Mississippi Sheiks – “She’s Crazy ‘Bout Her Lovin'”

The Mississippi Sheiks were a popular fiddle and guitar group in the 1930s. There is no denying their influence on early rock n’ roll when you listen to “Crazy ‘Bout her Lovin’.” The Sheiks and singer Bo Carter were known for the often clever sexual innuendos peppered throughout their lyrics. “Crazy bout her Lovin'” is a toe tapping example of their talent.

Son House – “Mississippi Country Farm Blues”

This scratchy copy of “Mississippi Country Farm Blues” is a Son House classic. A master at creating unusual chord structures, he uses his vocal and guitar to create moving double harmonies. Jack White of White Stripes fame dedicated the White Stripe’s first album to Son House.