SHOW 61: AUG 26-SEP 01, 2016
Southpaw bassist Mac Arnold has a career in music going back 65 years including time spent in the bands of Muddy Waters, AC Reed and J. Floyd featuring James Brown on piano. Among his historical recordings include records cut with Otis Spann, John Lee Hooker and Muddy Waters. During the late 60’s he formed a band called the Soul Invaders that played behind BB King, Bill Withers, the Temptations and eventually became the house band for the Soul Train Television show. Mac returned to his beloved South Carolina country during the 90’s to take over the family farm where he grows organic crops which are used in his local restaurant and his annual Cornbread & Collard Greens Blues Festival.