Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Red Mountain Blues
3:14
2 Golden Rule Blues
3:06
3 Lonesome Desert Blues
3:27
4 Them 'Has Been' Blues
3:34
5 Squeeze Me
2:53
6 What's the Matter Now?
2:47
7 I Want Every Bit of It
2:38
8 Jazzbo Brown From Memphis Town
3:21
9 The Gin House Blues
3:15
10 Money Blues
3:12
11 Baby Doll
3:02
12 Hard Driving Papa
2:59
13 Lost Your Head Blues
2:56
14 Hard Time Blues
3:15
15 Honey Man Blues
3:15
16 One and Two Blues
2:55
17 Young Woman's Blues
3:10
18 Preachin' the Blues
2:52
19 Back Water Blues
3:20
20 After You've Gone
2:58
21 Alexander's Ragtime Band
2:58
CD 2
# Title Rating Length
1 Muddy Water (A Mississippi Moan)
3:09
2 There'll Be a Hot Time in the Old Town Tonight
3:21
3 Trombone Cholly
3:13
4 Send Me to the 'lectric Chair
3:23
5 Them's Graveyard Words
3:00
6 Hot Spring Blues
2:57
7 Sweet Mistreater
3:03
8 Lock and Key
3:00
9 Mean Old Bedbug Blues
3:14
10 A Good Man Is Hard to Find
3:02
11 Homeless Blues
3:01
12 Looking for My Man Blues
2:50
13 Dyin' by the Hour
3:00
14 Foolish Man Blues
2:55
15 Thinking Blues
3:10
16 Pickpocket Blues
2:45
17 I Used to Be Your Sweet Mama
2:51
18 I'd Rather Be Dead and Buried in My Grave
2:57

Credits

CD 1

piano arranger:
James P. Johnson (1927) (track 19)
composer:
Bessie Smith (1927) (track 19)
lyricist:
Bessie Smith (1927) (track 19)
is the basis for:
wossaproblem (track 19)
later versions:
Backwater Blues (Leadbelly Arrangement) (track 19)
Backwater Blues (Dylan Arrangement) (track 19)
recording of:
Backwater Blues (track 19)

CD 2

writer:
George Brooks (composer, early 20th century) (track 4)
recording of:

Release

ASIN: US: B0000027LB [info]