Sunday, May 11, 2008
Hokum Scorchers Perform "Pick Poor Robin Clean"
Luke Jordan's gravestone photo by Kevin Cleary, deadbluesguys.com
Listen to the Hokum Scorcher's 1990 traditional version of Luke Jordan's "Pick Poor Robin Clean" from 1927. The lyrics remain the same. Luke Jordan (1892-1952) was a blues guitarist and vocalist of some renown in his local area of Lynchburg, VA. Lou Reimuller is singing and playing the National guitar and kazoo and I am singing, playing washboard and kazoo. Follow link and scroll down for music player:
This song changes every Sunday evening and it will probably be different by the time you read this.