Gus Cannon


Walk Right In

  • Release Date: 03 Aug 1999
  • SCD-8603-2

Because only 500 copies were pressed, legendary Memphis banjo picker and singer Gus Cannon's 1963 album for Stax Records has been heard--let alone seen--by very few record collectors, making it among the rarest of all blues LPs. The Mississippi-born musician was 79 years old at the time of this recording, made shortly after a Greenwich Village folk trio called the Rooftop Singers took "Walk Right In"--a catchy Cannon composition first cut by Cannon's Jug Stompers for Victor Records … MORE