Big River - chords, tab and comments
12th of November 1957, producer Jack Clement at Sun Studio, Memphis left the desk and handles to join the group Johnny Cash & the Tennessee Two recording this song. Luther Perkins' boogie-guitar, Marshall Grant's slappy bass and Clement's wild rhytm made a perfect mix, and the propulsive backing together with a mix as thick as a brick, made "Big River" a template for the "boom-chicka-boom" style of country music. I expect Dylan to have listened to this one: the quoting of towns and places has become a typical Dylan-phrase.
The story behind the "boom-chicka-boom" style I've summed up HERE