Catfish Radio – Ma and Pa – Help Me Make It Through The Night

Another gem from the kitchen recordings – Ma Hodge singing “Help Me Make It Through The Night” with Pa on guitar. While Kris Kristofferson was the creator of this song (1969), it was also recorded by greats Joan Baez, Gladys Knight & Pips, Jerry Lee Lewis, Sammi Smith and of course Elvis Presley in 1971. […]

Catfish Radio – Brownie McGhee Dont Pity Me

Catfish Radio – Brownie McGhee playing the soulful Don’t Pity Me. Filmed from Pete Seeger’s Ranbow Quest show in the 1960’s. In a great little aside at the end, Pete explains to the audience exactly how Sonny Terry takes a different approach to playing the harp.

Live Music – Oscar Teo

Catfish Hodge doing a live performance of Oscar Teo with band accompaniment. Song starts at the 3:00 minute mark, but man there’s a powerful story there if you start from the beginning.

Catfish Radio – Ma and Pa Hodge I’ll Fly Away

This is a track from Ma and Pa Hodge singing in the kitchen. Recording pulled from a stack of cassettes in the basement. They singing the old gospel “I’ll Fly Away”, just like they’ve always done in places like Kentucky or across Appalachia. Some fuzz in the feedback, but touching to hear their voices.