For the Weekend: Muddy and Willie


“Long Distance Call” also appears, in acoustic form, on his classic 1964 Record Folk Singer. I’ve recently found that Muddy Water’s estate keeps up an informative website honoring this great bluesman from Rolling Fork, Mississippi. The “Mud’s Kitchen” section offers this recipe for the legend’s Salmon Croquettes:

– one can of salmon
– one cup of corn meal
– one cup of flour
– one egg
– one onion, diced
Mix all ingredients in a mixing bowl. Form into a round patty(s). Fry them in a frying pan until done. Season to taste.

While frying these patties up, check out the October 17, 1974, pilot episode of Austin City Limits featuring Willie Nelson. There’s also a good deal of the recent performances available in their entirety on the ACL site.