Porcupine Meat

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Porcupine Meat
Bobby Rush
Studio album by
ReleasedSeptember 16, 2016
ProducerScott Billington
Bobby Rush chronology
Porcupine Meat

Porcupine Meat is an album by blues musician Bobby Rush. It was released by Rounder Records on September 16, 2016.[1][2][3][4]

Porcupine Meat won the 2017 Grammy Award for Best Traditional Blues Album.[5][6][7]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Bobby Rush, except "Got Me Accused" by Bobby Rush and Scott Billington, and "Snake in the Grass" and "Catfish Stew" by Bobby Rush, Scott Billington, and Johnette Downing.

  1. "I Don't Want Nobody Hanging Around"
  2. "Porcupine Meat" (featuring Vasti Jackson)
  3. "Got Me Accused"
  4. "Snake in the Grass"
  5. "Funk o' de Funk"
  6. "Me, Myself and I" (featuring Joe Bonamassa)
  7. "Catfish Stew"
  8. "It's Your Move" (featuring Dave Alvin)
  9. "Nighttime Gardner" (featuring Keb' Mo')
  10. "I Think Your Dress Is Too Short"
  11. "Standing on Shaky Ground"
  12. "I'm Tired" (Tangle Eye Mix)


  • Produced by Scott Billington
  • Recording, mixing: Steve Reynolds
  • Assistant engineers: Nick Guttman, Matt Grondin
  • Assistant engineer: Jake Eckert
  • Mastering: Paul Blakemore
  • Musical director: Vasti Jackson
  • Horn arrangements: Jeff Albert
  • Photography: Rick Olivier
  • Art direction, cover, book backpage design: Carrie Smith
  • Package Design: Jimmy Hole
  • Thanks to Dave Clements and the Circle Bar
  • Dave Alvin recorded by Craig Parker Adams at Winslow Ct. Studio, Los Angeles, CA. Session co-produced by Jeff DeLia
  • Joe Bonamassa recorded by Angelo Caputo, assisted by Sean Madden, at NightBird Recording Studios, West Hollywood, CA
  • Keb' Mo' recorded by Kevin R. Moore II aka P. Roosevelt at Treehouse, Los Angeles, CA


  1. ^ Nadal, James (September 29, 2016). "Bobby Rush: Porcupine Meat". All About Jazz. Retrieved February 13, 2017.
  2. ^ Mitchell, John (December 8, 2016). "Bobby Rush – Porcupine Meat: Album Review". Blues Blast Magazine. Retrieved February 13, 2017.
  3. ^ Deming, Mark. "Porcupine Meat". AllMusic. Retrieved February 13, 2017.
  4. ^ "Bobby Rush – Porcupine Meat". Blues Magazine. Retrieved February 13, 2017.
  5. ^ Coleman, Alex (February 12, 2017). "Oldest Living Mid-South Blues Man Bobby Rush Wins Grammy Award". WREG. Memphis, Tennessee. Retrieved February 13, 2017.
  6. ^ Threadgill, Jacob (February 13, 2017). "Bluesman Bobby Rush Wins 1st Grammy at Age 83". The Clarion-Ledger. Jackson, Mississippi. Retrieved February 13, 2017.
  7. ^ Barnes, Mo (February 13, 2017). "83-Year-Old Blues Legend Bobby Rush Wins 1st Grammy". Rolling Out. Retrieved February 13, 2017.