Ray Wylie Hubbard’s “Mother Blues” on Letterman

Ray Wylie Hubbard’s “Mother Blues” on Letterman

David Letterman whose locked in a ratings tussle with Leno and the recently-rescheduled Jimmy Kimmel decides to supplant booking a musical guest the American public already knows for one they damn well should. “Mother Blues” is about the perfect song for Hubbard to play on Letterman because it is both specifically autobiographical and generally badass.