David speaks with blues field recorder, George Mitchell about his experience traveling across the country, in particular the south, in search of blues artists otherwise unknown to the broader american public. George Mitchell is credited with making the first ever recordings of the Mississippi blues man R.L. Burnside. A seven CD box set of his recordings is available on Fat Possum records and is titled simply The George Mitchell Collection.
Original Air Date: 07-23-2010
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