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Big River: Mississippi River Playlist

“Proud Mary” (Creedence Clearwater Revival)

“Big River” (Johnny Cash)

“Louisiana 1927” (Randy Newman)

“When the Levee Breaks” (Kansas Joe McCoy and Memphis Minnie, Led Zeppelin)

“Moon River” (Johnny Mercer and Henry Mancini, from Breakfast at Tiffany’s)

“Mississippi River” (Janis Joplin)

“Ol’ Man River” (Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein, from Show Boat)

“Louisiana 1927” (Aaron Neville)

“Can’t Stop the Mississippi” (Charley Pride)

“Down in Mississippi” (Sugarland)

“Mississippi” (The Charlie Daniels Band)

“Muddy Mississippi” (The Charlie Daniels Band)

“Mississippi Queen” (Mountain)

“Mississippi River Queen” (David Allan Coe)

“Mississippi River Blues” (Hank Snow, Leon Redbone)

“Mississippi River Waltz” (Memphis Jug Band)

“Mississippi River Runnin’ Backwards (Tom Russell)

“Mississippi Rising” (Floratone)

“Mississippi Rag” (Claude Bolling)

“Mississippi Rain” (Nitty Gritty Dirt Band)

“Mississippi Goddam” (Nina Simone)

“Mississippi River Blues” (Jimmie Rodgers, later performed by Leon Redbone)

“Mississippi River Blues” (Big Bill Broonzy)

“Mississippi River Let Your Water Flow” (Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver)

“Big River, Big Man” (Claude King)

“I Bought the Mississippi River” (Sparks)

“Back Water Blues” (Bessie Smith)

“St. Louis Blues” (Bessie Smith)

“Born in the Delta” (Muddy Waters)

“Mississippi Moon” (Jerry Garcia Band)

“Black Water” (The Doobie Brothers)

“Mississippi Bottom Blues” (Kid Bailey)

“Rising High Water Blues” (Blind Lemon Jefferson)

“Divin’ Duck Blues” (Sleepy John Estes or Taj Mahal)

“Travelling Riverside Blues” (Robert Johnson, Led Zeppelin)

“Poor Boy Blues” (Bob Dylan)

“Mississippi Kid” (Lynyrd Skynyrd)

“Mississippi Suite” (Ferde Grofé)

“Steamboat Bill” (Leighton Bros. and Ren Shields)

“The Great Flood of ’93” (Michael “Hawkeye” Herman)

“The Great River Road” (Michael “Hawkeye” Herman)

“Mississippi Muddy Water” (Maria Muldaur)

“Mississippi Sawyer” (traditional, for mandolin)

“Tear-Stained Eye” (Jay Farrar)

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