When you are 6ft + a lot, wear a bright red suit and a big black hat and you don't even have black skin then you had better have something good to deliver when you get on a blues festival stage. Or, just possibly, you might get ridiculed.
Fortunately for Mississippi MacDonald has has it in spades. He is the 'real deal'. With a gravelly rich authentic blues voice and the kind of acoustic guitar style that would have graced the porches of many a Clarksdale shanty town. He also interviews well: