Tupelo Blues

Floyd Ming and his Pep Steppers.

Key of C. Crooked. The number of repeats varies.

  • Floyd Ming on Slippery Hill [mp3] with the clogging feet of the Pep Steppers.
  • The "Shout Monah" CD by the Haints [clips on amazon and grooveshark].
  • Uncle Earl [utoob] (short, poor video, good performance)

Not to be confused with...

This tune is also called Florida Blues, but there is another tune called Florida Blues.

There is a John Lee Hooker blues recording called Tupelo Blues but it is a different tune.

Floyd Ming and his Pep Steppers

Floyd's real name was Hoyt and he knew this tune's real name was Florida Blues but he was from Tupelo. He also recorded Indian War Whoop, another hollering fiddle tune. Read an interesting biography posted on allmusic and Old Weird America.