Mediocre

Every musician hits a few bad notes, but let's hope his friends are more forgiving.

In this clip, Honeyboy Edwards endures the tough critique of Johnny Shines and Big Walter Horton after a not-so-graceful song ending. As the Adelphi staff asks for the song's title for the tape log, Honeyboy can't quite pull up the name he wants to give it. Something starting with the letters M...E...D...

Mediocre2. This RealMedia file is 1:02 in length and 622 Kb.

Honeyboy won the next round, however, when the conversation turned to the late Robert Johnson and where his mother might be found. As Honey sorts through his encyclopedic memory, he slowly closes in on the little "flagstop" at Hollywood, near Tunica. He was right, because the Leatherman Plantation where Robert Johnson spent a portion of his life and where his mother lived is within sight of the railroad crossing near Robinsonville, Mississippi, which was known to area residents as Hollywood. The little cafe standing next to the railroad and old Highway 61 was made famous in the song "Walking in Memphis." "Son, are you a Christian?" "Ma'am, I am tonight."

The Real Player 8 version of RJsMom is 1:33 in length and 930Kb in size, or you can grab it in Windows Media.

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