Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Goodnight Irene
5:02
2 You Don't Know My Mind
4:34
3 Mother's Blues
3:49
4 When I Was a Cowboy
3:14
5 In the Pines
4:06
6 How Long
4:33
7 Bourgeois Blues
4:36
8 Alabama Bound / Boll Weevil
7:23
9 Roberta
5:38
10 New Orleans
4:45
11 Jim Crow Blues
3:20
12 Rock Island Line
3:04
13 Jullie Anne Johnson / Whoa Black Buck
2:50
14 Easy Rider
5:14
15 Midnight Special
4:37

Credits

CD 1

violin:
Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown (2000-12-11) (track 14)
Fred Koella (2001-01-29) (track 4)
mandolin:
Fred Koella (2000-12-11) (track 9)
membranophone:
Shawn Pelton (2000-12-11) (tracks 6, 8–9, 12, 14)
Richard Crooks (Drummer) (2001-01-29) (tracks 2–4, 15)
Richard Crooks (Drummer) (2001-02-19) (tracks 1, 7, 11, 13)
harmonica:
Kim Wilson (2000-12-11) (track 6)
Kim Wilson (2001-02-19) (track 7)
piano:
Henry Butler (jazz pianist) (2000-09-21) (tracks 5, 10)
arranger:
Seth Farber (musical director to Odetta Holmes) (tracks 2–4, 6–7, 9, 11–12, 14–15)
Alan Lomax (track 7)
John Lomax (track 7)
Odetta (Holmes) (tracks 1–15)
composer:
Leroy Carr (track 6)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 1, 5, 14)
Robert Hoffman (Wrote "I'm Alabama Bound") (1909) (track 8)
lyricist:
Leroy Carr (track 6)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 1, 5)
producer:
Mark Carpentieri (tracks 1–15)
Seth Farber (musical director to Odetta Holmes) (tracks 1–4, 6–9, 11–15)
Odetta (Holmes) (tracks 5, 10)
vocals:
Odetta (Holmes) (2000-09-21) (tracks 5, 10)
Odetta (Holmes) (2000-12-11) (tracks 6, 8–9, 12, 14)
Odetta (Holmes) (2001-01-29) (tracks 2–4, 15)
Odetta (Holmes) (2001-02-19) (tracks 1, 7, 11, 13)
writer:
Sam Gray (Vaudeville performer) (track 2)
Huddie William Ledbetter (tracks 8–9, 11–13, 13)
Virginia Liston (blues singer) (track 2)
Clarence Williams (track 2)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 15)
publisher:
Lodlow Music (track 1)
Redwood Music Ltd. (Carlin) (track 2)
Universal Music Corp. (USA, affiliated with ASCAP) (track 2)
part of:
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 3421) (track 5)
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 11681) (track 1)
arrangements:
Midnight Special (Harry Belafonte) (track 15)
Midnight Special (Travellers) (track 15)
Midnight Special (Van Morrison) (track 15)
The Midnight Special (CCR) (track 15)
cover recording of:
How Long, How Long Blues (2000-12-11) (track 6)
I'm Alabama Bound (2000-12-11) (track 8)
Roberta (2000-12-11) (track 9)
The Boll Weevil (2000-12-11) (track 8)
You Don't Know My Mind (2001-01-29) (track 2)
Jim Crow Blues (2001-02-19) (track 11)
Julie Ann Johnson (2001-02-19) (track 13)
The Bourgeois Blues (2001-02-19) (track 7)
Whoa Back, Buck (2001-02-19) (track 13)
is the basis for:
Goodnight, Irene (Raffi adaptation) (track 1)
In the Pines (track 5)
Roll on Columbia (track 1)
later parody versions:
Rock Island Line (Freberg Parody) (track 12)
later translated versions:
Bonsoir Lily (track 1)
Des filles et des garçons (Good Night Irene) (track 1)
later versions:
Black Girl (track 5)
C. C. Rider (Jerry Lee Lewis version) (track 14)
C. C. Rider (Chuck Willis version) (track 14)
In the Pines (additional lyrics about police violence) (track 5)
In the Pines (track 5)
In the Pines (track 5)
See See Rider (Ma Rainey version) (track 14)
recording of:
In the Pines (2000-09-21) (track 5)
Rock Island Line (2000-12-11) (track 12)
See See Rider Blues (2000-12-11) (track 14)
Midnight Special (2001-01-29) (track 15)
Goodnight Irene (2001-02-19) (track 1)
version of:
Boll Weevil (traditional) (track 8)

Release

acoustic guitar: Jimmy Vivino
organ: Seth Farber (musical director to Odetta Holmes)
banjo: Jimmy Vivino
double bass [acoustic bass]: Mike Merritt
electric guitar: Jimmy Vivino
percussion: James Saporito
piano: Seth Farber (musical director to Odetta Holmes)
12 string guitar: Jimmy Vivino
executive producer: Catherine Carpentieri
Mark Carpentieri
liner notes: Charles Wolfe
ASIN: US: B00005N6QB [info]

Release Group

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