride from Come on In

    3:00

    R. L. Burnside (November 23, 1926 -- September 1, 2005), born Robert Lee Burnside, was a North Mississippi hill country blues singer, songwriter, and guitarist who lived much of his life in and around Holly Springs, Mississippi. He played music for much of his life, but did not receive much attention until the early 1990s. In the latter half of the 1990s, Burnside repeatedly recorded with Jon Spencer, garnering crossover appeal and introducing his music to a new fanbase within the underground garage rock scene.

    One commentator noted that Burnside, along with Big Jack Johnson, Paul Wine Jones, Roosevelt Booba Barnes and James Super Chikan Johnson, were present-day exponents of an edgier, electrified version of the raw, uncut Delta blues sound.

    Burnside was born in Harmontown, Mississippi, in Lafayette County. He spent most of his life in North Mississippi, working as a sharecropper and a commercial fisherman, as well as playing guitar in Juke Joints and bars. He was first inspired to pick up the guitar in his early twenties, after hearing the 1948 John Lee Hooker single, Boogie Chillen (which inspired numerous other rural bluesmen, among them Buddy Guy, to start playing). He learned music largely from Mississippi Fred McDowell, who lived nearby in an adjoining county. He also cited his cousin-in-law, Muddy Waters, as an influence.

    Burnside grew tired of sharecropping and moved to Chicago in 1944 in the hope of finding better economic opportunities. He did find jobs at metal and glass factories, had the company of Muddy Waters and married Alice Mae in 1949, but things did not turn out as he had hoped. Within the span of one year his father, two brothers, and uncle were all murdered in the city, a tragedy that Burnside would later draw upon in his work, particularly in his interpretation of Skip James's Hard Time Killing Floor and the talking blues R.L.'s Story, the opening and closing tracks on Burnside's 2000 album, Wish I Was In Heaven Sitting Down.

    Around 1959, he left Chicago and went back to Mississippi to work the farms and raise a family. He killed a man at a dice game and was convicted of murder and sentenced to six months' incarceration (in Parchman Prison). Burnside's boss at the time reputedly pulled strings to keep the murder sentence short, due to having need of Burnside's skills as a tractor driver. Burnside later said I didn't mean to kill nobody ... I just meant to shoot the sonofabitch in the head. Him dying was between him and the Lord.

    His earliest recordings were made in the late 1960s by George Mitchell and released on Arhoolie Records. Another album of acoustic material was recorded that year and little else was released before Hill Country Blues, in the early 1980s. Recorded between 1980 and 1984 by Leo Bruin in Groningen, Netherlands. An album's worth of singles followed, released on ethnomusicology professor Dr. David Evans' High Water record label in Memphis, Tennessee.

    In the 1990s, he appeared in the film Deep Blues and began recording for the Oxford, Mississippi, label Fat Possum Records. Founded by Living Blues magazine editor Peter Redvers-Lee and Matthew Johnson, the label was dedicated to recording ageing North Mississippi bluesmen such as Burnside and Junior Kimbrough.

    Burnside remained with Fat Possum from that time until his death, and he usually performed with his friend and understudy, the slide guitarist Kenny Brown, with whom he began playing in 1971 and claimed as his adopted son.

    In the mid 1990s, Burnside attracted the attention of Jon Spencer, the leader of the Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, touring and recording with this group and gaining a new audience in the process.

    Burnside's 1996 album A Ass Pocket of Whiskey (recorded with Jon Spencer) gained massive critical acclaim, earning praise from music legends Bono and Iggy Pop.

    After the death of Kimbrough and the burning of Kimbrough's juke joint in Chulahoma, Mississippi, Burnside quit recording studio material for Fat Possum, though he did continue to tour. After a heart attack in 2001, Burnside's doctor advised him to stop drinking; Burnside did, but he reported that change left him unable to play.

    Members of his large extended family continue to play blues in the Holly Springs area: grandson Cedric Burnside tours with Kenny Brown and most recently with Steve 'Lightnin' Malcolm as part of the 'Juke Joint Duo', while his son Duwayne Burnside has played guitar with the North Mississippi Allstars (Polaris; Hill Country Revue with R. L. Burnside). In 2004, the Burnside sons opened Burnside Blues Cafe, located 30 miles southeast of Memphis at the intersection of U.S. Highway 78 and Mississippi Highway 7 in Holly Springs, Mississippi.

    Burnside had been in declining health since heart surgery in 1999. He died at St. Francis Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee on September 1, 2005 at the age of 78

  • My Name Is Robert Too

    2:44

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    My Name Is Robert Too · R.L. Burnside

    A Bothered Mind


    ℗ 2004 Fat Possum Records
    ℗ 2004 Fat Possum Records, LLC

    Released on: 2004-08-17

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  • R.L. Burnside - Mississippi Hill Country Blues - Full Album

    56:30

    Released in 2001.

    Track listing:

    Miss Maybelle - 0:00
    House Up On The Hill - 2:17
    Gone So Long - 5:01
    Skinny Woman - 8:20
    See What My Buddy Done - 10:41
    Don't Care How Long You're Gone - 13:49
    Lost Without Your Love - 16:09
    Shake 'Em On Down - 19:20
    Bad Luck And Trouble - 22:06
    Just Like A Woman - 25:45
    Greyhound Bus Station - 28:29
    Crying Won't Make Me Stay - 32:11
    Rolling And Tumbling (Harmonica – Red Ramsey) - 35:09
    Mellow Peaches - 37:50
    I Believe - 40:46
    Poor Boy - 43:10
    Jumper On The Line - 46:08
    Poor Black Mattie - 48:55
    Long Haired Donkey - 51:46

  • R.L. Burnside: Burnsides Blues

    3:45

    R.L. Burnside at home in Independence, Mississippi, shot by Alan Lomax, Worth Long, and John Bishop in August, 1978. For more information about the American Patchwork filmwork, Alan Lomax, and his collections, visit [02.11.08 3-13]

  • RL Burnside - A Bothered Mind

    39:37

    Album : A Bothered Mind (2004, full album)

  • R.L. Burnside - Poor Black Mattie

    2:52

    R.L. Burnside, Mississippi bluesman from the Hill Country, performing Poor Black Mattie in 1984. Harmonica player Johnny Woods can also be seen.

  • R.L.Burnside - its bad you know

    4:43

    from the 'come on in' album

  • Samantha Fish RL Burnside song Shake em On Down with Cigar Box Guitar

    6:25

    Samantha Fish is the hottest thing going on in the Blues scene in the Kansas City area. She played from 9 pm til 1 am minus 2 breaks. Trouser Mouse was as full as I'd ever seen it. She played a few songs from what will be her new cd once she gets together with Mike Zito in Louisiana soon. You can't find this level of entertainment for just the $ 10 cover charge to get in, plus we got to hear deep into her musical collection. This song was played with a Cigar Box Guitar, something I had never seen before. I hope she makes it big even though we will most likely lose the chance to see her in these small venues.

  • R.L. Burnside ~ Someday Baby

    3:19

    Goodbye girl better get gone
    Skit
    Gone
    Had a great time
    Got beat pretty good
    Had a good thing going
    Got more than you gave
    Goddamn but now I'll give it to you
    Girl, you got game

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  • R.L. Burnside: Poor Boy A Long Way From Home

    3:20

    R.L. Burnside at home in Independence, Mississippi, shot by Alan Lomax, Worth Long, and John Bishop in August 1978. For more information about the American Patchwork filmwork, Alan Lomax, and his collections, visit [02.11.06]

  • R.L. Burnsides sons hambone

    2:14

    R.L. Burnside's sons — Duwayne, Dexter, and Michael Joe — hamboning at home in Independence, Mississippi, shot by Alan Lomax, Worth Long, and John Bishop in August, 1978. For more information about the American Patchwork filmwork, Alan Lomax, and his collections, visit [02.11.09]

  • RL Burnside - Let My Baby Ride

    3:18

  • RL Burnside Live - Big Boss Man

    9:06

    RL Burnside playing with Dave Stewart from the Eurythmics live at Junior Kimbrough's Juke Joint.

  • Cedric Burnside on ‘RL Burnside’ – The Blues Kitchen Presents… Interview & Performance

    15:16

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    Cedric Burnside, from Holly Springs, North Mississippi has hill country blues running through his veins.

    His new LP, ‘Benton County Relic’ pays homage to his deep musical roots whilst simultaneously sounding like the past, the present & the future.

    The Grammy nominated musicians performs a version of 'Skinny Woman' by his late Grandfather, RL Burnside.

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  • RL Burnside - 44 Pistol

    2:59

    RL Burnside doing his version of .44 blues that was written by Roosevelt Sykes. The videos not that great, just wanted to share the song since it's not on youtube.

  • R.L. Burnside & Johnny Woods - Telephone Blues

    4:53

    Mississippi bluesmen from the Hill Country, R.L. Burnside (guitar) and Johnny Woods (harmonica) performing Telephone Blues in 1984.

  • Cedric Burnside & Lightnin Malcolm RL Burnside

    3:39

    Cedric Burnside and Lightnin Malcolm play RL Burnside live in Studio B on 04-14-10


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  • R.L. Burnside - Poor Black Mattie

    1:50

    R.L. Burnside plays Poor Black Mattie in Holly Springs, Mississippi and talks about playing the blues with Mssissippi Fred McDowell

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  • R.L.BURNSIDE - I Believe My Time Aint Long - 1984

    4:02

    R.L.BURNSIDE - I Believe My Time Ain't Long - 1984

  • R.L. Burnside - Goin Down South

    4:50

    R.L. Burnside - An Ass Pocket of Whiskey - Goin Down South

  • Johnny Woods & R. L. Burnside - Telephone Blues

    5:38

    Mississippi Hill Country Blues

  • R.L. Burnside & Johnny Woods - Blues From The Mississippi Hill Country

    28:44

    Tracklist:
    1. Telephone Blues 0:01
    2. Suzanna 4:53
    3. Jumper Hanging On The Line 9:31
    4. Just Like A Woman 12:17
    5. Long Haired Doney 14:37
    6. Poor Black Mattie 19:19
    7. Poor Boy Long Ways From Home 22:12
    8. When My First Wife Left Me 25:11

  • R L Burnside Bad Luck City

    6:35

    Album: Wish I Was in Heaven Sitting Down ~ R. L. Burnside (October 24, 2000)
    Label: Fat Possum Records

    Guitar, Bass -- John Porter Loops -- Brad Cook, Iki Levy Organ [Wurlitzer] -- Tommy Eyre Scratches -- DJ Swamp Synthesizer -- Andy Kaulkin Written-By -- J. Puckett, J. Lewis Written-By, Vocals -- R.L. Burnside

  • RL Burnside / Jumper On the Line by Alan Lomax 1978/2010

    21:20

    R.L. Burnside at home in Independence, Mississippi, shot by Alan Lomax

  • R L Burnside - Got Messed Up

    5:07

    R. L. Burnside
    Wish I Was in Heaven Sitting Down
    (October 24, 2000) Label: Fat Possum Records

  • RL Burnside

    3:45

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    RL Burnside · Cedric Burnside · Lightnin' Malcom

    2 Man Wrecking Crew

    ℗ 2008 Delta Groove Music, Inc.

    Released on: 2008-10-20

    Music Publisher: Delta Groove Productions, Inc.
    Music Publisher: Cedric Burnside Publishing

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  • R.L. Burnside - Going Down South

    1:50

    Classic R.L. Burnside. From You See Me Laughin', a documentary by Mandy Stein about Fat Possum records' artists.

  • R.L. Burnside: When My First Wife Left Me

    4:12

    R.L. Burnside at home in Independence, Mississippi, shot by Alan Lomax, Worth Long, and John Bishop in August, 1978. For more information about the American Patchwork filmwork, Alan Lomax, and his collections, visit [02.11.11]

  • R.L. Burnside Mississippi Blues

    2:37

    R.L. Burnside teaching a friend one of his superb modal blues

  • Jumper Hanging On The Line - R.L. Burnside | Guy Venable Cover

    4:03

    Jumper Hanging On The Line by Guy Venable.

  • Delta Blues Guitar Lesson Black Mattie RL Burnside MDBG Masters of Delta Blues Guitar

    8:11

    (November 23, 1926 -- September 1, 2005), born Robert Lee Burnside, was a North Mississippi hill country blues singer, songwriter, and guitarist who lived much of his life in and around Holly Springs, Mississippi. He played music for much of his life, but did not receive much attention until the early 1990s. In the latter half of the 1990s, Burnside repeatedly recorded with Jon Spencer, garnering crossover appeal and introducing his music to a new fanbase within the underground garage rock scene. Burnside was born in Harmontown, Mississippi, in Lafayette County. He spent most of his life in North Mississippi, working as a sharecropper and a commercial fisherman, as well as playing guitar at weekend house parties. He was first inspired to pick up the guitar in his early twenties, after hearing the 1948 John Lee Hooker single, Boogie Chillen (which inspired numerous other rural bluesmen, among them Buddy Guy, to start playing). He learned music largely from Mississippi Fred McDowell, who lived nearby in an adjoining county. He also cited his cousin-in-law, Muddy Waters, as an influence.

  • Guitar Lesson! R.L. Burnside Style In Open G. Messiahsez Teaches Strumming Pattern Of R.L. Burnside!

    4:20

    Slide guitar, how to play the blues, slide guitar blues, And how to play blues guitar are covered here! Guitar Lesson! R.L. Burnside Style Guitar Lesson In Open G. Messiahsez Teaches Strumming Pattern Of R.L. Burnside! Hi. Someone asked me to show the right hand pattern so I DID IT!!! Hope you enjoy!!! Sending Smiles and Love!!!

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  • R.L. Burnside - Hard Time Killin Floor Blues

    5:10

    Album: Wish I Was in Heaven Sitting Down (2000)

    R. L. Burnside (November 23, 1926 -- September 1, 2005), born Robert Lee Burnside, was an American blues singer, songwriter, and guitarist who lived much of his life in and around Holly Springs, Mississippi. He played music for much of his life, but did not receive much attention until the early 1990s. In the latter half of the 1990s, Burnside repeatedly recorded with Jon Spencer, garnering crossover appeal and introducing his music to a new fanbase within the underground garage rock scene.

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  • You See Me Laughin: the last of the hill country bluesmen

    1:17:21

    You See Me Laughin' is a personal journey into the lives and music of the last of the hill country bluesmen who've kept their music alive on the back porches and in the tiny juke joints of the Mississippi backwoods.

    Director: Mandy Stein
    Stars: R.L. Burnside, Junior Kimbrough, Cedell Davis, T Model Ford, Bono (U2), Iggy Pop.

  • RL BURNSIDE rollin & tumblin

    4:38

    Legendary bluesman RL BURNSIDE with ROLLIN' & TUMBLIN', taken from his 1997 FAT POSSUM release MR WIZARD.

  • R.L. Burnside Miss Maybelle live on Conan

    3:52

    RL Burnside on Conan.

  • R.L. Burnside live in a pub in Amsterdam in 1993

    53:15

    This live performance of hill country blues legend R.L. Burnside was recorded by Dutch J. den Hollander on November 22th 1993. Burnside was invited to play there by Ko de Korte who travelled in 1989 to the Mississippi Delta with his blues friend Tom Haarsma to record RURAL BLUES, which can be viewed here: vimeo.com/109335731

  • R.L. Burnside Lesson - See My Jumper On The Line - Blues Legend #3

    9:37

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  • Evil Can Evil - R.L. Burnside

    4:11

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