A performance by Too Sick Charlie includes songs from a variety of regional styles with music by R.L. Burnside, Muddy Waters, Mississippi Fred McDowell, Jesse Mae Hemphill, Rosa Lee Hill, Blind Willie Johnson, Champion Jack Dupree, Skip James, Hound Dog Taylor, and some Too Sick Charlie originals. It's pure snake oil for your soul....


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Write Me a Few Lines (Fred McDowell)  (BUY AT CD BABY)

A North Mississippi Hill Country Blues classic. On the Lowebow (Purgatory Hill Harp). A sure cure-all from excess of any kind..

Hold On (Andrew Ellis)

Boogie blues on the Lowebow.

Skinny Woman (R.L. Burnside)  (BUY AT CD BABY)

Juke joint boogie. R.L. would often preface the song with "I want a fine woman, don't want no skinny woman." Nuff said.

She Done Left Me (Too Sick Charlie)  (BUY AT CD BABY)

Swamp Blues; dirty, messy, deep.

Go Back to Your Used to Be (Jessie Mae Hemphill)

More Hill Country blues. Hypnotic boogie. Jesse Mae was one of the best.

Down in the Valley (Champion Jack Dupree)

That house on the edge of town. Classic Delta blues. The Devil's music.


All songs engineered by Landon Arkens at Blast House Studio, Madison, WI.

All songs arranged for 3 or 4 string cigar box guitar by Too Sick Charlie.

Too SIck Charlie on Vocals, Cigar Box Guitar, and Porchboard bass